5 Days Nyerere (Selous) & Mikumi Safari Safari


Experience this fully inclusive nature based safari that explores the Nyerere (Selous) & Mikumi National Parks. Experiences of game drive, boat safari, walking safari and passing/ visiting local villages. Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) has the finest unspoiled virgin bush, uninhabited and little touched by human interference with a pristine wilderness far away from the established tourist routes. Animals found : Elephants, Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodile and endangered African Wild dog. Commonly seen are pride of Lion, Bush buck, Impala, Warthogs, Ostrich, Giraffe, Eland, Baboon, Zebra, Hyena, Kudu, Rare sable antelope and Leopard. More than 400 species of bird life: Fish eagle, Kingfisher, Secretary bird, Sunbird, Hammer kop, Red & Yellow bill stork, Open bill stork, Weavers, Water birds, Marabou stork, Vulture’s etc. The open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata Floodplain ”The mini Serengeti” the popular center piece of Mikumi, draw frequent comparisons to the more famous Serengeti Plains. Commonly seen animals are Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Antelope, Wildebeest, Eland, Crocodile, Hippo, Baboon, if you are lucky, won’t miss to see Lion & very lucky to see a Leopard, over 300 spices of birds are seen are saddle bill stork, hammer kop, malachite kingfisher, lilac breasted roller, yellow throated long claw, battler eagle etc. Another attraction: the Hippo Pools, where you can watch hippos wallowing and snorting at close range.


Day 1: Dar es salaam to Nyerere (Selous) – 5 hrs drive
Meet & greet in Dar es salaam with our professional driver guide at 0730 hrs & drive with lunch box. Upon arrival at the Camp, check in. Late afternoon, transfer to river bank for the thrilling boat sunset cruise safari along the Rufiji River, you will see hippos, crocodiles & birds in their natural habitat. Overnight at Selous Tented Camp on FB Basis (Lunch & Breakfast).

Day 2: Nyerere ( Selous)
After breakfast, explore Selous with full day game drive with lunch box. Enjoy lunch under the shade of the tree and overlooking Rufiji River. Overnight at Selous Tented Camp on FB Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Day 3: Nyerere( Selous) to Mikumi
Early morning – Walking safari with armed ranger. Drive back to Mikumi with lunch box. Enjoy scenery, through crude road but one of the unforgotten safaris for the true traveler. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of landscape, which is dominated by Hills and Plains as well as part of the famous Miombo Woodlands, these varied habitats. Overnight at Camp Bastian on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Day 4: Mikumi
Full day game drive with lunch box. Enjoy game drive with sunset view & watch the animal’s drinking water at hippo pool. Overnight at Camp Bastian on FB Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 5: Mikumi to Dar es salaam
After breakfast, drive back to Dar with lunch box (Breakfast & Lunch) END OF TRIP.

Additional morning activity of Maasai Tour can be arranged at Maasai Village with additional cost




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