Start your Tanzanian experience venturing in the wildlife realm of Selous Game Reserve and complete your memorable journey on the quiet of Mikumi national park.
DAY 1: DAR ES SALAAM – RUFIJI RIVER EXCURSION (SELOUS NYERERE NATIONAL PARK)
This adventure starts early morning. Either upon your arrival at Julius Nyerere
International airport or from your hotel you will be welcomed by KIHINDO TOURS & SAFARIS representative and driven on a 4 -hour road ride in a fully equipped 4×4 vehicle amid luxuriant landscapes and lively villages
and reach your destination on time for lunch at the MLOKA SAFARI LODGE. 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 birds. Complete your day with a magnificent sunset on the river. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.
Activity: Transfer sightseeing and river wildlife discovery
Staying at: MLOKA SAFARI LODGE
DAY 2 & 3: SELOUS GAME RESERVE (NYERERE NATIONAL PARK)
Named after the legendary British explorer, Selous Game Reserve was founded as a reserve in 1905. It later expanded to include the traditional elephant migration routes. Today renamed Nyerere National Park it covers an area three times the size of the Serengeti National Park and twice the size of Belgium.
After breakfast, a full day safari begins. The Selous Reserve offers a diversity of fauna and flora: here you will be amazed by the wildlife and nature. Lakes hosting 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 pause at a dedicated picnic area and will continue your safari. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge. Early wake up for a different thrill…. Escorted by rangers you will start your day 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, after which we shall take you for another safari on the footprints of the “Big 5” until evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.
Activity: Awesome 2 full day safari – game viewing and wildlife discovery
Staying at MLOKA SAFARI LODGE
DAY 4: TRANSFER FROM SELOUS (NYERERE NATIONAL PARK )TO THE MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Departure in the morning after breakfast for a 7-hour drive through the Uluguru Mountains, Morogoro village, and a picnic stopover for a lunch stop. Upon reaching your lodge and after a refreshing pause, we will take you on a 2-hour visit at the Masai village for an enriching cultural interaction with the Masai people. Dinner and overnight stay at the. CAMP BASTIAN MIKUMI
Activity: Transfer & sightseeing
Staying at: CAMP BASTIAN MIKUMI
DAY 5: DAYLONG GAME DRIVE AT MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Mikumi National Park, the fourth largest in Tanzania is located in the Morogoro region between the Uluguru Mountains and the Lumango. The adventure continues. After a rich breakfast we start for a full day game drive across the Mikumi National Park. This is an open park home to lions, elephants, buffalos,
impalas, zebras and the list goes on! You will be offered a picnic for lunch at one of the camp sites. Dinner and overnight stay at the CAMP BASTIAN MIKUMI.
Activity: Wild life discovery
Staying at: CAMP BASTIAN MIKUMI
DAY 6: TRANSFER FROM MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK TO DAR ES SALAAM
The adventure reaches to its end. After breakfast we start a 6-hour return drive to Dar es Salaam amid the now familiar landscapes and colorful villages. Hot 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.
1) Park fees
2) All activities
3) All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
4) A professional driver/guide
5) All transportation (Unless labelled as optional)
6) All Taxes/VAT
7) Round trip airport transfer
8) Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
9) Drinks water (mineral water)
1) International flights (From/to home)
2) Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
3) Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
4) Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees