7 Days Southern Tanzania Safari 

Tanzania Safaris

7 DAYS SAFARI TO SOUTHERN TANZANIA 

A 7 Days 6 Nights Southern Tanzania Safari that takes you to the less visited southern circuit wildlife destinations of Selous Game Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains National Park and Ruaha National Park which have abundant wildlife and offer superb wildlife experiences including boat cruises, walking safaris and game drives.

Trip  Summary 

Day 1:  Drive from Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve
Day 2: Selous Game Reserve
Day 3: Drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Day 4: Hiking in Udzungwa – Sanje Waterfalls
Day 5: Drive to Ruaha National Park (5-6 hours)
Day 6: Full day game drive in Ruaha National Park
Day 7: Transfer to Iringa airport the flight to Dar Es Salaam

Please Note:

  • We need a minimum 2 Person sharing to operate this safari
  • A price reduction is possible for 3 persons and above.

Day 1: Drive from Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

Pick up 07:30 am at Hotel Slipway, and drive to the Selous (5-6 hrs). You will take part in an afternoon boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River. Where you can see plenty of hippos, crocodiles and bird life. Overnight at the Selous River Camp. All meals included.

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve

You will participate in a full game day drives private in Selous Game Reserve and boating safaris, Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, with an area of 54.600kms – bigger than Denmark and 4 times the size of Serengeti!.

Selous has the world’s largest number of large game animals – elephant, buffalo, and rhinos. It also contains wildebeest, eland, giraffe, waterbuck, zebra, impala, hippo, leopard and lion, not to mention over 350 species of birds. Dinner and overnight at the Selous River Camp. All meals included.

Day 3: Drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park

In the morning you will have game drive across Selous Game Reserve and later drive to Udzungwa Mountain National Park, arriving in the late evening.Overnight in the Udzungwa Forest Camp – All meals included.

Day 4: Hiking in Udzungwa – Sanje Waterfalls

After breakfast, drive to the park gate and start hiking into the superb primary forest to the base and then the top of the spectacular 180m Sanje Waterfall looking for primates on the way (Iringa Red Colobus and Sanje Mangabey).

Swim in plunge pools, see endemic African Violets growing in the spray zones and have lunch in the forest on the top of the falls. Descend after enjoying superb views. Overnight in the Udzungwa Forest Camp – All meals included.

Day 5: Drive to Ruaha National Park (5-6 hours)

After breakfast, depart for Ruaha National Park, having lunch en-route. By afternoon you will have reached the Ruaha Hilltop Lodge and proceed to afternoon game drive in Ruaha National Park. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Day 6: Full day game drive in Ruaha National Park

After breakfast, full days of game driving at Ruaha National Park, with picnic lunches. Ruaha has an area of 10,300 sq km, and is the second largest park, and second largest elephant sanctuary in Tanzania. The great Ruaha River that flows along its entire eastern border creates spectacular gorges and scenery, and features a large number of hippos and crocodiles. The wide variety of animals that inhabit the park include both Greater and Lesser Kudu, roan and sable antelope. Bird life is also rich, with over 370 species recorded. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge. All meals included.

Day 7: Transfer to Iringa airport the flight to Dar Es Salaam

After breakfast transfer to Iringa airport for 11:30 Air Tanzania for the flight to Dar Es Salaam, arrive at 12:30.

Please Inquire on Tour Cost

Tour Cost Includes

  • Meet and Greet service at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Accommodation inclusions as per itinerary above
  • Scheduled internal flights:
  • Park Fees

Tour Cost Excludes

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips on safari and at camps/lodges
  • Items of personal needs
  • Government taxes where applicable
Total: $2,995.00 From $2,995.00 /person

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