Ruaha /Mikumi National Parks (4 Nights / 5 Days)

Ruaha /Mikumi National Parks (4 Nights / 5 Days)

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1250 - $1700
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
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The journey will see you leaving behind Dar es Salaam and the humid, low lying coastal belt. The highway crosses the hills of the coastal hinterland. The road then dips down onto scrub - covered plains. Tall termite hills are seen along the roadside together with local Masai like tribe, selling beaded necklaces and belts. You then pass the sisal plantations and begin to get glimpses of the beautiful Uluguru Mountains that soar above the plains and the town of Morogoro

Day 1: Dar es Salaam - Ruaha National Park
Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Ruaha National Park with picnic lunch. The journey will see you leaving behind Dar es Salaam and the humid, low lying coastal belt. The highway crosses the hills of the coastal hinterland. The road then dips down onto scrub - covered plains. Tall termite hills are seen along the roadside together with local Masai like tribe, selling beaded necklaces and belts. You then pass the sisal plantations and begin to get glimpses of the beautiful Uluguru Mountains that soar above the plains and the town of Morogoro. The highway then passes through Mikumi National Park and you will get the opportunity to view the game. Beyond Mikumi, the roads climb the Kitonga hills which are part of the Udzungwa Mountains. The road then follows the Great Ruaha river and then climbs the Great Rift Espcapment and then past Iringa town and onto Ruaha River Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge / Ruaha Hill Top Lodge (L,D)

Day 2 + 3: Game Viewing in Ruaha National Park
Two full days game drives in Ruaha National Park with picnic lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge / Ruaha Hill Top Lodge (B,L,D)

Covering 13,000 square kilometers. Its name comes from Ruaha River. Which is built overlooking the Great Ruaha River and it blends into its natural surroundings to enable visitors to feel themselves part of the wild.

Day 4: Ruaha National Park - Mikumi National Park
After breakfast drive with your picnic lunch to Mikumi National Park. Relax at your camp. Dinner and overnight at Kikoboga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 5: Mikumi National Park - Dar es Salaam
Morning game drives in Mikumi National Park. With picnic lunch drive back to Dar es Salaam (B,L)

With 3,230 square kilometers coverage Mikumi National Park is well-known park in Tanzania. The park is well-known for its population of elephants, giraffes buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Predators include tree-climbing lions (which are in large number), leopards, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded here including Eurasian migrants such as red billed oxpecker, marabou stork and lilac breasted roller.

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  • Kikoboga Lodge

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- We offer private/custom safaris
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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
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Since: Feb 2003

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Cheetah
Cheetah
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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