Take a break from your routines and join this short getaway safari in Selous Game Reserve. Find yourself in a pristine wilderness far away from the established tourist routes and enjoy the finest unspoiled virgin bush, uninhabited, and little touched by human interference. Ideal for those who have very limited time and budget, experience safari to explore Selous Game Reserve with a game drive, thrilling boat safari, and walking safari.
Starting point and ending point: Dar Es Salaam
Park fees are included.
1 full-day game drive in Selous Game Reserve
Walking safari outside the park with an armed ranger
Boat safari along the Rufiji River to see hippos and crocodiles
During the safari, you will be accommodated in Selous Tented Camp, an eco-friendly camp located along the River Rufiji. Selous Tented Camp is set in an area of pristine wilderness, situated in the forest on the shores of the Rufiji River, outside the Reserve, within 9 kilometers to Mtemere.
Selous Tented Camp offers a unique accommodation for travelers wishing to get closer to the unspoiled wilderness of the untouched Africa and enjoy wildlife and scenery undisturbed. The camp itself consists of the comfort and spacious tented rooms overlooking the River Rufiji.
Individual solar panel in Makuti restaurant with DC for lights
Charging point for mobile using USB and AC sockets for charging laptop and camera
Solar power heater
Makuti restaurant built under the bush with river view
Bonfire area with river view
Surrounded by natural bush
Individual solar powered electricity in each room with DC for lights, fan, and charging point for mobile phones with USB
En-suite washroom with hot and cold shower water, toilet, basin, and mirror
Spacious windows with curtains made with Kitenge
Spacious 2 beds with Kitenge bed sheets, mosquito nets, and soft blanket
Selous Tented Camp offers a magnificent safari experience in the heart of the African bush along the river, with comfortable accommodation perfectly in balance with the surroundings; unexpected in this remote area.
Enjoy the splendor of the natural African bush with breathtaking views of the river and delicious meals freshly cooked by a local chef with local ingredients.
You can also chat to one of our guides while gazing up at the stars in the night sky by our warm campfire.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve: 250 kilometers / 5-hour drive
You will have a meet and greet in Dar es Salaam at 7:30 a.m. and drive for five hours with lunch box to Selous. Afterwards, enjoy late afternoon thrilling boat safari on the Rufiji River, where you will see hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. Overnight at Selous Tented Camp. Lunch and dinner are included.
Day 2: Selous Game Reserve
Today, you will have a full-day game drive in Selous with lunch box, and then overnight at Selous Tented Camp. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Day 3: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam: 250 kilometers / 5-hour drive
You will have a morning walking safari with an armed ranger. After breakfast, drive back to Dar es Salaam with lunch box. WILDNESS SAFARI will drop you off to the hotel, airport, or seaport. Breakfast and lunch are included.
You will experience safari game drives in a private 4WD with a pop-top roof, a boat safari along the Rufiji River, and a walking safari with an armed ranger.
The safari will take place in Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. Selous boasts a large population of elephants, as well as large numbers of buffalo, hippo, crocodile, and endangered wild dog. Commonly seen are pride of lion, bush buck, impala, warthogs, ostrich, giraffe, eland, baboon, zebra, hyena, kudu, rare sable antelope, and leopard.
In Selous, there are also more than 400 species of bird life, such as fish eagle, kingfisher, secretary bird, sunbird, hammer kop, red and yellow bill stork, open bill stork, weavers, water birds, marabou stork, vulture, and many more.