6 Days flying Safari – Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park

Tour Summary

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam
  • You’ll visit Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park
  • Activities: Game Drives, Boat Safari and Walking Safari
  • Game drives: Pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

Itinerary:

Day 1: Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar to Selous Game Reserve

You will start your safari in Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam Airport whereby you have to arrive 60 minutes before your departure time 0800hrs. On Arrival in Selous Game Reserve Mtemere Airstrip at 0915hrs or 0945hrs, you will be met by the driver guide who will transfer you to the camp or lodge for check-in. At around 16h00 in the evening, depart for an adventurous and romantic sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting hippos, crocodiles and birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown.

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve

After early breakfast, depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch in the Selous Game Reserve, exploring the game in the surrounding areas. Animals, including elephants, giraffes, lions, buffalos, zebras and even the rare African wild dogs, are common. Picnic lunch in the mid-day, later on, return to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve to Ruaha National Park

Early morning bushwalking Safari, then breakfasts followed by transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled departure to Ruaha NP. After arriving at Msembe airstrip, your driver-guide will pick you for a half-day game drive in Ruaha National Park.

Day 4 & 5: Ruaha National Park

Two days of game drives with picnic lunch, Ruaha is the largest National park in Tanzania and covers about 22,000 km². It is one of the few of Tanzania’s famous wilderness areas, whereby the experience of game viewing spiced up by the exciting landscape.  Ruaha has various animals, including a large population of elephants, greater kudus, lesser kudus, cheetahs, leopards, lions, roan and sable antelopes.

Day 6: Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

After morning breakfast en-route game drive to the airstrip for your scheduled departure to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

INCLUDED:

  • Return flight from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar
  • Airstrip transfers
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in car
  • Park fees
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Thermos with hot tea or coffee
  • Medical Kit
  • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari

At Super Luxury Lodges:

  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand, spirits and cigars)
  • Laundry services

EXCLUDED:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Meals not specified
  • Sleeping bag for a camping safari
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service

PRICES

  • LOW SEASON
  • HIGH SEASON

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Accommodation Level  Accommodation Rates – Per Person Sharing
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Mid-Range Vuma Hill Camp 1,633 1,117 1,074 955 961 901
Standard Tan-Swiss Lodge 1,193 870 761 707 674 653
Budget Camp Bastian 1,109 785 677 623 590 570

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Accommodation Level  Accommodation Rates – Per Person Sharing
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Mid-Range Vuma Hill Camp 1,753 1,189 1,162 1,027 1043 973
Standard Tan-Swiss Lodge 1,193 870 761 707 674 653
Budget Camp Bastian 1,109 785 677 623 590 570