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Day 01
Morning pick up from your hotel or Dar es Salaam Airport (hotel and flight not included) and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with packed lunch. This is a 5 hour drive, where you will drive through a tarmac road for the first 150 kms, after that you will come to a small village called Kibiti where you make a right and that’s where real Africa starts. The road is sandy and in the wet season, filled with water. On arrival at the campsite, you will find a complete bush, cleared enough to camp. From your tents, you will be seeing nothing but the flow of the Rufiji River, hippos popping there heads above the water and crocodiles gracefully wading in the current. Dinner will be served, however you do have an option of a boat safari from the time you arrive until dinner.
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 02
After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for your full day game drive with a packed lunch. Today you will get to see a variety of game, including the African hunting dog, drive through different terrain, bush, savannah and miombo woodland. Selous, Africa's largest wildlife sanctuary with an area of 54,600 sq. km. is bigger than Denmark and 4 times the size of Serengeti. It has the World's largest number of big game - elephant, buffalo, rhino; sable antelope. Selous also contains wildebeest, eland, giraffe, waterbuck, zebra, impala, hippo, leopard and lion. There are about 350 species of birdlife you will get back to camp late evening, for a hot dinner.
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 03
After Breakfast, proceed to Mikumi National Park, you will have to drive through the Selous game reserve to get to Mikumi. Mikumi is a small park but none the less, game is plenty, and the mkata plains provide spectacular viewing. You will stop en route to Mikumi to have your packed lunch.
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 04
After breakfast, depart for Ruaha with packed lunch, on arrival en route game drive to campsite outside the park. Ruaha, with an area of 10,300 sq. km, is the second largest park, and second largest elephant sanctuary in Tanzania. The great Ruaha River which flows along its entire eastern border, creating spectacular gorges and scenery, features a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals include Greater and Lesser Kudu, Roan and Sable Antelope. Birdlife is rich, with over 370 species recorded.
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 05
After breakfast, depart for full day game drive with packed lunch. Ruaha has got arguably the best scenery in the southern safari sector with rivers, plains and forests. Back to camp for dinner and overnight
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 06
After breakfast, depart for Mikumi, on arrival en route game drive, dinner and overnight
Overnight in Camp on full board basis

Day 07
After breakfast, depart the camp with a picnic lunch and a short game drive before departing for Dar es Salaam. On arrival transfer to Dar es Salaam's J K Nyerere International Airport for departing flight. (flight or hotel not included).

Cost Includes
  • Meet and greet services
  • Assistance at the airport
  • EXCLUSIVE 4x4 vehicles with photo roof (maximum 6 travellers per vehicle)
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Transfers as specified
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Game drives in 4x4 vehicle in Mikumi and Selous
  • All accommodation and meals as specified
  • Use of adventure camping tents with cots and mattress
  • All park fees and government taxes

Cost Excludes
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Airport tax (pay direct)
  • Driver guide or local escort gratuities
  • Drinks (unless specified) and dining rooms tips, porterage, personal travel and baggage insurance
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature


Travel by four-wheel drive vehicle
English speaking driver-guide
Camp cook & assistant
Spacious tents
Camp cots with mattress pads
Healthy, freshly cooked meals
Park and game reserve fees
Lions of Tanzania Camping
Lions of Tanzania Camping
Lions of Tanzania Camping
Lions of Tanzania Camping

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