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Vacation Activities ID: 2727
4 Days Mikumi & Ruaha National Park
Offered by partner: ID 3839
Country : Tanzania
Destination's: ruaha (Iringa)
Duration: 4 – 5 day(s)
Minimum Price: $873 USD ( Per Person)
Maximum Price: $1112 USD ( Per Person)
Type : Private,Group,Customized
Group Size : 2 - 8 People(s)
Season : All Year Round
Categories : Visiting Parks, Nature and Wildlife Tours
Vacation Activities Highlight
Ruaha National Park is one of the Tanzania birds’ paradise with more than 571species and some of them are known to be migrants from within and outside Africa. Migrating species from Europe, Asia, Australian rim and Madagascar have been recorded in the park. Species of interest in the park include Ruaha red-billed hornbill (Tokus ruahae) which is dominant in the area. The recently annexed wetland, the Usangu basin is one of the country’s important bird area (IBA) as recognized by Birdlife International. Though birds can be seen all the year around, the best time for bird watching is during the wet season. Ruaha is believed to have high concentration of elephants than any national park in East Africa. It is also a place where, magnificent mammals like Kudu (both Greater and Lesser), Sable and Roan antelopes can easily be spotted in Miombo woodland. The male Kudu have beautiful spiraled horns while male Sable antelope have impressive curved horns. The park is also a habitat for endangered wild dogs. Other animals in the park include lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and Jackals. Much more..
Vacation Activities Detail Information
Day 1. Dar es Salaam – Ruaha National Park.

At 6am. Meet & Greet - Pick up from your hotel and drive to Ruaha, Stop by at Kitonga Hotel for Lunch- Tanzanian Cuisine. After lunch ahead to Ruaha National Park. The journey will see you leaving behind Dar es Salaam and the humid, low lying coastal belt. The highway crosses the hills of the coastal hinter land. The road then dips down onto scrub covered plains. Tall termite hills are seen along the road side together with local Masai like tribe selling beaded necklaces and belts. You then pass the Sisal plantations and begin to get glimpses of the beautiful Uluguru Mountains that soar above the plains and the town of Morogoro. The highway then posses through Mikumi National Park and you will get the opportunity to view the game. Beyond Mikumi the road climbs the Kitonga hills which are part of the Udzungwa Mountains. The road then follows the Great Ruaha river and then climbs the Great Rift Escarpment and then past Iringa town and onto Ruaha National Park. Pm Game short game viewing. Return to Ruaha hilltop Lodge for Dinner and overnight

Day 2. A Day in Ruaha National Park.

After Breakfast full day game drive in Ruaha National Park on full board basis at Ruaha Hilltop Lodge Lodge.

Day 3. Ruaha – Mikumi National Park.

After Breakfast at 700am, we drive to Mikumi National Park, with Packed Lunch, The road follows the Great Ruaha river and the Great Rift Escarpment, past Iringa town, then the road climbs the Kitonga hills which are part of the Udzungwa Mountains, to Mikumi National Park. Pm game drive. Return to the Lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Mikumi Safari Lodge.

Day 4. Mikumi National Park – 10am. Depart to Dar es Salaam.

After Breakfast at 730am, en route game drive at Mikumi National Park, with packed lunch on the way back to Dar es Salaam. Drop off at Dar es Salaam Airport for your onward itinerary End of tours.
Notes for price Information
Price Includes. Accommodation and Meals as stated or alternative | Park fees | Game drive | Transport on 4x4 safari vehicle | A service of English speaking driver guide.

Price Excludes: Tips | Laundry | Drinks | All items of personal nature| Any Domestic or International Flight.
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