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Tanzania Birding – Birding The South!
Birding, Wildlife, and Photography.

14 Days Private Tour – Departs anytime.

Photo by Sadik Kassam

Tour departs anytime – your style – your group size

Tour Location and Duration:Southern Tanzania – 14 Days Ground
Arrival/Departure Port:Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport
Featured Destinations:Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi, East Udzungwas, Ruaha National Parks, Kilombero Flood Plains and Miombo woodlands Birding
Highlights:Southern Tanzania Endemics, Miombo Woodlands Specials, Boat Ride on the Rufiji River, Big Game and Cats, Photographic Opportunities
Best time to visit:All year except - Mid April to Mid May
Traveling pace:Your style - your group size - your pace
Local Bird Guide:On request and subject to availability
Accommodation style: Standard Tourist class to Mid Range
Connecting or Extension Tours: Pemba Island Endemics and Beach Birding. Pre or post tour arrangements on Request
Tour Details, Bird and Mammal List, Price and availability:Email tours@tanzaniabirding.com

Southern Itinerary at a glance

DayItineraryHotel NameWiFi
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1Arrive Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport. Meet and Transfer to Hotel.Beach Option or Airport HotelYes
2,3,4Days Game viewing and Birding the Greater Selous Game Reserve, Boat rides on the Rufiji River. Catching up with Southern Tanzania Big Mammals and Birds on the last Northern Edge from Southern Africa.

Activity: Waterfowl and Miombo woodlands Birding, Photography, Boat Ride and Big game viewing.
Tented CampsYes
5After an early Breakfast, Long Drive crossing through the Selous – East to West into Morogoro and Mikumi. unscheduled stretching and Birding stops en route.

Activity: Transit Day mostly, no Targets
Tan Swiss Cottages MikumiYes
6Pre Breakfast Dawn and Mid Morning Bird walk in the Miombo woodlands, Birding for Miombo Specials. Afternoon Check out and drive inside Mikumi NP

Activity: Miombo Woodlands Birding
Vuma Hill Tented CampYes
7Morning and afternoon Birding & Big game viewing in Mikumi National Park.

Activity: Big game viewing, Photography and slow pace birding
Vuma Hill Tented CampYes
8Check out of Mikumi and Drive South words into Udzungwas and Kilombero Flood Plains. Afternoon Birding for the Kilombero Flood plains endemics

Activity: Birding the Kilombero Valley Endemics Twiga Hotel near Udzungwa NP
Twiga Hotel near Udzungwa NPYes
9Birding on Foot / Hiking the East Udzungwa forest for forest Birds and endemic Primates.

Activity: Forest Birding and walks
Twiga Hotel near Udzungwa NPYes
10Long Day drive, Connecting the Udzungwas to the Great Ruaha National Park. Driving Past Mikumi and Iringa Towns into Ruaha. Late Afternoon Check-in.

Activity: Long Transit Day, possible bird stops and Game as we transverse through the Park.
Ruaha River Cottages or Ruaha River LodgeYes
11,12,13Big Days of Birding and Game viewing in Ruaha NPs

Activity: Big game viewing, Photography, and birding
Ruaha River Cottages or Ruaha River LodgeYes
14Morning Local Flight to Dar es Salaam. Evening International Fly Home. Post Tour connecting Tours possible.EndYes

Price and Tour Details

18 Days East to Southern Tanzania Birding
7 Days North Eastern Tanzania Birding Express "Birding on Borrowed Time"
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