8-Day Luxury Safari Nyerere and Ruaha

Tour description:

Explore southern Tanzania’s most beautiful Big Five game reserves in pure luxury. You will experience the best of the Selous Game Reserve and the Ruaha National Park over 8 days. This tour includes air and road transfers, meals and drinks, game drives and bush walks, as well as accommodation in luxury tents. Both reserves are home to a diversity of African animals and you’ll spot large herds of buffalo and elephants but also giraffe, zebra, lion, hippo, leopard.

 Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous or Nyerere

Arriving at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, you will be met and transferred by road to Dar es Salaam Domestic Terminal for your 16:30 light aircraft flight to Siwandu. Landing at 17:35, you will spend 4 nights at the beautiful Siwandu Camp, which is located inside the game-rich Selous Game Reserve. Sheltered underneath palm trees on the shores of Lake Nzerakera, Siwandu is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and is home to diversity of plants and animals. It’s perfect for game viewing and you will experience Africa’s wild animals on spectacular 4×4 game drives. Siwandu Camp offers a range of activities: thrilling 4×4 drives, game walks, boat cruises, private dinners overlooking the river or sundowners by the pool.

Day 5-7: Ruaha Np game drive

The second part of your trip is set in Ruaha National Park – the largest park in Tanzania. You will be staying at Jongomero Camp, situated under trees, on the banks of a seasonal river in the southern part of Ruaha National Park. It’s beautifully isolated! Ruaha is the largest national park in Tanzania. Ruaha is also home to one of the greatest populations of elephant and buffalo but also predators and everything in between. Enjoy the luxury at Jongomero Camp from game drives to game walks, lunches in a dry riverbed, romantic dinners under the stars to sundowners by the pool! Tanzania is all about romance.

Day 8: Dar es Salaam

At a time to be confirmed by lodge management, you will be transferred to your light aircraft flight departing at 11h45 am for the Dar es Salaam Domestic Terminal. You will land at 13h50 pm and will transfer by road to Julius Nyerere International Airport (in Dar es Salaam) for your flight back home.

Price for 2 adults private is $16000 covers:

  • Park fees
  • Meals
  • Domestic flights
  • English professional speaking guide/driver
  • Mineral bottled drinking water
  • 4×4 land cruiser pop roofs open during game drive
  • Lodge accommodations
  • Government taxes

Price excludes

  • Tipping
  • International flights
  • Personal items