8-Day Safari to Mikumi, Ruaha & Nyerere Np

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with our 8-Day Safari to Mikumi, Ruaha & Nyerere Np (Selous). This safari is a perfect blend of thrilling game drives, walking safaris, and boat safaris, offering you a comprehensive wildlife experience in Tanzania’s most renowned national parks.

During your safari, you will have the opportunity to witness the incredible diversity of wildlife that inhabits these parks, including lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, and a plethora of bird species. The open savannahs of Mikumi, the rugged terrain of Ruaha, and the lush wetlands of Nyerere (Selous) all offer unique landscapes and wildlife viewing opportunities.

One of the highlights of this safari is the chance to embark on walking safaris, allowing you to explore the African bush on foot and experience the sights and sounds of the wilderness up close. You will also enjoy boat safaris on the Rufiji River in Selous, where you can spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of birdlife from a different perspective.

Our expert guides will accompany you throughout the safari, sharing their knowledge of the flora and fauna of the region and ensuring a safe and unforgettable experience. Book your 8-Day Safari to Mikumi, Ruaha & Nyerere Np (Selous) Safari today and get ready.

Dar es Salaam-Iringa

After an early breakfast, we depart from Dar es Salaam with packed lunches and drive to Iringa (6-9 hours) . You will pass through the countryside and have nice scenery and views of beautiful valleys and mountains. Arrive and check in at the lodge. Enjoy sunset moments while dinner and overnight at Iringa Sunset hotel.

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Accommodation: Iringa Sunset Hotel

A Mid-range lodge in Iringa (City)

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Iringa-Ruaha National Park

Leave Iringa after breakfast and head towards Ruaha National Park. Upon arrival, check in to your accommodation and then embark on an afternoon game drive in the park. After a thrilling day of wildlife spotting, return to your accommodation for a delicious dinner and a restful overnight stay at Ruaha Tourist bandas.

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Accommodation: Ruaha tourist Bandas

Budget accommodation inside Ruaha National park.

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Ruaha-Full Day game drive

Start your day with an early morning breakfast followed by two full days of exciting game drives. In the afternoon, you will have a packed lunch and a chance to rest before continuing the game drive until sunset. Head back to your accommodation in the evening to unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.

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Accommodation: Ruaha tourist Bandas

Budget accommodation inside Ruaha National park.

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Ruaha to Mikumi National park

In the morning, once you’ve had breakfast, our skilled driver will pick you up and drive you from Ruaha National Park to Mikumi. You’ll have lunch upon arrival, followed by an evening game drive. Afterward, you will return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

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Accommodation: Campbastian

Mid-range camp located outside Mikumi National park

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Mikumi-Nyerere Np (Selous)

Your day will start with an early morning pick-up from your hotel in Mikumi by our driver. The journey to Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park) will provide you with glimpses of local villages along the way. Upon arrival at Selous, you’ll have time to relax and settle in. In the evening, you will embark on a thrilling boat safari along the Rufiji River, the largest river in the reserve. This unique experience will allow you to spot crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of other wildlife species in their natural habitat.

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Accommodation: Mloka Safari lodge

Budget accommodation aoutside Nyerere National park

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Game Drive at Nyerere National Park (Selous Game Reserve)

After breakfast at 7:30 am, you will embark on a full-day game drive tour of Nyerere National Park, formerly known as Selous Game Reserve. You will have the opportunity to witness a wide array of wildlife including elephants, zebras, giraffes, antelopes, and more. In addition, you will marvel at the diverse bird species and stunning landscape scenery, showcasing various terrains such as wetlands, dry grasslands, light acacia forests, and elevated areas offering panoramic views of distant mountains.

During the afternoon, you will stop for a packed lunch and some relaxation time before resuming your game drives until evening. You will then return to your accommodation for dinner, overnight stay, and to prepare for the upcoming final day of your safari adventure.

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Accommodation: Mloka Safari lodge

Budget accommodation aoutside Nyerere National park

Meals & Drinks

  • Fb (Breakfast,Lunch & dinner included)

  • Drinks not included

Transfer back to Dar es Salaam

Today, before breakfast, you will join a bushman walking tour in the forest with our experienced guide. For your safety, an armed ranger will also accompany you. After the tour, you will return to the hotel for breakfast and then get ready to depart for Dar es Salaam. Your drop off can be arranged at either the hotel, ferry terminal, or the airport in Dar es Salaam.

Rates Per Person

Solo 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people
$3000 $2000 $1800 $1600 $1400 $1200
  • Included

  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • Water on Safari
  • Drinks
  • Excluded

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks

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