Southern Tanzania Camping Safari
Countries Visted: Tanzania
10 days / Trip Code: JSF100
$2880.00 (double / per person)

Trip Overview:
The southern Tanzania circuit includes Mikumi National Park, Udzungwa Mountain National Park, Ruaha National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Guided Walk in Selous & Udzungwa National Park, boat excursion on the Rufiji River.

This Adventure Includes:
Transport in 4X4 vehicle, Driver / Guide(s), all food on safari, Services of a Cook, Camping Equipment (table, chairs, dining tent, 2-man spacious sleeping dome tents, stretcher beds with blankets, pillows and bedding, lamps, all kitchen equipment and cutlery). Park fees, camping fees and transfers as indicated in the Itinerary. Walking and boat activities in Selous, guided hike in Udzungwa National Park.

This Adventure Does Not Include:
Accommodation in Dar es Salaam prior and after safari, visa, personal and travel insurance, medical evacuation, tips, and drinks.

Service Level:
The Standard Level (Our Standard Level service features 2- 3 star accomodations and comfortable transportation throughout the itinerary. Some meals may be provided. The standard level provides private guides and transfers.)

Physical Demand Rating:
2 (Easy)

Departure Info:
Please email our office for departure dates. This safari can be tailor made to accommodate a maximum of 6. This safari runs on scheduled dates throughout the year. We can tailor- make a private safari to meet your departure date, time period, group size and budget.

Additional Trip Notes:

Adventure Type:
Classic Adventure, Wildlife Safari

Budget: $2501 ~ $5000

Days: 10

Dar es Salaam to Udzungwa National Park
Depart from Dar es Salaam early in the morning for Mikumi National Park, where we enjoy a half day game drive on arrival. This park is famous for its open grasslands and the mountain ranges that border the park. A full spectrum of wildlife can be viewed here including wild dog and over 300 species of bird. We later depart for Udzungwa National Park, where we spend our first evening. [LD]

DAY 2:
Udzungwa National Park
After breakfast depart with packed lunch for a guided walk in Udzungwa Mountain National Park. Depending on the groups fitness level the walk will last between 3 to 6 hours. [BLD]

DAY 3:
Transfer to Ruaha National Park
Depart in the morning after breakfast for Ruaha National Park with packed lunch. Game drive on arrival en-route to our campsite. [BLD]

DAY 4-5:
Ruaha National Park
The next two days we spend on morning and afternoon game drives.
Ruaha National Park is Tanzania's 2nd biggest park and host to a number of animals which are rare or absent in the North. The rare animals include the African wild dog, roan and sable antelope and the greater kudu. The Great Ruaha River, which provides life to the park, flows through the eastern side of the park and is home to hippos, crocodiles and a variety of water birds. [BLD]

DAY 6:
Transfer to Mikumi National Park
After breakfast we take a morning game drive, departing with packed lunch for Mikumi town and a visit to Mikumi National Park in the afternoon.
Mikumi National Park is flanked between the Uluguru and Udzungwa Mountains, and is home to buffalos, giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras and leopards. The park is also famous for its wild dogs and 6 m long pythons. [BLD]

DAY 7:
Transfer to Selous Game Reserve
After breakfast depart to Selous Game Reserve with packed lunch.
This is a long day on the road, but contains interesting views, such as villages & the Rufiji River. [BLD]

DAY 8-9:
8-9: Selous Game Reserve
Day 8: After an early breakfast we depart on a Walking Safari, accompanied by an armed ranger for approximately one to two hours, followed by an afternoon game drive.
Day 9: After breakfast we explore the Rufiji River by boat. The trip provides the excitement of hippos who often emerge from the water will a snort of protest. You will get the opportunity also to see crocodiles on the sandbanks and watch animals drinking along the river banks. Lunch at the campsite. [BLD]

DAY 10:
Return to Dar es Salaam
After breakfast transfer back to Dar es Salaam. [BL]

Pre-Trip Travel Information:
During June through to October the game viewing is excellent in Tanzania. The rains come in March to May with a second smaller rainy season in November and December when the game viewing isn’t as good. The Serengeti has excellent game viewing in September through to May and good game viewing in June through to August. In general Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Tarangire have excellent game viewing from July to March and then good game viewing in April to June. The best time for trekking Kilimanjaro is in the dry season from June to October when the rains have finished and, from late December to February. It’s important to note that even during dry season there is a chance of rain.

Cancellation Policy:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.

Required Deposit Per Person:

Deposit Note:
A required deposit per person is $300.00 unless otherwise noted. The balance is due within 60 days of departure. This may vary depending on destination and requirements of our travel partners.

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