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From USD   925* | from £ 0 675.25*

per person sharing

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Nyerere National Park
Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Nyerere National Park with picnic lunch, 
Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, 
Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp / Lake Manze Camp / Selous Jimbiza 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 Nyerere National Park. These are typical of miombo woodlands, and the bird life supported by Rufiji swamplands is of particular interest.

Day 2: Walking Safari & Game Drive in Nyerere National Park
After early breakfast, Your day will start with early morning walking safari, followed by game drive with your picnic lunch. 
Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp / Lake Manze Camp / Selous Jimbiza Camp (B,L,D).

The Nyerere National Park former 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.

Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds.
It starts in the morning with a guidance of an armed ranger, takes 2 hours before you meet the driver at the reserve gate. Walking safaris offer a good chance of seeing giraffe, zebra, elephant, and good birding.

Day 3: Nyerere National Park – Dar es Salaam
After breakfast return to Dar es Salaam with picnic lunch (B,L).



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


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