5 Days Selous & Mikumi National Park

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5 Days Selous Game Reserve & Mikumi National Park

On this first day of your safari you will be picked from your hotel or Airport in Zanzibar and start on your way by flying to Selous Game Reserve. It is relatively far and you will have a picnic lunch en route or hot lunch at the lodge and arriving later in the afternoon you will proceed with your first activity of the safari which is a boat safari in the Rufiji River at Selous Game Reserve. Later in the afternoon retire back at your lodge / camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge. Lunch box and dinner included.

MEAL PLAN: All meals included (FB)

ACCOMMODATION: Selous Mapumziko Lodge or Similar Accommodation

On the following two days you will spend the days doing game drives in the plains of Selous Game Reserve. Selous Game Reserve is reputed to be best the off the beaten track wildlife safari destination away from the crowds. The Game Reserve is the largest Game Reserve in Africa with is area being more than the size of Switzerland and is full of wild animals and birds’ species. Apart from the lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants, hippos, impala, hartebeests, pythons, elands, but it is the rare wild dogs that will most maze you. With a little bit of luck you will be able to see these rare incredible hunters of the African Wilderness. Unlike the Northern parts of Tanzania where animals and birds are more habituated, animals here are more timid. Selous Game Reserve has a recorded 350 different species of birds recorded. On one of these days you will be taken for a walking safari in Selous guided by an armed ranger. Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge. All meals included.

MEAL PLAN: All meals included (FB)

ACCOMMODATION: Selous Mapumziko Lodge or Similar Accommodation

After breakfast at the lodge/camp we check out and proceed by crossing the north of Selous and drive to Mikumi National Park. On arrival we will go on our first game drive in Mikumi National Park until later in the afternoon when we drive to the lodge or tented camp for dinner and overnight. Mikumi National Park is relatively less developed infrastructure but that makes the park even better because that has helped in preserving the wilderness in its natural state for many years. There is an option of doing a walking safari guided by an armed ranger if you wish. Overnight at Camp Bastian or Matembezi Safari Lodge. All meals included.

MEAL PLAN: All meals included (FB)

ACCOMMODATION: Camp Bastian or Matembezi Safari Lodge or Similar Accommodation

On this day after breakfast we continue with game drives around Mikumi National Park with options to do game drives or go for a walking safari until noon when we drive out of the park and head back to Dar es Salaam, or take a flight back to Zanzibar Island. Breakfast and lunch included.

MEAL PLAN: Bed and breakfast (BB)

What's Included

Transport in modified 4X4 Land Cruiser with roof hatch

Services of a professional English speaking safari guide

Hotel Accommodations based on Full Board

All excursions shown in the package

All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary

3 meals a day prepared by the safari chef

VAT (18% charged by the Government)

What's Excluded

International & Domestic Flights

Medical Insurance if needed

Gratuities for tour guide

International & Domestic Flights

Visa fee (US $50 / US $100 for American or Irish Passport holders)

Airport/Departure Tax

Expenses of a personal Nature


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