Chaka Adventures Safaris - Itineraries

Chaka Adventure Safaris custom tailors many of our itineraries. We are not entirely prepackaged tour operator. We make sure your itinerary is catered specifically to your own interests, time frame, and budget. Our expert knowledge, experience, and passion for our customers allow us to create a personalized and luxurious adventure of a lifetime for all travelers.

Chaka Selous / Mikumi / Ruaha / Saadani Adventure - 14 Days

Explore the Unknown Southern Circuit of Tanzania to Selous Game Reserve / Mikumi National Park / Ruaha National Park / Saadani National Park - (14 Days / 13 Nights Safari With 4x 4 Land Cruiser Pop up Roof)

Day 1: Clients will be picked up at Dar es Salaam International air port and transferred to Holiday inn Hotel on Bed and breakfast basis

Day 2: Drive 5-6 Hrs to Selous game reserve, packed lunch on route, stay and overnight at Rufiji River camp on Full board basis

Selous Game Reserve - With an area of around 50,000sq km,(5% of Tanzania’s land surface) Selous game reserve is one of the large protected area in the world: its size is stunning, bigger than Switzerland or Denmark, uninhabited and little touched by human interference. Visitors therefore find themselves in a pristine wilderness far away from the trodden tourist routes. Its wildlife (including some few remaining Black rhinos and Wild dogs) are very spectacular.


Day 3: Full day game Drive in selous Game Reserve, with lunch box stay and overnight at Rufiji River Camp on Full board basis


Rufiji River Camp - located on the banks of the Rufiji river, in a point where the ample and tranquil river is animated by many and different species of animals. The tented camp, situated in the heart of the reserve, environmentally friendly and each tent is equipped with private bathroom and a veranda facing the river. There is a regular flow of animals coming down to drink at the river offering a permanent show to visitors of the camp. The water is usually full of hundreds of hippos as well as groups of crocodiles that laze in the sun on the sandbanks in the river. A structure in the central part of the camp hosts the restaurant, bar and library, all with a view of the river and the sunset.

Day 4: Morning boat safari, and evening game drive, stay and overnight at Rufiji river camp on full board basis


Day 5: Full day game Drive in selous Game Reserve, with Picnic lunch box stay and overnight at Rufiji River Camp on Full board basis


Day 6: Drive 6-7 Hours to Morogoro through beautiful Uluguru Mountains with packed lunch and stay and overnight at New Acropol Hotel/ Hillux hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis


Day 7: Drive 6-7 Hrs to Ruaha National Park with packed lunch stay and overnight at Ruaha River lodge on full board basis

Ruaha National Park is the 1st biggest park in Tanzania, covering about 22,000 square kilometers; here wild life is concentrating along the cascading great Ruaha River, which is the parks blood. Home to hippos and crocodiles snacking on school of fish, it is a flooded terrain after the rain dwindling to precious pools surrounded by blinding sweep of sand in the dry season. Waterbucks, impalas, and the worlds most southerly Grant gazelles risks their lives for a sip of its waters?a permanent hunting grounds for lions, Leopards, hunting dogs ,hyenas and Jackals; lack enough you can also have chance to see both leaser and greater kudus, Sable and Roan antelopes here.

Ruaha is the only protected area in the world where flora and fauna of eastern and southern Africa overlaps.


Ruaha River lodge occupies a unique and privileged position along the banks of this great river and blends seamlessly into its surroundings. Game is drawn to the river from the neighboring hills and guest can witness the great wildlife dramas unfold from the comfort and protection of their self contained natural stone and thatch bandas. For relaxing day you can stay sitting on your veranda with a cold drink and wait for the game to come to you


Day 8: Full day game drive in Ruaha, with packed lunch stay and overnight at Ruaha River lodge on full board basis


Day 9: Morning guided walking safari and evening game drive stay and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge on Full board basis


Day 10: Early morning game drive, back for hot lunch and the evening game drive stay and overnight at Ruaha River lodge on Full board basis


Day 11: Drive 5 hours to Mikumi National Park, evening game drive stay and overnight at Mikumi wild life camp on Full board basis

Mikumi wildlife Camp - is a delightful base in the bush from which to enjoy a large variety of wildlife while sitting outside the cottages from which are coming down to drink by the water pool by the camp. Each of the 12 cottages offers the spacious ensuite accommodations. All are comfortably furnished, well ventilated and all have additional guest rooms


Day 12:  Drive 4-5 Hours to Saadan National Park, evening beach leisure, stay and overnight at Saadan Safari Lodge on Full board basis


Saadani National Park  is the perfect union between bush and beach, located just 70 km north of Bagamoyo and immediately accessible by paved road from Dar es Salaam. Saadani has recently become fully protected national park and is a popular day trip from beach resort scattered along Tanzania northern coast.

The Wami River which passes through Saadani and empties to the India Ocean, host a large population of hippos, crocodiles, flamingos and many large bird species. Elephant are some times bathing and playing on Saadan beach especially in the early hours of the morning.


A good choice for visitors based in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar who doesn?t have longer time for longer safaris to visit more remote parks around the country saadani is easily visited on a day trip or short week ends safari. Its elephants population frolics in the sands and some times ventures into the crashing surf which alone makes Saadan one of the more special and unique park to visit in Tanzania

Sadaani Safari Lodge is unique destination blending safari life with beach chic. Set amongst the indigenous flora of Tanzania’s only remaining Coastal protected area, the nine well appointed bandas serves as an impeccable backdrop to explore a surprising confusion of ecosystems.

Here the Indian Ocean breaks in front of your room directly onto the African Bush and forces its way into the Wami River on the rising tide, just down the Coast. Elephants have been known to cavort. Game is plentiful in the park if a little skittish around humans, which makes the experience all the more exciting. Game drives, River boat safaris and even excursions into the Indian Ocean can be made directly from the Lodge. Smile, relax and enjoy.

Day 13: Morning game drive and evening boat safari to Wami River stay and overnight at Saadan safari lodge on Full board basis


Day 14: Drive back to Dar for flight back home/ hotel

End of Chaka Service

The above package will include all accommodations as per itinerary, all park fees, Boat safari, evacuation fees, mineral water 1.5 per person per day, walking Safari, all transfers and Vehicle 4x4 pop up roof.

The above package will exclude, Tips for driver Guide, drinks, and airport fee. NOTE- Park fees are subjected to Change any time

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