day 1. dar es salaam – ruaha national park
you will be picked up from dar es salaam early morning (5am) and drive to ruaha national park via morogoro town and mikumi national park; this drive will take 9 to 10hrs.
you will stop on the way for hot lunch- tanzanian cuisine. the journey will take you through different landscape, vegetation and escarpment. you then pass the sisal plantations and begin to get glimpses of the beautiful uluguru mountains that soar above the plains and the town of morogoro. the highway then posses through mikumi national park and you will get the opportunity to view the game along the road.
beyond mikumi the road will take you through the baobab valley where you can get a chance to see thousands of baobab trees. later on you will start to climbs the kitonga gorge eight kilometers high. the road will take you to iringa town and continue driving to ruaha national park, on the way along the road side you will see local maasai tribe selling beaded, necklaces and belts. arrive late evening for dinner and overnight at the lodge outside the park.
Meal plan : lunch and dinner