6 days Selous& Ruaha
Day 1: Dar es Salam > Selous .You will be picked up from your hotel in Dar es salaam and we drive to Selous game reserve which is almost (218.6 km) approximates 4 hours driving, arrive at Hippo camp in time for lunch (or if arriving late than just light refreshments). Nestled within the woodland along the banks of the great Rufiji River. Enjoy sunset cruise in their comfortable rooms, watching hippos, crocodiles and birds, and enjoying the spectacular sunset over this enormous river. Dinner and overnight at camp, if you will arrive early you can do game drive/boat safari.
Day 2: Selous. After breakfast in the morning enjoy full day game drive by modified safari vehicle with a professional guide. Great animals sightings including all the great favorites lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and all the other major species including the now rare African hunting dog. You will also see a large variety of birds, wonderful scenery with varied topography including wetlands, dry grassland, light acacia forest and higher ground with vast views of far off mountains, in the afternoon packed lunch and some time to rest. Your guide will select a location with shade and water nearby to watch animals coming to drink. Dinner and overnight at Jimbiza camp.
Day 3: Selous> Iringa. In the early morning departure from selous and drive direct to Iringa town with lunch boxes via Morogoro town, you will be passing through country side and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains. Lunch on the way. Due to long drive from Selous to Ruaha you will arrive at night in Iringa town for overnight in hotel or lodge.
Day 4: Ruaha. Experience a full day game drive with packed lunch provided. Between two rivers, Njombe to the north and Ruaha to the east, the great Ruaha River, which flows along its entire eastern border, creates spectacular gorges and scenery and features a large of number of hippos The park is home to several antelope species that are uncommon in the most of Tanzania, such as greater kudu, sable and roan and crocodiles, overnight in the lodge.
Day 5: Ruaha. Another full day game drive with packed lunch boxes. You will spend the day discovering and exploring Ruaha National Park. You can choose the activities, we prefer game drive or walking safari. The park is also known for its sable and roan antelopes, and its rich bird life. With herds of more than 10.000 elephants, vast concentrations of buffalo, gazelle and over 400 bird species. Overnight in the lodge.
Day 6: Ruaha > Dar es Salam. Today you will return to your hotel in Dar es Salam or for a beach holiday at Zanzibar from Dar es Salaam by plane, arriving late afternoon. Breakfast and a lunch box will be provided.