South of Tanzania wildlife safari is a paradise for African nature lovers and nature photographers.
On this safari, you will have 2 nights in the wild Tanzania beaches, visiting an authentic fishing villages, 4 nights in the Selous Game Reserve, Africa’s most beautiful and diverse reserve.
You will encounter 420 bird species while traveling through unspoiled tropical villages and mountains, visiting non touristy Maasai tribe, a day at Mikumi NP, a day at hiking in Udzungwa mountains national park in a jungle and waterfalls and 3-night at the Ruhaha national park, where all big cats are present, big herds of elephant, Buffalo and most of Africa wild life along the Ruaha river.
You will be welcomed by a Sima Safari team after your arrival at Dar es salaam International airport and our vehicle will pick you to a hotel in the Ras Kutani area where you will spend the first two nights in Tanzania. Hotel on wild beaches of the Indian Ocean, Amani Beach Resort
Take a morning tour of spectacular mangrove beaches with huge tides.
A pampering lunch on the beach, a small local boat through the mangrove channels, visiting some of the most unique fishing villages and returning back to the hotel.
The beaches are 70 kilometres south of Dar es Salaam along the Indian Ocean. Fishermen’s Village
MBUYUNI VILLAGE AT MBUYUNI BAY ‘
A typical safari vehicle is equipped with power outlets, a vehicle suitable for 7 bullets but only 4 photographers in each vehicle.
On this day, departure with the safari vehicles to the Selous Game Reserve. A 6.5 hour drive with stops along the way for pictures of picturesque villages. From areas of natural ponds with purple lilies, coconut crops, pineapple, cassava and others.
About two hours on Main Road followed by driving along the Rufiji River and sometimes monkey and bird bands will greet us. Lunch break at Tent Lodge on the edge of the river cliff and continue to a lodge where you will spend 3 nights. A short set-up and a going for a two-hour boat safari for sunset between sandy islands and other surprises along the Rufiji River. Lodge accommodation within the AFRICA SAFARI CAMP
Distinguishing the huge Selous Park in southern Tanzania. Is the encounter between the animal species of East Africa and those of the South. A fascinating variety of many mammal species, reptiles and 420 species of birds in a huge variety of colors. Selous is considered to be the wildest park in Tanzania, and because of its remoteness, not many tourists visit it.
We will ride our jeeps on the reserve, between the five lakes and the huge Rufiji River that give the reserve a dimension that does not exist in any other reserve in Tanzania. Turn off the car engines and watch the variety of animals descending to quench their thirst in lake water; Elephants, lions, tigers, giraffes, zebras, tallow wolves, hyenas and many more. In the blue water are hippos intertwined with a plethora of birds that fill the air with warnings from the giant crocodiles, lurking to the herds of antelope descending pastures to sip on the lake.
Accommodation in Selous.
AFRICA SAFARI CAMP
A small swimming pool for something hippo, and wildlife that can cross the lodge (no fencing in the lodges)
This too may happen occasionally in the Lodge
Begin boat safari along Selous Rufiji river and its beautiful lakes. This gives a unique possibility of seeing both land and marine animals.
A wide variety of kingfishers, sharks, fish eagles, faces, yachts and various strange storks and a wide variety of birds and all among hippopotamus, crocodiles, monkeys and big mammal flocks that may descend to the river and lakes to quench their thirst and all in the background of spectacular tree trunks , A celebration for photographers for the landscapes of Genesis.
Arrive at SIWANDU Lake at the end of the cruise to lunch on the banks of the lake and continue an afternoon safari ride on various safari destinations and surprises from the day before. Back at 6:30 pm to the hotel.
Farther lakes in Selous Lake Manze and Tagalala landscapes different vegetation and one hot spring for relaxation in the middle of the safari in a most surprising place. We will end this day with a quality tented lodge on the west side of the Selous Reserve
SAIBLE MOUNTIAN VIEW
A morning visit to Masai village followed by a stop at a colorful KISAKI agricultural village on its main street where you will find a variety of faces and stories to take pictures. Tropical mountain scenery with special landscape formations and beautiful villagers toil and sometimes slightly less labor
The end of the day will be a pleasant lodge near my location.
TAN SWISS LODGE OR BASTIAN LODGE MIKUMI
A rain forest reserve on the side of a mountain that descends to the huge kalambo plains filled with sugarcane and rice crops
Walking along the SANJI River Reserve to the SANJI Falls within a vast array of tropical and climbing trees,
Butterflies, birds and endemic monkeys to the Red Colobus Monkeys Reserve and a variety of other monkeys found in the reserve.
A 5 hour walk back includes a swim stop in the lovely waterfall pools.
Back to accommodation at the CAMP BASTIAN
SANJI Falls UDZUNGWA Reserve
This is a reserve also called Little Serengeti.
Large concentration of African wildlife in a relatively small area. We will wait during the hot hours in the small lakes all the herds come to each other for a drink and slow down near the water bath.
Elephants strolling and playing with each other in the water, squabbling and wrestling, giraffes slowly pacing and looking up from above for dangers before deciding to break their feet and drink from the lake’s waters in the most uncertain position if a hungry lion bursts. Almost no need to travel simply all animals come in turn to drink and each one has its own story.
BASTIAN OR TAN SWISS HOTEL
Depart early morning for RUAHA National Park for 3 nights in the reserve.
A 4-hour drive to the site of the Old and Early Stone Age near the city of Iringa, and an hour’s walk in the canyon where columns formed from friction of the water and the wind in the canyon.
After the tour and noon in Iringa drive to the lodge on the border of the Ruaha Reserve, HILL TOP
Or lodge a special tented lodge on a high-profile wooden stage. Arrive at the lodge around 5pm to watch the elephant herd arriving at the lodge’s water pond along with other animals.
Quality lodge accommodation with water pools to which elephant herds and other animals come
TENDALA LUXURY TENTED CAMP OR HILL TOP
Isimila Erosion Site
ISIMILA EROSION SITE
Seeing Saw: Seeing Saw is famous for the huge amount of elephants that come. In the center of the River Ruaha
The Lions see that they very much love buffalo meat and scooped up very brave and tough lions and a very good National Geographic channel loves to screen in this reserve where everything is available and an event draws. The only reserve in the south where there are flocks. Wild and beautiful reserve somewhere in central Tanzania.
Accommodation at TANDALA LUXURY TENTED CAMP
Safari Day in the Ruaha national park, the last day of the safari route
Lodging in the Lodge
TANDALA LUXURY TENTED CAMP OR HILL TOP
Depart at around 6:30am to Iringa city and from there around 10:00 flight to Dar es Salaam and back to your home/next destination Or continue your trip to Zanzibar
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Standard-class lodges of Africa Safari Camp and Ruaha accommodation at the RUAHA HILL TOP Lodge with stunning views of Africa.
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High Level Lodges – KULINDA LODGE SELOUS, SAIBLE MOUNTAIN, VUMA HILLS, TANDALA CAMPS.
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The price includes:
• 12 days of Safari Guide
• Airport transfers and airports
• Water for all safaris
• Full board in all safaris except first two night’s dinner.
• 3 nights at the AFRICA SAFARI Hotel in the Selous Game Reserve OR SELOUS RIVER SIDE CAMP
• Night at the SAIBLE MOUNTIAN VIEW Hotel in West Selous Game reserve
• 2 nights at OR BASTIAN HOTEL TAN SWISS at OR VUMA HILLS LODGE locations
• 4 nights at the Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park at TANDALA LUXURY CAMP or RUAHA HILLTOP LODGE
• Local flight from Iringa to Dar es Salaam
• Small Swahili English maps and dictionary.