Selous Game Reserve Safari
Great Safari to World Heritage Site
Selous safari, 3 nights 4 days is a perfect break to start from Dar es Salaam. It is easy to connect with the Zanzibar holidays.
The Unbelievable Nature
Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest game sanctuary. In In Selous, you can encounter more or less untouched wilderness.
All safari profits are used for the community programs in Tanzania. 2021-2022 our main focus is on the Corporate Social Responsibility programs we run in coalition with Tanzanian business sector. This program has practical field efforts and advocacy work in Environmental, Social, and Human rights fields as well as investing to clean drinking water for schools.
Departure: Dar es Salaam
Start dates: Please contact us and if you are 2 or more you can go at any time
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days with boating safari on the last day
Meals: see the itinerary
Accommodation: Luxury tented camp in Selous – No accommodation before and after the safari included.
Price: About EUR 1200 per person and will be tailored for your budget.
Important add on options:
- For hotel stay before and after the safari please contact us to learn the options
- Airport transfers to and from Dar es Salaam airport one way USD 60 per car.
- Please contact us for other add on program to tailor your Tanzania travel as for Zanzibar holiday etc.
At Selous you can still encounter the untouched wilderness.
Selous Game Reserve is the world’s largest wildlife reserve and Africa’s largest protected area uninhabited by man, where Tanzania’s greatest population of elephants wander in an area bigger than Switzerland. Other well-known animals include the hippo, depleted numbers of the black rhino, large herds of buffalo, the area’s famous wild dogs, and 5 000 lion patrols the Reserve. Animals are easy to see around the small lakes and riverbanks and Selous Game Reserve possesses a diverse landscape from hot volcanic springs, sporadic lakes and channels from the Great Ruaha and Rufiji rivers.
This safari departs from Dar es Salaam
Day 1 | Dar es Salaam – Selous (280km) | -, l, d
We start the Selous safari around 9 am by visiting a supermarket to buy small snacks for the drive. Driving to Selous takes some 6 hours. For half of the trip, we drive through the African villages. The car will arrive at a luxury tented camp, along the Rufiji Riverbank for a nice dinner and 3-night accommodation – wildlife at your footsteps.
Day 2 | Selous | b, l, d
After breakfast at the camp, the car departs for a full day game ride in Selous around the lakes and hot volcanic springs that will include a boxed lunch.
Day 3 | Selous | b, l, d
After breakfast at the camp, the car departs for a full day game ride in Selous that will include a boxed lunch.
If you have booked the 3-day safari, the car will depart Selous by 4 p.m. and return to Dar es Salaam.
Day 4 | Selous – Dar es Salaam | b, l, –
Morning time you enjoy a boating safari at the Rufiji River, in the afternoon you drive back to Dar es Salaam.
- Only 6 hours from Dar es Salaam
- The largest game reserve in the world
- World heritage site
- The largest elephant population in Tanzania
- Hot volcanic springs
- Animals: antelopes, cheetahs, crocodiles, elephants, gazelles, giraffes, hippopotamuses, leopards, lions, zebras, and more than 400 bird species