3 Days, 2 Nights Ruaha Last Minute Safari

TOUR OVERVIEW

On the 3 days Safari you will enjoy the chance to see African wildlife. Ruaha National Park is home to large elephant herds, Giraffe, Elephants, Lions, Zebras, Leopards, Impala, Eland, Kudu, Black Antelope, Baboons, Wildebeests and Buffaloes.

The park is the largest park in East Africa covering about 20,226 square kilometres.

TOUR SUMMARY

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar
  • You’ll visit Ruaha National Park
  • Activities: Game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle or open Safari vehicle
  • Flight to and from Ruaha is included
  • A transfer from and back to the airstrip is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1

Depart with the 8:30 am Coastal flight from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha. Upon arrival, you will be met by your camp/lodge guide and game drive transfer to your camp/lodge. Ruaha is the home to all 5 big predators- lions, leopards, cheetah, wild dog and hyenas- and it’s known for it. Ruaha’s dry river beds also see the curious act of elephants digging for water and you cannot miss the wonderful rock formations and endemic birdlife making Ruaha so very unique. Enjoy lunch, dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge. FB.

DAY 2

Enjoy an early breakfast, followed by a full day game drive with picnic lunch or 2 half-day game drives returning to your camp/lodge for lunch. In the evenings return to the camp/lodge to find a bonfire and a hearty meal under the stars. Overnight at camp/lodge. FB.

DAY 3

After an early breakfast, enjoy a final morning game drive in Ruaha National Park before arriving at the Ruaha airstrip where you will catch the 11:45 am Coastal fight to Dar (ETA 13:50).

INCLUDED:

  • Local flight
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • Medical Kit
  • During safari:
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in car
  • Park fees
  • English speaking driver/guide

EXCLUDED:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fee (bought upon arrival, 50-100$/pp)
  • Meals not specified
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Personal matters like:
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service etc.

LAST MINUTE PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Packages available 7 days in advance, not refundable.
  • Subject to flight and accommodation availability

Pricing & Accommodation

Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Tandala Tented Camp Budget Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 800 from Dar
  • USD 850 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 250
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Mdonya Old River Camp Mid-Range Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 850 from Dar
  • USD 900 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 280
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Ikuka Safari Mid-High End Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 980 from Dar
  • USD 1055 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 340
  • Drinks included
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Kwihala Camp Mid-High End Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 1050 from Dar
  • USD 1125 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 400
  • Drinks included
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Jongomero Camp High End Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 1050 from Dar
  • USD 1100 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 350
  • Price excludes drinks
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Jabali Ridge High End Camp Inside Ruaha National Park
  • USD 1160 from Dar
  • USD 1220 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD $ 440
  • Price excludes drinks