A link to reset your password has been sent to your email

presents

6 Days Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve Fly Safari in Tanzania

Ruaha River Lodge, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

Southern Tanzania Safari

This 6 days fly in safari, which is arranged by Kanuth Adventure Safari, will allow you to visit two of the major and famous parks in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve which are also ranked as World Heritage sites and are to be found in Southern Circuit of Tanzania. The fly inn safaris allows you to spend few days and see the countryside and the parks from the above rather than driving for many hours on the road.

Key information

  • Private safari
  • Minimum and Maximum groups: minimum 2, maximum 6 (Kanuth Adventure Safari can handle bigger groups in multiple cars)
  • Starting point and ending point: Dar es Salaam
  • English speaking guide
  • 18% VAT and all park entrance fees are included

Highlights

  • One boat safari at great Manze Lake
  • Spot the flora and fauna of Southern Tanzania by flight
  • One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
  • One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
  • Chance to spot Africa's most famous game like elephants, kudus, zebra, giraffes, lions, etc.
  • Use of special safari vehicle with pop up roof during the game drives in the parks
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 5 nights accommodation

Styles


6 activity days
Airport transfer included: Julius Nyerere International Airport
Hide all

Accommodation

You will be staying at various accommodations along the way as follows:

  • Night 1, 2, and 3 - in a tanapa cottage mid-range at Ruaha River Lodge
  • Night 4 and 5 - at Lake Manze Luxury Tented Camp

Program

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

In the morning, you will be picked up from the agreed point in Dar es Salaam and transfer to the airport for your flight to Ruaha and leave at 08:30 am by Coastal Aviation. On your arrival at 09:50 a.m. meet and greet with your driver guide from Kanuth Adventure Safari and Alenna. The driver will give you a brief about safari and the park then you will be transferred to lodge for late breakfast. Take your lunch box and proceed with afternoon and evening game drive. Ruaha National Park benefits from the dispersal and migration of other wildlife from its ecosystem coming down from the northern game reserves of Kizigo and Rungwa, giving the park a huge boost in the concentration of wildlife. There are large numbers of buffalos, elephants, kudus, zebra, giraffes, lions, impalas, and elands.

  • Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation in a twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

Day 2: Full day game drive in Ruaha National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in the park. On any given day, Ruaha National Park has the potential to showcase a good number of biodiversity in just one-third of the park size. From the organizer's experience within the Msembe and Jongomeru area you might see the silver back jackal, elephants that walked into the camp, hippos that foraged around the camp at night, African hunting dogs that trotted past the vehicle, a pride of 18 lions that were hunting, and the superb Lesser and Greater kudus as well as rarely Roan and Sable antelopes which can be seen at every southern section of the park. The vegetation of the park also boasts palm, fig, tamarind, and baobab trees that are not commonly seen in other parks. There are over 1600 plant species and over 370 bird species confirmed in the park.

  • Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation in a twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

(Option) If you are interested to participate in a night game drive it can be arranged for 100 USD per person.

Day 3: Ruaha wilderness walking safari and game drive

After breakfast, launch a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied by an armed ranger guide who will guide you on walking to get close to the animals, plants, fingerprints, and animals along the river for fine pictures. Come back to the hotel for hot lunch and relaxation. Evening leave again for a sunset game drive.

  • Meal plan: breakfast, hot lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation in a twin room: Midrange: Ruaha River Lodge

Day 4: Ruaha National Park to Selous Game Reserve by flight

Breakfast at your accommodation, then leave the park with game and route to the Mtemere airstrip for your flight to Selous Game Reserve which leaves at 11:45 a.m. On arrival at Siwandu airstrip at 13:05 p.m. you will be picked up by the driver guide from Kanuth Adventure Safari who will take you to the hotel for a hot lunch and rest. Evening at 16:00 p.m. embark on boat safari at great Manze lake, where you will admire hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat and number of animals come to drink at these lakes which are located inside the reserve.

  • Meal plan: breakfast, hot lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation: Lake Manze Luxury Tented Camp

Day 5: Full day game drive in Selous game reserve

The morning after breakfast, full day game drives in Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch. Please mind that Selous G.R is larger than Switzerland and Denmark, that hosts the largest population of elephant in Tanzania as well as a large number of buffalo, hippo and wild dog, other animals to be found are lion, eland, bushbuck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, crocodile, greater kudu and is the chance to see the rare Sable antelope.

  • Meal plan: breakfast, hot lunch, dinner
  • Accommodation: Lake Manze Luxury Tented Camp

Day 6: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

After breakfast at your accommodation, take your lunch box for a morning game drive around the park. Drive to Mtemere airstrip for your afternoon flight to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar which leave at 13:15 p.m.

  • Meal plan: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: No accommodation for this night.

Location

This safari takes place in the Southern Circuit of Tanzania in Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve.

Food

You have included in the price daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

Optionally, if you are interesting to participate on a night game drive it can be arranged for 100 USD per person.

What's included

  • One boat safari at great Manze Lake
  • One full day and one morning game drive at Selous Game Reserve
  • One afternoon, one evening, one full day, one walking, and one sunset game drive at Ruaha National Park
  • Return domestic flight from Dar es Salaam on arrival and on departure day
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography.
  • 18% VAT
  • All park entrance fees
  • All transfers
  • The services of knowledgeable English speaking driver / guide
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner and drinking water
  • 5 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, and other beverages
  • Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Airport departure tax
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Travel / flying doctors rescue services
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Extras, personal expenses i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Travel, medical, injury, and luggage insurances
  • Tips for the driver and guides
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to arrive at Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR). The organizer will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

Airport: Julius Nyerere International Airport Airport transfer included: Julius Nyerere International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Value for money
Accommodation & facilities
Food
Location
Quality of activity
6 days / 5 nights
from --

Select your package:

For this organizer you can guarantee your booking through BookAllSafaris.com. All major credit cards supported.

Why choose BookAllSafaris.com

Largest Selection
Friendly Customer Service
Offers for every budget
Best Price
Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!
Served by www:8000

Logging out

of Tripaneer websites