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5 DAYS MAGIC OF SOUTHERN CIRCUIT SAFARI TO MIKUMI AND RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

Adventure Safari tours to Tanzania Southern Safari circuit is the best idea of escaping from the Northern crowded safari circuit.

TRIP HIGHLIGHT:
 
Day 1-5 | Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari
  • Ruaha  National Park — Game drive
  • Mikumi National  Park —Game drive
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Adventure Safari tours to Tanzania Southern Safari circuit is the best idea of escaping from the Northern crowded safari circuit. The Ruaha and Mikumi Midrange Price Tour takes interested guests to explore two of Africa’s largest game heavens in this Southern safari circuit of Tanzania, Ruaha National Park and Mikumi National Park .Accommodation suggested to be at the “SAVE MUCH” comfortable budget and mid-range tented camps and lodges. Transport based on a 4WD vehicle, Toyota Landcruiser rebuilt for safari for comfortable game viewing driven by the knowledgeable driver guide. Preferably individual, couple or family groups in private tour. You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture. Availability 100% sure.
 
Our safari vehicles with hatched roof for shade against sunny African wilderness; are extended body with roomy seats for comfortable sitting and stretching out legs. Every guest is accessible to window seat. Cars are also fitted with fridges, power charge sockets and VHF radio calls for easy and fast communication with base office in Dar- es- Salaam. A vehicle in only as good as the driver and drivers are excellent. Each one is custom designed with an extra large photographic roof hatch, extra dust proofing, comfortable seats with seat belts and canvas covers, first aid kits, binoculars, a selection of field guides and a cooler stocked with bottles of mineral water supplied by Cross to Africa Safaris at no additional cost. 
 
Every safari vehicle carries a maximum of six passengers so that every passenger is guaranteed a window seat and access to the photographic roof hatch at all times during the safari.
Every safari vehicle is serviced after each safari.
Driver guides are all trained naturalists who have more than five years experience with us, they know their way around the parks and are skilled at spotting and identifying wildlife. They are also trained to prepare delicious picnic lunches in the bush, so that you can maximize your game viewing opportunities.
 
Game viewing from the vehicle is one of the core activities of a wildlife safari. Drives are conducted in the morning and evening, but depending on time of year and weather conditions may extend throughout the day. It is often best to head out for a game drive very early after a quick cup of coffee and a muffin, returning later for a leisurely breakfast. Alternatively a camp breakfast could be followed by a long morning game scouting drive with a picnic carried along and eaten whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Evening game drives are generally very rewarding, and it is during these times that we expect the best light for photography and enjoying the ever magnificent African bush scenery.
 
About the parks
 
Mikumi is also easy to reach from Dar es Salaam. It’s a great park on its own, but can also be combined with Ruaha safari, since it’s on the way to Ruaha if you drive from Dar es Salaam.
 
Ruaha is a big national park, and its heart is the Ruaha river. This park is well known for its lion population, which can be found almost every time. The drive to Ruaha goes through steep mountain roads which will add to the experience if you decide to go by road.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Mikumi National Park
 

After breakfast you driver guide from Cross to Africa Safaris will  pick up from Hotel/ Airport or Ferry terminal and drive to Mikumi National Park which is approximately 5 hours drive from Dar es Salaam On arrival you go for afternoon game drive in Mikumi National Park with overnight inside the park at Tanapa cottages on Full Board.

Mikumi National Park is Tanzania’s fourth – largest National Park and the most accessible from Dar es Salaam. Within its 3230 sq. km its set between the Uluguru Mountains to the north and the Lumango Mountains to the south-east. Mikumi hosts buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, lions, pythons zebras, leopards crocodiles and many more just to mention a few.

Meal Plan – Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2 : Mikumi National Park – Ruaha National Park

After breakfast drive to Ruaha National Park with stop in Iringa for lunch, after lunch proceed to Ruaha national park on arrival you will start with game drive en route to Ruaha tourists bandas.

Dinner and overnight at Ruaha tourists bandas..

Meal Plan –Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3 : Full day game drive in  Ruaha National Park 


After breakfast you go for full day game drive in Ruaha national park with packed lunch enjoy your lunch on one of picnic site which your guide will choose.

Ruaha National Park covers an area of 20,000 sq. km and a vast and magnificent wilderness area and is Tanzania’s largest park.

Ruaha National Park is the home of largest population of Elephants, it also hosts Larger herds of Buffaloes, pride of Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Kudus, Grant’s gazelles, Wild dogs, Ostriches, Roan and Sable antelopes and more than 400 different bird species. The great Ruaha River flows through the eastern side of the park and is home of hippos, crocodiles and water birds.

Dinner and overnight inside the park at Ruaha Tourists bandas on full board.

Meal Plan –Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4 : Morning game drive in  Ruaha National Park— Mikumi Town 

Early morning game drive and back to the camp for late breakfast,

After breakfast game en route to the main gate and proceed to mikumi town for overnight.

Dinner and overnight stay at Tan-Swiss lodge on full board.

Meal Plan –Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


Day 5 : Mikumi Town —  Dar- Es -Salaam 

After breakfast drive back Dar es salaam, on arrival in Dar es salaam you will be dropped to the Hotel, Ferry terminal for the ferry to Zanzibar or Airport for your flight back home.

Meal Plan –Breakfast and Lunch.

Inclusive :

  • Use of 4x 4 safari vehicles with open roof for Game viewing
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • Meals as indicated
  • Government Taxes
  • Lunch on the first day of the Safari
  • All park fees
  • All conservation fees
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Drinking water during the safari
 Exclusive:

 

  • International Flights
  • Drinks
  • Visa fee
  • Tips
  • Any other excursion not included in the itinerary
  • Personal Insurance

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