Day 1: Arrival in Dar es Salaam and Nyerere national park.
Transfer from the Julius Nyerere International airport to Nyerere national park. The journey is a long drive and it rewards you with sights of various landscapes. Along the way, you will see various activities and ways of the local people. Check into your lodge. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Game drive in Nyerere national park.
After an early morning breakfast, you will have a game drive during which you will see a number of wildlife and birds. You will have scenic views of lions, giraffes, greater kudu, waterbuck, bushbuck, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, elands and impalas among others. You will also enjoy birds like the fish eagle, palmnut vulture, ibises that swiftly nest in the borassus palms. There are also a number of water birds like the yellow-billed stork, white-crowned and spur-winged plovers, various small waders, pied and malachite kingfishers among others. Since around 10% of selous is dedicated to photograph tourism, don’t forget to take photos. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon after your lunch. You will have a boat cruise. Boat safaris allow you to drift on the lakes and channels, approaching birds and animals closely, including crocodiles and hippos. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning activity and Transfer to Ruaha National Park
After your breakfast, you will be taken south of the Rufiji river for trophy hunting. With over 47 licenced blocks to conduct the activity, Nyerere national park is perfect for a hunting safari. You will enjoy the moment and have a chance to decide what you want to do with the trophy. After the trophy hunting experience, you will have lunch and a transfer to Ruaha national park. Check into your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Hot Air Balloon safari in Ruaha National Park
If you want a unique perspective on the beautiful landscape of Ruaha, yet still search for wildlife then a balloon safari is perfect for you. During this safari, you will have spectacular sights of wildlife and nature. You will also listen in to the melodious tunes of the different birds in the area. Check back to your lodge for lunch after which you will have a walking safari. It is important to note though that some camps do not conduct walking safaris due to the high number of elephants in the area. Those that do however have some superb guides that offer amazing walking safaris. Check back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Early morning short game drive and transfer to Dar es Salaam
After breakfast, you will drive through Ruaha for a game drive. You will see plenty of wildlife like lions and elephants among others before your transfer to Dar es Salaam for departure.
- Transfers in both directions between the International Airport and the parks.
- Extended 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Professional safari guide
- Entrance fees to all national parks.
- Park fees
- 18% VAT to our entrance fees.
- All meals while on safari and cold water during the safari.
- Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Optional Tours
- Tips and gratuities to your safari guide and cook.