Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Saadani
Day 2: Saadani to Udzungwa Mountain Park
Day 3: Full day Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Day 4: Udzungwa to Mikumi National Park
Day 6: Drive back to Dar es Salaam
Udzungwa Mountains National Park.
Excellent game viewing with swimming in the plunge pools
Dar es Salaam, the starting point for most southern circuit safaris, is just a short drive from Dar International Airport.
We offer trips covering all Tanzania’s parks so if you would like to make any changes to customise your tour please get in touch.
|START/RETURN LOCATION||Dar Es Salaam|
|START DETAILS||The day before the start of the safari , you’ll check into your hotel in Dar – we can arrange this for you, just let us know.|
|END DETAILS||You’ll be returned to Dar drop off at your hotel/Dar-es-Saalam International Airport|
|WEAR||Light clothing, be comfortable. Sensibe shoes, trainers or light boots, wide brimmed hat, bring binoculars!|
Southern Tanzania is less busy than the North and you will frequently have the feeling of remoteness, being the only car on the beautiful landscape.
Day 1. Dar es salaam to Saadani
After breakfast depart for Kisampa conservancy (2.5 hrs after Bagamoyo, near Msata), canoe across the river and be met on the other side and transferred to camp. Settle in for lunch. After ward relax for a while before going on a tracks and signs walk and canoe safari (guided as there are hippo),Dinner and Overnight at Kisampa Bush Retreat.
Meal plan: Full board.
Day 2. Kisampa to Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Early breakfast walk looking at tracks and signs before transferring (lunch on the way) to Hondo Hondo Tented Camp. Stay in an ensuite family room.
Meal plan: Full board.
Day 3. Wonderful Walking /Hiking in Udzungwa Park
Breakfast then make final preparations for your trek into the mountains, including a visit to the park HQ to complete the formalities. The hike up to Sanje Waterfalls, is relatively short (max 2hrs) but is quite steep in places. This is the park’s most popular attraction, although it is unlikely that you will meet any other hikers. Once at Sanje there will be time to explore the forest and waterfalls, and even go for a swim in one of the plunge pools. There after return to the Camp, spend the rest of the evening relaxing at the camp. You can see a lot of nature from the bar area including colobus, yellow baboons, mongoose and duiker.
Meal Plan: Full board
Day 4. Udzungwa to Mikumi National Park
Early breakfast and check out,at 06:30hrs drive to Mikumi National park starting with morning game drive: Mkata, Chamgore (place of the python), and Mkata Food Plain within Mikumi National Park. Mikumi is an excellent game viewing location and you can expect to see up to ten species of big game in your first hour in the park.
You will then drive back to the lodge for a hot Lunch. Then relax at camp for a while before proceeding with an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hills Tented Camp.
Meal Plan: Full board.
DAY 5. Mikumi to Dar es salaam
After breakfast depart for final game drive before drive back to Dar es salaam,lunch as you go, drop off at your hotel