8 DAYS SELOUS-MIKUMI-RUAHA-UNDZUNGWA
This tour combines a great safari experience in Selous, Mikumi and Ruaha with hiking in Undzungwa Mountain, ending with a swim in the Sanje waterfalls. This tour offers something for the more adventurous traveler, letting you experience the off-beaten tracks.
Day 1: Dar-es-salaam-Selous
Early morning departure from Dar es Salaam for Selous, the largest game reserve in the world, with picnic lunch. We arrive in the afternoon and start with a boat safari in the Rufiji River. Dinner and Overnight at lodge/camp
Day 2: Full day in Selous
After an early breakfast you'll go for a full day game drive in Selous. All day you'll be able to spot hippos, crocodiles, lions, hunting dogs, giraffes, zebras, elephants and even leopards if you're lucky. Dinner and Overnight at lodge/camp
Day 3: Selous-Mikumi National Park
After breakfast we depart for Mikumi national park, with an option of stopping for lunch by the Uluguru mountains. We arrive in Mikumi in time for a sunset game viewing. Dinner and overnight at tented camp/lodge.
Day 4: Mikumi National Park
Full day game drive in Mikumi; Dinner and overnight at a tented camp/lodge
Day 5: Mikumi-Ruaha National Park
After an early breakfast in Mikumi we drive to Ruaha National park, stopping by Iringa town for hot lunch. Game drive in Ruaha until sunset. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Bandas or lodge.
Day 6: Ruaha National Park
Full day game drive in Ruaha. Ruaha is the second largest national park in Tanzania and a favorite among those in the know. The Great Ruaha River features large numbers crocodiles and hippos and in the park you are sure to see lions, impala, giraffe, zebras, elephants, Grant's gazelle, ostrich, cheetah and many others.
Day 7: Walking Safari-Udzungwa
After early breakfast we take you for a walking safari accompanied by an experienced armed ranger. Here you will have the opportunity to touch the wild from up close. After lunch we head up to the Udzungwa Rainforest, where we spend the night at the camp or lodge.
Day 8: Sanje Waterfalls Trek
We start the last day with a trek up to Sanje waterfalls in Udzungwa and experience the spectacular natural beauty of the park by swimming in the lake by the waterfalls.
After lunch we head back to Dar es Salaam, arriving in the late afternoon.
NB: This Itinerary is customizable to suit your specific needs.