10 Days Selous, Mikumi, Ruaha National Park Safari(Canary Program)


Day 1
Arrival Day

On arrival at Mwalimu Nyerere International Airport, you will be met by your TX SAFARIS AND ADVENTURES guide and transferred to your Hotel in Dar es Salaam. This is the perfect place to relax by the pool and recover from your journey.

Accommodation: Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel.

Meals: Dinner & Breakfast

Day 2
Dar – Selous Game Reserve

In the morning, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to Selous Game Reserve, arriving at Rufiji River Camp in time for a delicious hot lunch. In the late afternoon, you’ll go on a thrilling boat safari on the Rufiji River where you’ll see hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. Your guide will also be able to point out interesting birds and plant species during this trip.

Accommodation: Rufiji River camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3
Selous Full Day

Each morning after breakfast you’ll have a full day of game viewing in Selous Game Reserve taking a packed lunch with you if you wish to maximize your game drive time. Selous Game Reserve is bigger than Switzerland and Denmark so it takes a long time to explore properly but your guide will know the best places to go. These will be special days spent exploring the wilderness in the biggest game reserve in Africa and viewing the diverse wildlife which includes lion, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, elephant, wild dog and so much more.

Accommodation: Rufiji river Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4-5
Half Day Game Viewing

In the early morning and before breakfast we’ll go on a three hour walking safari (or as long as you’re comfortable with) in the wilderness, accompanied by your guide and an armed ranger. By going on foot you’ll have a chance to see various bird and plant species as you explore this heavenly sanctuary. We’ll go back to camp to clean up then after breakfast we’ll leave Rufji river camp and take a packed lunch to enjoy on our a game drive on the way to Mikumi National Park.

Accommodation: mikumi safari lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6
Mikumi National Park

After breakfast, leave for Mikumi National Park with a packed lunch. Mikumi National Park is nestled between the Uluguru Mountains to the northeast, and the Rubeho Mountains, Udzungwa Mountains and Rift Valley escarpment to the southwest. As part of the Selous ecosystem, it benefits from the highest game density of the entire conservation area. The landscape here is beautiful and the wildlife prolific. You can expect to see animals like elephant, giraffe, zebra, eland, kudu, wildebeest, antelope, tree-climbing lion, leopard, wild dog, Jackal and an amazing array of colorful birds.

Accommodation: Mikumi Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7
Mikumi – Ruaha National Park

After breakfast, drive to Ruaha National Park. If you wish your guide will take you on an evening game drive through this remote area with a dramatic topography of mountains, rivers and plains. Its ragged beauty is only outmatched by the variety and density of wildlife and exotic birdlife. Ruaha National Park is home to the largest population of elephants in any East African natural reserve as well as many other animals and birds all attracted to the Great Ruaha River.

Accommodation: Ruaha River lodge Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 8-9
Ruaha National Park

You will have two full days of game activities in Ruaha National Park. The park covers 20,950 square kilometers, with a large area of dry savanna. The forest contains Miombo woodlands, Acacia woodlands, Riverine forests and Terminalia scrub. Ruaha and Rungwa areas are home to 450 bird species. Ruaha River Lodge is set on one of the most stunning stretches of the Great Ruaha River so you can see game throughout the day from the comfort of your veranda if you want to have a break from driving and simply enjoy your surroundings and be pampered at camp.

Accommodation: Ruaha River Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10
Ruaha – Udzungwa National Park

In the early morning after breakfast you’ll depart for Udzungwa Mountains National Parks with a packed lunch. On arrival, we will go mountain hiking on the Campsite 3 trail taking in the amazing sights of forest including waterfalls, birds, primates, butterflies, bush-buck, Dikdik, baboons and monkeys.

Accommodation: Uduzungwa water falls Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11
Udzungwa – Mikumi

After breakfast, we will drive to Mikumi National Park where you’ll enjoy a full day of game viewing in Mikumi National Park with a packed lunch. During today’s game viewing, you’ll see the open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata floodplain and we may be able to find lion, giraffe, zebra, impala, elephant, wildebeest and birds such as hornbill, lilac breasted roller, crowned crane and many more.

Accommodation: Nashera hotel in Morogoro

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12
Mikumi – Dar Es Salaam

After breakfast we’ll drive you back to Dar es Salaam where you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. It’s been an amazing trip and you’ll have some incredible photos and stories to share with your friends and family back home.

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