3 days Selous Game Reserve Safari
Amazing Safari in Selous Game Reserve Tanzania!
3 Days Selous Game Reserve safari: This safari is suitable for travelers located in Dar es Salaam and the tropical Island of Zanzibar who want to experience African wildlife safari in the largest game reserve in Africa with largest population of elephants. The Selous Game reserve covers an area of about 50,000 square kilometers which is full of attractions. Known by its unique beauty the Selous game reserves has significant numbers of wild animals which made UNESCO to declare it a world heritage site in 1982. Some hot springs, the oxbow lakes formed by the main Rufiji River make Selous game reserve to be a unique and diverse landscapes. Animals such as elephants in large herds and the rare African wild dogs can easily spotted during Selous Safari.
Despites of its remoteness location but Selous game reserve can easily accessed for safari by road from Dar es Salaam via Kisarawe or Kibiti Lindi. But visitors from Zanzibar or Northern Tanzania parks such as Serengeti, Tarangire, Ngorongoro or from Arusha town can fly directly to Selous Game Reserve since there are number flights operates between the areas.
Selous Game Reserve Safari Experience
While on Safari in Selous you will get an opportunity to view animals on boat safari, game drives and on foot.
The boat safari in Selous game reserve is conducted in the Rufiji River which is rich in water resources and biodiversity. Riverine animals like crocodiles, waterbucks and hippos as well as some species of birds can be viewed at close vicinity during boat safari. The best time to conduct boat excursions during selous game reserve safari is usually in the afternoon although it can also done in the morning hours.
The game drives in Selous safari is excellent as it done surrounding the oxbow lakes which the most attractive feature of the Selous game reserves. During dry season large herds of animals gather surrounding the oxbow lake feed on the remaining green pastures. Predators are also following the herds so you can easily witness the killing.
A walking safari in the bush is very special and fascinating as it brings you closer to nature than any other option. Imagine walking through the animal trails in the middle of the jungle is a real phenomena. Your guide will help you spot animals and identify different types of vegetations and trees.
“Do not miss this opportunity”
Selous Safari Information
|DEPARTURE||From Dar es Salaam any day of the week.|
|RETURN||Dar es Salaam|
|PASSENGER||Minimum 1 person|
|VEHICLE||Ordinary or extended 4×4 Toyota land cruiser|
|PLACES||Selous Game Reserves|
|COMBINATION||This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.|
3 Days Selous Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival
Meet and greet at Dar es salaam airport, then start the drive to Selous game reserve with a lunch box. Evening boat trip. The Selous park is host to over 350 species of birds and reptiles as well as significant species for plants. This game reserve is well known for its largest concentration of elephants (110,000) on the continent. Dinner and Overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge.
Day 2: Full Day Selous Safari
Today after breakfast continue with a full day selous safari into the largest game reserve in Africa. Selous game reserves is home to the largest population of the several species of mammals include elephants, lions, buffaloes, Zebras, leopard among others. There are also significant numbers of hippos in the oxbow lakes found in the park. Picnic lunch, proceed with the afternoon game drive then dinner and overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge.
Day 3: Selous Safari
Morning walking into the vast bush of Selous. A walking safari in the Selous Game Reserve is very special due to its beauty and peacefulness. walking safari in the Selous reserve cannot be compared to any other. Drive back to Dar es salaam for drop off at the airport or your hotel.
3 Days Selous Game Reserve Safari Cost:
Solo traveler: US $ 1350
2 people: US $ 985 per person
3 – 4 people:US $ 810 per person
5 people +: US $ 780 per person
Park entrance fees,
Transport in a 4WD with an open roof
Full board accommodation on sharing basis
1 liter of water per person per day
Excursion as per the itinerary
Full day game drive 8hrs game drive.
Beverages and alcoholic drinks
Items of personal nature