Combine the big game of Mikumi National park with the eastern arc forest, waterfalls and endemic primates of Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Mikumi is also an IUCN Important Bird Area and is outstanding for raptor viewing. Udzungwa is part of the Eastern Arc mountain range, know as the 'Galapagos of Africa' owing to its high degree of endemism. Please note discounted residents rates are available.

Below is an example lodge itinerary (note other accommodations are available depending on your budget):

Day 1: You will be picked up very early in the morning (05.30 am - optional) and transfer to the Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Lunch in on arrival at Hondo Hondo Tented Camp. Settle into your en suite tented room before transferring to park HQ and the forest. Here you will hike through superb forest, looking for endemic primates on the way, to the top of the 180m Sanje waterfall and swim in the spectacular plunge pools. In the evening descend and transfer to Hondo Hondo Tented Camp for dinner and overnight. 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: 7.30 am morning bird and monkey walk before returning for an excellent breakfast. After breakfast you will transfer to Mikumi National Park where you will settle into Mikumi Wildlife Lodge, overlooking 2 waterholes and have lunch before going on a an afternoon game drive. You will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. You will enjoy being secure in your stone cottage as you fall asleep to the sounds of lions roaring.

Day 3: Final morning game drive before breakfast, return for breakfast and packing up, transfer to Dar (lunch on the way). End of services.

Price from $730 per person based on 2 pax sharing. All inclusive of private vehicle and all fees. Exclusive of Alcohol, sodas and gratuities.

Please contact us if you are interested in this itinerary.

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  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • We had a really great vacation on the Southern Circuit in Tanzania and wonderfully facilitated by our driver/guide Salim who was really first class - a great representative of Wild Things.

    Steve Wallis

    Belgium, Oct 2013

  • I am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.

    Samantha Crichton

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and we feel that the service you offered was well worth the money we paid. Salim was wonderful. Very interesting to talk to us, and an excellent driver.

    Claire Austin

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • Thank you so much for the amazing safari! This was a great safari and I can't wait to give you a full brief and photos!

    Genevieve Champagne

    Canada,

  • The programme was excellent and we saw masses of game, less a leopard! So, entirely happy customers. Thank you for your efficient handling of the whole trip.

    Christopher Lee

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

    Massimo Randi

    Austria, Jul 2013