6-Day Family Safari in South Tanzania’s Ruaha and Nyerere Parks


6-Day Family Safari in South Tanzania’s Ruaha and Nyerere Parks

Duration :   6 Days 5 Nights
Start Location:   Dar es Salam
Total Seats :  0/0

If you’re looking for a secluded safari destination for a family vacation in Tanzania, we have two highly recommended options: Ruaha and Nyerere National Park in the south. These parks not only offer natural beauty and seclusion but also provide high-end accommodations with modern amenities that will give your family a true African wilderness experience. Our 6-Day Family Safari in South Tanzania’s Ruaha and Nyerere Parks Safari program is designed to give you and your loved ones plenty of time to enjoy the southern part of Tanzania, where the destinations are less crowded with tourists. So, you can relax and immerse yourself in the oasis of African wilderness.

To create a luxury Tanzania safari holiday for families, it’s important to choose the right safari company. Look for a company that specializes in creating tailor-made itineraries for families and has experience in providing safe and enjoyable experiences for children. Many safari companies offer packages that include accommodations, activities, and meals, making it easy to plan the perfect holiday.

Experience the ultimate luxury wildlife viewing in Tanzania with a visit to the Ruaha National Park and Nyerere National Park, one of the top luxury safari destinations in Tanzania. The Southern Tanzania Safari Circuit is renowned for its diverse wildlife species, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and many more.

On this 6-day southern Tanzania family safari, the entire family will have ample time to experience the majestic wildlife and beautiful nature, it is also possible to engage on a walking safari.

Tanzania Safari Itineraries are designed to provide families with a comprehensive and enjoyable safari experience. These itineraries cater to the family’s specific interests, age range, and activity level. Families can choose from a range of activities, including guided hiking, cultural walks, wildlife sightings, and game drives. Additionally, Our 6-Day Family Safari gives you a chance to choose accommodations that provide child-friendly amenities and activities.

Schedule Details

Day 1: Arrival in Dar es Salaam

Upon your arrival at Dar es Salaam International airport, you can expect a relaxed beginning to your safari journey to Ruaha National Park. While you may be eager to go on your wildlife adventure, an overnight stay in Dar es Salaam allows you to breathe in the vibrant atmosphere of Tanzania's largest city.  


With its bustling markets, rich cultural heritage, and stunning Indian Ocean views, Dar es Salaam offers a delightful blend of urban charm and coastal beauty. You can use this layover as an opportunity to unwind, immerse yourself in the local culture, and recharge your batteries before venturing into the wild landscapes of Ruaha National Park the following day.

Day 2: Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

Going on board a family safari in Ruaha National Park, after a blissful flight from Dar es Salaam to East Africa's hidden gem, is an experience that promises moments of sheer exhilaration and a strong sense of togetherness. As the proud family walks into the park, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide from East Africa Safari Guides, your family enters a world where wildlife roams freely and the beauty of nature surrounds them. Ruaha National Park, with its vast expanses and diverse wildlife, offers a unique opportunity for families to connect with nature and create lasting memories.  


During the thrilling game drive, the family encounters majestic elephants, graceful antelopes, and perhaps even a rare sighting of a stealthy leopard. This mesmerizing encounter with Africa's vibrant ecosystem serves as a reminder of how interconnected we are with the world around us. As the sun begins to set, the family finds solace in the cozy embrace of Jongomero Camp, where stories of the day's adventures are shared under the starlit African sky. This tranquil and enchanting experience is what makes a family safari in Ruaha National Park an extraordinary journey filled with relaxation, adventure, and an unwavering bond between loved ones.

Day 3: Ruaha National Park

Jump on a family safari adventure with East Africa Safari Guides, the excitement continues as the day unfolds at Ruaha National Park. With a relaxed day, the family will immerse themselves in a full day of game exploration, soaking in the awe-inspiring beauty of the wilderness.  


As the afternoon sun casts a warm glow, you will find the perfect spot for a delightful bush lunch, savoring delicious local flavors amidst the untamed surroundings. The adventure doesn't end there. With the option to indulge in moments of tranquility, the family chooses to unwind by the glistening pool, basking in the serenity of the African landscape.  


As dusk descends, anticipation builds, for the evening culminates around the crackling firepit, where stories are shared, laughter echoes through the night, and the magic of the wild enchants their souls. A day filled with pure bliss, creating treasured memories that will forever linger in their hearts.

Day 4: Fly to Nyerere National Park

Commence on a thrilling family safari adventure, you and your loved ones will take to the skies aboard a small aircraft, bound for the magnificent Nyerere National Park. As you arrive, basking in the warm African sun, a refreshing welcome drink will be served to you, setting the tone for a truly relaxing experience.  


Accompanied by an experienced safari guide from East Africa Safari Guides, you will venture on a game drive en route to your accommodation at the enchanting Roho ya Selous Lodge. Prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes and awe-inspiring wildlife that East Africa has to offer, as your family safari adventure begins to unfold. So, sit back, unwind, and let the magic of Nyerere National Park sweep you away on an unforgettable journey.

Day 5: Nyerere National Park

Imagine ending your family safari adventure in East Africa's picturesque Nyerere National Park, where you can create lasting memories amidst the breathtaking wildlife. After experiencing the wonders of this stunning park, make sure to soak in the morning and evening game drive, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.  


To truly relax and embrace the tranquility, take advantage of the top-notch facilities provided at Roho ya Selous. Sit back, unwind, and let the mesmerizing African wilderness envelop you, while you enjoy the guided expertise of the East Africa Safari Guides. This is a perfect opportunity to make the most of your family adventure and take home an unforgettable experience that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Day 6: Departure

After an incredible family safari adventure in Nyerere National Park, it's time to wrap up this unforgettable journey. Imagine closing this chapter by boarding a small aircraft and soaring through the sky, back to Dar es Salaam for your international connecting flight back home. With East Africa Safari Guides ensuring a seamless transition, you can truly relax and cherish those final moments of African bliss. As you glide above the breathtaking landscapes one last time, a sense of tranquility envelopes you, putting everything into perspective. The memories of exhilarating game drives, close encounters with majestic wildlife, and bonding with your loved ones will forever be etched in your heart. It's been an adventure of a lifetime, one that you and your family will reminisce about for years to come.


  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Domestic Flights
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Welcome Drinks


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  • International Flights
  • Visa Fee

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