Our 6-day Southern Circuit safari includes two national parks of the Southern Circuit: Mikumi National Park and Ruaha National Park. Tanzania's Southern Circuit is still wild and unspoilt, the real Africa, with more lions than tourists.
Game drives (safaris) on the savannahs of Mikumi and Ruaha National Park with chances of seeing the wildlife from close quarters
Mikumi National Park is also known as ‘little Serengeti’ and is know for its large herds of elephants
Ruaha National Park with the great Ruaha River, wildlife in one of the greatest panoramas of Africa. Ruaha is many peoples favorite park.
Meet the local people on the way and see their local way of life
JK Nyerere Airport - Dar es Salaam
Arrive at Dar es Salaam International Airport. Meet and greet by your guide and transfer to the city of Dar es Salaam for an overnight.
Dar es Salaam - Mikumi National Park
Transfer from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park. Game drive in the afternoon if time allows.
Mikumi is known for its large herds of elephants and is also known as the 'little Serengeti'.
Mikumi National Park - Ruaha National Park
Transfer to Ruaha National Park afterwards. We drive through the mountains and make a stop at a small village to see the rural way of local life beneath a huge Baobab tree.
Ruaha National Park
Early morning breakfast at the lodge. Full day game drive in Ruaha National Park afterwards. Pick nick lunch on our way.
Ruaha has a magnificent scenery and abundant wildlife, including elephant, giraffe, kudu, sable antelope, eland, African wild dog, cheetah and large prides of lion.
Ruaha National Park - Mikumi National Park
Transfer to Mikumi National Park. It is possible to visit a local village (optional).
Mikumi National Park - Dar es Salaam
Early morning game drive in Mikumi National Park if time allows. Transfer to Dar es Salaam afterwards. Optional shopping or city tour through Dar es Salaam (if time allows). Transfer to the airport for your flight home or to Zanzibar.
Day 1 JK Nyerere Airport - Dar es Salaam
Day 2 Dar es Salaam - Mikumi National Park
Day 3 Mikumi National Park - Ruaha National Park
Day 4 Ruaha National Park
Day 5 Ruaha National Park - Mikumi National Park
Day 6 Mikumi National Park - Dar es Salaam
Accommodations with meals mentioned
Bottled drinking water
4x4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
Entrance fees to the included National Parks
The following activities: bird watching and game drives mentioned
Visa for Tanzania
All optional activities
Meals not mentioned and beverages
Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication.