5 Days Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi

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5 Days Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi


Day 1: Dar es Salaam - Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania Selous Game reserve can be easily reached by flight or road drive all depend on the client request as it is just 200 kilometers west of the city of Dar es Salaam, there is the great Selous Game Reserve which is the biggest national park in Africa. It is 4 times the size of the Serengeti; occupying over five percent of Tanzania’s area. Using Road drive or late flight to Selous will arrive in late afternoon and enjoy the boat safari on the first Day.

Dinner and overnight – Ngalawa Camp/Jimbiza mela Plan FB

Day 2: Explore Selous Game Reserve After breakfast proceed with full day game drive, there are huge numbers of elephant within the park. Roughly, seventy percent which is 60,000 of the total elephant population live within this reserve. Other popular animals are the hippos about 40,000 around the river systems, decreased numbers of black rhinos, numerous buffalos - more than 160,000, wild dogs in addition to 5,000 lions. Also, the animals living here are cheetahs, Nyasaland gnu, leopards, brindled gnu, wildebeest, hartebeest, giraffe, greater kudu, zebras, sable antelope, warthog, eland, waterbuck, reed buck, and the bushbuck. You will find more than 350 types of birds such as the southern ground hornbill, African snipe, geese, bateleur eagle, kingfishers, crested lark, herons, green-headed oriole, and knob-billed duck. Reptiles like crocodiles as well as other snakes plus lizards can also be seen.

Dinner and overnight – Ngalawa Camp/Jimbiza Lodge mela Plan FB

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve – Mikumi National Park
After breakfast depart from Selous Game Reserve for scenic drive through the Uluguru Mountains to Mikumi (approx 7 hours). Picnic lunch en route to Mikumi arriving early evening. Mikumi National Park is nestled between the Uluguru Mountains northeast, and the Rubeho Mountains, Udzungwa Mountains and Rift Valley escarpment to the southwest. As part of the Selous ecosystem, it benefits from the highest game density of the entire conservation area. The landscape here is beautiful and the wildlife prolific. This Day will enjoy the cultural tour in Mikumi.

Dinner and Overnight at Mikumi Adventure Lodge. (FB)

Day 4: Full Game Drive at Mikumi National Park
Morning after breakfast, you will depart for a full-day game drive with packed lunch box. It’s another day for exploring the open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata floodplain, Lions survey their grassy kingdom and Zebras. Wildebeest, Impala and buffalo herds around their home range. From the flattened tops of termite mounds, or some times during the rains some animals like leopards perches high on the tree. Hopeful this park is a home of four among the big five animals such as Lion, Elephant, Leopard and Buffalo except Rhino.

Back for Dinner and Overnight at Mikumi Adventure Lodge. (FB)

Day 5: Mikumi national Park - Dar es Salaam
After Breakfast Drive back to Dar es salaam to cultch Flight to Zanzibar.


1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +
$1610 $1110 $990 $845 $713 $700


  • Game Drives sessions
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Transfer from & to the airport
  • Nights’ Lodge / Camping accommodation
  • 5 Days Safari Activity

Rate Includes

  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Dar es Salaam
  • Professional Guide/s
  • Professional Cook, if Camping
  • Ground Safari Vehicle and fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes

Rate Excludes

  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)


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