5 Days – Selous & Mikumi. Come and join this safari in Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. Stay at Selous Mapumziko Lodge and Camp Bastian, Mikumi offers you the best of it. Starting and ending at Dar es Salaam, this safari will take you to the greater Selous ecosystem and give you the rare chance to experience the real African wilderness adventure in the few untouched areas of Tanzania.
Day 1: dar es Salaam to Selous – afternoon boat safari on Rufiji River
The client will be picked from the place of staying in Dar es Salaam and drive to Selous Game Reserve with a packed lunch. The journey will take about five hours through the most unexplored and untouched areas of Tanzania. You will arrive at Selous Game Reserve in the afternoon in time for the boat safari, where you will admire hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Early morning walking safari and afternoon game drive in Selous
Early morning walking safari return to the lodge for breakfast, after breakfast, you will have a full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve, which is rich with wildlife, including buffalos, lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, impalas, warthogs, hippos, and crocodiles..
Day 3: Game drive across the Selous Game Reserve and proceed to Mikumi via Morogoro
After breakfast, you will proceed with a game drive in Selous Game Reserve en route to Mikumi National Park via Morogoro over the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and past small local villages and farms for a sunset game drive in the park (if you arrive on time).
Day 4: Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park
In the morning after breakfast, you will have a full day game viewing in the park. The Mikumi flood plain is the main feature of the park along with the bordering mountain ranges. Animals commonly found here include lions, elands, hartebeest, buffalos, wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and elephants. The Mikumi elephants are mainly grazers and do not cause tree damage.
Day 5: Early morning game drive and drive back to Dar Es Salaam
Early in the morning, you will have a sunrise game viewing. In the late afternoon, you will have a game drive en route back to Dar es Salaam.
PRICE US$ 1250 per person
- Lodge safari according to the itinerary
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Mineral water
- All mentioned activities
- All national park fees
- Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Visa fees
- Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
- Travel insurance