5 Days Selous and Mikumi offers the famous park and reserve of south of Tanzania.
Selous Game Reserve
For your information, Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest reserve in Africa and a UNESCO Heritage site. Selous Game Reserve covers over 50,000 sq km in size. It is part of the protected area in the southern part of Tanzania.
Furthermore, you should know that the name originates from a famous hunter and conservationist called Fredrick Selous. Fredrick died in Beho beho area in Selous in the year 1917, while fighting with the Germans during WWI
Additionally, you should also know, the famous river that passes through Selous is River Rufiji which connects into Indian Ocean. The reserve also has multiple lakes such as Lake Manze, Lake Siwandu, Lake Mtagalala and Lake Zelekela.
Moreover, you can also visit the hot spring in the Beho Beho area in Selous Game Reserve.
The animals that you are likely to see in Selous are lion, elephant, hippopotamus, wild dog and zebra. You can also view many types of antelope. bird life, giraffe, crocodile, wildebeest, buffalo, hyena and many many more.
Selous offers you multiple activities such as Boat safari along River Rufiji. It can also offer you Walking safari inside the reserve accompanied by an armed ranger and Game drives.
Mikumi National Park
For your information, Mikumi National Park is one of the famous parks in South of Tanzania, formed in year 1964. It is the fourth largest park in Tanzania covering 3,230 sq km.
You should also know, Mikumi is bordered by Selous Game Reserve in the south. It also has Udzungwa Mountains National Park and Uluguru Mountain on the other side.
The park is greatly compared to Serengeti National Park. The north-west is defined by alluvial plain of Mkata river basin. This area displays mainly Palm, tamarinds, acacia and baobab. Furthest to the area, there are rock formations called Uluguru and Rubeho mountains.
Mikumi National Park is greatly compared to Serengeti National Park. The north-west is defined by alluvial plain of Mkata river basin. This area displays mainly Palm, tamarinds, acacia and baobab. Furthest to the area, there are rock formations called Uluguru and Rubeho mountains.
The South-east side of the park is less accessible. Therefore, it has very little wildlife.
The animals that you are likely to see are lions, giraffes, zebras, impalas, kudus, elands, buffaloes, wildebeests and black antelopes. You can also view baboons and many more. It also has two hippo pools, 5 km on the north of the park. Mikumi National Park also exhibits over 400 species of bird life.
5 Days Selous and Mikumi will offer you game drives, walking and boat safari within one itinerary.
5 Days Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park offers game drives, walking safari and boat safari in selous game reserve and Mikumi National Park.