Duration: 7 Days
Category: Safari, Southern Tanzania and Zanzibar
Destinations: Mikumi, Selous
Attraction: Elephant Giraffe . Hippo .Buffalo . Zebra Wildebeest White Rhino . Black Rhino
Budget Level: Standard
Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
Start in: Dar-es-salaam,
End in: Dar-es-salaam,
Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with ultraviolet radiation filtering etc.
Extra info: Rangers will escort all walking along the wildlife areas.
During this 7 Day Mikumi-Selous-Zanzibar tour is a complete safari and tropical beach holiday, you will meet two fantastic beautiful nature game reserves Mikumi and Selous full of wild animals and then go on to enjoy a luxury beach resort and white sandy beaches in island of Zanzibar
Itinerary Description by day
Day 1 Dar es Salaam – Mikumi National Park
Departure from Dar es Salaam Airport where by our driver will be waiting to transfer you to Mikumi National Park and lunch on the route. Where we will make our first game drive in Mikumi National Park. Dinner and Accommodation will be on Tanswiss Hotel just outside the Mikumi Park.
Day 2 Mikumi National Park- Game Drive
Immediately after the breakfast we will have a full day game drive in Mikumi National Park where we will be able to go to the hippo pool where we will see many crocodiles and pods in the pool. We will have our lunch at the beautiful spot in the park and continue with our game drive till the evening where we will have dinner and accommodation in the Tanswiss Hotel just outside the Mikumi Park.
Day 3 Mikumi –Selous Game Reserve
After breakfast we will start a safari whereby we will take a beautiful route to the Africa Safari Camp in the middle of beautiful Selous where we will encounter many wild animals in the African bush while exploring the Selous .We will go for our first game drive through Selous and have lunch in the game reserve and have a stay in Comfortable African huts with shower and toilets after the game drive. We will enjoy the swimming pool, restaurant, bar and cosy camp fire while relaxing having 3-course delicious dinner.
Day 4 Selous Game Reserve-Boat Safari to Rufiji river and bush walk to local village
After the breakfast we will have full day game drive in Selous where we will take adventurous boat safari on the Rufiji River full of hippos, reptiles and birds. After having lunch will hike to a nearby village to see how the local people in the area live. We will return to the African huts in the evening for dinner and swap stories about adventures around the campfire.
Day 5 Selous-flight to Zanzibar
After breakfast, we will make our way to the airstrip where a small aircraft will be waiting to take us on a short flight to Zanzibar where we will stay at the Reef and Beach resort. Having lunch and dinner and relaxing in Zanzibar beach after exploring mainland Tanzania Mikumi and Selous Game Reserve for about three days.
Day 6 Zanzibar Reef and Beach Resort
After breakfast Relaxing in the Reef and Beach Resort, swimming in the pool or in the Indian Ocean, snorkeling, romantic beach walk, participation in one of the optional excursion, such as swimming with dolphins, sailing trip in an original ‘dhow’ ,walking through the alleys full of shops and restaurants of the historic Stone Town, Prison Island with the giant tortoises, Joozani Forest with the Red Colobus monkeys and Spice Tour. Return to comfortable room with shower and toilet in the evening for dinner and a rest in hotels in Stone Town.
Day 7 Transfer from Zanzibar-Dar es Salaam
After breakfast in the morning depending on the time of your flight, you can relax and transfer from Stone Town harbor with ferry to Dar es Salaam city where you will take a taxi to the Dar es Salaam Airport for a return to your home country.