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Jewels of the Southern Safari Circuit

An exciting fly in wildlife safari that takes in the jewels of the Southern safari circuit. This diverse safari will have you walking in the steps of the gentle giants of the Selous game reserve, majestic boat safaris sliding effortlessly down the Rufiji River bringing you into full focus with varying wildlife that are not perturb by your passing presence. Accommodation throughout will be under canvas with classic seasonal private tented camps which simple enhance your overall safari experience as you become one with nature. Other National Parks of Tanzania visited are Mikumi for a few nights under a star studded Africa sky then another scenic flying safari across to the crème de la crème being Ruaha National Park. Greater Kudu stand proud and tall it seems on every corner, chances of seeing the rare Sable and Roan antelope along with the African wild dogs are just a few reasons to make sure you include the Southern Safari circuit in your bucket list.


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Below, we go through the adventure day-by-day, giving you a better feel of the adventure.

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous

Your safari starts this morning at Dar es Salaam domestic airport where you take your flight connection to the Selous Game Reserve. You will be collected on arrival and head out on game drives en route to Lake Manze tented camp.

O/n Lake Manze Tented Camp (L, D)

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania. The reserve covers a total area of 54,600 km2 (21,100 sq mi)

Plan your game viewing activities together with the camp management as they will best advice you when and where to head out. You can choose between game drives, walking safaris and boating trips – note that game viewing activities can be shared with other guests.

O/n Lake Manze Tented Camp (B, L, D)

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania. The reserve covers a total area of 54,600 km2 (21,100 sq mi)

Plan your game viewing activities together with the camp management as they will best advice you when and where to head out. You can choose between game drives, walking safaris and boating trips – note that game viewing activities can be shared with other guests.

O/n Lake Manze Tented Camp (B, L, D)

Day 4: Selous Game Reserve to Mikumi National Park

Game drives en route to the Selous airstrip for your flight to Mikumi National Park – you will be collected on arrival and transfer to Stanleys or Vuma Camp with game drives en route.

O/n Stanleys Camp or Vuma Camp (B, L, D)

Day 5: Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park abuts the northern border of Africa's biggest game reserve - the Selous – and is transected by the surfaced road between Dar es Salaam and Iringa. The open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata Floodplain, the popular centrepiece of Mikumi, draw frequent comparisons to the more famous Serengeti Plains. Mikumi is famous for its sightings of Lion, Giraffe and Eland, it also boost a huge variety of birds with over 400 species recorded.

O/n Stanleys Camp or Vuma Camp (B, L, D)

Day 6: Mikumi National Park to Ruaha National Park

Game drives en route to the Mikumi airstrip for your flight to Ruaha National Park – you will be collected on arrival and transfer to Mdonya Old River Camp with game drives en route.

O/n Mdonya Old River Camp (B, L, D)

Day 7: Ruaha National Park

Ruaha national park is one of the few Tanzania’s famous wilderness area where one can have a rare experience of game viewing spiced up by the fascinating landscape. The park boasts of her almost untouched and unexplored ecosystem, making visitors’ safari experience very unique.  Plan your game viewing activities together with the camp management as they will best advice you when and where to head out. You can choose between game drives, walking safaris and boating trips – note that game viewing activities can be shared with other guests.

O/n Mdonya Old River Camp (B, L, D)

Day 8: Ruaha National Park

Ruaha national park is one of the few Tanzania’s famous wilderness area where one can have a rare experience of game viewing spiced up by the fascinating landscape. The park boasts of her almost untouched and unexplored ecosystem, making visitors’ safari experience very unique.  Plan your game viewing activities together with the camp management as they will best advice you when and where to head out. You can choose between game drives, walking safaris and boating trips – note that game viewing activities can be shared with other guests.

O/n Mdonya Old River Camp (B, L, D)

Day 9: Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam

Game drives en route to the Ruaha airstrip for your flight to Dar es Salaam. (B)

Note: O/N = Overnight, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Amount of persons:Price p.p. (usd):
2 people sharing5235.-
4 people sharing5195.-
6 people sharing5190.-
Note: prices are based on two adults and indicative. Single supplement is $ 800
  • Included:
  • Meals as stipulated |B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner
  • Emergency Evacuation Cover
  • All transfers and activities as mentioned above
  • Park fee, Conservation fees and Community Development Fees
  • Accommodation as stipulated
  • Domestic flight(s) as stipulated
  • Excluded:
  • Tips suggested: Driver guide $8-$10 per person sharing the vehicle per day
  • Visa and airport departure tax
  • Drinks apart from 1,5 liter mineral water during the safari
  • Items of personal nature and not mentioned in the above itinerary

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