Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari

Tanzania Southern Circuit  Safari

This safari begins and ends in Dar es Salaam. 4x4 Land Cruiser and Land Rover are used for this safari.

Safari in brief:

  1. Dar es Salaam
  2. Ruaha National Park
  3. Udzungwa National Park
  4. Mikumi National Park
  5. Selous Game Reserve
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Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Ruaha National Park
Depart from Dar es Salaam early in the morning for Ruaha National Park, Tanzania's second biggest park and host to a number of animals which are rare or absent in the north. These rare animals include the African wild dog, roan and sable antelope and the greater kudu. The Great Ruaha River, which provides life to the park, flows through the eastern side of the park and is home to hippos, crocodiles and a variety of water birds. Overnight at the Ruaha National Park's Campsite.

Day 2 & 3: Ruaha National Park
Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives. Your accommodation is Ruaha National Park's Campsite [FB].

Day 4: Udzungwa National Park
Udzungwa National Park is the newest, opened to the public 1992, and one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Tanzania. Covering an area of 1,900 sq km, the uniqueness of this park lies in its biodiversity in hosting a variety of animals and plant species not found anywhere else in the world. The red colubus and the sanje crested manabrey, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and sable antelopes are some of the residents in this park. A good range of bird life is present which includes Rufous winged sunbird, Iringa akalat, Lagden's bush shrike and Udzungwa partridge. Activities include a hike to the Sanje water falls or a climb to the top of the Luhombereo, Udzungwa highest peak. Over night at the Udzungwa National Park's campsite.

Day 5: Udzungwa National Park
Enjoy a morning walk to the waterfalls or hike to Luhombereo, Udzungwa's highest peak. Over night at Udzungwa National Park's campsite.

Day 6: Mikumi National Park
Today you heard towards Mikumi National Park, which is flanked between the Uluguru and Udzungwa Mountains. Mikumi National Park is home to buffalos, giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras and leopards. The park is also famous for its wild dogs and 6 m long pythons. Over night at Mikumi Camp Site.

Day 7: Selous Game Reserve
Depart after breakfast for Selous Game Reserve. Packed lunched en-route will be provided. You overnight at the campsite.

Day 8 & 9: Selous Game Reserve
Enjoy an early morning game drives and short visit to the hot springs, overnights at campsite, full board. Selous Game Reserve covering a staggering 50,000 sq km is the largest game reserve in the world. The reserve supports an enormous number of elephants, buffalos and wildebeests. Other rare species include the African hunting dog. The park provides a home for some of the last remaining black rhinos. You overnight at campsite.

Day 10: Dar es Salaam
Depart after morning drive to Dar es Salaam with packed lunch en-route and connect for flight back home or extension to Zanzibar.

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