Budget Safari to Nyerere NP (Selous GR) and Mikumi NP - 5 Days

Selous Game Reserve is the largest Game Reserves in Africa covers a total area of 54,600 km2 , located in the south of Tanzania. It was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous big game hunter and early conservationist, who died at Behobeho in his territory in 1917 while fighting against the Germans during First World War.  The Selous Game Reserve was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature.

Mikumi NP was established in1964 covering an area of 1070 square kilometers; it was later extended in 1975 to cover the current area of 3,230 square kilometers. Mikumi National Park is located to the North of the famous Selous Game Reserve. The park is the fifth largest National Park in Tanzania and the most accessible from Dar es Salaam throughout the year

per adult from

$1,913

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Walking Safari in the wild
    • Boat Safari
    • 4x4 Tourist jeep with open roof for easy view.
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Anything of personal nature

  • Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous GR

    Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Selous Game Reserve, Lindi Region
    Morning depart for Selous Game Reserve you will have a short break for hot lunch in Kibiti. The journey to Selous will take about 5 to 6 hours. Arrive for afternoon boat safari along the mighty Great Rufiji River. Boat safari brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife.  Animals make their way to the river to drink and boat may approach elephant, waterbuck and other on the river banks to within a few meters. Crocodile glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam.

    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hippo Camp, Standard accommodation outside the reserve.

    Day 2: Walking safari followed by full day game drive in Selous GR

    Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Selous Game Reserve, Lindi Region
    Wake up early in the morning and have a cup of coffee or tea, then go out for wilderness walking safari with guidance of an armed ranger which will take two to two and a half hours. Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for African wild. You will get the chance to touch the nature, see the different foot print and droppings of different wild animals and small creatures that you can’t see them during the game drive. After walking safari you will go back to the camp/ lodge for breakfast then go to the reserve for game drive until sunset. Selous is famous for its Elephants, commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffalos, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebra, wildebeest and greater kudus.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hippo Camp, Standard accommodation outside the reserve.

    Day 3: Selous GR to Mikumi NP

    Stop At: Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park, Morogoro Region
    Morning after breakfast, you will start your journey to Mikumi NP with game drive en route, the journey is the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. The drive will take you up into the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and pass through small local villages and farms. The drive is tiring but possibly the most rewarding and adventures on the southern circuit. Arrive in Mikumi for Dinner and overnight.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mikumi Tourist Cottage, Standard accommodation inside the park.

    Day 4: Full day game drive in Mikumi NP

    Stop At: Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park, Morogoro Region
    After breakfast you will go out for full day game drive in Mikumi NP with parked lunch boxes.

    Mikumi hosts buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, lions, pythons, zebras, leopards, crocodiles and many more. Over 300 species of birds have been observed in this park.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mikumi Tourist Cottage, Standard accommodation inside the park.

    Day 5: Morning game drive then drive to Dar es Salaam

    Stop At: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam Region
    Start the day with early morning game drive. Enjoy the sunrise with morning game drive, this will take about two hours and a half and then drive back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast drive back to Dar es Salaam with stopover on the way for lunch. Drop off at hotel, ferry or airport.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: No accommodation - own arrangement.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick our travelers from their hotel, ferry from Zanzibar or Airport.Airports
    • Dar Es Salaam Intl Airport, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
    Ports
    • Ferry Ticket Office, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by African Pangolin Safaris

Activity ID: V-106897P10

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