You’ll stay in remote and beautiful locations during your safari including Vuma Hills Tented Camp where you can experience life under canvas while sleeping in a comfortable bed and at Udzungwa Hondo Hondo Forest Camp. Hondo Hondo borders pristine rainforest with 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.
The wildlife and birdlife are prolific in Mikumi and Selous so prepare to be wowed and have your camera or binoculars at the ready at all times.
Highlights of the tour include visiting:
- Udzungwa Mountains National Park;
- Mikumi National Park.
3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS MIKUMI & UDZUNGWA
DAY 1: DAR ES SALAAM /MIKUMI
Early morning pick up from your chosen location, hotel or accommodation and drive to Mikumi National Park which is approximately 5 hours from Dar es Salaam. You’ll arrive at Vuma Hills Tented Camp in time for a hot lunch then after lunch we’ll go for a game drive.
Accommodation: Vuma Hills Tented Camp.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner.
DAY 2: MIKUMI/UDZUNGWA
We’ll get up for an early morning game view drive in Mikumi when the wildlife is active. After breakfast we’ll depart to Udzungwa National park with packed lunchboxes for our 90 minute drive. On arrival, you’ll enter and your guide will go into Udzungwa National park to hike in the Udzungwa Mountains, visit the waterfalls and swim in the cool water hole at the base of the falls. In the late afternoon, you’ll walk back to the Udzungwa Hondo Hondo Forest Camp.
Accommodation: Udzungwa Hondo Hondo Forest Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 3: UDZUNGWA/DAR ES SALAAM
After breakfast we’ll take you back to Dar es Salaam. You’ve had a quick taste of the wildlife and natural beauty of Southern Tanzania and we can guarantee it will be a trip to remember.
Vuma Hills Tented Camp
Nestled in the forests of the Vuma Mountains that overlook the Mkata Plains of the Mikumi below, Vuma is a cool retreat from the heat after a day’s game drive. Your spacious and comfortable tent will have a colonial décor. The cosy bar area has a roaring log fire and opens onto a large deck where you can watch the sun set over the Mkata plains below. Under the same thatch, the dining area has wide views across the swimming pool and the lush trees.
Sleeping under canvas at Vuma Hills is a far cry from the discomfort usually associated with camping. Complete with shaded wooden veranda at the front and en suite bathroom facilities at the back all your comforts are provided for. Vuma Hills Tented Camp is the quintessential safari camp.
hondo hondo Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp
Udzungwa 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.
Package is inclusive of:
- Park fees;
- Full-board accommodation;
- Professional Tanzanian Guide;
- Outfitted Land Rovers with roof hatches, fridge, charging sockets and Bluetooth radio for music.
- One bottle of mineral water per day;
- Daily safari briefing.
Package is exclusive of: –
- Tourist visas;
- International & Domestic Flights;
- Alcoholic Beverages unless prescribed on the itinerary;
- All items of a personal nature.
Cost: $903 per person
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.
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