8 Days / 7 Nights – Selous / Mikumi and Ruaha
Day 1 Dar es salaam / Selous Game Reserve : You are picked up from your hotel and proceed to Selous Game Reserve. This take you about 6 to 8 hours drive – Picnic lunch on the way. Arrive at your camp late afternoon – Enjoy the View of the River and the atmospheir around. Dinner and overnight at the chosen camp/lodge.
Day 2 + 3 Selous Game Reserve : You will have 2 full days in the Selous Game Reserve staying at the Tented Lodge overlooking the gorge of Rufiji River Camp. Exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle, boat and on foot. The Selous, famous for its elephants, was originally set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but more shy then the Northern Parks. Our foot safari will give us a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds, while oir excursions by Landrover will permit us to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park. We will discover the Rufiji River by boat, encounter hippos and crocodiles in good numbers. Some 350 bird species have been recorded in the Selous Game Reserve. These are typical of miombo woodland, and the bird life supported by Rufiji swamplands is of particular interest. Dinner and Overnight at the chosen camp/lodge.
Day 4 Selous Game Reserve / Mikumi National Park : After breakfast you will proceed to Mikumi for lunch. PM Short game drive of the Park. Dinner and Overnight at the chosen camp/lodge.
Day 5 Mikumi National Park / Ruaha National Park : After early breakfast you will procees to Southern Highland, arriving late afternoon to Ruaha – Picnic lunch at the site. Dinner and overnight at the chosen camp/lodge.
Day 6 + 7 Ruaha National Park : You explore the park for 2 full days by 4 wheel drive vehicle, by boat and on foot.The Ruaha River is a scenic delight and a magnet for wildlife in staggering numbers Elephant reign supereme. Hippos en masse are guaranteed. Kudu, eland, giraffe, and dik-dik thrive in abundance Dinner and Overnight at the chosen camp/lodge.
Day 8 Ruaha / Dar es salaam City : After early breakfast you drive to Dar es salaam with picnic lunch – Arriving late afternoon.