Overview

20- Days, a self-drive safari starts and ends anywhere in Tanzania. Have the freedom of game drive around the parks in Tanzania at your own pace. The most enjoyable experience and an affordable way to explore. Give your flexibility and the thrill of spotting wildlife at your leisure. Once the park gates are open you can drive your self-drive safari/tour throughout the untouched parks and your designated routes/roads. All roads to the parks are either tarred or gravel. When driving your vehicle off-road, never get closer to the animals. On your safari/tour in Tanzania, you can schedule and discover national parks at your own leisure. Choose to stay inside the park or at the campsite surrounding the park and drive through as day visitor. Taking the scenery and wildlife at your leisure.

  • Highlight

    This 20-days self-drive safari superb for adventure seekers, road trippers and campers, does not just take you to untouched paradise-like Kitulo National National Park, but also to the scenically impressive Lake Natron. You will have an opportunity to drive to various national parks, for example, Mikumi, Katavi, Ruaha, and game reserve like Selous. The eastern arc mountains of Udzungwa during your self-drive safari.

Proposed Self Drive Routes

Proposed Routes 1

On these 20 days of unrivaled self-drive safari with a rooftop tent and camping gears in Tanzania, starts and ends anywhere in Tanzania.  You will not only have an opportunity to visit and explore different national parks, game reserves but can visit Lake Victor, the source of the ‘Nile River‘.

  • Lake Natron. Soda lake in the northern circuit, located in Arusha. Its the most important breeding site for lesser flamingos in the world. 1.5-2.5 million lesser flamingos, representing three-quarters of the world population are found in East-Africa and most of them are hatched at Lake Natron.
  • Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is a must for anyone wanting to go on a self-drive safari in Tanzania, where you can see the annual migration of a hundred thousand zebras and over a million wildebeest. Whilst on a self-drive I the popular southern plains, you will be overwhelmed by never-ending flat seas of grass. The Seronera Valley is the heart of the park, where lions and leopards are often spotted.
  • Ruaha National Park. Ruaha National Park is famous for having one of the highest concentrations of African elephants in East Africa. Huge numbers of up to 200 are often spotted below giant baobab trees. The national park is perfect for self-drive adventure.
  • Katavi National Park. Katavi national park is the third-largest national park in Tanzania. If you are lucky to visit Katavi on self-drive in the dry season- June to October is by far the best time to see animals. You will enjoy game watching and game drive.
  • Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake. Named by British explore John Hanning Speke, the first European to find the lake in the 1850s during his expedition to find the source of the river Nile. Lake is considered to be the main contributor to the ‘Nile River’.
  • Selous Game Reserve. The largest game reserve by far in Africa and also is bigger than Switzerland. Selous National Park has many diverse habitats and land made up of a mixture of Miombo woodlands, rolling hills, Savannah, rocky outcrops, swamps, lakes, and rivers. Rufiji rive, the largest river in Tanzania, and lake lagoons play a vital role in the ecosystem. When visiting Selous for a self-drive, use the northern part which thrives with wildlife. The large concentration of buffaloes, hippos, wildebeest, zebra, crocodiles are all found here. Selous is home to almost 3000-4000 lions and considered to have half of the Tanzania elephant population within its boundaries. The reserve offers a variety of self-drive adventures for tourists to choose from.

NOTE: These are the proposed itinerary route. Rent a 4×4 car(vehicle), create your own itinerary, and enjoy your self-drive adventure in Tanzania for 20 days.

Proposed Route 2

On these 20 days of unrivaled self-drive safari with a rooftop tent and camping gears in Tanzania, starts and ends anywhere in Tanzania.  You will not only have an opportunity to visit and explore different national parks, game reserves on your self-drive safari

  • Udzungwa Mountain National Park. The Udzungwa Mountains are part of the Eastern arc mountains which are found in Kenya and Tanzania and were found 200 million years ago.
  • Kitulo National Park. Kitulo is a rare botanical marvel, home to a full 350 species of vascular plants, including 45 varieties of terrestrial orchids. The only attractive site in the continent offering floristic visits that traditional wildlife photographic holiday.
  • Mikumi National Park. Mikumi landscapes can easily be compared to those of the Serengeti National Park as acacias, baobabs, and tamarinds dot the Savannah. The park is famous for its healthy populations of elephants and buffaloes which can easily be spotted on you self drive safari out of the plains. Mikumi is also home to lions as well as leopards.
  • Ruaha National Park. Ruaha National Park is famous for having one of the highest concentrations of African elephants in East Africa. Huge numbers of up to 200 are often spotted below giant baobab trees. The national park is perfect for self-drive adventure.
  • Katavi National Park. Katavi national park is the third-largest national park in Tanzania. If you are lucky to visit Katavi on self-drive in the dry season- June to October is by far the best time to see animals. You will enjoy game watching and game drive.

NOTE: These are the proposed itinerary route. Rent a 4×4 car(vehicle), create your own itinerary, and enjoy your self-drive adventure in Tanzania for 20 days.

Proposed Routes 3

On these 20 days of self-drive in Tanzania, start and ends anywhere in Tanzania. On these self-drives, safari will give you an opportunity to visit different national parks like Katavi National Park, a truly untouched wildlife paradise.

  • Mtwara.
  • Ruvuma River.
  • Selous Game Reserve. The largest game reserve by far in Africa and also is bigger than Switzerland. When visiting Selous for a self-drive, use the northern part which thrives with wildlife. The large concentration of buffaloes, hippos, wildebeest, zebra, crocodiles are all found here. Selous is home to almost 3000-4000 lions and considered to have half of the Tanzania elephant population within its boundaries. The reserve offers a variety of self-drive adventures for tourists to choose from.
  • Lake Nyasa. Located in the southern part of Tanzania between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. It borders all three countries. The lake is accessible by roads. When visiting for your self-drive safari, you will have an opportunity to see crocodiles and Hippopotamus which are found in large numbers.
  • Ruaha National Park. Ruaha National Park is famous for having one of the highest concentrations of African elephants in East Africa. Huge numbers of up to 200 are often spotted below giant baobab trees. The national park is perfect for self-drive adventure.

NOTE: These are the proposed itinerary route. Rent a 4×4 car(vehicle), create your own itinerary, and enjoy your self-drive adventure in Tanzania for 20 days.