Located in southern Tanzania, Selous is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest game reserve in Africa. Selous Game Reserve offers a wide array of wildlife, including fantastic prides of lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles and elephants.

INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR

Airport pick-up and return
Fully escorted by our guide
Travel within Tanzania
3 nights luxury accommodation
All sightseeing and park entry fees as per itinerary

Day
1
Fly to Selous Game Reserve

Today, you will fly from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s capital, to Selous Game Reserve for your exciting safari experience. After your short flight, you’ll be picked up from the airstrip by our guide/driver, who will take you to Rufiji River Camp, just in time for a sumptuous lunch.
After lunch, you’ll go for your first activity, a boat safari on the Rufiji River, where you’ll see water birds, hippos, buffalos, elephants and, of course, crocodiles. Rufiji River is the lifeline of the reserve and taking a boat ride is an exciting means of exploring this part of Selous.
You’ll spend the night at Rufiji River Camp, a classic luxury tented camp with stunning views of the Rufiji River.
Distance from the airport:45 minutes
Hotel options:Rufiji River camp

Day
2
Full-day Safari

Today you’ll have an early morning breakfast at the camp and after that set off for a game drive in Selous Game Reserve. Apart from being the largest game reserve in Africa, it also has the continent’s largest antelope, leopard, greater kudu, eland, bush back, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, and lion populations.
Selous Game Reserve is also the best place in Africa where you will have the chance to see the rare African wild dog, with over 30 per cent of the continent’s wild dog population roaming this wild and rugged terrain.
Hotel options:Rufiji River camp

Day
3
Game drive and walking safari

Today you’ll once again wake up very early in the morning to get ready for yet another exciting game drive in this fantastic reserve. Today you’ll take with you packed lunch which you’ll have at some nice spot in the game reserve.
In the afternoon after lunch, you’ll embark on an exciting walking safari that will bring you into close contact with gazelles, giraffes and even elephants. You don’t have to worry since there’s always an armed ranger to not only protect you in case of danger but also tell you about the park’s history and different trails of animals.
Hotel options:Rufiji River camp

Day
4
Departure

Again you are going to have an early breakfast before heading out for your last game drive on your way to the airstrip. You will have the last opportunity to spot some of the animals you might have missed the previous days.
Distance to the Dar es Salaam: 45 minutes