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5 days Nyerere National Park Safari

5 days Nyerere National Park Safari : The 5 days Nyerere National Park tour will start in Dar es Salaam before driving to one of the largest safari destinations in the southern part of Tanzania for a wildlife viewing experience.

During the 5-day safari in Nyerere National Park, you will engage in activities including game drives in the morning and afternoon, and take part in a walking safari and a boat ride on River Rufiji as you explore the wilderness of the destination.

The Nyerere National Park was formerly known as Selous Game Reserve and was named after the first president of Tanzania His Excellency Julius Nyerere.

Highlights

Day 1: Arrival at Dar es Salaam

Day 2: Drive to Nyerere National Park

Day 3: Full-day game drives in Nyerere National Park

Day 4: Walking safari and afternoon boat ride

Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer to Dar es Salaam

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

You will be picked up on arrival at the airport and your guide will welcome you for the safari in Tanzania. You will be driven from the airport to the hotel in Dar es Salaam for check-in.

Day 2: Drive to Nyerere National Park

After having breakfast at the hotel in Dar es Salaam, you will check out and your guide will drive you to Nyerere National Park. You will arrive at the lodge and have lunch and later engage in an afternoon game drive in search of different wildlife species around the park such as zebras, giraffes, spotted hyenas, cheetahs, impalas, waterbucks among others.

You will return to the lodge after the game drive to have your dinner and spend the night.

Day 3: Full-day game drives in Nyerere National Park

5 days Nyerere National Park Safari
Nyerere National Park

Your breakfast will be served at the lodge, and you will spend the day exploring the wilderness of Nyerere National Park in search of different wildlife species such as the reedbucks waterbucks, bushbucks, sable antelopes, lions, elands, zebras, cheetahs, impalas, colobus monkeys among others as you engage in a full day game drive.

Day 4: Walking safari and afternoon boat ride

You will start your day with an early breakfast at the lodge as you prepare to explore the wilderness of Nyerere National Park on foot during a walking safari. You will encounter different wildlife species as you move into the Savannah Plains and enjoy getting close to the natural surroundings at the park.

After the walking safari, you will engage in a boat safari on the river Rufiji and enjoy seeing hippos, crocodiles as well as different bird species. You will watch the sunset as you return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5: Morning game drive and transfer to Dar es Salaam

Breakfast will be served at the lodge early as you prepare for a morning game drive around Nyerere National Park. You will have lunch and start the journey back to Dar es Salaam where you will be dropped off.

End of Safari

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