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    $3970 p/p in USD
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Gibborim Adventures

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Tanzania,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

The Southern Circuit in Tanzania is a huge area with many attractions, large rivers, impressive mountains and superb wildlife. This circuit includes Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains National Parks, Ruaha National Park, Nyerere National Park (previously Selous Game Reserve) and Kitulo National Park, which is covered with flowers. All these parks can be reached by road and air, and are home to a wide range of diverse wildlife and birds.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Ruaha National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Arusha National Park, Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountains NP
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Baboon, Dik Dik, Blue Monkey, Forest Pig, Vervet Monkey, Kudu, Eland, Oryx, Waterbuck, Warthog, Mongoose, Duiker, Bush Baby, Topi, Grant's Gazelle
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Boat Cruise, Birding
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Light Aircraft
  • Start/end:
    Start in Dar es Salaam, end in Dar es Salaam
  • Minimum age:
    5

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 3,970 per person sharing

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation & drinking water
  • Professional driver guide & 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Transfers from and to the airport
  • National park entrance fees
  • Service charges & Government taxes
  • Flying doctor cover

What's Excluded

  • International flights & visas
  • Personal expenditure & tips
  • Travel Insurance

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Gibborim Adventures
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Gibborim Adventures‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

In the morning at 0800 hrs pick up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam or Dar International Airport and travel to Selous Game Reserve with a packed lunch which you will have on the way. You will arrive in the reserve in the late afternoon and if time allows you will do evening game drive.

Dinner and overnight in lodge/tented camp/budget campsite

Wake up at 0600 hrs for an early morning game drive in Selous Game Reserve at sunrise. Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest protected area, bigger than Switzerland, and is home to the largest population of elephants in Tanzania as well as a large number of buffalo, hippo and wild dog together with lion, eland, bush buck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, crocodile and greater kudu. There is also the chance to see the rare sable antelope. Breakfast at your accommodation then proceed with a game drive.

All meals and overnight in lodge/tented camp/budget campsite

Breakfast at your accommodation then head out on a walking safari in the wilderness accompanied with an armed ranger guide who will guide you on walking to get close to the wildlife. You will have lunch back at your accommodation before the driver takes you to Rufiji River for an afternoon boat trip. A great chance to spot birds and wildlife coming to drink in the river.

All meals and overnight in lodge/tented camp/budget campsite

Wake up at 0600 hrs for an early morning game drive in the reserve before heading back to your accommodation for breakfast. Then check out from Selous and travel to Mikumi National Park with a packed lunch and game viewing on the way. You will arrive in the early afternoon followed by relaxation at leisure at your accommodation waiting for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight in lodge/tented camp/budget campsite

Breakfast followed by both morning and afternoon game drives in the park, which is home to elephant, lion, wild dog, zebra, hyena, buffalo, wildebeest, eland, hartebeest, crocodile, lizard and other residents. Over 300 species of birds have been observed in this park.

All meals and overnight in lodge/tented camp/budget campsite

Wake up at 0600 hrs for an early morning game drive in Mikumi National Park before returning to your accommodation for breakfast. After breakfast check out and with a packed lunch travel to Ruaha National Park where you will arrive in the afternoon. Enjoy a short evening game drive in the park or relaxation at leisure in Ruaha River Lodge/Jongomero Camp or Public Campsite.

Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge/Jongomero Camp/Public Campsite

Breakfast in your accommodation, followed by both morning and afternoon game drives in Ruaha National Park, look for roan and sable antelope, hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, reedbuck and buffalo, which venture to the river’s edge to drink, attracting the attention of lion, leopard, hyena, wild dog and jackal and more antelopes including dik dik. There are many birds in the park including Eurasia migrants that comes to visit the park twice a year.

All meals and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge/Jongomero Camp/Public Campsite

After breakfast check out from your accommodation for the return journey to Dar es Salaam arriving in the late afternoon, for drop off at a hotel, transfer to Zanzibar or fly back home.

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