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Ruaha Western Route

Day 1
Arrive in Dar Es Salaam. Your driver will then take you to your hotel where you can relax and enjoy the facilities. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2
After breakfast, start your 'safari' early with a fascinating drive to Ruaha (approximately 7 hours). You will be provided with a packed lunch to enjoy en route.

Arrive at your resort late afternoon. Relax before enjoying dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3
After breakfast, head out to enjoy the vast expanse and remoteness of the Ruaha National Park. Game viewing will be focused around the Great Ruaha River where you can expect to see large herds of elephants, alongside lions and wild dogs. Your lodge will provide a packed lunch for you to enjoy during the day.

Day 4
After breakfast, drive to Mikumi National Park. Mikumi is neatly placed on the northern border of the Selous Game Reserve. The Mkata Floodplain is the centre piece of the park with 2 pools hosting hippos and a wide variety of birds. Lunch boxes will be provided en route.

Return to your resort to freshen up before heading out once again for an evening visit Mikumi before returning back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5
After breakfast, drive to Udzungwa National park and enjoy a guided walk in the park. Relax by the waterfalls and enjoy spectacular views of the south west plateau. Your resort will provide a packed lunch. Return to your resort in Mikumi in the late afternoon and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6
Depart the resort for an early morning game drive before returning to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast and with lunch boxes packed, drive to the Selous Game Reserve. The drive will take you into the biggest game reserve in Africa offering largely uninterrupted views of huge savannahs and an abundance of wildlife.

Arrive at your lodge in time for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7
After breakfast embark on a boat safari at the Rufiji river. This morning excursion lets you get up close and personal to life on the river, including large number of hippos, crocodiles and an array of birdlife.

Return to your lodge to pick up your already prepared lunch boxes and head out into the Selous Game reserve to view the wide variety of game that live on the vast plains.

Day 8
Wake up before dawn and enjoy a very early breakfast before heading out for a walking safari. Your professional guide will help you experience wilderness on foot and enable you to see the flora and fauna at close range.

On your return to the camp, collect your lunch boxes before heading out again for your drive back to Dar Es Salaam.
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