Tanzania Safari and Travel - 10 Days

lion in mikumi

Duration:  10 Days
Category:  Wildlife Safaris
Destinations:  Selous, Ruaha, Mikumi and Udzungwa
Major Attractions:

  • Many wildlife animal such as elephant, buffalo and lion in Selous
  • Rufiji River in Selous
  • Animals found in this park are East African cheetah and lion, African leopard and wild dog in Ruaha National Park
  • Spotted hyena, giraffe, hippopotamus, African buffalo, and sable antelope in Ruaha National Park
  • Big Five in Mikumi National Park
  • Zebra, impala and buffalo herds in Mikumi National Park
  • Udzungwa Mountain in Udzungwa National Park

Tour Guides Language:

  • English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • For other languages please send a special request prior to your safari -additional fee may apply.

Start in: Dar es Salaam
End in: Dar es Salaam
Recommended Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with UV radiation filtering etc.

Additional note:

  • This is a safari program covering some of Southern Circuit Destination whereby you will need armed ranger for any walking safari in these destination

Day 0: Arrival, Tour Briefing and Resting

  • You will be picked up from the airport in Dar es Salaam ( Julius Nyerere International Airport) and be transferred to the booked hotel in Dar es Salaam
  • Get the safari general briefing from the prepared safari consultant/guide

Dinner and overnight at Econo Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: Included HB

Day 1: Drive from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve for a game drive

Time: 4 h 5 min

Distance: 220.0 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and small bushes can be encountered

  • Pick up from the hotel in Dar es Salaam, you will then drive down south to Selous Game Reserve for a game drive
  • At 55 000 square km, Selous is the largest protected game reserve in the world
  • It is named after legendary British hunter-explorer Frederick Courtney Selous, who was killed here during WW1
  • Selous boasts Tanzania’s largest population of Elephant as well as large numbers of herds of Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodile, Wild Dog, a variety of 440 species of birds, over 2000 variety of plants, hot volcanic springs, lagoons, the great Rufiji River and the diverse landscape makes Selous Game Reserve a World Heritage Site.
  • Other species commonly seen are Lion, Bushbuck, Impala, Giraffe, Eland, Baboon, Zebra and greater Kudu
  • Continue with the game drive until evening

Dinner and overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 2&3: Full day game drive at Selous Game Reserve

  • Have an early breakfast at your hotel in Selous and afterward leave for a full day game drive
  • Start the day with a Tanzania walking safari accompanied by an armed game ranger
  • Thereafter, proceed with a game drive with packed picnic lunch provided
  • Break for a while to have lunch in the afternoon in the park
  • After lunch continue with an afternoon game drive until evening

Dinner and overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 4: Drive to Mikumi National Park for a game drive

Time: 10 h 14 min

Distance: 519.4 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and small bushes can be encountered

  • Have an early breakfast at your hotel and drive to Mikumi for a game drive
  • Full day exploring Mikumi National Park looking for lions, leopard, and other large game
  • There is fantastic birding in Mikumi and you will see many raptors during your stay
  • Break for a while in the afternoon to have lunch
  • Continue with an afternoon game drive after lunch until evening

Dinner and overnight at Mikumi Wildlife Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 5: Drive from Mikumi to Ruaha for a game drive

Distance: 231 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and small bushes can be encountered

  • After breakfast early in the morning drive to Ruaha for a game drive
  • Upon arrival there perform a game drive to see the wilderness of Ruaha National Park
  • In the afternoon break for a while to have picnic lunch in the park
  • After lunch continue with an afternoon game drive until evening

Dinner and overnight at Mwagusi Safari Camp or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 6 & 7: Full day game drive at Ruaha National Park

  • Have an early breakfast at your hotel and leave for a full day game drive at Ruaha
  • Continue with game drive until afternoon
  • Break for a while in the afternoon to have lunch
  • Continue with an afternoon game drive after lunch until evening

Dinner and overnight at Mwagusi Safari Camp or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 8: Game drive at Mikumi National Park

Distance: 231 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and small bushes can be encountered

  • Have an early in the morning breakfast then drive to Mikumi for a game drive
  • Continue with the game drive until afternoon
  • In the afternoon break for a while to have picnic lunch
  • After lunch continue with late afternoon game drive until evening

Dinner and overnight at Mikumi Wildlife Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 9: Drive to Udzungwa Mountain National Parks for a game drive

Time: 48 min

Distance: 37.4 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and Mountain ranges can be encountered

  • Early in the morning after breakfast then drive to Udzungwa Mountain National Parks for a full day game viewing
  • The Red Colubus and the Sanje crested Manabrey, Elephants, Buffalos, Leopards, and Sable antelopes are some of the residents in this park
  • Break in the afternoon to have picnic lunch
  • Afterward continue with a game drive until evening

Dinner and overnight at Udzungwa Falls Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: FB, Lunch, Dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 10: Half day game drive at Udzungwa then drive to Dar es Salaam

Time: 6 h 45 min

Distance: 337.9 km

Enroute Attraction: Wild animals and Mountain ranges can be encountered

  • Have an early breakfast at Udzungwa and have a morning game viewing
  • After the game viewing transfer to Dar es Salaam with lunch on the way
  • Arrive in Dar es Salaam in good time where you can have an optional city tour in the evening if you wish to

Dinner and overnight at Econo Lodge or Similar

Dinner Meals: Included HB

Price Include:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Price Exclude:

  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other Sunset Budget Safaris and Travel to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Sunset Budget Safaris and Travel, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Sunset Budget Safaris and Travel, after your trip concludes.

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