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Enticing Journeys

  • Tanzania
Destinations

Destinations

Tanzania,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Luxury, Mid Range

Tour Overview

Perfect as an adventure for wildlife enthusiasts, serious safari-goers, or newcomers alike, this journey promises the best that Southern Tanzania has to offer with an amazing selection of iconic reserves for you to experience in all their, This safari will take you to the less-known conservation areas in the south of Tanzania. You will explore Mikumi, Ruaha and Nyerere National Parks (Nyerere was formerly Selous National Park) with a safari vehicle, on foot and by boat. There will also be time to meet with the incredible locals.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Walking Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Ruaha National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi National Park
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Baboon, Vervet Monkey, Kudu, Eland, Waterbuck, Warthog, Mongoose, Topi
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Birding, UNESCO Site
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle, Motor Boat
  • Start/end:
    Start in Dar-es-Salaam, end in Dar-es-Saalam
  • Minimum age:
    2

Highlights

  • Chance to see endangered wild dogs in Selous and Ruaha National Parks
  • Exciting variety of activities boat safari, walking and game drives
  • Enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery
  • Discover the magnificent big cats viewing in Selous and Ruaha

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 3,316 per person

What's Included

  • Accommodation, meals & drinking water
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Transportation in a 4×4 Land Cruiser
  • Unlimited game drives
  • All mentioned activities
  • Tea, coffee & sundowner stops during safari
  • Airport transfer after the safari
  • National park fees
  • AMREF Flying Doctors rescue fee

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Tips & personal spending money
  • Travel insurance

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Enticing Journeys
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Enticing Journeys‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
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Day by Day Overview

“Three days exploring the land of the mighty Rufiji River”

You leave Dar es, Salaam after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely away. The journey takes you through a panoramic tour of Tanzania’s rural landscape, as your guide heads for Nyerere National Park, and the least visited reserve on the itinerary but one capable of delivering fantastic game viewing – its home to Tanzania’s awe-inspiring wild dog sightings. Your accommodation Africa Safari Camp is a paradisiacal retreat, located close to the entrance of the Nyerere National Park and the Rufiji River is within walking distance.

Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) is the world’s largest wildlife reserve and is Tanzania’s best-kept Big 5 secret. The Selous offers a wide range of habitats to explore from grassland savannah to floodplains, and miombo woodland and is home to a multitude of plains game, large elephant herds, lion prides and African wild dogs.

At Nyerere National Park, you have the unique opportunity of leaving your vehicle – perhaps to approach a placid elephant herd undetected or to simply discover what is around the next river bend on foot. In addition to game drives and guided nature walks, you can experience boat trips and picnics on one of the many scenic sand banks and excellent birding.

Your accommodation- Africa Safari Selous- is tucked safely close to the main entrance to the Selous Park, and the Rufiji River is within walking distance. Offers attentive, yet unpretentious personalized service, exquisite dining, swimming pool, fantastic tents and bungalow.

  • Main Destination: Selous Game Reserve/Nyerere National Park
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation: Africa Safari Selous
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Selous Boat Safari

“Two days exploring wildlife at glance”

You leave Africa Safari Selous after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely away. The Uduzungwa Mountains drifts past as your guide heads for Mikumi National Park, the most commonly visited reserve on the itinerary but one capable of delivering fantastic game viewing. Arrive late afternoon and enjoy a game drive inside Mikumi Park where you will be able to see a wide variety of bird species, zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland antelope, giraffe, buffalo, and elephants.

Your accommodation, Mikumi Wildlife Camp, is located next to a waterhole, overlooking the vast plains of Mikumi National Park. The wildlife on the African savannah, close to the lodge, is abundant and easy to spot from the restaurant. The waterhole tends to get rather busy during the dry season; zebra’s, elephants, impala’s and buffaloes are regular visitors. Two days here exploring the park at your own pace enjoying morning and afternoon game drive tracing the great sighting of buffaloes and giraffe the park is known for.

  • Main Destination: Mikumi National Park
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation: Mikumi Wildlife Camp
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“Three days exploring wondering nature”

Leaving Mikumi National Park after a relaxed breakfast we drive to Ruaha National Park which is 274 km, a packed lunch sustains you on the way as you go via Iringa town, passing through the countryside with nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. Upon arriving in Iringa you will visit the museum which holds the head of the great local chief Mkwawa who resisted the Germans in Iringa town, then drive to your accommodation Ruah Hilltop Lodge.

The three days will be used to explore this undiscovered park by vehicle, foot, and optional balloon safari. Ruaha’s varied terrain is home to a wide variety of wildlife including large herds of buffalo, hippo, more unusual antelope species such as sable and lesser kudu and — if you are really lucky — wild dog, which roam huge distances each day in search of their next meal, making sightings impossible to predict.

Your accommodation –Ruah Hilltop Lodge – nestled on the slopes of the Ideremle Mountain, has breathtaking panoramic views overlooking vast savannah plains. The lodge is a mere 15 km from the gate of Ruaha National Park which has some of Tanzania’s richest concentrations of animals, bird and plant life, from here you will experience a truly Tanzanian safari.

  • Main Destination: Ruaha National Park
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Ruah Hilltop Lodge
Ruah Birds
Ruah Kudu
Ruah Walking Safari

After breakfast you will have a short game drive in Ruaha then drive back to Dar-es -Salaam for drop off at the airport or your hotel.

  • Main Destination: Dar-es-Salaam
  • Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Ruah Landscape
Ruah Lion
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