This 5 Days Ruaha & Mikumi National Parks Safari starts from Dar es Salaam which will reward the enjoy of the beautiful scenic drive to African soil and memorable game drive within the two known game safari national parks in Tanzania.
Day 1: DAR ES SALAAM – IRINGA TOWN
After breakfast, drive to Iringa town. Stop at a restaurant for lunch, and then proceed driving to Iringa town for dinner and overnight at Iringa Hotel or similar.
Day 2: IRINGA TOWN – RUAHA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to Ruaha National Park, which is famous for its rare sable antelope, roan antelope, and big herds of elephants. The park represents a transition zone where eastern and southern African flora and fauna overlap. Although Ruaha is one of the largest parks in Africa, it is comparatively unknown and, due to its remoteness, remains unspoiled. Lunch at the lodge followed by an afternoon game drive. Ruaha River Lodge is the only lodge in the reserve and is built on a rocky ridge with spectacular views of the Great Ruaha River. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.
Day 3: FULL DAY IN RUAHA NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy a full day game drive in the park. Nearly 500 bird species have been sighted within the park. The river area features large numbers of hippo and crocodile and attracts lion, leopard, hunting dog, waterbuck, impala, giraffe, warthog and eland. Grants gazelle, ostrich and cheetah may be seen on the plains. Meals and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.
Day 4: RUAHA NATIONAL PARK – MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to Kitonga Inn Lodge for lunch and proceed to Mikumi National Park for dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Lodge or similar.
Day 5: MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK-DAR ES SALAAM – DEPARTURE
After breakfast, enjoy another game drive in Mikumi National Park, which is well known for its population of elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Predators include tree-climbing lions, leopards, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal. You may also see crocodiles, monitor lizards, yellow baboons and hippos. Return to the camp for lunch and then drive back to Dar es Salaam. Drop off in the city Centre.
End of the 5 Days Ruaha & Mikumi National Parks Safari.
The 5 Days Ruaha & Mikumi National Parks Safari cost includes;
- Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
- Transportation in 4×4 Safari vehicle
- English speaking Driver guide.
- Game drives and park entry fees.
- Services of our Tours staff.
However, the 5 Days Ruaha & Mikumi National Parks Safari excludes;
- All International Flights.
- Visa fees, Inoculations and personal insurance.
- Travel & Personal accident insurance and Baggage Insurance.
- Meals and Accommodation in Dar es Salaam city
- Excursions/services/activities not mentioned in this program.
- Flying option available for certain safaris at an extra cost.
- Personal expenses e.g. laundry, telephone calls, Drinks, Tips etc.