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Nyerere National Park Exclusive 3 Days

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from/per person $810
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Description

Nyerere National Park Itinerary:

Day 1: 

Pick up from Dar es salaam then depart for Nyerere National Park for a 4hrs-5hrs Drive depending on the road traffic and 50KPH speed limits. Hot Breakfast on the way. On Arrival, check in at the Africa Safari Selous. Have hot Lunch at the Lodge, then relax till 4pm. At 4pm, go for an evening boat safari at river Rufiji till sunset. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

Early morning 6am breakfast at the lodge. At 6:30am, drive to the Nyerere National Park entry gate for check in to start your full Day Game drive till 6pm. After 6pm, you will check out and head to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3:

Early morning 6am breakfast at the Lodge. At 6:30am, drive to the Nyerere National Park entry gate for check in to start your Morning Game drive till 11am then after start driving back to Dar es salaam. You will be dropped at the hotel or Airport.

Cost Inclusive:

  • Safari cruiser4x4
  • Accommodation fallboard
  • Guide fees
  • Park fees
  • Drinking water during game drives
  • Insurance while on the vehicle
  • Government taxes

Cost Exclusive:

  • Items of personal nature e.g., toiletries, cigarette and, alcohol
  • Travel visa
  • medical insurance cover
  • Accommodation before & After Safari
  • Guide Tip, recommended $20
  • Company Development Support, Recommended $30

About Nyerere National Park:

This is the Africa’s Largest National Park! The Park with staggering size of 30,893km2 host one of the world’s largest concentration of wildlife. The collection of wildlife both in diversity and abundance is just remarquable! Visitors to this vast sanctuary will be able to see astounding volume of wildlife both rare and common species.

The park host the famous ‘’Big Five’’ and some rare species of antelopes like Roan Antelope, Brindled Gnu, Lichtenstein hartebeest, roan, and sable antelopes, Kudu etc.!

Climate

The Park experiences bimodal rainfall season and the short rains fall in November and December and are followed by a partial drying out in January and February. Thereafter, the long rains follow ending in early May. It is located at an altitude between 100 and 400 meters with annual average rainfall ranging from ……to …… mm.

Getting there

The Park can be accessed by road or air

Road: From Dar es salaam to Nyerere National Park is about 250km via Kibiti

Air: There are regular flights from Dar es salaam,Kilimanjaro and Arusha to a number of small airstrips in the Park.

Attractions

Nyerere National Park has numerous attractions that visitors to the place can enjoy. Some of the best attractions in the Park include the ability to see the big Five, Large concentrations of elephants and Hippos. The Rufiji River full of abundant wildlife, Largest population of African wild dogs to mention but a few. The Park is also endowed with beautiful and scenic landscapes that add to the beauty of this majestic place.

The Rufiji River,Myriad oxbows, delta and Lakes

The Rufiji is East Africa’s largest river. It flows through the northern part of the Park, and this river which is slow moving and wide, has created a number of oxbow lakes in its northern flood plains, and they create a beautiful landscape of plains and woodlands interspersed with expanses of water.

The might Rufiji with its renown population of hippo and crocodile flows to Indian ocean. The river has been designated as a photographic zone and is a popular for tourists.

Large Populations of African Wild dogs

In Nyerere African Hunting Dogs are thriving, unlike most of those elsewhere on the continent .In fact, the park has the last true stronghold for African hunting dog in Africa. While this species is highly endangered and seen in few areas,Nyerere gives visitors chance to see them.

Highest Concentration of Hippos and Crocodile

Rufiji River in Nyerere National Park is home t plenty of hippos and Nile crocodiles.

Diverse birdlife

In Nyerere National Park, bird life is diverse and abundant. More than 440 species of birds has been recorded! These species are found in sandbanks, oxbow lakes and channels are home to these species. The rare species of pel’s fishing owls and white backed heron which live in the wooded section of the riverbank.

Continent Largest Population of Elephants

The largest concentration of elephants on the continent has been known for taking home in this park.

Rare Species of Antelopes

Apart from being very famous for elephants, rhinos and hippopotamus, Nyerere has also a vast range of game including: brindled gnu, Nyasaland gnu, sable antelope, eland, greater kudu, waterbuck, hartebeest, zebras, giraffe, reedbuck, warthog, spotted hyena ,lion, leopard, hunting dog, in addition to the largest populations of buffalo in Africa.

Tourism Activities

Nyerere National Park has some of the activities that give visitors opportunities to enjoy its beauty. The Park will give opportunities to do walking safaris, Game Viewing by vehicles as well as Unforgettable boat trips along the mighty Rufiji.

Boating.

Watching wildlife from the water is a beautiful and different way of game viewing. Crocodiles and hippos abound and elephant, waterbuck and buffalo spend a lot of time near the water, but a mass of other game including birds will be seen.

Game Drives

Game driving along the numerous small tracks is a popular way of enjoying the wildlife.

Walking safaris and fly camping. Guided walking safaris with overnight stays in light weight fly camps are popular.

Bush meals

Nyerere National Park facilities and the beautiful wilderness give an excellent opportunities to enjoy meals in the bush.


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