11 Days Safari – Best of Southern Tanzania

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    Day 1: Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

    Pick up from Airport or Hotel in Dar es Salaam, and begin to drive down south of Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve, the drive shall take 5 to 6 hours. You will arrive in time for lunch, at around 16h00 in the evening depart for sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting hippos, crocodiles and birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown.

    Day 2 & 3: Selous Game Reserve

    After early breakfast depart for full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve exploring the game in the surrounding areas. Animals including elephant, giraffes, lions, buffalo, zebra and even the rare African wild dog are common.  Picnic lunch in the mid-day, before the end of the day, return to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.

    Day 4: Selous Game Reserve – Mikumi National Park

    After early morning breakfast, you will leave Selous with a picnic lunch to enjoy on your way to Mikumi National Park; the drive shall take up to 8 hours. 

    Day 5: Mikumi National Park

    Full day game drives around Mikumi National Park with picnic lunch.  Later on, in the evening drive back to the camp or lodge in Mikumi for dinner and overnight.

    Day 6: Mikumi National Park – Ruaha National Park

    Morning game drive in Mikumi, then depart to Ruaha National Park. You will Stop in Iringa for lunch then proceed to Ruaha arrives late afternoon. 

    Day 7 & 8: Ruaha National Park

    After morning breakfast, game driving with picnic lunch, Ruaha is the 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.  

    Day 9: Ruaha National Park – Udzungwa National Park

    After morning breakfast depart to Udzungwa National park via Iringa town where you will stop for lunch before proceeding to Udzungwa National Park for dinner and overnight.

    Day 10: Udzungwa National Park

    After morning breakfast, you will go into Udzungwa National park to hike in the Udzungwa Mountains sighting waterfalls and swim in the fresh water hole at the base of the falls.

    Day 11: Udzungwa National Park – Dar es Salaam

    After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, drive back to Dar es Salaam for the drop off at your Hotel.

    Details: Season 2021

    Price: Per person sharing
    Midrange from 4749 USD
    Standard from 3022 USD
    Budget from 2820 USD


    • All rates are per person sharing a double/twin room. Single room supplement (SRS) has shown separately.
    • Before selling/booking any tour from this manual, please read carefully all the details, i.e. inclusions, exclusions, Holiday surcharges, closure dates, validity, booking terms & conditions etc. shown in this manual.
    • Some bookings might straddle between two seasons making the following seasonal quotations on accommodation NOT APPLICABLE. In such cases, please contact us for TAILOR-MADE QUOTATIONS cutting across seasons.
    • These rates include the tourism development levy of US$ 1.50 per person per day/night but do not include VAT or WMA fees.

    Package includes:

    • Return flight from Dar or Zanzibar

    • Airstrip transfers

    • All specified accommodation

    • All activities as specified in the itinerary

    • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)

    • Safari vehicle,

    • All meals

    • Water in car

    • Park fees

    • English speaking driver/guide

    • 24/7 phone support

    • Thermos with hot tea/coffee

    • Medical Kit

    • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari, Mto wa Mbu Cultural Tour with hot local lunch, Olduvai Gorge visit

    Package excludes:

    • Flights

    • Personal travel insurance

    • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)

    • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)

    • Meals not specified

    • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person

    • Additional half day crater tour

    • Sleeping bag for a camping safari

    • Tipping

    • Drinks

    • Souvenirs

    • Laundry service