9 Days Best of Southern Circuit
Tour description: Experience wildlife safari in among biggest parks and reserve in Southern circuit of Tanzania, enjoy game drive and boat safari in Selous game reserve, walking safari and game drive in Ruaha national park, plus more wild experience in Mikumi national park with lunch boxes during activities, overnight stay in lodges.
Tour activities: Game drive, boat safari and walking safari.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous game reserve
After breakfast, then introduction from our stuffs you will be picked up from your hotel/Airport in Dar es Salaam drive to Selous game reserve which is almost (218.6 km) approximates 6 hours driving, arrive at Hippo camp in time for lunch. Enjoy evening boat safari and overnight at Hippo camp.
Day 2: Game drive in Selous game reserve
After breakfast in the morning with your lunch boxes enjoy full day game inside the game reserve, great animal sightings including all the great favorites lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and all the other major species like hunting dogs and birds in the afternoon after lunch then proceed with the game drive until evening and overnight at the Hippo camp.
Day 3: Selous to Mikumi national park
After breakfast with your lunch boxes drive to Mikumi National Park 5 hours driving, arrive late afternoon enjoy game drive inside Mikumi park where you will able to see wide variety of bird species, zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland antelope, giraffe, buffalo and elephants and overnight at Tanswiss lodge.
Day 4: Mikumi Game drive
Enjoy a full day of game drives in Mikumi National Park. You will eat a picnic lunch at midday and get the chance to see some of what you missed on the first day in the park. Your dinner and overnights stay will be at Lodge.
Day 5: Mikumi to Ruaha national park
After breakfast early in the morning from Mikumi park drive to Ruaha national park which is 274 km with lunch boxes via Iringa town, you will be passing though country side and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. Upon arrival you will Visit to the museum which holds the head of the great local chief Mkwawa who resisted the Germans in Iringa town, then drive to Ruaha hilltop lodge for overnight.
Day 6: Game drive in Ruaha national park
After breakfast from lodge enjoy a full day game drive with packed lunch provided, nice view of Ruaha river valley, great animals sightings like Kudu, wildebeests, elephants, zebra, lions, hippos, hartebeest, impala, antelope, giraffe, buffalo and many of them overnight at Hilltop lodge.
Day 7: Game drive and walking safari in Ruaha national park
Another full day game drives with packed lunch boxes. Enjoy half day game drive and during lunch during late afternoon you will doing 3 hours walking and overnight at the lodge.
Day 8: Ruaha game drive
Another full day game drive with packed lunch boxes you will spend the last day to discover and exploring Ruaha National Park and overnight at the lodge.
Day 9: Ruaha to Dar es Salaam
After breakfast with your lunch boxes drive back to Dar es Salaam, 8 hours driving arrive in night then drop at your Hotel/Lodge.
- Minimum 2 Pax
- US$ 3875 – Per person sharing – Minimum 2pax
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Bottle of water per person/day
- Transport and wildlife drives in 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
- Services of a professional safari guide
- All wildlife reserve entry fees
- International airfare & flights
- Accommodation before and after safari ( can book with us)
- Any airport Transfer ( Can book with us)
- All items of a personal nature
- Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
- Airport departure tax
- Travel insurance
- Visa and Passport fees
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in lodges