4 Days Safari to Selous and Mikumi From Dar Es Salaam



From Dar es Salaam you can take a short 4 days Safari to Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park staying at luxury lodges/ tented camps or some nice mid range options if you wish to keep the costs low.

We can pick you up from any part of Dar es Salaam at no extra cost and the same safari can also start from Zanzibar Island. If starting from Zanzibar we can offer you a fly in safari whereby you will take a flight to Selous or a short flight to Dar es Salaam then continue by road. Whichever the case we can help in arranging those flights or even the Ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, if you prefer the Ferry instead.

Tour Code: TST 004 SMK


Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tarangire, arusha national park, Ngorongoro crater.

Day By Day Itinerary


Dar es Salaam / Zanzibar – Selous Game Reserve

Day one of your tour you take a flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam or straight to Selous or pick up from Dar es Salaam and start on your long way to Selous Game Reserve the largest game reserve in Africa. We will leave with a packed lunch box and have picnic lunch on the way arriving in the afternoon. We will go on game drives in the rest of afternoon and later check in at the lodge / camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Rufiji River Camp. Lunch and dinner included.

Mid range accommodation at Selous Butembo Camp.


Full day at Selous Game Reserve

This day we spend the whole day at Selous game reserve with a morning game drive and in the afternoon you can choose to go for a boat trip in the Rufiji River, Tagalala lake or Lake Manze depending on where you are staying in Selous game Reserve. Walking Safaris guided by armed rangers also is another fascinating activity that you can do in Selous. Selous Game Reserve is a large ecosystem and the largest game reserve in Africa, estimated as bigger than the size of Switzerland. Among the many animals that can be spotted in Selous includes lions, leopards, cheetahs, and the rare species like the African Wild dogs. Later in the afternoon we check in back at the lodge/ camp for dinner and overnight. All meals included.


Mikumi National Park

After breakfast at the camp/ lodge we check out and drive to Mikumi National Park within the same ecosystem where we will spend the whole day doing game drives in the Mkata flood plains inside the parks. We spend the whole afternoon doing game drives and also here a walking safari can also be arranged (at extra cost). Overnight Vuma Hills Tented Lodge. All meals included.

Mid range lodging at Genesis Motel.


Back to Dar es Salaam

After breakfast at the camp/ lodge we check out do game drives in the morning session if you wish ( depending on your schedule). Later we drive back to Dar es Salaam where the safari ends.

Flights can be arranged back to Zanzibar if required.

  • All Park entrance fees to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and ndutu area
  • Transport in custom safari built four wheels Nissan patrol with roof hatches / pop-up roof
  • English speaking driver/guide, conversant with all requirements necessary for photographers
  • Unlimited game drives as per the itinerary
  • Picnic lunche, to the crater floor
  • All airport transfers on arrival / departure
  • Mineral water during game drives
  • Tanzania Visa:
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

This itinerary is the best for all seasons

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