Southern Safari Circuit Itineraries: in Tanzania are perhaps the most attractive of all our packages. This circuit epitomizes Tanzania in her most pristine form, off the beaten track, away from the crowds of tourists and the sound of other safari vehicles. Here you will find prolific wildlife unscathed by human interaction, where the night sky dazzles with millions of stars and a part of the continent which is untouched by time. Visit the impressive Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi, Udzungwa Mountains, and Ruaha National Parks via unforgettable Tanzania southern safari circuit packages. Genau Guides Ltd has put together intriguing itineraries for your consideration.
Day 1: Depart by Air to the Selous After breakfast depart Dar by chartered aircraft (one-hour). Lunch upon arrival at Rufiji River Camp. Afternoon boating safari along the mighty Rufiji River. You will see plenty of hippos, crocodiles, and bird life with over 400 species. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Day 2: Game Drives & Walking Safaris: After breakfast, a morning game drive in the Selous, Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, with an area of 54,600 km. Lunch at Rufiji River Camp. Afternoon walking safari in the Selous, which boasts the world’s largest number of big game – elephant, buffalo, rhino, hippos, giraffes, and wildebeest. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Day 3: Walking – Boating Safaris i – Selous: After breakfast, go on a morning walking safari with intimate impressions of the rich wildlife in the African bush. Lunch at Rufiji River Camp. Afternoon boating safari in the Great Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Day 4: Selous – Udzungwa Mountains: After breakfast, departure for Udzungwa via a scenic drive through the Uluguru Mountains to Mikumi (approx 7 hours). Lunch in Mikumi en route to Udzungwa Late afternoon arrival at the Udzungwa with half-day hiking and bird-watching in the pristine rainforest. Dinner and overnight at Udzungwa Lodge.
Day 5: Full Day of Hiking in the Udzungwa Mountains: After breakfast, spend a full-day hiking in the Udzungwa Mountains. Picnic lunch in the Mountains. Afternoon hiking and bird-watching in the rainforest towards the Sanje River Waterfall. Dinner and overnight at Udzungwa Lodge.
Day 6: Udzungwa for Mikumi N. Park: After breakfast, drive through the southern highlands to Mikumi National Park. Lunch at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp. Afternoon games drive in Mikumi National Park. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp.
Day 7: Game Drives in Mikumi N. Park: After breakfast, morning game drive in Mikumi. Lunch at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp. Afternoon games drive in Mikumi. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp.
Day 8: Depart Mikumi for Dar es Salaam: After breakfast, morning games drive in Mikumi National Park. Lunch at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp. Depart Mikumi for Dar es Salaam arriving in the evening. All Meals Included. End of Trip.
Price Includes: All Park entry fees – All Park Camping fees Pick up from the Airport Boat & walking safari Transport 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser with pop-up roof with driver cum guide Overnight at the Hotels/Lodge/Tented Camps/Campsites according to the program Chef/Meals as per the above itinerary Complimentary bottles of drinking water 1.5 litter per person per day during safari 1-night free Hotel accommodation on your arrival in Dar with a bed & breakfast Tents/Sleeping mats/Sleeping bags/Chairs/Table/Pillow. Price not includes: International flights & Domestic flights Fees for passports, visas, immunizations, and insurance Tips for staff such as driver cum guides/chef/porter Expenses of personal nature (like souvenirs).