A ride in the Jungle everything is adventure with this Safari / Holiday

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Dar es Salaam

Arrival at the Nyerere International Airport and meet and greet by your English speaking driver guide. Transfer to the commercial capital of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Welcome-drink and check-in at Kipepeo Beach Resort!

Meals: Dinner own expense

Day 2: Transit to Mbeya by Train

Depart TAZARA railway station, Dar es Salaam for Mbeya, Southern Highlands. Trains depart Tuesday 15:50hrs, Friday 13:50hrs and the journey takes about 20 hours (Express Train) passing through rural villages and Selous Game Reserve.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Mbeya Highlands / Farm Visit


Arrive Mbeya approximately around mid day, get packed and proceed to the parking area where our driver / guide will be patiently waiting you for chilly drive to Utengule Coffee Farm. Lunch en-route at Utengule Coffee Lodge. After lunch, we visit coffee farm and the third Meteorite till sundown.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 - 6: Ruaha National Park

Travelling through the kingdom of the Hehe, our journey takes us into an area of spectacular scenery, and past numerous traditional homesteads and curio markets, and then we enter Waheheland, the area once ruled by the famed Chief Mkwawa, a region of Game Reserves and impressive scenery. We spend the next three nights at the Ruaha Bandas Camp a rustic camp situated on the bank of the Ruaha River. During our stay we will conduct full day game viewing in Ruaha National Park. We will also visit a rural village and school through the benefits of tourism.

Safaris are what Southern Tanzania all about, and Ruaha National Park is just about as good as it gets. Spend a two full day game viewing in Ruaha National Park will be a rewarding expedition above all. Ruaha is Tanzania‘s second largest National Park, covering an area of 12,950 square kilometers.  The greater Ruaha ecosystem covers roughly 26,000 square kilometers and is regarded to be one of the wildest areas anywhere in Tanzania.  The fauna and flora of Ruaha is transitional between southern and eastern Africa.  A wide variety of habitats are protected within the park, including evergreen forest and swamps, but the dominant vegetation type is brachystegia woodland, followed by broken acacia grassland, dotted with baobab trees.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Isimila Stone Age Site / Kisolonza Farm House

We leave this remote wilderness behind and ulendo (journey) to Isimila via Iringa.  We explore one of East Africa‘s richest stone-age sites on foot.  Stone-age people of the late Acheulian Culture about 60,000 inhabited Isimila years ago at which time the dry riverbed was a shallow lake.  We visit the small museum housing a number of their tools including cleavers and hand axes.  Also to be seen are fossilized bones and the teeth of the extinct hippopotamus gorgops.  We continue to explore the area on foot following another valley where we find a group of striking 10m high sandstone pillars, carved by a river, which dried up centuries ago.  We continue our journey to Kisolanza Farm House where we will put up our sleep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Utengule Coffee Farm

After breakfast our driver will brief you about day’s activity and thereafter drive past St Augustine’s home still standing depilated Germany / Swiss structure and thereafter drive to Lake Ngozi Crater.


Explore this Crater Lake and hike takes approximately 1 hrs and descending approximately 30 minutes depending with ones stamina. With all wealth of Crater Lake, our driver / guide will drive past miombo forest to the main road with an account of reaching KKKT diversion to Kiwira; Thereafter proceed to River Kiwira where the amazing bridge of God is and Kijungu, and at this point water goes underneath unseen and comes out at a point of a pot. It is nestled in Tanzania’s Prisons Training College Compound in the valley of Kiwira.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - 11:  Lake Malawi

We turn south travelling through the tea estates, fringed by spectacular mountain ranges, to Malawi.  We cross into Malawi at Songwe and follow the coast to Chitimba where we overnight first night.  Lake Malawi, the second of the great African lakes we explore on this adventure, looks and feels very tropical with broad sweeps of white shimmering sand, scattered with quartz pebbles and fringed with palm trees.  The lake occupies one fifth of Malawi‘s total landmass and is the third largest in Africa, stretching 575km in length and 85km at its widest point.  The 23,000 square kilometers of this vast inland sea are fed by 14 rivers but drained by only one.  The afternoon is spent on the edge of the lake enjoying the calm waters and sheltered beaches.  David Livingstone was the first British person to “discover “Lake Malawi. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12:  Lilongwe

After breakfast we drive through rich farmland on the Central African plateau to Lilongwe, the Capital of Malawi.  The afternoon we have the opportunity to explore the capital unescorted, visiting the Nature Reserve, and to do last minute shopping at the curio stalls. Your trip will come to an end at farewell dinner time!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13:  Lilongwe

Transit day back to Dar es Salaam and for those who want to transit to Dar es Salam check the transit cost on the itinerary!

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