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Selous Zanzibar Holiday Overview

Selous  Zanzibar holiday is an authentic African safari tours Tanzania which gives visitors chance to explore the African largest wildlife protected area inhibited with hundreds of African mammals. The main feature of the Selous Game Reserve is the Rufiji River which in some areas of the park it forms the oxbow lakes which offer the best sites for game driving and boat safaris.. During this tour you can opt to go for walking safari which provide you the chance to track animals in the bush and identify different species of plants.

Boat Safari In Selous

Selous Zanzibar holiday offers a unique Boat Safari what makes Selous special and unique among other Tanzania parks. Boat ride in the oxbow lakes and along the Rufiji River is remarkable! Wilds of Africa offers two category of boat safari the shorter boat ride which is normally conducted along the Rufiji River but outside the park. The Long boat safari takes a full day and it is conducted inside the park in the oxbow lakes and the Rufiji River. Boat Safari is the best way to get close to riverine animals such as crocodiles, hippos and colorful birds.

Selous Zanzibar holiday offers a walking safari in Selous Park which conducted in morning hours for the duration of 2 – 3 hours. Accompanied by our guide and an armed ranger you will walk into the bush to the areas which can accessed by vehicle tracking different animal species and plants. Also walking safari offers the best opportunity to sport birds, tracking insects, animals and identifying different plants. You can easily touch and smell plants and really get a very intimate fee for the wilderness.

Selous Zanzibar Holiday

Selous Zanzibar Holiday
DEPARTUREFrom Dar es Salaam any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation and rental vehicle.
RETURNDar es Salaam
PASSENGERMinimum number 1 person
STYLEPrivate Safari
VEHICLEOrdinary or extended 4x4 Toyota land cruiser
PLACESSelous Game Reserves and Zanzibar
COMBINATIONThis tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Selous  Zanzibar Holidays Itinerary

Day 1:  Leave Dar es Salaam for Selous Park

Your Selous Zanzibar Holiday start up in Dar es Salaam by picking you from the hotel or airport for Selous Park with packed lunch. Arrive Selous in the afternoon for check in at Selous Kinga Lodge. In the afternoon depart for 2 – 3 hours boat safari along Rufiji River with the possibility to sport crocodiles, hippos and different water birds. Dinner and overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge

Day 2: Full days Game Viewing in Selous  

Continue with your Selous Zanzibar Holiday by conduction a full day game viewing where you will see different animals species and bird. Selous Game Reserve host several bird species include African skimmer, Goliath Heron and saddle-billed Stork which can easily spotted. Dinner and overnight Selous Kinga Lodge.

Day 3: Game Drive in the Selous

Morning walking safari then back for lunch to the lodge. Afternoon game drive to either of Lake Nzelekela, Manze, and Lake Tagalala; late afternoon before sunset return to Selous Kinga Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Return to Dar – Zanzibar

Today our Africa safari tours Tanzania first portion ends up by driving back to Dar es Salaam after early breakfast. At Dar es Salaam you will go straight to ferry for the ferry to Zanzibar which departs at 16:00 hrs to Zanzibar. Upon your Arrival at Zanzibar harbor you will be met by our guide then drive to Nungwi Area for overstay at Sunsent Kendwa

Day 5 – 6: Zanzibar Beach Holiday

Spend morning and afternoon hours relaxing at the hotel enjoying the beautiful white sands beach. Upon a requested snorkeling or diving will be organized for you. On 6th day we will pick you up from the hotel for a half day spice tour en-route to Stone for overnight at Tembo Hotel.

Day 7: Zanzibar – Dar

Today we will take you for the stone tour then back to the hotel for lunch and transfer to ferry for the fast ferry to Dar es Salaam which departs at 14:00 hrs. At Dar es Salaam we will provide you with transport to Dar es Salaam airport for you onward flight back home.

Selous Zanzibar Holiday Cost

Safari Cost Includes:

Game Reserve fee

Game drives, boat and Walking safari

Transport on 4WD vehicle with an open roof

Accommodation in budget lodge with three meals a day

Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide & armed ranger

Activities as per itinerary above

Pure drinking water 1.5 liter a day per person

Safari Cost Excludes:

Accommodation in Dar es Salaam on the first and last day

Airport transfers

Flying doctors insurance

Activities which doesn’t mentioned on the itinerary

Tips for diver and lodge staff.

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