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SELOUS SAFARI TRIP


From USD 720 * | from £ 525.6*

per person sharing

The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, covering 54,600 square kilometer. The reserve gets its name from the hunter and explorer Frederick Courtney Selous. He was killed here during World War 1. Selous is famous for elephants. Other species commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus. It was originally set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but more shy then the Northern Parks. Excursions by 4x4 vehicle will permit you to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park
 
Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve
 
Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, 
Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River,
Dinner and overnight at Zarafa Tented Camp (L,D).
 
You will discover the Rufiji River by boat, encounter hippos and crocodiles in good numbers. Some 350 bird species have been recorded in the Selous Game Reserve. These are typical of miombo woodlands, and the bird life supported by Rufiji swamplands is of particular interest.
 
Day 2: Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve
 
After early breakfast, proceed for game drive with picnic lunch.
Afternoon, proceed for Dar es salaam city center. Arrive around 1800 hours or later depending on traffic (B,L)
 
 
 

Includes:

  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 nights full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Pick up and drop off within Dar city center
  • Boat safari only
  • Park fees & game drives

Excludes:

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day
  • Dar es salaam airport transfers
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency evacuation insurance
 
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