7 Days Southern Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Selous Game Reserve (L, D)
Day 2 – 3: Full day game drive in Selous Game Reserve (B, L, D)
Day 4: Game drive en route to Mikumi National Park (D)
Day 5: Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park (B, L, D)
Day 6: Walking safari and evening game drives (D)
Day 7: Trekking in Udzungwa Mountains National Park and transfer back to Dar Es Salaam

Day 1: Transfer to Selous Game Reserve (L, D)
You will be picked up from your airport or hotel in Dar Es Salaam and be transferred to Selous Game Reserve. Once you arrive, you will have lunch, then go on an evening boat safari. Your dinner and overnight camping will be at Selous Kinga Lodge.

Day 2 – 3: Full day game drive in Selous Game Reserve (B, L, D)
On this day, you will leave early in the morning with a packed breakfast and picnic lunch to enjoy a full day game drive in the largest game reserve in Africa. Each safari will cover different areas of the park, so you’ll be able to enjoy different vegetation and the animals they support there. Your dinner and overnight camping will be at Selous Kinga Lodge.

Day 4: Game drive en route to Mikumi National Park (D)
On this day, your game drive will take you to Mikumi National Park, via Kisaki Village. Depending on the time you arrive in Mikumi National Park, you may have a sunset game drive, or just go on to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay within the park.

Day 5: Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park (B, L, D)
You will have a sunrise game drive, starting at 06:30, and will have breakfast at around 08:30. You’ll then continue the drive until lunch time, which you will have in the park. After lunch, you will finish the day with a drive in another part of the park until around 16:30.

In Mikumi, you should expect to see animals such as lions, buffaloes, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, impalas, warthogs, elephants, hippos, and more than 300 bird species. Your dinner and an overnight stay will be at the park’s cottages.

Day 6: Walking safari and evening game drives (D)
Start the day with an early morning, three-hour walking safari, and experience Mikumi wildlife on foot. After the walk, you will have lunch a break, then continue on with a game drive around the park. Later on in the evening, you will be transferred to the Udzungwa Mountains National Park for dinner and an overnight stay at Twiga Hotel.

Day 7: Trekking in Udzungwa Mountains National Park and transfer back to Dar Es Salaam
The purpose of this day’s trip is to show you the natural habitats in Udzungwa Mountains National Park. You will be picked from your hotel early in the morning for a drive to the Udzungwa Mountains. After registering, you’ll start climbing, taking the Sanje route in order to see the 4-stage waterfalls. Udzungwa is one of thirty-four world biodiversity hotspots.

Here, you can expect to see primates, as Udzungwa has 11 primate species, two of which are found nowhere else in the world. Also, you may have the opportunity to see habituated Sanje mangabeys, different endemic plant species, birds, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies, waterfalls, etc.

After you come down, you will be transferred back to Dar Es Salaam via Morogoro town. Once you arrive in Dar, you will be transferred to your residence / airport and that will be the end of your safari.