Ruaha / Mikumi / Udzungwa / Selous Via Mufindi
Pick up from Dar es salaam Hotel and drive to Mikumi . Lunch at Vuma Hills
Tented Camp. After lunch relax. Late afternoon game drive in Mikumi
National Park. This park is famous for its open grasslands and the
mountain ranges that border the park. A full spectrum of wildlife can be
viewed here including wild dog and over 300 species of bird. Dinner and
Overnight at Vuma Hills Tented camp/ Mikumi Wildlife Camp/ Foxes Safari
After breakfast drive with packed lunch to Udzungwa Mountain National
Park. Enjoy a guided walk in this park famous for rare plants and primates
including two that are endemic-Iringa Red Colobus and the Sanje crested
mangabey. Walk in the lush rain forest and enjoy relaxing by water falls
and spectacular views of the south west plateau. Late afternoon return to
Vuma hills Tented Camp/ Mikumi Wildlife Camp/ Foxes Safari Camp for dinner
After breakfast leave with a packed lunch to Ruaha National Park. This
journey takes you through the Kitonga hills which border the Udzungwa
mountains . The road follows the Great Ruaha River and then climbs the
Great Rift Escarpment and then past Iringa Town and onto Ruaha River
Lodge/ Tandala Tented Camp/Mwagusi/ Jongomero.
Day 4 + 5
The next two days are spent game driving in Ruaha National park, one of
Tanzania’s best kept secrets. A large variety of game is seen including
hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, lion ,leopard, hyena, wild dog, greater and
lesser Kudu. Ruaha is the country’s biggest elephant sanctuary and hone to
over 370 species of Birds. Full board at you chosen lodge- Ruaha River
Lodge/ Tandala Tented Camp/Mwagusi/ Jongomeru.
After breakfast drive to Mufindi Highland Lodge in time for lunch. Mufindi
highlands offers you the opportunity to experience a different part of
Tanzania. This area is surrounded by tea estates, dark thick montane
forest, rugged bushland interlaced with lakes, rivers and streams. It is
an ideal place to relax after the rigors of your safari. The climate is
cool and there are a number of activities to choose from including walks,
fishing, golf, mountain biking and horseback riding. Full board at Mufindi
Choice of activities at the lodge or relax enjoying the cool climate and
stunning scenery. Full board Mufundi Highland lodge.
After breakfast drive back towards Dar es salaam with a packed lunch.
Dinner and overnight once again in Mikumi (Vuma hills Tented Camp/ Mikumi
Wildlife Camp/ Foxes Safari Camp) or take this opportunity to stay in a
country town- Morogoro. Here the options are Acropol Hotel or Oasis Hotel.
After breakfast drive to the Selous with packed lunch. This is one of the
most amazing road trips you can do in Tanzania. The drive will take you
through truly wild and untouched parts of the country, through the uluguru
mountains past small villages and eventually into the Selous game reserve.
Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp, Impala, Selous safari,
Sandrivers or Beho Beho.
Day 10 +11
Two full days exploring the Selous Game Reserve. This is the largest
protected wildlife area in Africa. This park varies from rolling savannah
woodland, grassland plains and rocky outcrops cut by the Rufiji River and
its tributaries, the kilomobero and luwegu. It is the largest catchment
area in East Africa and the ideal place to view game by boat, on foot and
on game drives. You will have a choice of two of these activities a day at
any camp you choose to stay in. Accommodation is on full board.
After breakfast transfer to airstrip for flight to Dar es salaam or
End of Tour