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Day 1: Dar/Selous
Depart Dar es Salaam city centre in the morning and drive to the Selous Game Reserve arriving for late lunch at Rufiji River Camp. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the tented camp.
Meal plan: {L, D}
 
Day 2: Selous
Enjoy a full day game viewing in the reserve. Participate in some classic – style game drives - exploring the bush in open 4 x 4 vehicles. Waterbuck, southern reed buck and bushbuck are common in the Selous. Rare sable antelope, lion and greater kudu also frequent this area. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
 
Day 3: Selous
After breakfast, accompany an armed ranger on a waking safari in the reserve. The sights and sounds (and smells) of a walking safari are a special treat that will live long in your memory. The thrill of creeping up to animals to “shoot” them with your camera is a great experience. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat safari where you will explore the different channels and lakes of the Rufiji River System, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles. A large variety of herons, storks, ducks, stilts, and other water birds may be seen. And you also see land mammals, such as giraffe and elephants. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
 
Day 4: Selous
Another full day game viewing in the Selous Game Reserve. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5: Selous/Mikumi
Depart after breakfast and drive to Mikumi National Park arriving for lunch at Vuma Hill Tented Camp. The camp is perched above the trees stretching over the seemingly endless wilderness south west of the park. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the tented camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
 
Day 6: Mikumi/Ruaha
After breakfast drive to Ruaha National Park, which is famous for its rare sable antelope, roan antelope, and big herds of elephants. The park represents a transition zone where eastern and southern African flora and fauna overlap. Although Ruaha is one of the largest parks in Africa, it is comparatively unknown and, due to its remoteness, remains unspoiled. Enjoy a late lunch at the lodge followed by an afternoon game drive. Ruaha River Lodge is the only lodge in the reserve and is built on a rocky ridge with spectacular views of the Great Ruaha River. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 7: Ruaha
Enjoy a full day game drive in the park. Nearly 500 bird species have been sighted within the park. The river area features large numbers of hippo and crocodile and attracts lion, leopard, hunting dog, waterbuck, impala, giraffe, warthog and eland. Grants gazelle, ostrich and cheetah may be seen on the plains. Meals and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
 
Day 8: Ruaha/Mikumi
After an early breakfast drive to Mikumi National Park arriving for lunch at Vuma Hill Tented Camp. Afternoon game drive. The park is well known for its population of elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, elands, and greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Predators include tree-climbing lions, leopards, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal. You may also see crocodiles, monitor lizards, yellow baboon and hippos. Dinner and overnight at the tented camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
 
Day 9: Mikumi/Dar
After breakfast, enjoy another game drive in Mikumi National Park. Return to the camp for lunch and then depart for your return to Dar es Salaam. Drop off in the city centre. End of services.
Meal plan: {B, L}

2016 prices

Seasons High
(1st Jan – 31st Mar, 26th May - 31st Oct & 1st Dec - 31st Dec)
Shoulder
(1st Nov - 30th Nov)
Low
(1st April – 25th May)
Each of 2 pax US$ US$ US$
Each of 4 pax US$ US$ US$
Each of 6 pax US$ US$ US$
SRS US$ US$ US$

 

 

 

 

 

 

SRS – Single Room Supplement

Prices include:
- Private transportation in a 4x4 landcruiser with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing
- Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
- Fullboard accommodation in the tented camps
- Bottled water for use during the safari
- Game drives and all park entry fees

Not included:
- Supplements over Easter, Christmas and New Year
- International air transportation to and from Dar es Salaam
- Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.

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