We pick up travelers from the airport or from a chosen starting point
Starting points: Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam
Endpoints: Same as the starting point.
Product types: Safari Tour
Tour modes: 4WD, Bus/Coach
Themes: Animals (Wild), Outdoors, Walking Safari, River Boat Safari
Total Duration: 6 days
Mikumi National Park
Ruaha National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park
The Mikumi National Park near Morogoro, Tanzania, was established in 1964. It covers an area of 3,230 km² is the fourth largest in the country. Location: Mikumi near Morogoro, Tanzania; Area: 3,230 km² (1247sq mi)
Ruaha National Park in South Central Tanzania is drained by the Great Ruaha River. The addition of the Usangu Game Reserve and other important wetlands to the park in 2008 increased its size to 20,226 km2 (7,809 sq mi); Location: Tanzania, South Central; Area: 45,000 sq km (17,000 sq mi)
Udzungwa Mountains National Park near Mikumi and the Selous Game Reserve. Udzungwa Mountains National Park has one of the highest rates of biodiversity anywhere in Africa, with several different landscapes inside the park’s borders that serve as home to hundreds of species. Two of the six primate species in Udzungwa are only found there – the Iringa Red Colobus and Sanje Crested Mangabey. The park sustains more than 400 bird species, including four that occur nowhere else in the world. Location: Kidaya, Tanzania; Area: 1990 sq km (768 sq mi)
Group type: Private;
What’s included: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Safari Car(jeep), Fuel and Driver Guide, Government tax and all Local fees.
What’s excluded: All flights including domestic, Person equipment, Tip for crews
In-person: English, French, Simplified Chinese
We offer an in-person guide, licensed and certified
Our in-person guide may also be the driver.
Airport arrival and transport to hotel. Afternoon-evening tour of Dar es Salaam.
Distance from airport: 13 kilometers/8.1 miles.
Fly to Ruaha National Park, central Tanzania by domestic flight (not included in our pricing schedule). Regular daily flights are provided by Coastal Aviation. This method of travel is recommended as the distance to the destination is far. A road trip is available but would take 6 hours minimum! Coastal Aviation prices in USD to Ruaha in 2020: Adult-$416; child-$333; taxes-$17. We can help you with your flight bookings. Flights leave Dar 08.30 daily.
Accommodation: Mabata Makali Luxury Tented Camp
On arrival prepare for a game drive and a late lunch in the park. This activity offers a great way to watch the elephants as they feed or drink from the river and watch the giraffes as they wander from the savannah in search of Acacia. You may also come across the pride of lions. In the early evening you can choose to join a short walking safari along the river or just relax in your luxury tented camp with en suite facilities. This will let you feel that you are a part of Africa’s wonders. Enjoy sundowners back in camp overlooking the river. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided.
Accommodation: Mabata Makali Luxury Tented Camp
Distance traveled: 50km/31mi (approx.)
Start the day with an early morning game drive when the animals are at their liveliest. Thereafter, have lunch in the park and depart for the Udzungwa Mountains National Park. The parks neighbor each other so no great distances involved. On arrival and registration we enter the park and prepare for a hike into the bush (there are no roads through this park). The Udzungwa Mountains National Park has one of the highest rates of biodiversity anywhere in Africa, with several different landscapes inside the park’s borders that serve as home to hundreds of species. Two of the six primate species in Udzungwa are only found there – the Iringa Red Colobus and Sanje Crested Mangabey. The park sustains more than 400 bird species, including four that occur nowhere else in the world. Total distance traveled: approx 60km/37mi
Accommodation: Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp
Distance traveled: 60km/27mi
Udzungwa Mountains National Park to Mikumi National Park
After breakfast a final morning walk to the waterfall and beyond for some more bird-spotting and wildlife experiences. Have lunch in the park and then leave the mountains for Mikumi National Park, our final stop on this tour. After park and lodge registration in Mikumi we take a late afternoon, early evening game drive when the animals come out to feed for the night. You may spot local wildlife like lions, giraffes, zebras, elephants, hippos, and birds.
Accommodation: Mantis Lodge & Camping Site
Head out for a game drive at sunrise, a time of the day when the animals are in their most active state. Brace yourself for animals you might have missed on encountering during the previous day’s game drive. After, carry on with the long drive to Dar es Salaam. You will have a lunch stopover en route.
You now have the option of extending your stay with 3 days and 2 nights in Zanzibar, a stunning island in the Indian Ocean. Normal prices for a stay in Zanzibar can be from $250-$300 per person per night including full board.
Accommodation: As at arrival
Total distance traveled: 320km/200m
Activity duration may vary
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
No Back Problems
No Serious Medical Conditions
No Expectant Mothers
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Price Guide $1495 (budget camping negotiable, based on 3-4+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2295 (mid-range negotiable, based on 3-4+ people sharing).
Price Guide $2465 (luxury negotiable, based on 3-4+ people sharing).
Prices are negotiable for fewer travelers and for more travelers. Single room supplement applies.
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