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13 days, southern Tanzania Safari,Selous Game reserve and Ruaha National Park

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Day 1: Arrive in Dar Es Salaam and transfer to hotel

Pass By: Dar es Salaam Zoo, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Pick up on arrival and transfer to hotel and Overnight at the Best Western CBD Hotel

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Western CBD Hotel

Day 2: Drive from Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

Pass By: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
Pick up 08:20 am at the airport, and drive to the Selous (4-5 hrs).

You will take part in an afternoon boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River. Where you can see plenty of hippos, crocodiles and bird life. Overnight at the Selous Kinga Lodge All meals included.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Selous Kinga Lodge

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve

Pass By: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
You will participate in walking safaris, game drives private in Selous Game Reserve and boating safaris, Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, with an area of 54.600kms – bigger than Denmark and 4 times the size of Serengeti!.

Selous has the world’s largest number of large game animals – elephant, buffalo, and rhino. It also contains wildebeest, eland, giraffe, waterbuck, zebra, impala, hippo, leopard and lion, not to mention over 350 species of birds. Dinner and overnight at the Selous Kinga Lodge. All meals included.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Selous Kinga Lodge

Day 4: Selous Game Reserve

Pass By: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
Early morning foot safari looking for close encounters with visiting near village return to the camp for breakfast, after breakfast set off by 4×4 on game drive across the Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch then dinner and overnight at Sable Mountain Lodge. All meals included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Sable Mountain Lodge.

Day 5: Drive from Selous Game Reserve

Pass By: Mikumi National Park, A7, Tanzania
In the morning you will depart to Mikumi National Park while crossing through Northern Selous. Depends arrival time – afternoon game drive. Overnight in Camp Bastian

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camp Bastian

Day 6: Mikumi National Park

Pass By: Mikumi National Park, A7, Tanzania
Full day of game drives in the Mikumi National Park Overnight in Camp Bastian

Whilst on safari, you can see a rich variety of bird species, as well as large numbers of giraffe, buffalo and elephants. If you are lucky you may also be able to spot lions, leopards and African wild dogs. Likely to be seen animals include zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland and antelope

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camp Bastian

Day 7: Drive to Ruaha National Park (5-6 hours)

Pass By: Ruaha National Park, Great Ruaha River, Iringa Tanzania
After breakfast, depart for Ruaha National Park, having lunch en-route.

By afternoon you will have reached the Tandala Tented Camp. There are many types of different birds, wild flowers, butterflies and trees that can be seen nearby.Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.

Day 8: Ruaha National Park

Pass By: Ruaha National Park, Great Ruaha River, Iringa Tanzania
Three full days of game driving at Ruaha National Park, with picnic lunches. Ruaha has an area of 10,300 sq km, and is the second largest park, and second largest elephant sanctuary in Tanzania. The great Ruaha River that flows along its entire eastern border creates spectacular gorges and scenery, and features a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals that inhabit the park include both Greater and Lesser Kudu, roan and sable antelope. Bird life is also rich, with over 370 species recorded. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

Day 9: Ruaha National Park

Pass By: Ruaha National Park, Great Ruaha River, Iringa Tanzania
Three full days of game driving at Ruaha National Park, with picnic lunches. Ruaha has an area of 10,300 sq km, and is the second largest park, and second largest elephant sanctuary in Tanzania. The great Ruaha River that flows along its entire eastern border creates spectacular gorges and scenery, and features a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals that inhabit the park include both Greater and Lesser Kudu, roan and sable antelope. Bird life is also rich, with over 370 species recorded. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.

Day 10: Ruaha National Park

Pass By: Ruaha National Park, Great Ruaha River, Iringa Tanzania
Three full days of game driving at Ruaha National Park, with picnic lunches. Ruaha has an area of 10,300 sq km, and is the second largest park, and second largest elephant sanctuary in Tanzania. The great Ruaha River that flows along its entire eastern border creates spectacular gorges and scenery, and features a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals that inhabit the park include both Greater and Lesser Kudu, roan and sable antelope. Bird life is also rich, with over 370 species recorded. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.

Day 11: Drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Pass By: Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Kidayi Tanzania
after breakfast another game drive in Mikumi National Park then later transfer to Hondo Hondo Tented Camp, lunch on the way (provided by the camp from Mikumi). Afternoon walking tour around Mang’ula village and get a feeling of a typical Tanzanian day to day life. Back at camp before dinner enjoy watching the baboons from the spectacular bar while having a sundowner. Dinner and overnight at Udzungwa Forest Camp (Hondo Hondo).

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Udzungwa Forest Camp (Hondo Hondo).

Day 12: Hiking in Udzungwa

Pass By: Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Kidayi Tanzania
Hiking in Udzungwa – Sanje Waterfalls – after breakfast, drive to the park gate and start hiking into the superb primary forest to the base and then the top of the spectacular 180m Sanje Waterfall looking for primates on the way (Iringa Red Colobus and Sanje Mangabey). Swim in plunge pools, see endemic African Violets growing in the spray zones and have lunch in the forest on the top of the falls. Descend after enjoying superb views.

Drive back to the camp in the late evening for your hot dinner and spend the night at Udzungwa Forest Camp (Hondo Hondo). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Udzungwa Forest Camp (Hondo

Day 13: Transfer to Dar Es Salaam

Pass By: Dar es Salaam Zoo, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
End of your southern circuit safari, departure to Dar Es Salaam by vehicle for onward travel. Breakfast and lunch box provided

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
we will pick all the clients
Duration
13 days
Inclusions
  • 12x Breakfast
  • 12x Dinner
  • 12x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 12 nights
  • Transport
  • Accommodations
  • Parkfees
Exclusions
  • items of personal nature
  • visa fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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First, a big shout out to Henry for helping us plan this amazing trip of a lifetime. We spent 12 days in Tanzania from Arusha to the bush, and to the beautiful island of Zanzibar. The people, the food, the culture, the sights was just amazing.Africa I'll be back!
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I had planned my trip "last minute" and it so was hard to find accommodation. Still Henry and Doris were awesome! I got accommodation to stay and they kept contact during the whole process and stay to make sure I was having a good time. Great safari and great experience. I'm
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What a joy to spend time with Henry! He is such a warm person and we enjoyed his laughter and fun personality tremendously. His knowledge about the the animals and the bush was awesome and we learned a lot. We saw everything there is to see in the parks, it was as if the
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My wife and I had an absolutely unbelievable time on Safari in Tanzania. Our tour guide Edward, knew exactly when and where we should be to get the best advantage points. We were privileged to see different species each day. It was truely amazing and we were so blessed to have
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Really can't say enough about this tour group. Doris was prompt to answer all emails ( and there were many !) before our arrival in Tanzania. The tour guides, Henry & Edward were outstanding- friendly, fun, engaging, and informative. We toured Arusha National Park with Henry
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