Duration: 4 Days
Category: Safari, Southern Tanzania
Destinations: Selous, Mikumi
Attraction: Zebra, wildebeest, impala and buffalo can be found on the grassy plains. Lion, which prey on these animals, share the same area and can occasionally be spotted. Giraffe browse leaves from the isolated acacia trees that fringe the Mkata River. The small islands of shade provided by these acacias are also favored by elephant.
Budget Level: Standard
Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
Start in: Arusha
End in: Arusha
The safari gives you a chance to explore the Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park. Selous the biggest reserve in Africa offers you birdwatching and many wildlife animals. Mikumi park enables you to see many animals within a short period.
Day 1: Pickup from Dar and drive to Selous Game Reserve
Start an early trip in the morning from Dar-es-salaam to Selous. After arrival in the park, check in to Sand Rivers lodge in the park. Rest for awhile and have your lunch. In the late afternoon go for a boat safari along Rufiji River. Spend the night at the same lodge.
Day 2: Game drive in Selous on the journey drive to Mikumi
Leave early morning at 6:30 with a packed breakfast and lunch for a game drive in Selous. You will be able to spot birds of over over 350 species and many wildlife animals. Big number of elephants(110,000), elephants, rhinos, Nyasaland gnu, sable antelope, eland, greater kudu, waterbuck, hartebeest, zebras, giraffe, reedbuck, warthog, spotted hyena ,lion and leopard are to be seen in the reserve.
Later afternoon transfer to Mikumi park. After arrival check in at Genesis Hotel to rest and enjoy the night.
Day 3: Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park
Leave early morning to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the park. It has variety of wildlife which are easy to spot. This includes “The Big five”, wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, endangered wild dogs, more than 300 bird species and various plant species. In the evening return back to Genesis for dinner and overstay.
Day 4: Early game drive and transfer back to Dar-es-salaam
Leave at 6:00 for an early game drive then return to the hotel around 8:30 for breakfast and shower. Thereafter start a trip back to Dar-es-salaam where you will be taken pack to your previous accommodation.
End of the tour!
- 4WD safari vehicle with an open roof
- Park entry fees
- Proper meals
- Professional guides
- Mineral water
- International flights and Visa fees
- Expenses not covered in terms and conditions
- Personal items
- Expenses for extended tour
- Extra meals and drinks
- Tips for guides