6 Days Safari – Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve (Now Known as Nyerere National Park)

Tour Summary

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam
  • You'll visit Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game Drives, Boat Safari and Walking Safari
  • Game drives: Pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle




Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park

Early morning pick-up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam, and drive to Mikumi National Park, which is approximately 6 hours from Dar es Salaam. You will arrive in Mikumi for hot lunch and then proceed with a game drive until evening, drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Mikumi National Park

Full day game drives around Mikumi National Park with picnic lunch. The park is very rich in varieties of bird species and a large number of animals such as elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, warthogs, wildebeests, hartebeests, antelopes, hippos, crocodiles and pythons. Later on, in the evening, drive back to the camp or lodge in Mikumi for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Mikumi National Park to Selous Game Reserve

After early morning breakfast, you drive to Selous Game Reserve, approximately 8 hours from Mikumi National Park. The drive is through some arid vegetation characterised by African Savannah and scattered acacia.

Day 4 & 5: Selous Game Reserve

After early breakfast, depart for a full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve, exploring the game in the surrounding areas. Picnic lunch in the mid-day, later on, return to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

Early morning walking safari usually starts at 6 am, or 6.30 am after first-morning tea or coffee, accompanied by an armed ranger, and it will take around 2-3 hours long. After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, check out, then begin the drive back to Dar es salaam for the drop off at your hotel or airport.


Price per person (Double occupancy)

Accommodation Level Prices
Mid-Range From   USD 3,248
Standard From   USD 1,952
Budget From   USD 1,751

Package Includes:

  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in car
  • Park fees
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Thermos with hot tea or coffee
  • Medical Kit
  • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari

At High-End Accommodation:

  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand, spirits and cigars)
  • Laundry services

Package Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Meals not specified
  • Additional half day crater tour
  • Sleeping bag for a camping safari
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service