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6 Days Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve
Ruaha- Iringa Region- Tanzania
6 Days
10 Persons
English/Swahili
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Brief

                      Southern Tanzania Safari
This 6 days fly in safari, which is arranged by Let's view Tanzania, will allow you to visit two of the major and famous parks in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve which are also ranked as World Heritage sites and are to be found in Southern Circuit of Tanzania. The fly inn safaris allows you to spend few days and see the countryside and the parks from the above rather than driving for many hours on the road.

Tour Detail

                      Southern Tanzania Safari
This 6 days fly in safari, which is arranged by Let's view Tanzania, will allow you to visit two of the major and famous parks in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve which are also ranked as World Heritage sites and are to be found in Southern Circuit of Tanzania. The fly inn safaris allows you to spend few days and see the countryside and the parks from the above rather than driving for many hours on the road.


Key information
Minimum and Maximum groups: minimum 2, maximum 6 (Let's view Tanzania can handle bigger groups in multiple cars)
Starting point and ending point: Dar es Salaam
Languages: The guide speaks English
Park fees are included.


Highlights
One boat safari at great Manze Lake
Spot the flora and fauna of Southern Tanzania by flight
One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
Chance to spot Africa's most famous game like elephants, kudus, zebra, giraffes, lions, etc.
Use of special safari vehicle with pop up roof during the game drives in the parks
Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
5 nights accommodation


Program
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

In the morning, we pick you up from the agreed point in Dar es Salaam and transfer to the airport for your flight to Ruaha and leave at 08:30 am by Coastal Aviation. On your arrival at 09:50 am Meet and Greet with your driver guide from Let's view Tanzania. The driver will give you a brief about safari and the park then you will be transferred to Lodge for late breakfast. Take your lunch box and proceed with afternoon and evening game drive. Ruaha National Park benefits from the dispersal and migration of other wildlife from its ecosystem coming down from the northern game reserves of Kizigo and Rungwa, giving the park a huge boost in the concentration of wildlife. There are large numbers of Buffalos, Elephants, Kudus, Zebra, Giraffes, Lions, Impalas and Elands.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin Room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

 


Day 2:: Full day Game drive in Ruaha National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in the Park. On any given day, Ruaha National Park has the potential to showcase a good number of biodiversity in just one-third of the park size. From our experience within the Msembe and Jongomeru area you might see the Silver Back Jackal, Elephants that walked into the camp, Hippos that foraged around the camp at night, African hunting dogs that trotted past our vehicle, a pride of 18 lions that were hunting, and the superb Lesser and Greater Kudus as well as rarely Roan and Sable Antelopes which can be seen at every southern section of the park. The vegetation of the park also boasts Palm, Fig, Tamarind, and Baobab trees that are not commonly seen in other parks. There are over 1600 plant species and over 370 bird species confirmed in the park.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

(Option) If you are interested to participate in a night Game drive we can arrange it for $100 per person.

 


Day 3: Ruaha Wilderness walking safari and Game drive

After breakfast launch a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied with an armed ranger guide who will guide you on walking to get close to the animals, plants, fingerprints, and animals along the river for fine pictures. Come back to the hotel for hot lunch and relaxation. Evening leave again for a sunset game drive.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge


Day 4: Ruaha National Park to Selous Game reserve by flight

Breakfast at your accommodation, then leave the park with game and route to the Mtemere airstrip for your flight to Selous Game Reserve which leaves at 11:45 am. On arrival at Siwandu airstrip at 13:05 you will be picked up by the driver guide from Kanuth Adventure Safari who will take you to the hotel for a hot lunch and rest. Evening at 16:00 pm embark on boat safari at great Manze lake, where you will admire Hippos and Crocodiles in their natural habitat and number of animals come to drink at these lakes which are located inside the Reserve.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Midrange: Rufiji River Lodge

 


Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve

The morning after breakfast, full day game drives in Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch. Mind you that Selous G.R is larger than Switzerland and Denmark, that reserves largest population of elephant in Tanzania as well as a large number of Buffalo, Hippo and Wild dog, others are Lion, Eland, bushbuck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, Crocodile, greater kudu and is the chance to see the rare Sable antelope.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Rufiji River Lodge

 


Day 6: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

Breakfast at your accommodation, take your lunch box for a morning game drive around the park. Drive to Mtemere airstrip for your afternoon flight to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar which leave at 13:15 pm.

Meal plan: Breakfast.

Accommodation: No accommodation for this night.

 


 Location
This safari takes place in the Southern Circuit of Tanzania in Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve.

 

Food
You have included in the price daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water


Things to do (optional)
Optionally, if you are interesting to participate on a night game drive it can be arranged for 100 USD per person.

 

Price Detail
Inclusions

  • One boat safari at great Manze Lake
  • One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
  • One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
  • Return domestic flight from Dar es Salaam on arrival and on departure day
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography.
  • 18% VAT
  • All park entrance fees
  • All transfers
  • The services of knowledgeable English speaking driver / guide
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner and drinking water
  • 5 nights accommodation

Exclusions

  • Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, and other beverages
  • Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Airport departure tax
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Travel / flying doctors rescue services
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Extras, personal expenses i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Travel, medical, injury, and luggage insurances
  • Tips for the driver and guides
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 16 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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6 Days Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve
Ruaha, Iringa Region, Tanzania
6 Days
10 Persons
English/Swahili
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Brief

                      Southern Tanzania Safari
This 6 days fly in safari, which is arranged by Let's view Tanzania, will allow you to visit two of the major and famous parks in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve which are also ranked as World Heritage sites and are to be found in Southern Circuit of Tanzania. The fly inn safaris allows you to spend few days and see the countryside and the parks from the above rather than driving for many hours on the road.

Tour Detail

                      Southern Tanzania Safari
This 6 days fly in safari, which is arranged by Let's view Tanzania, will allow you to visit two of the major and famous parks in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve which are also ranked as World Heritage sites and are to be found in Southern Circuit of Tanzania. The fly inn safaris allows you to spend few days and see the countryside and the parks from the above rather than driving for many hours on the road.


Key information
Minimum and Maximum groups: minimum 2, maximum 6 (Let's view Tanzania can handle bigger groups in multiple cars)
Starting point and ending point: Dar es Salaam
Languages: The guide speaks English
Park fees are included.


Highlights
One boat safari at great Manze Lake
Spot the flora and fauna of Southern Tanzania by flight
One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
Chance to spot Africa's most famous game like elephants, kudus, zebra, giraffes, lions, etc.
Use of special safari vehicle with pop up roof during the game drives in the parks
Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
5 nights accommodation


Program
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

In the morning, we pick you up from the agreed point in Dar es Salaam and transfer to the airport for your flight to Ruaha and leave at 08:30 am by Coastal Aviation. On your arrival at 09:50 am Meet and Greet with your driver guide from Let's view Tanzania. The driver will give you a brief about safari and the park then you will be transferred to Lodge for late breakfast. Take your lunch box and proceed with afternoon and evening game drive. Ruaha National Park benefits from the dispersal and migration of other wildlife from its ecosystem coming down from the northern game reserves of Kizigo and Rungwa, giving the park a huge boost in the concentration of wildlife. There are large numbers of Buffalos, Elephants, Kudus, Zebra, Giraffes, Lions, Impalas and Elands.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin Room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

 


Day 2:: Full day Game drive in Ruaha National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in the Park. On any given day, Ruaha National Park has the potential to showcase a good number of biodiversity in just one-third of the park size. From our experience within the Msembe and Jongomeru area you might see the Silver Back Jackal, Elephants that walked into the camp, Hippos that foraged around the camp at night, African hunting dogs that trotted past our vehicle, a pride of 18 lions that were hunting, and the superb Lesser and Greater Kudus as well as rarely Roan and Sable Antelopes which can be seen at every southern section of the park. The vegetation of the park also boasts Palm, Fig, Tamarind, and Baobab trees that are not commonly seen in other parks. There are over 1600 plant species and over 370 bird species confirmed in the park.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

(Option) If you are interested to participate in a night Game drive we can arrange it for $100 per person.

 


Day 3: Ruaha Wilderness walking safari and Game drive

After breakfast launch a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied with an armed ranger guide who will guide you on walking to get close to the animals, plants, fingerprints, and animals along the river for fine pictures. Come back to the hotel for hot lunch and relaxation. Evening leave again for a sunset game drive.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge


Day 4: Ruaha National Park to Selous Game reserve by flight

Breakfast at your accommodation, then leave the park with game and route to the Mtemere airstrip for your flight to Selous Game Reserve which leaves at 11:45 am. On arrival at Siwandu airstrip at 13:05 you will be picked up by the driver guide from Kanuth Adventure Safari who will take you to the hotel for a hot lunch and rest. Evening at 16:00 pm embark on boat safari at great Manze lake, where you will admire Hippos and Crocodiles in their natural habitat and number of animals come to drink at these lakes which are located inside the Reserve.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Midrange: Rufiji River Lodge

 


Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve

The morning after breakfast, full day game drives in Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch. Mind you that Selous G.R is larger than Switzerland and Denmark, that reserves largest population of elephant in Tanzania as well as a large number of Buffalo, Hippo and Wild dog, others are Lion, Eland, bushbuck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, Crocodile, greater kudu and is the chance to see the rare Sable antelope.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation in a Twin room: Midrange: Rufiji River Lodge

 


Day 6: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

Breakfast at your accommodation, take your lunch box for a morning game drive around the park. Drive to Mtemere airstrip for your afternoon flight to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar which leave at 13:15 pm.

Meal plan: Breakfast.

Accommodation: No accommodation for this night.

 


 Location
This safari takes place in the Southern Circuit of Tanzania in Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve.

 

Food
You have included in the price daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water


Things to do (optional)
Optionally, if you are interesting to participate on a night game drive it can be arranged for 100 USD per person.

 

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Price Detail

  • One boat safari at great Manze Lake
  • One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
  • One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
  • Return domestic flight from Dar es Salaam on arrival and on departure day
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography.
  • 18% VAT
  • All park entrance fees
  • All transfers
  • The services of knowledgeable English speaking driver / guide
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner and drinking water
  • 5 nights accommodation

  • Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, and other beverages
  • Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Airport departure tax
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Travel / flying doctors rescue services
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Extras, personal expenses i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Travel, medical, injury, and luggage insurances
  • Tips for the driver and guides
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 16 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 15 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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