12 DAYS SELOUS, MIKUMI, RUAHA & UDZUNGWA SAFARI

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You’ll stay in remote and beautiful safari accommodation including the comfortable Selous Kinga Lodge on the banks of the awesome Rufiji River and at Angalia Tented Camp where you can experience life under canvas while sleeping in a comfortable bed. The wildlife and birds are prolific in Selous and Ruaha so prepare to be wowed and have your camera or binoculars at the ready at all times.

Highlights of the tour include visiting:

  • Selous Game Reserve;
  • Ruaha National Park;
  • Udzungwa Mountains National Park;
  • Mikumi National Park.

12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS SELOUS, MIKUMI, RUAHA & UDZUNGWA

Day 1: Arrival Day

On arrival at Mwalimu Nyerere International Airport you’ll be met by your Daigle Tours guide and transferred to the hotel in Dar es Salaam where you can relax and recover from your journey.
Accommodation: Tanzanite Executive Suites.
Meals: Dinner & Breakfast.

Day 2: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

In the morning you’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to Selous Game Reserve arriving in time for a hot lunch. In the late afternoon you’ll go on a thrilling boat safari on the Rufiji River where you’ll see hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. Your guide will also be able to point out interesting birds and plant species during this trip.
Accommodation: Selous Kinga Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 3& 4: Selous Full Day

Each morning after breakfast you’ll have a full day of game viewing in Selous Game Reserve taking a packed lunch with you if you wish to maximize your game drive time. Selous Game Reserve is bigger than Switzerland and Denmark so it takes a long time to explore properly but your guide will know the best places to go. These will be special days spent exploring the wilderness in the biggest game reserve in Africa and viewing diverse wildlife which includes lion, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, elephant, wild dog and so much more.
Accommodation: Selous Kinga Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5: Walking safari – Half Day Game Viewing

In the early morning and before breakfast we’ll go on a three hour walking safari (or as long as you’re comfortable with) in the wilderness, accompanied by your guide and an armed ranger. By going on foot you’ll have a chance to see various bird and plant species as you explore this heavenly sanctuary.  You can spent the afternoon relaxing at the lodge or go an another game drive if you wish.
Accommodation: Selous Kinga Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6: Selous – Mikumi National Park

After breakfast we’ll leave Selous Kinga Lodge with a packed lunch to enjoy on our a game drive on the way to Mikumi National Park. Mikumi National Park is nestled between the Uluguru Mountains to the northeast, and the Rubeho Mountains, Udzungwa Mountains and Rift Valley escarpment to the southwest. As part of the Selous ecosystem, it benefits from the highest game density of the entire conservation area. The landscape here is beautiful and the wildlife prolific. You can expect to see animals like elephant, giraffe, zebra, eland, kudu, wildebeest, antelope, tree-climbing lion, leopard, wild dog,  jackal and an amazing array of colorful birds.
Accommodation: Angalia Tented Camp.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 7: Mikumi – Ruaha National Park

In the early morning after breakfast we’ll drive to Ruaha National Park . If you wish your guide will take you on an evening game drive through this remote area with a dramatic topography of mountains, rivers and plains. Its ragged beauty is only outmatched by the variety and density of wildlife and exotic birdlife. Ruaha National Park is home to the largest population of elephants in any East African natural reserve as well as many other animals and birds all attracted to the Great Ruaha River.
Accommodation: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 8& 9:  Ruaha National Park

You will have two full days of game activities in Ruaha National Park. The park covers 12,950 square kilometers, with a large area of dry savanna. The forest contains Miombo woodlands, Acacia woodlands, Riverine forests and Terminalia scrub. Ruaha and Rungwa areas are home to 450 bird species. Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is set on the hillside so you can enjoy the view from the balcony of your private self-contained cottage and even spot giraffes, elephant, baboon and kudus in the distance.
Accommodation: Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10: Ruaha – Udzungwa National Park

In the early morning after breakfast you’ll depart for Udzungwa Mountains National Parks with a packed lunch. On arrival we’ll go mountain hiking on the Campsite 3 trail taking in the amazing sights of forest including waterfalls, birds, primates, butterflies, bush-buck, dikdik, baboons and monkeys.
Accommodation: Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 11: Udzungwa – Mikumi

In the early morning after breakfast you’ll be driven to Mikumi National Park for a full day of game viewing in Mikumi National Park with packed lunch. During today’s game viewing, you’ll see the open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata floodplain and we may be able to find lion, giraffe, zebra, impala, elephant, wildebeest and birds such as hornbill, lilac breasted roller, crowned crane and many more.
Accommodation: Angalia Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 12 Mikumi – Dar es Salaam

After breakfast, drive back to Dar es Salaam and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. It’s been an amazing trip and you’ll have some incredible photos and stories to share with your friends and family back home.

Tanzanite Executive Suites

Executive Suites5Tanzanite Executive Suites are 15 minutes from the Airport. There’s a gym, sauna and jacuzzi where you can relax and recover from your journey. There is WiFi throughout the hotel and various suite sizes available to suit your travel party.

 

Selous Kinga Lodge

Selous Kinga lodge LoungeSelous Kinga Lodge is another great reason to visit magical Southern Tanzania. This paradise-like retreat is strategically and exclusively positioned on the banks of the awesome Rufiji River with the amazing Selous Game Reserve next door. You’ll experience adventure in nature by day and a romantic relaxing ambiance by night at this small lodge.

Selous Kinga Lodge offers top class facilities, a genuine warm hospitality and fresh, delicious cuisine and after a busy day out game driving you can relax by the pool.

Ruaha Hilltop Lodge

Ruaha Hilltop Lodge4Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is built on a hill with a wonderful panoramic view and many types of different birds, wild flowers, butterflies and trees nearby. The self-contained cottages are comfortable and private, each with its own balcony with a beautiful view. The dining room and bar also have an open deck where you can have a drink and enjoy the spectacular African sunrise and sunsets.

Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp

Udzungwa Hondo Hondo Forest Camp-1Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp borders the Udzungwa Mountains National Park in the
Kilombero valley in southern Tanzania. The lodge is known locally as Hondo Hondo meaning “hornbill” in Swahili due to the amazing number of these remarkable birds in the area. Hondo Hondo’s lush green grounds are on the border of the pristine rainforest and offer excellent views of the forest canopy which is home to a number of primate species including the endemic Udzungwa Red Colobus, the remarkable Sanje Crested Mangebey, and the Black and White Colobus.

Angalia Tented Camp

angalia tented camp7Angalia Tented Camp is a comfortable, private camp surrounded by wilderness. The tented accommodation is protected by a palm roof and the charming buildings blend into the breathtaking landscape. Your tent is simply furnished with a comfy bed and a private bathroom. The bar and restaurant is a great place to relax with a sundowner drink and you can sit around the camp fire in the evenings under the stars.

Package is inclusive of:

  • Park fees;
  • Full board accommodation (based on double occupancy);
  • Professional Tanzanian guide;
  • Boat & walking safari in Selous;
  • Outfitted Land Rovers with roof hatches, fridge, charging sockets and Bluetooth radio for music.
  • One bottle of mineral water per day;
  • Daily safari briefing;
  • Airport transfers.

Package is exclusive of: –

  • Tourist visas;
  • International flights;
  • Insurance;
  • Alcoholic beverages;
  • Tips;
  • All personal items.

Cost: $4,555 per person

BOOKING

To find out more or make a booking please contact us or use our booking form. If you’re dreaming of a Tanzanian safari we’ll make it happen.

Phone: +255 (0) 737 213202
Mobile: +255 (0) 753 024590
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E-mail: [email protected]

 

 
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