Experience Southern Tanzania with a difference: nature, safari and cultural all in one package.
Kisampa, Mikumi & Udzungwa 6 nights
Drive to the Wami River near Kiwangwa arriving in late afternoon. Here you will be met and transferred across the river by canoe. On the other side you will be transferred by 4×4 to camp. Settle in and enjoy sun-downers watching the spectacular sunset. Maybe you will have elephants coming to the water hole down in the valley. Enjoy a dinner under the stars, then go for an evening night drive and experience the African bush at night. Overnight at Kisampa.
Awake to bird-song and enjoy breakfast. Morning (optional activities – bush walk, birding, bike riding or fishing). Lunch at camp. Afternoon canoe safari featuring hippo, crocodiles and numerous fantastic birds – see the sunset from the Wami River. At camp enjoy dinner and relax by a fire under the stars and overnight at Kisampa.
After breakfast, transfer back to the Wami where you will cross and rejoin your vehicle and transfer to transfer to Mikumi, with a pack lunch. On arrival afternoon game drive in Mikumi National Park. By the end of the afternoon you will reach your comfortable mobile camp featuring lovely views over the savannah.Overnight in Camp Bastian.
Full day Game drive in Mikumi National Park and overnight in Camp Bastian – whilst on safari, you can see a rich variety of bird species, as well as large numbers of giraffe, buffalo and elephants. If you are lucky you may also be able to spot lions, leopards and African wild dogs. Likely to be seen animals include zebras, hippos, hartebeest, wildebeest, impala, warthog, eland and antelope. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety.
After breakfast transfer to Hondo Hondo Tented Camp, lunch on the way (provided by the camp from Mikumi). Afternoon walking tour around Mang’ula village and get a feeling of a typical Tanzanian day to day life. Back at camp before dinner enjoy watching the baboons from the spectacular bar while having a sundowner. Dinner and overnight at Hondo Hondo Tented Camp.
After breakfast trek into the spectacular Udzungwa Forest to the top of the 180m Sanje Waterfall. You can swim in plunge pools and keep your eyes open for endemic primates (such as the Iringa red Colobus & the Sanje Mangeby). Lunch on top of the falls. Dinner and overnight at Hondo Hondo Tented Camp.
After breakfast depart for Dar es Salaam with a pack lunch.
PRICE US$ 1376 per person