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Southern wonderlands tour

• Location
♣ Southern circuit
• Nearest Airport
♣ Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport (Dar es Salaam)
• Comfort Level
Peacock hotel
♣ 3 stars
♣ Best value, clean and comfortable
Vuma tented Lodge
♣ 4 stars
♣ High standard, good range of facilities
• Trip Description
Southern wonderlands tour is a package of six days In the south of Tanzania, stretching inland from the coast, lies Africa's largest wildlife sanctuary; the Selous Game Reserve , Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park and Katavi National Park. We can organize for you unforgettable tour to the south of Tanzania, what you need to do is write to us the days you may wish to spend in Tanzania together with your budget. Below is a short Itinerary of five days tour in Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National park.
Mikumi National Park is the third largest park in Tanzania (3230 sq.km). The main feature is the flood plain of Mkata River, together with the Uluguru mountain ranges which border the park on two sides. The flood plains are largely open grassland and are bordered in the west and east by wooded grassland and intermediate vegetation zones which merge with miombo woodland. Animals include elephants, giraffes and lions.
• Highlights
♣ See the African hunting dogs
♣ Great Rufiji river
♣ Large herd of elephants
• Accommodation
∗ Location
Peacock hotel
♣ 650 km from Arusha
♣ 1 hr flight from Arusha
Vuma hill tented camp
♣ 4 hrs drive from Dar es salaam
Sable Mountain Lodge
♣ 6 hr drive from Dar es salaam
♣ 10 kms from kisaki town
River Rufiji camp
♣ 250 km from Dar via Kibiti
♣ 6 to 8 hr drive during dry season
♣ Schedule flight every day from Arusha, Dar and Zanzibar
∗ Highlights
Sable Mountain Lodge
♣ See the African hunting dogs
∗ Facilities at
Peacock hotel
♣ Swimming pool
♣ Internet café
♣ Business center
♣ Satellite TV lounge
♣ Currency exchange
♣ Personal electronic safe
♣ Disable facilities
Vuma tented camp
♣ Bar and restaurant/ lounge
♣ Swimming pool
Sable Mountain Lodge
♣ Restaurant
♣ Bar
River Rufiji camp
♣ Dinning, bar and lounge
♣ Library
♣ Safe deposit box
∗ Activities
Vuma tented Lodge
♣ Nature walk and hiking
♣ Bird watching
♣ Trekking Udzugwe mountain
Sable Mountain Lodge
♣ Boat safari
♣ Southern Tanzania Maasai village visit
♣ Walking safari
River Rufiji camp
♣ Walking safari
♣ Boat Safari
♣ Fishing

• Brief Itinerary
Day 1
You’ll arrival at Dar es Salaam and spend one night her
Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at
• Peacock Hotel

 


Day 2 to 4

Spend two nights at Selous touring different part of Selous national park
Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at
• Rufiji River Camp
• Sable Mountain lodge
Day 5 and 6
Spend two nights at Mikumi national park
Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at
• Vuma Hills Tented Camp

Day 7
Dar es Salaam
After breakfast continues with game drive in Mikumi till noon, and then drive back to Dar es Salaam. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Peacock Hotel / Paradise City Hotel


• Day to day Itinerary
Day 1
Dar
You’ll arrival at Dar es Salaam International Airport (Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport). Meet and greet our driver guides who will transfer you to Peacock Hotel for Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Dar es Salaam - Selous
A 6 - 7 hours drive to Selous Game reserve, packed lunch and game viewing en route. Selous holds large numbers of wildlife, most of it along the mighty Rufiji River. In addition to a large population of elephants, there are buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, waterbuck, eland, lion, leopard, wild dogs, hippo, crocodiles, etc., and over 350 species of water and land birds. Pm boat riding along the great Rufiji River, Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp

Day 3
Selous full day
after breakfast you will do game drive with your packed lunch. After lunch proceed with walking tour till evening. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp
Day 4
Selous full day
Game drive in Selous en route to Sable Mountain lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5
Selous - Mikumi
After breakfast drive to Mikumi National Park with lunch boxes on the way. And then proceed with afternoon game drive till sunset. Mikumi National Park is the third largest park in Tanzania (3230 sq.km). The main feature is the flood plain of Mkata River, together with the Uluguru mountain ranges which border the park on two sides. The flood plains are largely open grassland and are bordered in the west and east by wooded grassland and intermediate vegetation zones which merge with miombo woodland. Animals include elephants, giraffes and lions. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Vuma Hills Tented Camp

Day 6
Mikumi
Full day game drive of the Mikumi National Park, later in the afternoon drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Vuma Hills Tented Camp.

Day 7
Mikumi - Dar es Salaam
after breakfast continue with game drive in Mikumi till noon, and then drive back to Dar es Salaam. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Peacock Hotel / Paradise City Hotel