You may start safari from home or hotel in Dar es Salaam where by our driver pick up at 0500 am to start driving to Mikumi National Park. The driver will take 4-5 hours to arrive Mikumi National Park. In this tour you will get wide chances to explore Mikumi National Park, and its environment. Mikumi National Park is the closest park to Dar es Salaam and is well known for its large population of wildlife such as elephants and among predators in residence are tree-climbing lion.
The park is located in a remote and hardly visited part of country where visitors can see a wild and expansive part of Africa. You may also will have the hamper time to reach Udzungwa Mountains National Park which is so famous for having the variety of birds live here, including many regional endemic like the Udzungwa forest partridge, which was new to science 1991.
A quarter of the plants here are endemic, including Saitpaulia species, closely related to African violets. There are also endemic amphibians, reptiles and butterflies. We hope that you will enjoy a lot during those memorable times by travelling with us.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park:
Our driver will be ready to pick you up at 03h30 am from hotel or agreed point and start safari to Mikumi National Park, the trip will take approximately 5 -6 hours to arrive Mikumi NP.Arrive at Mikumi mid morning, and direct to the game drive. The Park is one of Tanzania's larger parks and has excellent bird life as well, as being good for viewing predators; there is a rich variety bird species as well as large numbers of giraffes, buffaloes and elephants and close to the water holes also lions, leopards and hippos.
Furthermore you can see zebras, lions, wild dogs, pythons, hartebeest, wildebeest, elephants, impala, warthog, eland and other antelopes. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Mikumi National Park is mostly miombo woodland with gently rolling hills. Later return to the lodge for dinner and over night.
Accommodation: Camp Bastian with Full Board included. View the hotel > www.campbastian.com
Activities: Game drive.
Day 2:Mikumi National Park to Udzungwa Mountains National Park.
Today after breakfast we will depart to Udzungwa, departure time around 0730 Am. Arrive Udzungwa after 2 hours, and then direct to Sanje waterfalls. We will have the guide to take you to Sanje waterfalls and hiking on Udzungwa Mountains, Here is good place to swim.
The larger attractions are 10 species of primate, three of which are endemic: the Uhehe (aka Iringa) red colobus, the Matunda galago and the Sanje crested angabey. The last of these is amongst the world's 25 most threatened primates. With a day to explore slowly, you'll usually see the red colobus, along with the black and white Angola colobus. Blue and velvet monkeys and yellow baboons are also common.
More than 400 species of birds live here, including many regional endemics like the Udzungwa forest partridge, which was new to science in 1991. With more scientific research, further new species are bound to be discovered. A quarter of the plants here are endemic, including some Saitpaulia species, closely related to African violets. There are also endemic amphibians, reptiles, and butterflies.
Later depart Sanje and return back to the lodge for full board accommodation
Accommodation: Camp Bastian on Full Board
Activities: Game visits
Day 3: Half Day Game Driving – Drive Back to Dar es Salaam:
After breakfast, you will have half game drive in Mikumi National Park before going back to Dar es Salaam and arrive before dark. Transfer to your hotel or airport.
- Safari vehicle with an open pop up roof
- All accommodations at Camp Bastian.
- All lunch boxes
- All park fees for Mikumi and Udzungwa
- Driver guide
- Kilimanjaro drinking water all the time on game drive
- Juice and cashew nuts, ground nuts as well as biscuits.
- Alcoholic drinks Tips
- Drinks during dinner/ alcoholic
- International airfare& Internal flights
- Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff.
- Airport departure tax
- Travel Insurance
- Visa and Passport fees.
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