Duration: 4 Days

Category:  Safari, Southern Tanzania

Destinations: Selous, Mikumi

Attraction: Zebrawildebeestimpala and buffalo can be found on the grassy plains. Lion, which prey on these animals, share the same area and can occasionally be spotted. Giraffe browse leaves from the isolated acacia trees that fringe the Mkata River. The small islands of shade provided by these acacias are also favored by elephant.

Budget Level:  Standard

Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,

Start in: Arusha

End in: Arusha

Itinerary Overview

The safari gives you a chance to explore the Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park. Selous the biggest reserve in Africa offers you birdwatching and many wildlife animals. Mikumi park enables you to see many animals within a short period.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Pickup from Dar and drive to Selous Game Reserve

Start an early trip in the morning from Dar-es-salaam to Selous. After arrival in the park, check in to Sand Rivers lodge in the park. Rest for awhile and have your lunch. In the late afternoon go for a boat safari along Rufiji River. Spend the night at the same lodge.

Day 2: Game drive in Selous on the journey drive to Mikumi

Leave early morning at 6:30 with a packed breakfast and lunch for a game drive in Selous. You will be able to spot birds of over over 350 species and many wildlife animals. Big number of elephants(110,000), elephants, rhinos,  Nyasaland gnu, sable antelope, eland, greater kudu, waterbuck, hartebeest, zebras, giraffe, reedbuck, warthog, spotted hyena ,lion and leopard are to be seen in the reserve.

Later afternoon transfer to Mikumi park. After arrival check in at Genesis Hotel to rest and enjoy the night.

Day 3: Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park

Leave early morning to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the park. It has variety of wildlife which are easy to spot. This includes “The Big five”, wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, endangered wild dogs, more than 300 bird species and various plant species. In the evening return back to Genesis for dinner and overstay.

Day 4: Early game drive and transfer back to Dar-es-salaam

Leave at 6:00 for an early game drive then return to the hotel around 8:30 for breakfast and shower. Thereafter start a trip back to Dar-es-salaam where you will be taken pack to your previous accommodation.

End of the tour!

Pricing terms

Price Includes

  • 4WD safari vehicle with an open roof
  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodations
  • Proper meals
  • Professional guides
  • Mineral water

Price Excludes

  • International flights and Visa fees
  • Expenses not covered in terms and conditions
  • Personal items
  • Expenses for extended tour
  • Extra meals and drinks
  • Tips for guides

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Price Includes:

  • National park entrance fees.
  • Full board accommodation on tour
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Transport based on an excellent 4*4 Vehicle rebuilt for Safari
  • Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • Complementary bottle of water the first and second day
  • Government taxes

Price Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Transport outside the itinerary schedule
  • Departure taxes
  • Tips to drivers (highly recommended)
  • Visa, Travel Insurance (we can help arrange of them)
  • Expenditures of personal nature like drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.


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