Great Southern Circuit Highlights – 9 Days

Day 1: Drive from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve with picnic  lunch. Game viewing along Rufiji River on arrival. Dinner and overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 2:  Walking tour (2-3 hours) in the Selous Game Reserve with armed ranger.  In the afternoon go for game viewing until evening then drive back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: After breakfast, go for game viewing in the reserve then return to the camp/lodge for lunch and rest.  In the afternoon you will do boat excursion for about 3 hours in the Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 4:  Today you will do full day game viewing in the reserve. Dinner and overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 5: After breakfast, drive to Mikumi (with Picnic lunch). Dinner and overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 6:  After early morning breakfast depart to Ruaha National Park….lunch on the way. Dinner and Overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 7: Full day game viewing in Ruaha National Park. Dinner and overnight at a camp/lodge

Day 8: After sunrise game viewing and breakfast, drive back to Mikumi National Park for late afternoon game drive, overnight at a camp/lodge.

Day 9: Morning game viewing then drive back to Dar es Salaam.

End of tour. Its always an adventure safari … you will enjoy it.

Note the following:

  • The accommodations can be on the basis of Basic Camping (public or private), Permanent Tented CampsLuxury Mobile Camping, or Lodges (standard to luxury). The accommodations may also vary depending on the locations of good game viewing from season to season. When we know your travel dates we will advise accordingly.
  • If you wish to fly from Arusha to Serengeti or Serengeti to Arusha this is possible and we will customize the itinerary accordingly.
  • This itinerary can be customized to cover only Ngorongoro and Serengeti or Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti.
  • If you like us to arrange your accommodations for the night (s) before and after safari please let us know.
  • If you are arriving at Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport or in Arusha by shuttle bus let us know so we can arrange meeting you on arrival to make things even smoother.
  • We will be happy to know your travel plans so we can customize this itinerary or any other itinerary for you. We are a full service company and we will be able to take care of all accommodations: before safari, on safari and after safari; airport and hotel transfers; and internal/regional flights.
  • Click here for packing list. Camping and lodge safari have almost same packing list but in case you have questions let us know.
  • This itinerary can also be extended (number of days and/or parks/activities) to cover other parks in the northern circuitKilimanjaro trekMeru trekOldongo Lengai trekUsambara MountainsZanzibar/Mafia/Dar beach holidaySouthern parks or western safari parks, or either way depending on your needs.

Its always an adventure!