11 day Mikumi Udzungwa Selous & Zanzibar

Unguja (Zanzibar), Mikumi National Park

Safari Includes:

10 nights, 11 days private safari vehicle with trained driver-guide

Full board while on safari, half board in Zanzibar

Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Tented Camp, Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikaboga), Sable Mountain Lodge, Fumba Beach Lodge

Suitable for age groups 6-12, 13-18

Price $3150 per adult, $1550 per child (family sharing rooms) low season

This southern safari takes you and your family travelling in your own private safari vehicle to the exotic and beautiful Udzungwa Mountains National Park, the famous and wildlife rich Selous Game Reserve and in the attractive Mikumi National Park, looking for lion, leopard and elephant on your private game drives, as well as wild dog and other rare and exciting animals and birds! You can enjoy boat safaris and walking adventures, keeping the children happy, and get active with family friendly hiking, biking and outdoor fun. You round off this action packed trip with a few days on the idyllic island of Zanzibar staying at the wonderful Fumba Island Lodge and enjoying all manner of beach and waterports as well as sightseeing and forest walks on the island.

  • Game drives
  • Birdwatching and primate spotting
  • Boat safaris
  • Hiking in the forest
  • Walking safaris
  • Beach and watersports

Itinerary Udzungwa, Mikumi, Selous, Zanzibar

Day 1 Dar es Salaam to Udzungwa Mountains National Park Hondo Hondo
Day 2 Full Day Udzungwa Mountains National Park Hondo Hondo
Day 3 Udzungwa to Mikumi Mikumi Wildlife Camp
Day 4 Mikumi to Selous Sable Mountain Lodge
Day 5&6 Selous Game Reserve Sable Mountain Lodge
Day 7 Selous to Zanzibar Fumba Beach Lodge
Day 8&9 Zanzibar Fumba Beach Lodge
Day 10 Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam Souk Hotel
Day 11 Dar es Salaam Airport N/A – End of Service

Detailed Itinerary:

4 nights, 5 days private safari vehicle with trained driver-guide, full board

Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Tented Camp, Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikaboga)

Sable Mountain Lodge, Fumba Beach Lodge

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Udzungwa Mountains National Park

You will be picked up very early in the morning (06.30 am - optional) and transfer to the Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Lunch on the way. Arrive at Hondo Hondo, settle into your en-suite tented room before exploring the nature trail, or just relax as numerous hornbills and raptors fly over camp. Hondo Hondo borders the park and has superb bird and monkey watching on site. You may hear leopard's 'sawing' calls in the nearby forest or the fuss of leopard hunting monkeys.

Day 2: A full day at Udzungwa

After breakfast you will transfer to Sanje Waterfall where you will climb to the top of a 180m fall and swim in the plunge pools. This area is great for primary forest and has outstanding views. You will have a picnic lunch prepared on top of the falls. In the evening transfer back to Hondo Hondo for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Udzungwa to Mikumi National Park

7.30 am optional morning bird and monkey walk before returning for an excellent breakfast ($10 pp extra cash to the camp manager). After breakfast, depart to Mikumi National Park with packed lunch. Here you will settle into Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikoboga), This is well situated beside two waterholes with plenty of game to be seen from the bar. Afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikoboga)

Day 4: Mikumi to Selous Game Reserve

Leave Mikumi for Selous Game Reserve with packed lunch. Arrive for afternoon boat safari. Dinner and overnight at Sable Mountain Lodge. All meals included

Day 5: Game Drive in the Selous Game Reserve

A full day game drives to the Selous Game Reserve with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Sable Mountain Lodge. All meals included

Day 6: Walking safari and Game Drive in the Selous

Morning walking safari with armed ranger. Back to your lodge for hot lunch. After lunch depart for afternoon game drive in Selous Game Reserve. Return to Sable Mountain Lodge for dinner and overnight. All meals included

Day 7: Fly from Selous to Zanzibar

There will be a morning gamedrive enroute to the airstrip. Fly at 11.45 to Zanzibar. The camp will provide you with a packed lunch to take with you. Arrival in Zanzibar is mid- afternoon and you will be met and transferred to Fumba Beach Lodge.

Day 8,9,10

Spend 3 nights at Fumba Beach Lodge, Sea View Deluxe rooms. The accommodation basis is half board only, allowing you to take advantage of the activities on offer about the island. Spend a day in Stone Town, maybe a Spice Tour, or various watersports are available.

Day 10. Return to Dar-es-salaam

Transfer from the beach lodge to the airport for your flight to Dar es Salaam (time to be arranged, regular flights depart almost every hour). Transfer to The Souk Hotel, at The Slipway waterfront leisure and shopping complex. There is a variety of restaurants to choose from. Accommodation is Bed & Breakfast only.

Day 11. International departing flight.

You will be transferred at a suitable time for your departure. End Services.

Available Activities

Hiking in the beautiful Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Take a hike through the rainforest of the Udzungwas, enjoying the views out across the open Kilombero Valley

Choose a hike suitable for your family from the wide range of trails available

Enjoy a swim and a cooldown in one of the beautiful waterfall plunge pools

Learn all about the local flora and fauna from your experienced guide

Game Drives Wildlife viewing from private vehicle

Game drives in your own private open-topped safari vehicle

Experienced and professional driver guide to help you make the most of your unique experience

Cycling and Nature trails at Hondo Hondo

Hire bikes and head out around the Kilombero Valley and the villages

Child bikes available for little people!

Wander through the forest edge learning about the flora and fauna

Boat Safari on the Rufiji River

Get out onto the river in this exciting adventure

Spot hippos, crocodiles and other river life from their own water environment

Experienced and professional driver guide to help you make the most of your unique experience

Beach and watersports on Zanzibar

A range of watersports are available on the island

Find something to suit any age group, from scuba diving and snorkelling to kayaking, swimming and paddling

Enjoy the sea from your lodge beach or any of the islands remarkable locations


Map view for Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Forest Camp, Udzungwa Mountains


Map view for Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikaboga), Mikumi National Park


Map view for Selous Game Reserve


Map view for Fumba Beach Lodge, Zanzibar


Additional information:

Package includes:

  • Private 4x4 converted safari vehicle with driver-guide on safari
  • All park and entry fees in the parks
  • Full board accommodation and picnic lunches
  • Bottled drinking water on safari
  • Service of an English speaking guide
  • All airport transfers
  • Package does NOT include:

    • International/local flight tickets
    • Accommodation in Dar es Salaam
    • Cycling (bike hire) at Hondo Hondo
    • Nature trail and additional activities at Hondo Hondo
    • Soft/alcoholic drinks
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Laundry and all personal items