An amazing 6-day safari adventure that is long enough to take you through the captivating landscapes and abundant wildlife of Mikumi, Ruaha, and Udzungwa in Tanzania. This carefully curated journey promises an unforgettable experience, where you’ll immerse yourself in the heart of Africa’s most stunning national parks.

Prepare to be amazed as we explore the vast wilderness of Mikumi National Park, where lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and more roam freely. Witness the historical wonders at Ismila Stone Age Site before delving into the unspoiled beauty of Ruaha National Park, boasting its natural charm and diverse wildlife.

Udzungwa Mountains National Park awaits, offering a unique trek to the mesmerizing Sanje Waterfalls and breathtaking views of Kilombero Valley. Throughout the journey, you’ll be accompanied by experienced guides who will share their knowledge of the flora and fauna that call these national parks home.

Get ready for thrilling game drives, tranquil moments in nature, and an authentic African safari experience like no other. Let the adventure begin!

Day-to-Day Itinerary: 6 days safari to Mikumi, Ruaha, Udzungwa Mountains

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park – Game viewing, overnight at Camp Bastian or similar.

Day 2: Mikumi to Iringa – Visit Ismila Stone Age Site, overnight at a hotel.

Day 3: Iringa to Ruaha National Park – Afternoon game viewing, overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 4: Full-day game viewing in Ruaha National Park, overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 5: Ruaha to Udzungwa Mountains National Park – Trek to Sanje Waterfalls, overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 6: Udzungwa to Dar es Salaam – Morning trekking, return to Dar es Salaam.

Highlights of the 6-day Southern Tanzania safari:

Highlights of the 6-day Mikumi, Ruaha, and Udzungwa Safari:

  1. Mikumi National Park: Game viewing with a chance to spot lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and more.
  2. Ismila Stone Age Site: Explore the archaeological site with fascinating sandstone pillars and ancient tools.
  3. Ruaha National Park: Experience one of Africa’s largest and unspoiled parks, home to diverse wildlife including lions, leopards, hippos, and crocodiles.
  4. Great Ruaha River: Witness the abundance of wildlife around the river, such as hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and various antelope species.
  5. Udzungwa Mountains National Park: Trek to the stunning Sanje Waterfalls and enjoy panoramic views of Kilombero Valley.
  6. Scenic Beauty: Revel in the picturesque landscapes, lush forests, and diverse flora and fauna throughout the safari.
  7. Authentic Safari Experience: Encounter a blend of thrilling game drives, nature walks, and cultural insights during the trip.
  8. Memorable Wildlife Sightings: Opportunities to see rare and endangered species, such as wild dogs, cheetahs, and African elephants.
  9. Comfortable Accommodations: Stay in well-appointed camps and lodges, offering relaxation and a chance to immerse in nature.
  10. Professional Guided Tours: Benefit from expert guides who share their knowledge and ensure a safe and enriching safari adventure.


Dar es Salaam to Mikumi

We’ll pick you up from your accommodation in Dar es Salaam and embark on a thrilling journey to Mikumi National Park. Throughout the day, you’ll enjoy game viewing in the park, where you may spot a variety of wildlife such as lions, elands, hartebeests, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, and elephants. Keep an eye out for the impressive packs of wild dogs. Tonight, we’ll stay at Camp Bastian or a similar lodge for dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.


Mikumi to Iringa

Witness the stunning sunrise as we begin our morning game drive, returning to the lodge for a delicious breakfast. Afterward, we’ll drive to Iringa Town, making a stop at Ismila Stone Age Site. This site boasts a rich collection of Stone Age tools and features picturesque sandstone pillars carved by an ancient river. You’ll be captivated by the scenery. Later, we’ll have dinner and spend the night at a hotel.


Iringa to Ruaha

Following breakfast, we’ll journey to Ruaha National Park. Upon arrival, we’ll have lunch before embarking on an afternoon game drive. Ruaha is renowned for its unspoiled, natural beauty, making it one of Africa’s largest and most captivating parks. Prepare to be enchanted by the wildlife encounters. Our camp or lodge will be our home for dinner and overnight.


Full Day Safari in Ruaha

Enjoy a fulfilling morning with breakfast, setting off for a full day of game viewing in Ruaha National Park. Witness the wonders of the Great Ruaha River, where hippo and crocodile thrive. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of lion, leopard, hunting dog, and an array of other species like waterbuck, impala, giraffe, warthog, eland, zebra, and elephants. On the plains, you may spot Grant’s gazelle, ostrich, and cheetah. We’ll return to the camp or lodge for all our meals.


Ruaha to Udzungwa

As the sun rises, embark on another game drive in Ruaha before breakfast. Afterward, we’ll drive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park with packed lunch. This park is a hidden gem with lush landscapes and diverse wildlife. We’ll enjoy dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at a camp or lodge.


Udzungwa Trekking & Return to Dar

After breakfast, embark on a scenic trek leading to the spectacular Sanje Waterfalls. From this vantage point, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Kilombero Valley from a height of 180 meters. After the trek, we’ll return for lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll drive back to Dar es Salaam, concluding this unforgettable safari experience.

The cost for the whole 6 days Southern Tanzania safari includes and excludes the following items

Tanzania Safari Price includes

Park fees

Game drives and activities

All accommodation

A professional driver/ safari guide

All transportation

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer


Water / Coffee / Tea or Soft Drinks

Price Excludes

International flights

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Tanzania Visa


Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

Meals not listed above

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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