At around 50,000 sq km, Selous is Africans largest game reserve, a wilderness area bigger than Denmark or Switzerland. The reserve covers more than 5% of Tanzania’s total land area, Boats trip and longer down the spectacular Rufiji River offers you a chance to see hippos, birdlife and crocodile up close.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve
Departure from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve, which takes approximately 4-5 hours’ drive. Short game drive in the late afternoon until sunset, followed by dinner and overnight stay in a campsite 10km from the reserve.
Day 2: Game drive in the Selous Game Reserve & boat safari on the Rufiji River
Morning game drive, followed by lunch and relaxation. Late afternoon boat safari on the Rufiji River. The birdlife in this region is spectacular from both the safari car and the boat—African skimmers, Goliath herons and saddle-billed storks can often be spotted. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Day 3: Game drive in the Selous Game Reserve
Full day’s game drive around the Selous Game Reserve. The drive follows the Rufiji River starting from Lake Nzelekela, then heading to Lake Manze and finally Lake Talagala. Lunch at a picnic site. Return to the camp for dinner after sunset.
Day 4: Return to Dar es Salaam
Early morning walking safari for 2-3 hours, followed by breakfast, and then drive back to Dar es Salaam with lunch on route.
Our price includes:
- Full briefing before your trip
- Parks entrance fees
- Full accommodation
- 3 meals per day
- Lunch box during transfer to the next park
- Guide/driver and cook fees
- Airport transfer to your hotel
Our price does NOT include the following:
- Local and international flights
- Travel insurance
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Personal medical items
- Additional food
- Additional personal equipment
- Tips to your team