Get the best of Tanzania Southern Circuit at Selous and Mikumi National Parks. This safari takes you to the Greater Selous Ecosystem and gives you the rare chance to experience the untouched real African Wilderness of Tanzania. The Mikumi National Park hosts a large diversity of wildlife species.
Day 1 – Dar Es Salaam to Mikumi National Park
Depart early morning from Dar es Salaam via Morogoro road with a stop at the Cate Hotel for a relaxing pause and lunch. After checking in at the lodge we drive you through the plains of the Mikumi savanna on a half-day safari at the discovery of lions, elands, hartebeests, buffalos, wildebeests, giraffes, zebras, elephants, wild dogs and large variety of birds. Dinner and overnight stay at Mikumi Bandas Lodge.
Day 2 – Mikumi &Selous (Nyerere National Park)
Start the day with an early morning game drive from 6:30 to 8:30 am. You will return to the lodge for a rich breakfast before engaging on a 7 to 8 hours road transfer to Selous-Nyerere National Park. You will have a picnic lunch on the way. Overnight will be at Mloka safari lodge with a full board.
Day 3 – Game drive and boat safari at Selous – Nyerere National Park
After breakfast, a full safari day begins. The Selous Reserve offers a diversity of fauna and flora: here you will be amazed by the wildlife and nature. Lakes host an array of aquatic fauna, magnificent baobab trees, extended plains, hills, bush and forest where you will pass by giraffes, elephants, warthogs, the rare wild dogs, among so many others, birds, monkeys and the list goes on…. At lunch, you will be offered a rich meal box and after a pause a dedicated picnic area. In the afternoon we will take you on a boat safari on the Rufiji River sliding by crocodiles and hippos while discovering a stunning variety of more than 350 bird species. Complete your day with a magnificent sunset on the river. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge
Day 4 – Walking safari at Selous – Nyerere National Park & return to Dar es Salaam
Start the day with a different thrill! Escorted by rangers walking in the wild for 2:30 hours learning about the life in the bush and discovering the less visible animal life. A rich breakfast will be served upon returning to the lodge. The adventure reaches its end. After breakfast, we start a 4 to 5 hours drive to Dar es Salaam
amid the now familiar landscapes and colourful villages. lunch box meal will be offered for the picnic pause.
KIHINDO TOURS & SAFARIS representative will assist you to the airport or to your hotel and shall look forward to receiving you soon again for your next adventure. There is so much more to discover and enjoy in Tanzania!!!!