Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park (Semi Luxury) - 6 Days

Wild dogs in Selous Game Reserve

6 Days Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve offers the famous park and reserve of south of Tanzania.

Selous Game Reserve

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.

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

The famous river that passes through Selous is River Rufiji which connects into the Indian Ocean. The reserve also has multiple lakes such as Lake Manze, Lake Siwandu, Lake Mtagalala and Lake Zelekela.

Selous Game Reserve also has a hot spring in the Beho Beho area.

The animals that you are likely to see in Selous are lion, elephant, hippopotamus, wild dog, zebra, many types of antelope, bird life, giraffe, crocodile, wildebeest, buffalo, hyena and many many more.

Selous offers multiple activities such as Boat safari along River Rufiji, Walking safari inside the reserve accompanied by an armed ranger and Game drives.

Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park is one of the famous parks in South of Tanzania, formed in year 1964 and the fourth largest park in Tanzania covering 3,230 sq km.

Mikumi is bordered by Selous Game Reserve in the south, 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, black antelopes, 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.

6 Days Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve will offer you game drives, walking and boat safari within one itinerary.

6 Days Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi National Park will offer you game drives, walking and boat safari within one itinerary.

Day 1
Dar es salaam to Selous Game Reserve

Meet, greet by your driver/ guide and proceed to Selous Game Reserve. Have hot lunch on the way.

Late afternoon, perform boat safari along Rufiji River.

Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Game drive and walking safari inside Selous Game Reserve

Depart for Selous Game reserve after early breakfast. Perform early morning walking safari followed by a full day game drive inside the reserve with picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight

Day 3
Game drive inside Selous Game Reserve

Depart for Selous Game Reserve after breakfast. A full day game drive inside the reserve with picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight

Day 4
Selous Game Reserve to Mikumi National Park

Proceed from Selous Game Reserve to Mikumi National Park via Matamwe gate and Mogorogoro town with picnic lunch. The drive will be around 8 hours.

Dinner and overnight

Day 5
Game drive inside Mikumi National Park

Depart for Mikumi National Park after breakfast. A full day game drive inside the park with picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight

Day 6
Mikumi National Park to Dar es salaam

Proceed to Dar es salaam city center at around 0800 hours after breakfast,. Arrive Dar es salaam around 1600 hours.

Price Includes:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 5 nights full-board accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off within Dar city center
  • Park fees & game drives
  • Boat and walking safari at Selous Game Reserve
  • Complimentary mineral water (1 liter per person per day)

Price Excludes:

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Additional Mineral water: USD 5 per carton (12 bottles)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day
  • Dar es salaam airport transfers
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance
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What documents do I need?

The most important documents are your valid passport and Tanzanian visa. A 3 month tourist visa and single entry is US $50, although Americans pay US $100 and available at Tanzanian airports and consulates.

You could also check to confirm the current requirements with the nearest Tanzanian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate, or your travel agent.

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD 1,150 USD $ 1,110/person
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Total $ 1,110 USD

Trip Facts

  • 4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • 7
  • Game drives, Boat safari, Walking safari
  • Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi National Park
  • 6 days
  • Zarafa Tented Camp, Tan Swiss Lodge (Outside the park/ reserve)
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