Selous Game Reserve

Selous Safari (3 Days)

2 Nights / 3 Days to Selous Game Reserve (Selous Safari)

Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest reserves in Africa. it is also a UNESCO Heritage site. 3 Days Selous Safari offers Boat safari along River Rufiji, Walking safari inside the reserve accompanied by an armed ranger. Also, offering Game drives. Selous is not known to many. Therefore, untouched reserve of the Southern Circuit of Tanzania, until recently.

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Safari

Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch,
Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River,
Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp /Selous Zarafa Tented Camp – Selous Safari Camp (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 swamp lands is of particular interest.

Day 2: Walking Safari in Selous Game Reserve

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

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 bird.

 

Day 3: Selous Safari – 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
1,955 1,300 1,170 1,105 1,065 1,050 1,050

 

RUFIJI RIVER CAMP – LOW SEASON (6/Jan – 30/Jun/2018 & 1/Nov – 23/Dec 2018)
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
1,810 1,200 1,065 1,000 960 950 950
ZARAFA TENTED CAMP – ALL YEAR ROUND
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
1,240 780 650 590 550 540 540

 

Inclusive:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 2 nights full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Boat & walking safari,
  • Park fees & game drives

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