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4 Day Selous Game Reserve

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highlights
  • Visit one of the largest faunal reserves in the world: Selous Game Reserve
  • Sight elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles
  • Enjoy varied vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grassland
  • Go on a boat safari on Rufiji River
The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania.

On this 4 day safari to the Selous Game Reserve, departs from Dar es Salaam by vehicle and spends 3 nights at the Rufiji River Camp. It is a safari well worth doing if you find yourself in Dar es Salaam and have just a few days spare. This 4 Day Safari to Selous departs on request (subject to accommodation availability), and costing is based on the number of people.

Large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary, which measures 50,000 km2 and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. The park has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grassland.
Day 1 Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve Sleeping huts

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

Day 2 On safari at Rufiji River Camp, Selous Game Reserve Sleeping huts

Enjoy a full day game viewing in the reserve. Participate in some classic – style game drives – exploring the bush in open 4 x 4 vehicles. Waterbuck, southern reed buck and bushbuck are common in the Selous. Rare sable antelope, lion and greater kudu also frequent this area. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.

Day 3 On safari at Rufiji River Camp, Selous Game Reserve Sleeping huts

After breakfast, accompany an armed ranger on a walking safari in the reserve. The sights and sounds (and smells) of a walking safari are a special treat that will live long in your memory. The thrill of creeping up to animals to shoot them with your camera is a great experience.

In the afternoon, enjoy a boat safari where you will explore the different channels and lakes of the Rufiji River System, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles. A large variety of herons, storks, ducks, stilts, and other water birds may be seen. And you also see land mammals, such as giraffe and elephants. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.

Day 4 Selous Game Reserve back to Dar es Salaam

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

what’s included
  • All park fees
  • All meals
  • Accommodation
  • Transport in a 4x4 Safari car with roof top open
  • Professional safari guide
  • Mineral drinking water
what’s excluded
  • Visa entry
  • International/domestic flight
  • Tipping
  • Beverage drinks
  • Laundry service
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Tour Type Private Tour  
Duration 4 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English, German & Italian
meeting/Start point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Cancellation 90 days or more prior to departure are subject to 35% per person cancellation. penalty.
89-60 days prior to departure are subject to a penalty of 30% of the total retail tour.
59-30 days is 50% of the tour rate.
29 days or less are subject to forfeiture of 100% of the entire retail tour rate.

Trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
other information
Simba Adventures Ltd / Product Category: Safari
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