4 Days Udzungwa Mountains Trekking Safari

4 Days Udzungwa Mountains Trekking Safari

Udzungwa Mountains Trek

Udzungwa Mountains Trek Overviews

Udzungwa Mountains Trek through Mwanihana trail takes 3 days with overnight stay in tents in the mid of the virgin and charming forest. Starting few kilometers from the Udzungwa Mountains National Park headquarters in Mang’ula village this trail develops through the eastern side of Mt. Mwanihana, across semi-humid hilly forests, humid sub-mountain forests, pluvial mountain forests, and short stretches of high-mountain moorlands, and reaches the highest peak at about 2,400 meters of height. While on trek you will encounter several species of animals and vegetation.

The total distance for this route is about 20 kilometers and trekking is easy with some short steep distances. Since the night is spent in the forest where the weather and climatic condition is somehow difficult then this trail is recommended for adventure travelers and wilderness lovers.

 

Detail Udzungwa Mountains Trek Program

 

Day 1 – 2: Dar es Slaam to Mikumi National Park

Pick up from the hotel at Dar es Salaam or Airport for the drive to Mikumi national park with a short stop in Morogoro town for breakfast. Continue to Mikumi national park and upon the arrival at the park conduct game drive with the possibility to see animal such as lion, leopard, cheetah, elephants, buffaloes and several species of antelopes. This park is also the best spot for bird watching safari with about 400 bird species recorded. Meals and overnight at Camp Bastian.

 

Day 3: Mikumi National Park to Mang’ula

Early morning leave Mikumi to Udzungwa Mountains National Park at Mang’ula for registrations thereafter transfer to the starting point of Sanje trail for a half day trek. While on the hike you will see several endemic primates such as Sanje Crested Mangabey and the Iringa red Colobus. Arrive at Sanje waterfalls which water drops at the height of about 180 meters. Spend some moments relax at the waterfalls and enjoy your picnic lunch overlooking the panoramic view of the Kilombero Valley. In the afternoon descend back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4: Mwanihana trail

Breakfast at the lodge then transfer to Sonjo Village which is begin point for the Mwanihana trek. Trek Mwanihana trail escorted by an armed ranger and encounter some game animals such as elephant and buffalo. As you track in the forest your guide will help you identify various medicinal plants. Today you will camp at Njia panda area.

 

Day 5: Udzungwa Mountains Trek

Early breakfast, proceed with the Udzungwa Mountains trek through the changing forest to the Mwanihana summit. Encounter true montane vegetation amongst the Giant Ericas. Below you will view a spider’s web of elephant trails crisscrossing the park. Descend and trek through the forest until you reach your camp for the night.

 

Day 4: Udzungwa Mountains Trek back to Dar es Salaam.

Early morning after breakfast descend the trek with possibility to encounter some primates and antelopes such as red duiker. As you arrive at the starting point catch up the vehicle back to the lodge then proceed to Dar es Salaam.

End of the Tour.

 

Tour Cost: Contact Us to Inqure

 

Tour Cost Includes

  • Transport in a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • Game drive in Mikumi
  • Full board accommodation whilst on Safari
  • Trekking at Udzungwa Mountains
  • Transfer from the Lodge to Mwanihana Trail

 

Tour Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation at Dar es Salaam
  • Flying doctors services
  • Any expenses of the personal nature

 

 

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3 days Saadani Boat Safari

3 days Saadani Boat Safari

Saadani Boat Safari Overviews

Saadani Boat Safari; Boating safari in Saadani national park is a real adventure. Riding a boat on wami river watching hippos and crocodiles at close vicinity will bring you a sense of real African safari. This boat safari offers guest privilege to enjoy safari and beach holidays at the same time.

Saadani National Park is the only game reserve in East Africa bordering the sea with beautiful white sands beaches. Located about 100 km North West of Dar es Salaam Saadani national park is the nearest park to Dar es Salaam and it is ideal for week end break and day trips.

The beaches at Saadani national park offer the best breeding site for green turtle (the largest of all hard shelled sea turtles) in the north of Dar es Salaam. These turtle lay their eggs in these beaches and let the sun temperature to hatch them.

The Saadani National Park host about 30 species of larger mammal as well as several reptiles and birds. Basically the Saadani vegetation can be divided into major three categories the tall grass savanna with which grow up to two meters length, scattered palms and the grass land which dominated with short grass.

 

Boat Safari on Wami River

A boat safari in the Wami River is a true highlight for any visitor to Saadani National Park. The boat safari is normally last for a duration of 2 hours up to 3 hours which offers the best chance to see several pods of hippos and huge crocodiles as well as riverine birds such as malachite, pied and even giant kingfishers. Other common birds include the woolly necked stork, common sand pipers, lilac-breasted rollers, palm nut vultures, fish eagles and ground hornbills.

 

Saadani Boat Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Dar es Salaam -Saadani Boat Safari

Leave Dar es Salaam for the camping safari in Saadani national park at 0800 hrs via Chalinze. Arrive Saadani in the mid-day for lunch at the camp and short rest. Afternoon embark into boat safari along Wami River where you will see Hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and different water birds. Late afternoon drive back to the camp for Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: Full Day Saadani boat Safari

Breakfast then depart for a full day game viewing in Saadani National Park. Today we will take you for a full day game drive in the Saadani national park with packed lunch. The Saadani national Parks boast a variety of animals include lion, leopard, hyena, elephant, burchellâs zebra, African buffalo, cape eland, greater Kudu,  aardvark, warthog, Zanzibar galago, Angolan black and white colobus, wild dogs, vervet monkey, blue monkey, yellow baboon, , black backed jackal, honey badger, African clawless otter, civet, large spotted genet, bushy tailed mongoose, dwarf mongoose, banded mongoose, spotted hyena, savannah, bush pig, hippopotamus, giraffe, lichtenstein’s hartebeest, blue wildebeest, cape eland, greater kudu, bushbuck, Harvey’s duiker, blue duiker, grey duiker, sunni, common waterbuck and bohor reedbuck. Late afternoon return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: Saadani National Park – Dar Es Salaam

Today you will go for a short walking safari just after the breakfast accompanied by an armed ranger. During the walking your guide will assist you to identify different plants and spotting different species of birds. Back to the Lodge for lunch and after lunch depart to Dar es Salaam where we will drop at the hotel or airport for your onward flight back home. End of safari services

 

Saadani Camping Safari Cost

2 pax @ US $ 750

Safari Cost Includes Park fees Game drive in a 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop roof Fee for a professional a qualified Safari guide Full board accommodation whilst on Safari Activities as per itinerary Drinking water   Safari Cost Excludes All beverages, Other activities which do not included on the itinerary Items of a personal nature Airport departure tax, Local/International flights, Visas, Travel Flying doctors rescue services Personal and baggage insurance
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Saadani Day Safari and Trip from Dar es Salaam

Saadani Day Safari and Trip from Dar es Salaam

 

Saadani Day Safari; Saadani Day Trip Overview

 

Saadani day safari; Saadani day trip is a day tour to the only park in the entire East Africa region which border with the beach. This day trip starts and ends up in Dar es Salaam and it can be useful for the school children and college students. The Saadani National park offers one of the best African safari experiences with game viewing through boat along Wami River and normal game drives.
The Wami River, which cross Saadani hosts a large population of hippos, crocodiles, flamingos, and many other large bird species.

Animals which are commonly seen at Saadani national park include herds of elephants, giraffe, buffalo, warthog, reedbuck, waterbuck, hartebeest, greater kudu, wildebeest, eland, sable, yellow baboon etc.

 

Saadani Day Trip Detail Program

 

Early in the morning we will pick you from the hotel or the resident house in Dar es Salaam and drive to Saadani National Park. The journey from Dar es Salaam to Saadani takes about 2 hours which passes through local villages, small town and some historical sites. The landscapes along the way are so beautiful featured by valleys, hills and the coastal plains.

 

Game Drive on Saadani Day Safari

As you arrive at Saadani national park you will proceed with the game drive into the park. Your driver guide will work hard to help you spotting various land mammals such as elephant, lion, giraffe, buffalo, zebra, waterbuck and sable antelope and birds like the African hornbill.

Saadani National Park also offers the best chance to spot crocodiles, hippos and marine and riverine birds such as mangrove kingfisher and lesser flamingo along the Wami River. The beaches of Saadani national parks are one of the major breeding sites for green turtles on Main Land Tanzania.

Picnic lunch will be served on the beach and proceed with the game viewing till later afternoon then depart back to Dar es Salaam.

 

 

Saadani Day Safari Price

 

No of People 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax
Price PP $ 600 $ 320 $ 250 $ 220 200

 

Safari Cost Includes

  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Game drive in a 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop roof
  • Fee for a professional a qualified Safari guide
  • Picnic Lunch and Drinking water
  • Optional game drive and boat safari

 

Safari Cost Excludes

  • All beverages,
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Accommodation at Dar es Salaam
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3 Days Selous Safari Tanzania

3 Days Selous Safari Tanzania

Selous Safari Tanzania Overviews

Selous Safari Tanzania; A three days safari to the largest and untouched game reserves in the southern Tanzania remote area with abundant wildlife. The Selous Game Reserve is one of most scenic wildlife destinations which utterly beautiful of African Wilderness.  Furthermore the beauty of the park is matched by the quality of a safari here; boating, walking and fly camping compliment standard game driving in thriving wildlife areas.

 

Game animal in Selous Game Reserve

Selous game reserves boast the largest population of Elephants in the country as well as significant numbers of Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodile and endangered Wild dog. While on game drive you can easily see prides of lions, herds of Impalas, Bush buck, Warthogs, Giraffe, Ostrich, Eland and Zebra. Other animals that you can also encountered on game viewing are Hyenas, Kudu, Baboon, rare sable antelope and Leopard.

In additional to the presence of abundant wildlife the Selous game reserve boast over 400 species of bird life. Among the birds which you can see while in Selous includes the Secretary bird, Fish eagle, Sunbird,  Kingfisher, Hammer kop, Open bill stork, Red & Yellow bill stork, Weavers, vulture’s, Marabou stork and several Water birds. Therefore the variety of the wildlife to be explored are endless

Therefore a 3 days Selous Safari is a perfect short holiday providing a unique African safari experience to the wildlife lovers.

 

 

Brief Safari Information

DEPARTURE From Dar es Salaam any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation and rental vehicle.
RETURN Dar es Salaam
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE Ordinary or extended 4×4 Toyota land cruiser
PLACES Selous Game Reserves
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

 

Detail Selous Safari Program

 

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

Pick up from the hotel / resident house in Dar es Salaam at 0600hr for the journey to Selous Via Kibiti Lindi. Arrive Selous for check in at the lodge and short rest. Afternoon embark into the boat safari along the rufiji River where you will be able to see a variety of African marine animals and birds. Dinner and overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge.

 

Day 2: Game viewing in Selous Game Reserves

Early breakfast, depart for a full day game drives with picnic lunch boxes. Drive into various parts of the great Selous Game Reserve which is the home to the largest population of elephants. The rarely seen wild dogs can also be seen here while stalking, chasing and killing their prey. Other predators which can be spotted during game drives include lions, hyena and leopards. In the evening drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: Selous Walking Safari – Dar es Salaam
Early breakfast, depart for the walking safari into the vast African bush of the Selous Game Reserve. Accommpaned by your guide and the ranger you will identify different plants, spots bird species and tracking some animals. Late morning hours back to the camp for brunch and depart for Dar es Salaam.

Selous Safari Price

2 pax: US $ 625 per person
3 – 4 pax: US $ 600 per person
5 – 7 pax: US $ 560 per person

Accommodation are subject to availability at the time of booking
Single room supplement: If required , contact us

NB: Other options of Accommodation available on request & price will vary

 

Price includes

Transport in a private safari vehicle

Full board accommodation at Hippo camp

Park entrance fee

Game drives

Salary for a professional English Speaking driver guide

 

Price excludes

Tip for the driver guide

Laundry services

Drinks and beverages at the camp/lodge

 

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3 Days Ruaha Budget Safari

3 Days Ruaha Budget Safari

 

Ruaha Budget Safari Overviews

Ruaha Budget safari offers budget travelers chance to visit Ruaha National park at a very affordable rates. This tour is ideal for the travelers from Dar es Salaam, Morogoro, Iringa and other parts of the country. For international travelers who fly in to Tanzania the ideal airport is Dar es Salaam International airport where from there they can connect a light air craft to Ruaha or drive to Ruaha.

Since Ruaha is the largest park in Tanzania with 20,226 sq km area so with no doubt 3 days is the sufficient time to explore this pristine park. For budget travelers with limited time yet they can visit Ruaha and spend 2 days instead of 3 days and still will experience the same test of African Safari. This park has one of dramatic landscapes and abundant wildlife, with well-maintained roads.

Despite of being the largest park in Tanzania Ruaha National park receives few number of visitors compared to the northern Tanzania parks like Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti. Situated far off the beaten track, away from crazy camera clicking crowds this rough tract of wilderness pulsates the real energy of an Africa long-forgotten. Visitors come to Ruaha to enjoy the dramatic landscapes and abundance of wildlife, with well-maintained roads and few visitors.

 

Wildlife in Ruaha national park

While on this budget safari in ruaha you may be able to see a variety of animals and birds. This is due to fact that Ruaha is recorded to host the large population of elephants of about 15,000 to 20,000 individuals. This park is also boat the densest population of lions where during game drive you can easily spot large pride of lions with up to 30 individuals. It is also possible to see one of the magnificent black-mane males that dominate some of the prides. If lucky you can also spot them stalking, chasing and killing their prey. These large prides are mostly prefer to kill buffaloes and giraffes for their dinner.

 

Ruaha Budget Safari Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Iringa – Ruaha National Park

The Ruaha Safari start by picking you up from the hotel in Iringa Town early morning for the journey to Ruaha National Park with packed lunch. As you arrive Ruaha proceed with the game drive in different areas of the park. Dinner and overnight at Tanapa Bandas.

 

Day 2: Ruaha Safari
Breakfast, depart for the morning game and afternoon drive along Ruaha River. During dry season herds of animals tends to congregate along the banks of Ruaha River seeking for fresh pastures and clean water. Predators such as lions and hyena are frequently seen stalking herbivores along the river banks. Hot lunch in the lodge, dinner and overnight at the Tanapa Bandas.

 

Day 3: Ruaha Safari – Iringa
Breakfast, depart for the sunrise game drive. During this hours of the day most predators such as lions and leopard are still active so you can easily spot them. After some hours of game drives drive back to the lodge for lunch then pack your luggage and depart to Iringa.

End of Services.

 

Ruaha Budget Safari Price:

Number of Pax 2 pax 3 pax  4 pax 5 pax
Price Per Person US $ 890 US $ 700 US $ 650 US $ 580

Single person supplement is US $ 570

 

Package includes

Game viewing in an open roof safari vehicle.

All park fees as it is explained on the itinerary

Full board accommodation in Tanapa Bandas

Fee for professional driver guide

A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter per person daily

 

 

Packages Excludes

Tips/Gratuity for the driver guide

Travellers’ medical insurance

Items of the personal nature

 

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Selous Camping Safari – 3 days

Selous Camping Safari – 3 days

Selous Camping Safari Overview

3 days Selous Camping Safari is an adventure safari ideal for travelers who want to rough it while experiencing the beauty of the African Safari. Explore the remarkable Selous wildlife with game drives, boat safari and walking safari.

The Selous Game Reserve covering the area of 54,600 square kilometers and it is the largest game protected area in Africa. The reserve is still virgin and natural with no any permanent human settlement and permanent structures built within it. Furthermore the Selous game reserve is under the Tanzania Wildlife Division who control all the entry and the exit to the park.

Selous game reserve derived its name from the hunter, explorer and naturalist Frederic Courtney Selous was killed during the World War 1. This reserve is famous for hosting the largest population of elephants in the continent as well as the endangered species of wild dogs. Other animals which are commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus.

Game viewing activities in Selous is done on the northern side of the Rufiji flood plains which is the home to array of game animals.

During this Selous camping safari you shall spend nights on tented camps perched at the reserve buffer zone overlooking the Rufiji River.

 

Selous Camping Safari Information

DEPARTURE From Dar es Salaam any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation and rental vehicle.
RETURN Dar es Salaam
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE Ordinary or extended 4×4 Toyota land cruiser
PLACES Selous Game Reserves
ACTIVITIES Game drives, boat safari and walking safari
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Selous Camping Safari Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve
Early morning leave Dar es Salaam for journey of about 5 hours to Selous game reserves via Kibiti Lindi. Arrive Selous for check in, lunch and short rest at the Lodge. Afternoon start your selous camping safari by embarking into the boat safari along the might Rufiji River. During the boat safari you will be able to spot some marine animals and birds at close vicinity. . Dinner and overnight at Selous Butembo Camp

 

Day 2: Full day Selous Camping Safari

Continue to enjoy your African safari travel in selous game reserves by conducting a full day game drive in varies areas of the park. The Selous Game Reserve host different species of wild animals inclusive of the rare seen African Hunting dogs, the largest population of elephants, lions and leopard among others. Dinner and overnight at Selous Butembo Camp.

 

Day 3: Selous – Dar es Salaam
Early morning go for a sunrise game drive and back to the camp at 1000hr.  While at the camp pack your luggage  and depart to Dar es Salaam with stop over at Kibiti Lindi for hot Lunch. Drop off at Dar es Salaam airport for your onward flight back home to another destinations. End of safari.

Camping Safari Africa Price:
Number of Pax 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 – 4 Pax 5 – 7 Pax
Per person Price $ 1355 $ 900 $ 855 $ 755

Price Includes:

Game reserves entrance fee

Full board accommodation as per itinerary

Transport on 4WD vehicle with an open roof

Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide

Pure drinking water 1.5 liter a day per person

 

Price Excludes:

Accommodation in Dar es Salaam on the first and the last day of the Safari

International flight & Airport transfers

Flying doctors insurance

Activities which doesn’t mentioned on the itinerary

Tips for diver and Lodge/Camp staff.

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