Among these virgin African bushes is the Selous Game Reserve which is also the largest reserve in Africa. This park is easily accessible by road from Dar es Salaam but also by air from Zanzibar, Ruaha, Mikumi, Arusha or Serengeti. We can incorporate Selous Game Reserve into a longer itinerary that includes the usual highlights of a Tanzania Safari or offer a short packages to only Selous.
Morning pick up from your overnight accommodation in Dar Es Salaam. Thereafter, start the 4 days Selous game reserve safari to arrive in time for Lunch at the Selous Ngalawa Camp. Later on, embarking on an afternoon game viewing safari in the wilderness of Selous National Park. The evening game viewing tour features drives to the banks of the Rufiji. Hordes of Nile crocodile and African Fish Eagles on lookout points near the river. Later in the evening, return to camp for dinner and overnight. Meals and overnight at the Selous Ngalawa Camp.
The full day starts with an extended safari of the Selous. We wake up for an early breakfast, then Collecting our picnic lunches before starting the full day’s drive looking for the elusive wildlife. Elephants on the plains and in the bushes feed alongside Zebra and Impala. We will be scouring the different water holes for predator Kills as well as catching the animals as they drink. Later on, return for dinner and overnight at Selouns Ngalawa Tented Camp.
Our walking selous safari starts early this morning as we take a forest walking tour with the ranger guide. The resident wildlife Guide will be pointing our animals of interest as well as prints of the African Big and small game. See black and white colobus monkey, Vervet monkeys as well as weaver bird nests woven on acacia trees. We return to have lunch at the Camp before the next adventure in the afternoon.
At 3pm, then take an evening boat safari on the mighty Rufiji River. It is here that most of the thirsty animals congregate for a quick drink and it is the same time that the predators such as the Crocodiles amongst Hippos take their chances to feed on the other wildlife. Monitor lizard or the occasional tree squirrel and the Masai giraffe. Expect to See Elephant browsing along the banks of the river. Wild dog parks hunt for antelope in numbers. Lions, as well as the bird life including lilly trotter or Pied Kingfisher. Dinner and overnight at Selous Ngalawa Tented Camp.
Have breakfast before another morning game drive in the Reserve. Our safari ends about 11:00am when after an early lunch at the Camp, we head back to Dar es Salaam.
End of the safari services
What included: – Pick /drop ex airport/seaport or hotel before and after the trip -Park entrance fees into the game reserve, The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide, Meals and game drives as per itinerary, Cook for prepare your meals, Activities as per itinerary, Drinking water, Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography, Group size is 4 participants on private.
Not included in the cost:-Soft drinks, alcoholic and other beverages, Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary. Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, tips and etc, Airport departure tax, Local/International flights, Visas, Travel/flying doctors rescue services, Personal and baggage insurance.