NCA 24: Selous/Mikumi/Ruaha – 9Days

Northern Circuit Adventure TanzaniaSouthern 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. Northern Circuit Adventure Ltd has put together intriguing itineraries for your consideration.

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Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous:
After breakfast, drive by 4WD to the Selous Game Reserve (approx 6 hours to Mtemere gate). Picnic lunch en route to the Selous. Arrive late afternoon at Rufiji River Camp located on a high bank over-looking the mighty Rufiji River and floodplain beyond. Afternoon boating safari on the river with Africa’s highest concentration of hippos. Dinner and overnight at the Rufiji River Camp.

Day 2: Game Drives  Selous Game Reserve:
After breakfast, morning game drive in the Selous, Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, with an area of 54.600kms.Lunch at Rufiji River Camp. Afternoon games drive in the Selous with the world’s largest number of big game – elephant, buffalo, rhino, hippos, giraffes and wildebeest.  Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.

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Day 3: Walking/ Boating Safaris in 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: Depart Selous for Mikumi N. Park:
After breakfast, scenic drive through the Uluguru Mountains to Mikumi (approx 7 hours).
Picnic lunch en route to Mikumi. Late afternoon arrival. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp.

Day 5: Full Day of Game Drives in Mikumi National 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.

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Day 6: Mikumi for Ruaha National Park:
After breakfast, drive through the southern highlands to Ruaha National Park (approx 6 hours). With stop in. Lunch in Iringa Town en route to Ruaha .Afternoon game drive in Ruaha National Park .Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 7: Game Drives -Ruaha National Park:
After breakfast, morning games drive in Ruaha National Park. Lunch at Ruaha River Lodge. Afternoon games drive in Ruaha National Park. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.

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Day 8: Full Day of Game Drives in Ruaha:
After breakfast, morning game drive in Ruaha National Park. Lunch at Ruaha River Lodge. Afternoon games drive in Ruaha National Park. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 9: Depart Ruaha for Dar es Salaam:
After breakfast, drive to Mikumi National Park. Lunch at Vuma Hill Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp. Depart Mikumi for Dar es Salaam arriving in the evening. (Note: You May Choose to Fly-Out of Ruaha by a Daily Scheduling Morning Flight (11.45am) to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam by Request).  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 bottled of drinking water 1.5 litter per person per day during on safari
1 night free Hotel accommodation on your arrival in Dar with bed & breakfast
Tents/Sleeping mats/Sleeping bags/Chairs/Table/Pillow.

Price not includes:
International flights & Domestic flight
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Tips for staff such as driver cum guides/chef/porter
Expenses of personal nature (like souvenirs)

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