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Tanzania southern Parks  AND  Nothern circuit Safari


<< 14  DAYS  SAFARI  >>



Day 1:  Flight to Dar es salaam  -  Then to Ruaha National  Park



Pick up from your hotel in Arusha to Kilimanjaro international airport or Arusha airport for your flight to  Dar es salaam . You will be picked up  by your safari guide and  head to Ruaha National park, renowned for the roan antelopes, the uncommon sable antelopes plus numerous elephants. It’s within Rwaha national park that the southern plus the eastern wildlife overlap. Even though it is among the largest parks within Africa, it is not commonly visited due to its remoteness. For that reason it is undisturbed and fascinating to visit. Following lunch at the Ruaha hilltop Lodge, take a game drive in the afternoon within the park. Dinner  and overnight at


Ruaha hilltop Lodge ( FB ) .

Birdlife: Over 465 bird species have been sighted in the park, some of which are not found in northern “ .
Ruaha National Park  is the 2nd largest in Tanzania, covering an area of more than 13,000 square kilometers in the Iringa Region. Many who visited this park at the right season, rate it as favorite anywhere in the continent.
The name Ruaha owes to Great Ruaha river which flows along the eastern border.  The Friends of Ruaha Society, a British bilateral aid program is funding  a project on community based wildlife, a management plan for Ruaha ecosystem and a project to direct the benefits of tourism to  the people who live around the park.
Ruaha National Park is is extremely interesting as it presents the transition zone where southern African and eastern African Species of flora and fauna overlap, therefore, it has unique variety of animals, birds and vegetation.


Main Vegetation in Ruaha National Park are Miombo woodland, acacia grassland and baobab trees. However, the park is very rich in big games.  it is well-recognizable for the large herds of Elephant, Giraffe, Buffalo and Impala, and numerous Greater lesser Kudu as well as wild dogs, lions and leopard are also common. The Great Ruaha River, that border the park in the east, provide habitation for hippopotamus and crocodiles. Birds can be watched along the river banks too (the park has recorded more than 540 species of bird, which is one of the highest bird species diversity in East Africa).


Day 2:  Full day tour –  Ruaha national Park
An entire day game viewing within Ruaha national park! by the river banks are wild animals like waterbuck, crocodiles plus hippos, and within the bushes, are lions, ostriches, leopards, warthogs, hunting dogs, cheetahs, giraffes, Grant Gazelles and elands among others. Diner and Overnight at Ruaha hilltop Lodge ( FB ) .




Day 3:  Transfer to Mikumi national Park
After breakfast drive to Mikumi National Park . Lunch at Kitonga, then proceed to Mikumi National Park . Arrive Mikumi and depart for afternoon game drive at Mikumi National Park  . Dinner and overnight at the Angalia Tented Camp(FB) ”


Mikumi National Park is located  in the north of the Selous Game Reserve in Morogoro region. It is bordered by Uluguru Mountains in the North and Rubeho Mountains to the south-east. The main feature in the park is Mkata River Flood Plain. The park was extended to border with Selous in 1975 . It was gazetted in 1964 during the construction of Morogoro- Iringa  highway. The park shares the eco-system with the Selous Game Reserve, and Kilombero Game Controlled Area.With 3,230 square kilometers coverage Mikumi National Park is well-known park in Tanzania. The park is well-known for its population of elephants, giraffes buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Predators include tree-climbing lions (which are in large number), leopards, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal.


More than 400 species of birds have been recorded here including Eurasian migrants such as red billed oxpecker, marabou stork and lilac breasted roller, which stays between October and April. There are more interesting bird species in the Miombo woodland, for example, Shelley's double collared sunbird, pale billed hornbill and violet-crested Turaco as well as violet-backed starling .

The surrounding mountain and hills brings compelling natural beauty with addition to superb light, make it a wonderful venue for wildlife photographers.
It is common to see elephants, lions and sometimes giraffes on/along the Tanzania-Zambia highway, especially in the evening or night. Nowadays leopards are commonly seen .


Day 4 :  Full day tour -  Mikumi national Park
After breakfasts Collect lunch boxes and drive in for full day game viewing  .  Later in the Afternoon you will stop  for your  Picnic lunch, then proceed with afternoon game drive . Dinner and overnight at the Angalia Tented Camp -  Full board basis .


Day 5: Transfer to Dar es salaam airport
In this day you will be transferred from Mikumi national Park to Dar es salaam .  You will proceed straight to  Dar es salaam airport and catch your domestic flight to Kilimanjaro international airport . You will be picked up from Kilimanjaro airport and being transferred to Arusha for Lunch . Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Arusha .  Then , get  ready to join  the northern circuit tour starting on 10th May .



Day 6: Arrival to Arusha :
Pick you up Bye  ( Your safari representative  ) at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to hotel. Accommodation at MOUNT MERU HOTEL .



Arusha town  -  Tarangire National Park for Safari.
After breakfast depart for Tarangire National park for a game drive. This park is popular for the large concentration of Elephants, and long lived upsides down trees “Baobab” which is the refuge for the famous tree climbing pythons. Lunch at the lodge, short snap and full game viewing in the afternoon before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight: Tarangire Safari Lodge. FB


Day 9: Arusha - Lake Manyara N.P.

Departure in the morning to Manyara National Park for safari. This park is located at the edge of the lake of the same name, on the western side of the fault of the Rift, is known for its elusive climbing lions, rare copies that can be uploaded to the trees. The presence of the lake, the park is quite a character separate from its neighbors. Dinner and accommodation at  -  LAKE MANYARA HOTEL – FB


Day 10: Lake Manyara N.P - Serengeti N.P.

"Siringeti" In Maasai Language , which means " Endless plains of the Serengeti national Park "

Although thousands of writers have used the power of the pen, to put down their ideas on paper, in many different ways about the Serengeti national park, their work may be summed up in a few words only: from the wildlife point of view "The Serengeti national park remains  the most unique area in the world”.

Serengeti – a name that seems to conjure up all that is wildest in wildest Africa is the oldest, second largest and best known national park in Tanzania. Admittedly, over the years it has been at the forefront of international research on various ecological monitoring programmes and other related disciplines leading to ecosystem dynamics as well as the development of conservation management. This be chunk of land with an area of 14, 763sq km was first protected in 1921 and it became the first national park in 1951.  Its Diamond jubilee was celebrated in January 1981.

The Serengeti national park is a host of many scenic features. Take the grassland savannah plains for instance; these extensive treeless short grassland plains are repository for calving wildebeest. From December to may each year, up to two million ungulates graze in the area. However, aprt from ungulates, the park has about 7,500 hyenas and 2,800 lions in a spectacular setting. In total, there are over 10,000 predators including cheetah and leopard etc. You will have meals and overnight at  SERONERA WILDLIFE LODGE  - FB 


Day 11 & 12: Serengeti N.P Full days.
Full days game drive through the park. In the evening enjoy the sunset in the savannah. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge.


Day 13: Serengeti N.P - Ngorongoro C.A

Out on safari to the Ngorongoro Crater, where you can enjoy spectacular views. In recognition of its importance and beauty, the reserve was declared in 1978 a World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Alternatively you can visit a Masai Manyata. Dinner and overnight at EILEENS LODGE – KARATU .


Day 14: Ngorongoro C.A - Arusha - Airport.
In this day you will be transferred to Arusha for LUNCH  , thereafter proceed to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight BACK HOME  or  your next destination .





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  • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS  -  Kilimanjaro to Dar es salaam  -  and return to Kilimanjaro after the trip
  • Accommodation in standard rooms as described (or similar) with private en-suite facilities
  • Meals as described by B (Buffet Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
  • Bottled mineral water shall be available for everyone during the safari
  • Transportation by special equipped 7-seater safari land cruiser  “OR”  Land rover with pop-up roofs
  • Services of  profesional driver guides that are fluent in English , French , spanish , German and italian languages. If you do not understand English well , and that you need  a guide  in any of these listed languages , Please let us know.
  • Game drives, sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
  • Applicable local and government taxes on accommodation and transportation
  • ALL  transfers  –  TO and from the Airport



  • International  airfare, airport taxes and security related fees
  • Tips and gratuities to driver guides; hotels  and restaurant staff; room service etc
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of  personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, and other alcoholic drinks etc
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above
  • An overnight in Arusha before or  after the trip




“Type of the safari vehicles “  OR  “ Landrovers “  during this trip







Serengeti National Park | Ngorongoro Crater | Tarangire National Park | Mikumi National Park | Ruaha National Park
Arusha National Park | Lake Manyara | Selous Game Reserve |
Mount Kilimanjaro | Mount Meru |Mount Oldonyo Lengai | Hotels, Lodges & Camps
Zanzibar Island | Beach Holidays | Cultural Tourism

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