7-Day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari: Discover the Splendors of Nyereree, Mikumi and Udzungwa National Park



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Embark on a 7-Day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari: A Pristine Wilderness Adventure

Discover Pristine Wilderness:

On this 7-day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari, explore the pristine wilderness of Nyerere National Park, once known as the Selous Game Reserve. This UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts vast savannahs, winding rivers, and lush forests teeming with elephants, lions, leopards, and a myriad of bird species.

Rufiji River Boat Safari Magic:

Experience the thrill of a boat safari on the Rufiji River, where hippos, crocodiles, and waterfowl come to life in their natural habitat. It’s a unique perspective on the park’s thriving ecosystem that you won’t want to miss.

Mikumi National Park Exploration::

Mikumi National Park, often dubbed a mini-Serengeti, enchants with its picturesque plains framed by the Uluguru Mountains and Lumango Range. Here, uncrowded roads and a wealth of diverse wildlife make for a perfect safari destination.

Close Encounters with African Wildlife:

From graceful giraffes to the mighty lions, Mikumi National Park promises close encounters with some of Africa’s most iconic animals. Get your camera ready for captivating moments.

Udzungwa National Park Hiking:

Udzungwa National Park beckons with its lush greenery and the opportunity to hike to the enchanting Sanje Waterfalls. The pristine beauty of this park is a testament to Tanzania’s rich natural heritage.

Unforgettable Memories:

As your 7-day adventure comes to a close, you’ll leave with more than just photographs. You’ll depart with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders that grace Tanzania’s Southern Circuit.

Join us for an unforgettable 7-Day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari and experience the magic of these remarkable national parks.”


Day 1: Dar-es-Salaam to Nyerere National Park

Your 7-day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari commences with a morning pick-up in Dar-es-Salaam. Leaving the city behind, you’ll enter Nyerere National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Africa’s largest protected areas. After checking in, an enchanting boat safari awaits on the Rufiji River, home to hippos and crocodiles. As the sun sets, you’ll retire to your lodge, immersed in the untamed wilderness. This marks the beginning of your extraordinary Tanzanian adventure.

Day 2: Nyerere National Park Exploration

Wake up to the harmonious melodies of the African bush. After breakfast, embark on a full-day game drive, a captivating journey into the heart of Nyerere National Park. This is your opportunity to witness the Big Five – elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, and rhinoceroses – in their natural habitat. Keep your binoculars handy for incredible birdwatching; Nyerere boasts over 440 bird species.

Day 3: Nyerere National Park

The wilderness of Nyerere beckons for another full day of exploration. Traverse its diverse landscapes, from dense woodlands to rolling savannahs, in search of elusive wildlife moments.

Day 4: Nyerere to Mikumi National Park

After a hearty breakfast, your adventure continues with a unique twist. Experience a walking safari that allows you to intimately connect with nature. Guided by seasoned rangers, you’ll uncover the secrets of the bush and the signs of its inhabitants. Then, savor lunch and journey to Mikumi National Park, often referred to as the “mini-Serengeti.”

Day 5: Mikumi National Park

As dawn breaks over Mikumi, embark on a full-day game drive through its open plains. These landscapes are punctuated by acacia trees and bordered by the Mkata River, creating an ideal habitat for a diverse range of wildlife. Alongside the Big Five, you may spot zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, and an array of antelope species. With fewer visitors, Mikumi offers a serene and unspoiled safari experience.

Day 6: Mikumi to Udzungwa National Park

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast and set off on a morning walking safari, delving deeper into Mikumi’s enchanting landscapes. Then, after a well-deserved lunch, you’ll journey to Udzungwa National Park, known for its lush greenery and remarkable biodiversity.

Day 7: Udzungwa National Park to Dar es Salaam (Sanje Waterfalls Excursion)

Your adventure concludes with a flourish as you hike to the spectacular Sanje Waterfalls. This cascade plunges from the Udzungwa Mountains, offering a refreshing escape into nature’s embrace. Afterward, you’ll drive back to Dar es Salaam, where you can reminisce about the incredible experiences of your 7-day Tanzania Southern Circuit Safari.


Cost Included

Cost Excluded

Please note that the above inclusions and exclusions are general and may vary depending on the specific safari package or tour operator you choose. It is essential to review the details provided by your chosen tour operator to ensure clarity on the specific costs and services included in your safari package.

A1: Yes, this safari is designed to accommodate a wide range of ages and fitness levels. While some activities involve walking, they are generally not strenuous, and there are options for those who prefer a more relaxed pace.

A2: The best time for this safari is during the dry season, which runs from June to October. This period offers excellent wildlife viewing as animals gather around water sources. However, safaris are available year-round, and each season has its unique charm.

A3: You’ll stay in comfortable lodges and tented camps that offer a blend of modern amenities and a close-to-nature experience. These accommodations are carefully selected to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay.

A5: Yes, boat safaris are safe, and your experienced guides are well-trained in navigating the waters and ensuring your safety. Life jackets and other safety measures are provided for your peace of mind.

A6: Yes, most dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, have food allergies, or other dietary needs, please inform us when booking, and we’ll make the necessary arrangements.

A7: Essentials include comfortable clothing suitable for both warm and cooler temperatures, sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen), insect repellent, a good camera with extra batteries and memory cards, and any personal medications.

A8: We highly recommend travel insurance that covers trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and evacuations. It’s always best to be prepared for unexpected situations.

A9: To book this safari, please contact us via our website or email us at info@mbassaadventures.com. We’ll provide you with all the details, including availability, pricing, and booking instructions.

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