Mikumi and Wondering Ruaha Adventure
5 DAYS
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From $ 1,986
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Overview

This safari tour allows travelers to experience the best of Southern Tanzania Parks. Kick off your tour in Ruaha National Park a wandering nature , the best place to see lions in the whole of Africa , before venturing off to the Mikumi National Park where you can discover the mysterious Mkata Plains. Enjoy exclusive game viewing with safari jeeps, foot and boat for up-close of hippos, elephants, crocodiles and water birds.

Tour Highlights

  • Excellent for big game viewing buffalo, giraffe, elephants, and big cats
  • Get up-close to the hippos and elephants in Mikumi on a boat safari
  • Excellent sighting of lions in Ruaha National Park.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the prolific birdlife of Tanzania
  • Game drives in the company of some of the best guides

Included

  • Safari according to the itinerary
  • Transportation on a well-maintained 4×4 safari Land cruiser
  • UNLIMITED Game drives
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • All accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Unlimited Mineral water during safari
  • Tea and coffee stop during safari
  • AMREF flying doctors rescue fees
  • All mentioned activities
  • All National Park Fees
  • Sundowner Stops

Excluded

  • Additional Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
Day by Day.
Description

Day 1-2: Dar Es Salaam — Mikumi National Park.

“Two days exploring the wildlife at a glance”

You leave your accommodation after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely away, the landscape drifts past as your guide heads for Mikumi National Park, arrive late afternoon enjoy a game drive inside Mikumi park. The park is home to a wide variety of bird species, zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland antelope, giraffe, buffalo, and elephants. Your accommodation is set in the heart of Mikumi national park with a watering hole where animals come to drink frequently. On the second day 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.

Your accommodation – Mikumi wildlife camp- lies in the heart of the wilderness of the Mikumi National Park, a stay in the Camp will guarantee you a memorable and magical safari experience that you will not forget for the rest of your life.

Main Destination: Mikumi National Park

Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Accommodation: Mikumi wildlife Camp

Mikumi National Park

Day 3-4: Mikumi National Park – Ruaha National Park.

“Two days exploring wondering nature”

Leaving Mikumi National park after a relaxed breakfast we drive to Ruah national park which is 274 km, a packed lunch sustains you on the way, you pass via Iringa town, passing through the countryside and have 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 River Lodge.

The three days will be used to explore this undiscovered park by vehicle, foot, and fly fishing. 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 roams huge distances each day in search of their next meal, making sightings impossible to predict.

Your accommodation –Ruah River lodge – lies on one of the most stunning stretches of the Great Ruaha River, you can see game throughout the day from the comfort of your veranda; there can surely be few other camps as perfectly situated from the heart of it all.

Main Destination: Ruaha National Park

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Ruah River Lodge

Ruaha-National-Park

Day 5: Ruaha National Park - Dar Es Salaam.

After breakfast, you will have a short game drive in Ruaha and after drive back to Dar es Salaam and you will be dropped at the airport or your hotel of stay.

Main Destination: Ruaha National Park

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

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