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3 Nights /4 Days Selous Game Reserve

The vast majority of Tanzania’s elephant herds stretch in the wilderness of the Selous Game Reserve. The purpose of this safari is the opportunity to participate in game drives as well as boat and walking safaris.

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve

Depart from Dar es Salaam city centre by 4×4 to the Selous Game Reserve. Enjoy a late lunch at the Camp. Embark on an afternoon game drive in then return to Rufiji River Camp for dinner and overnight.

River Rufiji Camp

River Rufiji Camp

Day 2 : Enjoying Full Day Game Viewing in the Reserve

Enjoy a full day game viewing in the reserve some classic €“ style game drives – exploring by 4 x 4 vehicles. Waterbuck, southern reed buck are common in the Selous. Rare visible antelope, kudu also frequent this area. Meals and overnight in a Camp

Day 3 : Rufiji River Camp

After breakfast, accompany an armed ranger in the reserve. The sights and sounds (and safari are a special treat that will live long in your thrill of creeping up to animals to €œshoot€ them is a great experience. In the afternoon, you will enjoy to explore the different channels and lakes system, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles, herons, storks, ducks, stilts, and other water birds and you will also see land mammals, such as giraffe. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp

Day 4 : Selous Game Reserve – Dar es Salaam

Enjoy a morning game drive in the Selous Game Reserve. Lunch at the camp, followed by departure to Dar es Salaam. Drop off in the city center.

Elephants at The Selous Game Reserve

Elephants at The Selous Game Reserve

Located in southern Tanzania and far from the madding crowds, the Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest game reserve and one of our favourite wildlife viewing areas. It really is a hidden gem! The rivers and lakes of the Selous are the lifeblood of a park that hosts some fabulous game, including elephant, wild dog, buffalo, hippo, crocodile and fantastic prides of lion

The reality is that this park is so vast it is impossible to count its game and that is exactly what we love about it; Selous is untouched African wilderness and yet still easily accessible from Dar and Zanzibar. All in all, it is probably our favourite Tanzania safari location.

Not only a wonderful place for the seasoned safari enthusiast, the Selous also offers an amazing introduction to unspoilt Africa. The game viewing is superb (especially in the peak season months), the wilderness on display is some of the most untouched in Africa, and the sheer variety of activities available makes for an excellent safari experience. Home to some of Africa’s best walking, boat safaris and fly camping trips, the Selous has the greatest diversity of safari activities of all the Tanzanian safari parks. The boating safaris in particular really set this reserve apart from other Tanzanian parks. The fact that the Selous is so much quieter (in visitor terms) than the majority of the rest of the country just adds to its attraction.