Day 1: Dar Es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve
Pick up from Airport or Hotel in Dar es Salaam, and begin to drive down south of Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve, the drive shall take 5 to 6 hours. You will arrive in time for lunch, at around 16h00 in the evening depart for adventurous and romantic evening sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting Hippos, Crocodiles, and Birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 & 3: Selous Game Reserve
After early breakfast depart for full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve exploring the game in the surrounding areas. You may expect to see any of the major African great favorite mammals, including Elephant, Giraffes, Lions, Buffalo, Zebra, and even the rare African Wild Dog. picnic lunch shall be provided in the mid-day whereby your guide will select a location with shade and water nearby to watch animals coming to drink – a place with a clear view all round so that no predator can creep up hidden. Before the end of the day return to the lodge and the rest of the evening will be spent at your own leisure. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Selous Game Reserve – Dar Es Salaam
Early morning walking safari into the Selous Game Reserve, usually start at 6-6.30am after early morning tea or coffee, accompanied by an armed ranger and it will take around 2-3 hours long. Walking safari is a fantastic way to experience more about the Selous Bushes. Although you may see wildlife during the walk, the focus is also on the habitat that the animals live in, insects, trees and birdlife. You will have an interesting and amazing experience to walk within such a vast area of the natural reserve – an experience which very few places in Africa are able to offer!
After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, check-out then begin the drive back to Dar es Salaam for the drop off at your Hotel or airport.
- All specified accommodation
- All activities as specified in the itinerary
- Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
- During safari:
- Safari vehicle
- All meals
- Water in car
- Park fees
- English speaking driver/guide
- International Flights
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
- Meals not specified
- Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
- Personal matters like:
- Laundry service etc.