Overview

11 Days/10 Nights – The Southern part of Tanzania.

Tarangire, Mikumi, Udzungwa and Selous/Nyerere National park

Visiting National parks and reserves in the south of Tanzania, this itinerary contains the main highlights of southern Tanzania. Private safari will combine game drives with mountain hikes, boat safaris, and walking safaris. It offers the chance to see big cats hunting, watch elephants up close, and see big open savanna full of plains game. You will also hike up to waterfalls, and see primates and amazing birdlife.

Why do a Safari with us

EXCEPTIONAL SAFARI GUIDES

Our guides are professional and well experienced. Above all are very friendly and ready to serve you.

reliable vehicles

We’ve specialized safari vehicles which are well maintained and very comfortable to sit in.

attention to details

We’re one of the leading safari adventures companies in Tanzania. Our attention to your tour requirement and our passion to do this will ensure your safari experience with us is unforgettable.

Accommodation options

You’ve three options to choose as outlined below. Lodges and Tented have further options of being standard, mid-range or luxury. Remember to indicate the accommodation option of your choice when you book/inquire as safari with us.

Tents

Tented Camps

Lodges

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet with your tour safari guide and transfer to your hotel in Arusha. Overnight stay at Outpost Arusha.

In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park, which is known for its huge baobab trees and large herds of elephants. Its sparse vegetation makes it a beautiful and special location, where up to 300 elephants can be found, looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds. Migratory wildebeest, zebra, and buffalo can also be seen crowding the shrinking lagoons. Here you will enjoy an afternoon game drive with a picnic lunch.

Overnight stay at Maramboi tented lodge, based on Full board(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

After breakfast, leave the lodge drive to Dodoma( capital city of Tanzania). Discover the best and origin of Tanzanian wine in Dodoma.

Dinner and overnight in Dodoma at https://domiyaestate.co.tz/

Distance: 6 hours drive from the lodge to Dodoma.

After breakfast, you will be met by your guide and driven to Mikumi. Enjoy an afternoon game drive as you get close to Giraffe, Zebra, Elephant, Buffalo, Impala, Wildebeest, Eland, and Warthog. Overnight in a lodge at Camp Bastian Mikumi.

Drive time from Dodoma to Mikumi: 5 – 6 hours.

Have a full day of a game drive as you explore the park. The all-weather roads are passable throughout the rains so it is a great all-year-round safari destination. An excellent place for close-up encounters with lions, and you’ll have a great chance to see the very shy leopard. The open savannahs are surrounded by mountains making for great vistas and dramatic skies. Watch the sunset over the hippo pools then return to your lodge accommodation – Camp Bastian Mikumi.

Leave Mikumi National park with a picnic lunch and drive to the Udzungwas. You will arrive for an afternoon hike up to the Sanje Waterfalls. Cool off in the waters as you look over the savanna below. Your guide will point out the primates that populate this park, along with the amazing birdlife and butterflies. You can also learn more about Tanzanian culture and the plants used in traditional medicines. Overnight at Udzungwa Falls lodge.

Drive hour: 3 -5 hour
After breakfast, continue to drive to Sable Mountain lodge via Morogoro town and on this day will be an easy drive and it will help to shorten the trip from Udzungwa mountain to Selous/Nyerere National park. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the way with spectacular views.

After breakfast, enjoy an en-route game drive to Selous game reserves now known as Nyerere National park via Matambwe gate. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Selous Game Reserve. Spend your days exploring this vast Game Reserve, following hunts as they develop and watching the game go about its business in this unspoiled and undiscovered wilderness. Visit WWI battlegrounds and the ‘Maji Moto’ hot springs. Go on a guided walking safari with a park ranger and your guide. Then explore the mighty Rufiji River by boat as you see hippos, crocs, and wildlife coming down to drink. Overnight stay at Selous Mapumziko lodge.

After breakfast and a final morning game drive, you will leave the Selous as you make your way back to Dar es Salaam airport to catch up on your flight.

SAFARI ENDS.

Alternatively, you can fly out of the Selous to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar for a few days relaxing on a beautiful Indian Ocean beach after your safari.

 

Tour price Includes:

  • All park fees and emergency evacuation insurance
  • English speaking guide
  • Unlimited mileage in a 4×4 vehicle with pop-up roof for game viewing
  • Full board accommodation
  • Drinking water
  • Birds and animal field guide book
  • A pair of binoculars
  • Government taxes
  • Pick up in Dodoma and drop off in Dar Es Salaam
  • Boat safari in the Rufiji River
  • Walking safari in the Selous
  • one night in Dar Es Salaam after the safari

Excludes:

  • Personal items (e.g. cameras, visa, and travel insurance)
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Pre/post accommodation and airport transfers (booking is available upon request).
  • tips for your guide and cook. Industry recommendations are $15 a day to the cook and $20 a day to your guide divided by everyone in the vehicle.

Suggestions on things to bring

Extra binoculars, camera, sunglasses, hat and
sunscreen, mosquito repellent, warm clothes for your early morning in Ngorongoro
Crater, cool comfortable clothes for during the days.

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