Essence of The South

National parks and game reserves of South are arguably, the hidden treasures of Tanzania heritage. These parks are enormous, with some high concentration of animals anywhere in Africa and a spectacular diversity of wildlife including Roan Antelope, Sable Antelope, African Wild dogs and multitude of colorful birdlife

Duration 8 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
What's excluded :
  • Expenses of Personal Nature

Day 1: Transfer from Dar to Selous Game Reserve

Pass By: Selous Game Reserve, Selous Game Reserve, Lindi Region
Your will be picked up by our guide from the airport and start driving to Selous Game Reserve that covers 150 km of tarmac road and 1000 km of rough road. You will stop for lunch on the way to check in at your lodge. In the evening you will drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay for night.

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Africa Safari Camp

Day 2: Full day game drive in Selous Game Reserve

Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Selous Game Reserve, Lindi Region
You will have early breakfast and start your morning with walking safari which is perfect activity to experience African bush in close-up for 2 hours. After Walking Safari, you will go for game drive where you will spot Tanzania’s largest population of elephant as well numbers of lion, leopard, African hunting dog, buffalo and hippo. Species commonly seen are bushbuck, red and blue duikers, eland, hartebeest, hyena, klipspringer, impala, giraffe, Oryx, reedbuck, waterbuck and zebra. In the evening you will drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay for night.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at African Safari Camps

Day 3: Transfer from Selous Game Reserve to Mikumi National Park

Pass By: Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park, Morogoro Region
You will take your morning breakfast at 6 am and start driving to Mikumi through Mabola gate while enjoying game drive en-route and stop at Morogoro for lunch. You will keep driving to Mikumi Park with game drive en-route where you will spot large population of elephants, impala, zebra and buffalos close up to the road. At arrival you will check in at your accommodation. Late evening you will go for Maasai Cultural Tour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Camp Bastian

Day 4: Full game drive in Mikumi National Park

Stop At: Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park, Morogoro Region
After breakfast you will go for a full day game drive inside Mikumi national park. Today we have every chance of spotting lions, leopards, and African wild dogs. Likely to be seen animals include zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland, crocodiles and antelope. Will take our lunch at Tanapa Cottages and after good refreshment you will go for afternoon game drive. In the evening you will exit the park and return to your accommodation.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Camp Bastian

Day 5: Driving from Mikumi to Udzungwa Mountain

Stop At: Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Iringa Region
You will start your road trip early in the morning 6:00 am heading to Kilombero Town which is approximately 4 hours’ drive. Udzungwa is a magnet for hikers with an excellent network of forest trails includes the popular half day ramble to Sanje Waterfall, which plunges 170 meters (550 feet) through a misty spray into the forest valley below. At Sanje Waterfall basement is perfect spot for swimmers who will enjoy it. You will have your lunch in the bush and keep on with hiking activity. You will start descending to the bottom and exiting the park in the evening.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hondo Hondo Forest Tented Camps

Day 6: Road trip from Udzungwa National Park to Ruaha National Park.

Pass By: Ruaha National Park, Ruaha National Park, Iringa Region
You will start your road trip early in the morning to Ruaha National Park which is approximately 7 hours’ drive. You will stop on the road for lunch and keep on with the drive to Iringa town. We will go directly to the park and have your accommodation inside the park.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Cottages/Bandas

Day 7: Full game drive in Ruaha National

Stop At: Ruaha National Park, Ruaha National Park, Iringa Region
You will start your game drive early in the morning in order to spot animals in there start of their day like hunting, milking and drinking water. With the Great Ruaha River which flows along its eastern border, creating spectacular gorges and home to 10,000 elephants has given Ruaha National Park as the best secret keep from all other parks in Tanzania. During the game drive you will be able to spot various antelope species, such as eland, grant’s gazelle, impala, greater and lesser kudu. With thriving grassland bordering the river you will be able to spot sable, roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe and zebra. In the afternoon you will take your lunch at Temboni Cottages which has perfect game view while you taking your lunch. Later on you will continue with game drive till evening where you will return to your accommodation.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ruaha Cottages/Bandas

Day 8: Road trip from Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam

Pass By: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam Region
You will start driving back early in the morning from Iringa to Dar es Salaam. You will be dropped in Dar es Salaam airport/ferry.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport, Julius K. Nyerere Rd, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Iringa Airport, Iringa, Tanzania
Departure Time :
6:00 AM
Return Detail :
-
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Masoko Tours and Travel Agency

Activity ID: V-198523P4

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