4 nights, 5 days private safari vehicle with trained driver-guide
Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Tented Camp, Mikumi Wildlife Camp (Kikaboga)
Suitable for age groups 0-5, 6-12, 13-18
Price $1290 per adult, $400 per child (family sharing rooms)
On this short southern safari you and your family will travel in your own private safari vehicle to the exotic and beautiful Udzungwa Mountains National Park for some family friendly hiking, biking and outdoor fun. You will also spend a night in the attractive Mikumi National Park, hoping to see lion, leopard and elephant on your game drives or even straight from your room or the lodge pool!
|Dar es Salaam to Udzungwa Mountains National Park
|Full Day Udzungwa Mountains National Park
|Udzungwa to Mikumi
|Mikumi Wildlife Camp
|Mikumi to Dar es Salaam
|n/a – End of Service
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. Spend your afternoon game driving and looking for lion, leopard, elephant and the rest, before enjoying dinner and a peaceful night at Mikumi Wildlife Camp.
Day 4: Mikumi to Dar es Salaam
Rise and enjoy an early game drive before breakfast if you and the family feel like it. Then pack up and enjoy a game drive on your way out of Mikumi and back to Dar es Salaam, arriving at your hotel or residence in the late afternoon. End of services
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 in your own private open-topped safari vehicle
Experienced and professional driver guide to help you make the most of your unique experience
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