4 Days Safari tour itinerary for Dar es Salaam, Iringa & Ruaha National Park: Thrive On Wildlife Adventures In A Scenic Park
Dar es Salaam, Iringa, Ruaha National Park
Head over to the largest national park in Tanzania, holding a reputation as one of the country’s best-kept game viewing secrets with a wild and unrushed feel that sets it apart from other reserves. It is well known for its varied and beautiful landscape that includes rolling hills, open plains, enormous baobab trees, and the Great Ruaha River.
Flying from Dar es Salaam to Iringa
First, you will be flying from Dar es Salaam to Iringa.
Depending on your flight schedule at arrival in Iringa, you will be taken to your accommodation close to the park.
Full game drive
Start your game drive early in the morning in order to spot animals in there start of their day like hunting, drinking water. With the Great Ruaha River which flows along its eastern border, creating spectacular gorges and home to 10,000 elephants has given Ruaha National Park as the best secret keep from all other parks in Tanzania. During the game drive, you will be able to spot various antelope species, such as eland, grant’s gazelle, impala, greater and lesser kudu. With thriving grassland bordering the river, you will be able to spot sable, roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe and zebra.
In the afternoon, you will take your lunch at Temboni Cottages which has perfect game view while you taking your lunch.
Later on, you will continue with game drive till evening where you will exit the park and return your accommodation.
Balloon Safari and Sunset Walking Safari
First, you will be taking by safari vehicle from your lodge or camp to the launch site near the Great Ruaha River. The experienced Captain will take you through the important safety procedures and explains the launch and landing positions while the gold and green of the balloon billows against the lightening sky.
As you fly high in the air you may be able to spot big cats on early morning hunts, herds of hundreds of elephant seeking water at the riverbank, hippos wallowing peacefully and birds giving accompaniment to the rising sun.
After your hot balloon safari, as the tradition of balloonists, you toast the flight with sparkling wine before boarding a safari car for a short game drive to breakfast. The wildlife of Ruaha is notable for many reasons.
Afterwards, you will continue with game drive on the other side of the park where you will be able to spot wild dogs and other big cats.
Later in the evening, you will have culture tour in Maasai village that is close to the park and have time to learn the roots of their culture.
Flying from Iringa back to Dar es Salaam
Finally, you will be flying back to Dar es Salaam from Iringa with best memories of the wildlife from The Great Ruaha National Park.
Hotel and lodge accommodation as detailed
Bottled drinking water—2 x 1L per person per day
Services of various local guides & Ruaha safari guides
All National Park entrance and service fees
All food - breakfasts
Packed lunches and evening meals as indicated
Local flights per itinerary
Travel and personal accident insurance
Visa and passport
Expenditure on personal bar bills (including all additional drinks)
Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary
Any additional services requested
4 days of wildlife adventure at Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is a dramatic and scenic park. It is the largest National Park in Tanzania, holding a reputation as one of the country’s best-kept game viewing secrets with a wild and unrushed feel that sets it apart from other reserves. It is well known for its varied and beautiful landscape that includes rolling hills, open plains, enormous baobab trees, and the Great Ruaha River.
The remote and essentially untouched wilderness sweeps across a gorgeous countryside where age-old trees stud the hills and rocky escarpments add a touch of drama to the skyline.
Dar es Salaam, Iringa, Ruaha National Park
Type of Tour
Private or Group Tour
The tour is available from 30 Apr to 15 Nov on the following days of the week.
- Monday 06:19
- Tuesday 06:19
- Wednesday 06:19
- Thursday 06:19
- Friday 06:19
- Saturday 06:19
- Sunday 07:07
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