You will get the opportunity to visit Mikumi NP during your safari and go on a two-day game drive. After that, on the third day, proceed to a Masai village for a cultural excursion. After that, you’ll go to Morogoro, where you’ll go on a personal trekking excursion in the Uluguru highlands. The lodgings are comfortable and mid-range, have a pool, and are well-known and well-liked by many tourists that come to this part of the country.
Day 1Dar es salaam- Mikumi
Meet at your hotel in Dar es Salaam at 6:00 am. Transfer to Mikumi NP via Morogoro town. stop for lunch at a restaurant in Morogoro Town. Arrive in Mikumi, do a game drive with a sunset view and watch the animals drink water at the hippo pool. Some of the prominent features to seek after in the game drive include the artificial hippo pools filled with huge groups of hippos. After sunset, transfer to the Camp Bastian for overnight.
Day 2Game Drive In Mikumi Np
Early morning game drives at Mikumi park and enjoy the sunrise while seeing a different kinds of wildlife. This tour starts very early while animals are still actively looking for food and water. Experience the morning life of African wildlife. Continue with the game drive till evening, and exit the national park. Lunch will be served inside the park, where you will experience the authenticity of African wildlife while eating your lunch. Later evening, transfer to your Camp Bastian for overnight.
Day 3Masai Village tour - Drive to Morogoro
After breakfast, you will visit Masai village for a cultural tour. Here, you will able to experience and see how the Masai live on a day-to-day basis. And you will have an opportunity to learn a few things about their culture and customs. If times allow, you will also pass by the local women’s market. Later on in the afternoon, you will drive to Morogoro town overnight at Simbamwenni lodge.
Day 4Hiking in the Uluguru Mountains-Drive to Dar es Salaam
After breakfast, you head to the starting point and hike towards Choma waterfalls. The local guide will tell you everything you need to know and show you his knowledge about medicines plants and birds. This is more of a walk through the villages on a steep dirt trail than it is a true “hike” through treacherous terrain. This is the best way to get closer to the local people of that area. After the hike, you will begin your journey back to Dar es salaam city. You will be dropped off at your hotel/airport/ferry port.
All meals and accommodations during the entire safari
A very high quality safari land cruiser with pop up roof
A highly experienced safari guide
Unlimited mineral water during the entire safari
All park fees for all the national parks
All transfers in the mainland as indicated on above itinerary
Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)
International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.
Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
Visit and supports for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center