Itinerary Highlights

  • Duration in days: 7
  • Itinerary Category: Wildlife Safari
  • Destinations:  Ruaha, Katavi and Mahale
  • Major Attractions: Rufiji river,  Hippos
  • Budget Level:  Standard
  • Guiding Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Start point: Dar-es-salaam
  • End point: Dar-es-salaam
  • Essential items: Digital Camera with enough memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with ultra violet radiation filtering etc
  • Additional information: Night game drives in the park will be accompanied by game rangers

Itinerary Description By Day

Day 1: Transfer From Dar-es-salaam To Ruaha National Park

  • Pickup from your accommodations and get a short safari briefing from the guide
  • Start the journey heading to Ruaha with packed lunch
  • Arrive in the evening and transfer directly to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep

Day 2: Full Day Game Drive In Ruaha

  • Have breakfast and leave for a day’s game drive in the park
  • Game drive searching for Greater and Lesser kudu, eland, buffalos, grant’s gazelle and Sable antelope (the only antelopes found in Ruaha)
  • Break for lunch in one of the park’s picnic sites
  • Proceed with an afternoon game drive moving along the river
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and sleep

Day 3: Walking Safari In Ruaha and Transfer To Katavi

  • Leave at 6:00 am for a walking safari in the park with armed rangers
  • Return to the hotel around 9:00 for breakfast and shower
  • Checkout of the hotel and start the journey to Katavi national park
  • Arrive in the evening and proceed to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep

Day 4: Full Day Game Drive In Katavi

  • Leave for day’s game drive
  • Enjoy the river’s beautiful view while game viewing searching for duel between lions and bufallos
  • Break for lunch and proceed with game view till late evening
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and sleep

Day 5: Walking Safari In Katavi and Transfer To Mahale Mountains

  • Have a morning walking safari in the park to see more animals and bird species
  • Return to the hotel for breakfast and shower
  • Drive to the airstrip for a flight to Mahale
  • Arrive in the evening and transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Mahale Mountains

  • Leave for a day’s game view for tracking Chimpanzees in the forest
  • Continue with the tracking and break for a picnic lunch in the park
  • Proceed with bird watching in the forest spotting variety of bird species
  • In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and sleep

 Day 7: Walking Safari In Mahale and Transfer To Dar-es-salaam

  • Have a morning walking safari in the beautiful forest spotting chimps and other animal species
  • Return to the hotel for breakfast and shower
  • Checkout the hotel and drive to the airstrip for a flight back to Dar-es-salaam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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