Embark on a captivating 7-day Southern Circuit safari with Raha Adventure Safari, immersing yourself in Tanzania’s hidden gems and unspoiled landscapes. From the vibrant energy of Dar es Salaam to the untouched wilderness of Selous Game Reserve, witness diverse wildlife against vast backdrops. Traverse Mikumi National Park’s open grasslands, encountering lions, elephants, and giraffes, and venture into the raw beauty of Ruaha National Park, home to abundant elephants and elusive predators. Expertly guided game drives, boat safaris, and cultural exploration create an unforgettable journey, culminating in reflections on the journey’s remarkable experiences as you return to Dar es Salaam. Let Raha Adventure Safari curate this exceptional adventure, tailored to your preferences, for an awe-inspiring Tanzanian safari.
Upon your arrival in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's bustling coastal city, you'll be greeted by the vibrant energy and culture of the region. Depending on when you arrive, you can either explore local markets, savor some traditional Tanzanian cuisine, or take some time to relax and acclimate at your accommodation.
Early in the morning, you'll set out from Dar es Salaam towards the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its untouched wilderness. In the afternoon, you'll embark on your first game drive within Selous, encountering the reserve's diverse wildlife against the backdrop of its vast landscapes.
Your third day is dedicated to fully exploring the Selous Game Reserve. You'll have the opportunity to engage in morning and afternoon game drives, as well as boat safaris along the Rufiji River. This experience allows you to witness the region's abundance of wildlife, including hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species.
After breakfast, your journey continues as you make your way from Selous to Mikumi National Park. Upon arrival in Mikumi, you'll embark on an afternoon game drive, where you'll encounter the park's unique blend of open grasslands and its remarkable inhabitants, such as lions, elephants, zebras, and giraffes.
This day is dedicated to exploring Mikumi National Park in its entirety. You'll spend the entire day on game drives, immersing yourself in the park's diverse ecosystem and encountering its rich array of wildlife. The park's vast plains provide an ideal setting for observing animals in their natural habitat
Your safari adventure continues as you journey from Mikumi to Ruaha National Park. Upon arrival, you'll enjoy an afternoon game drive, where you'll get a glimpse of Ruaha's untouched landscapes and its inhabitants. This park is renowned for its extensive elephant population, as well as predators like lions and leopards.
Dedicate this day to fully exploring the wonders of Ruaha National Park. The diverse landscapes and the variety of wildlife will captivate your senses as you engage in game drives and take in the raw beauty of the park. From elephants and lions to a myriad of bird species, Ruaha promises an unforgettable safari experience.
On your final day, you'll start with a morning game drive within Ruaha to bid farewell to the incredible wildlife. After lunch, you'll make your way back to Dar es Salaam, reflecting on the remarkable experiences you've had during your Southern Circuit safari. Depending on your flight schedule, you might have time for last-minute exploration before heading to the airport for your departure.