8 Days : Selous and Ruaha
Day 1 Dar es salaam / Selous Game Reserve : You take a flight from Dar es salaam Airport to Selous Game reserve. On arrival in Selous, you will be met by Camp Vehicle and transfer to your camp for lunch – en route game viewing – Afternoon enjoy the game drive by open Camp Vehicle. Dinner and overnight at the chosen camp/lodge in Selous.
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 in Selous.
Day 4 Selous Game Reserve / Ruaha National Park : After breakfast you will be transferred to the Airstrip for your flight to Ruaha Park. On Arrival you will be transferred to your camp for lunch. Late afternoon game of the park. at the chosen camp/lodge in Ruaha.
Day 6 + 7 Ruaha National Park : You explore the park for 2 full days by 4×4 Camp vehicle. 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 in Ruaha.
Day 8 Ruaha / Dar es salaam City : After early breakfast you are transferred to the Airport for your return flight to Dar es salaam.