5 Days Selous & Mikumi Safari, explore southern Tanzania with this 5 Days Selous & Mikumi Safari. Highlighted destinations include Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park.
Day 1. Arusha to Selous
Pick clients from the place of staying in Arusha or Dar as Salaam have a briefing on our 5 Days Selous & Mikumi Safari itinerary and drive to Selous Game Reserve reaching late in the afternoon check in your hotel for lunch. Afternoon go for a boat cruise a long the River to see Hippos, crocodiles and other animals which come to drink water at the River like Buffaloes, Elephants, Antelopes, Eland, Hartebeest mention but a few. Return to our lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2. Whole day at Selous Game Reserve
After great African cup of tea or coffee we go with parked lunch for a game drive, Selous is one of the biggest Game reserves in Africa its more than Serengeti 3 times. The reserve is gifted with a lot of wildlife, Birds and fauna the highlights of our 5 Days Selous & Mikumi Safari. The most common animals are Hippos, Crocodiles, Warthog, Buffalo, Lions, Elephants, Zebras, Giraffe, Impala, Eland mention but a few. In the afternoon we have walking safari escorted by a game ranger who is well equipped with a fire arm for your protection and also as your guide we will reach down to the Rufiji River as we see animals at close range. Drive back to our lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Selous to Mikumi National Park
In the morning with breakfast, we depart Selous game reserve drive to Mikumi National Park passing through scenic beauty of the rocky mountains of Uluguru as we pass via Morogoro, We drive pat small towns, villages and local farms reaching the park late in the afternoon for our late lunch and relaxing around the park. We can have brief game drive at the park in search for the lion, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra, hippo and elephant. The Mikumi elephants are mainly grazers and do not causes tree damage. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4. Mikumi full day
Morning after breakfast, full day game viewing in the park, The Mikumi flood plain is the main feature of the park along with the bordering mountain ranges. Animals commonly found here include lion, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra, hippo and elephant. The Mikumi elephants are mainly grazers and do not causes tree damage. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5. Mikumi to Arusha / Dar es Salaam
Have morning sunrise game viewing to catch up with the nocturnal animals coming back from the hunt, see the predators trying to get today’s meal!! And every early bird looking for the warm as we see the rise of African sun. We drive back to our lodge for breakfast say hello to the lodge management then drive back to Arusha or Dar es Salaam.
End of 5 Days Selous & Mikumi Safari
- Pick / drop at airport / seaport or hotel before and after the trip
- Park entrance fees into the game reserve
- The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide
- Meals and game drives as per itinerary
- Cook for prepare your meals
- Activities as per itinerary
- Drinking water
- Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography
Not included in the cost
- Soft drinks, alcoholic and other beverages
- Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
- Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, tips and etc
- Airport departure tax, Local / International flights
- Travel / flying doctors rescue services
- Personal and baggage insurance