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Selous Game Reserve (4 Days)

Selous game reserve

3 Nights / 4 Days to Selous Game Reserve

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Selous with picnic lunch. Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp/ Zarafa Tented Camp – Selous Game Reserve Hotels (L,D).

You will discover the Rufiji River by boat, encounter hippos and crocodiles in good numbers. Some 350 bird species have been recorded in the Selous Game Reserve. These are typical of miombo woodlands, and the bird life supported by Rufiji swamplands is of particular interest.

Day 2: Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve

You will have full day in the Selous exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp/ Zarafa Tented Camp – Selous Game Reserve Hotels (B,L,D).

The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, covering 54,600 square kilometer. The reserve gets its name from the hunter and explorer Frederick Courtney Selous. He was killed here during World War 1. Selous is famous for elephants. Other species commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus. It was originally set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but more shy then the Northern Parks. Excursions by 4×4 vehicle will permit you to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park.

Day 3: Walking Safari in Selous Game Reserve

After early breakfast, another day in the Selous. You will start with early morning walking safari, followed by game drive with your picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp/ Zarafa Tented Camp – Selous Game Reserve Hotels (B,L,D).

Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds.It starts in the morning with a guidance of an armed ranger, takes 2 hours before you meet the driver at the reserve gate. Walking safaris offer a good chance of seeing giraffe, zebra, elephant, and good birding.

Day 4: Selous Game Reserve – Dar es Salaam

After breakfast return to Dar es Salaam with picnic lunch (B,L). END OF TOUR

RUFIJI RIVER CAMP – HIGH SEASON (1/Jul – 31/Oct/2018 & 24/Dec/2018 – 5/Jan/2019)
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
2,630 1,800 1,635 1,550 1,500 1,485 1,485
RUFIJI RIVER CAMP – LOW SEASON (6/Jan – 30/MJun/2018 & 1/Nov – 23/Dec 2018)
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
2,415 1,645 1,480 1,395 1,345 1,330 1,330
ZARAFA TENTED CAMP (ALL YEAR ROUND)
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
1,665 1,040 880 800 750 740 740

Inclusive:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 3 nights full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Boat & walking safari
  • Park fees & game drives
  • Pick up and drop off within Dar es salaam City Center

Exclusive:

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance