Marvels of South 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

THIS TOUR ALLOWS YOU TO GET OUT OF THE BEATEN TRACK AND EXPLORE THE WILDERNESS OF THE SOUTHERN CIRCUIT. IT IS A CHANGE OF EXPLORING TANZANIAN WILDLIFE WITHOUT THE CROWDS.

DAY 1: DAR ES SALAAM TO RUAHA
Pick up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam and drive with packed lunch to Ruaha, one of Tanzania’s best kept secrets. The drive to Ruaha is a long stretch, about 9 hours, but is truly fascinating and gives you a real feel of the African country side. Overnight at public campsite or tented campsite / lodge. We recommend Ruaha public campsite (budget), Ruaha Hill Top Lodge (mid-range) or Mdonya Old River Camp (luxury).

Day 2+3: RUAHA
Enjoy two full day safari drives within Ruaha National Park with packed lunches. The remoteness of Ruaha gives you the perfect impression of a real safari in wild Africa. Return to the camp in the evenings for overnight at public campsite or tented campsite / lodge. We recommend Ruaha public campsite (budget), Ruaha Hill Top Lodge (mid-range) or Mdonya Old River Camp (luxury).

DAY 4: RUAHA – MIKUMI
After breakfast drive to Mikumi with packed lunch. Early afternoon arrival at Mikumi National Park. After lunch and freshening up, set off for a glimpse of Mikumi with a late afternoon safari drive in Mikumi National Park.

Overnight at basic hotel or private tented camp / lodge. We recommend Swiss Tan hotel (budget) or Stanley’s Kopje Camp (luxury).

Day 5: MIKUMI – SELOUS
Wake up early and delve into an early morning safari drive in Mikumi National Park. Return to lodge for breakfast and depart with packed lunch for the Selous Game Reserve. The journey will take you approximately 7 hrs through the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania.

Arrive at Selous Game Reserve and overnight at public campsite or tented camp / lodge. We recommend Selous public campsite (budget), Selous River Camp (mid-range) or Selous Riverside Safari Camp (Luxury).

Day 6: SELOUS
After breakfast, depart for a full day of safari drives within this vast reserve.

Overnight at public campsite or tented camp / lodge. We recommend Selous public campsite (budget), Selous River Camp (mid-range) or Selous Riverside Safari Camp (Luxury)

Day 7: SELOUS
Wake up for a very early breakfast and indulge yourself into a very adventurous activity – A walking safari! You will join a professional guide and an armed ranger for a walking safari into the wilderness and experience the wilderness on foot. This is a very enlightening trip where you will learn a lot about the flora and fauna of the reserve and its inhabitants. Return to lodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the afternoon, experience a boat safari on the mighty Rufiji River. You will glide through groups of hippos, crocodiles, villages and see amazing bird life along the way.

Overnight at public campsite or tented camp / lodge. We recommend Selous public campsite (budget), Selous River Camp (mid-range) or Selous Riverside Safari Camp (Luxury).

Day 8: SELOUS – DAR ES SALAAM
After breakfast drive back to Dar es salaam with packed lunch. Early afternoon arrival in Dar es salaam and drop off at hotel or Airport for onward journey.

This tour can depart any day of the year.

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  • Submitted On : 11 Jun 2014