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.
This is day trip safari from Dar Es Salaam dock to Selous Game Reserve where the big 5 animals allocated. This trip includes flight from Dar Es Salaam Airport to Selous and return to Dar Es Salaam after safari. So you will have wonderful experience from the sky to the ground with all magnificent viewing of wildlife inside the Selous Game Reserve which is largest Game Reserve in Africa. No worries for you on how to match your time with your ship as you will fly by plane and return by plane. Inside the Selous Game Reserve you will have open-side jeep for safari with lunch boxes during the afternoon, thsi includes the pick up and from off transfer from the dock to airport.
You will be picked up from your Lodge/Hotel at 7:30am in Dar Es Salaam city center and proceed to Selous game Reserve with picnic lunch boxes, Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, 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. Then drive back to your camp(African Safari Camp) for dinner and overnight
Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest reserves in the world with a huge elephant population. It was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous big game hunter and early conservationist, who died here in 1917 fighting against the Germans. Selous safaris have the added bonuses of guided bush walks and boat safaris, as well as 4x4-based game-viewing, providing a more divers experience than safaris in other reserves. Good chances of seeing Wild Dogs here, and birdlife is prolific.
The vast and remaining Jungle of Africa, Selous Game Reserve is a spectacular game viewing park with superb African vistas. Located in southern Tanzania, a trip to this park allows you to learn in-depth knowledge about complex ecosystems and diverse creatures that are usually skimmed over in more crowded areas
DAY 01: Full Day Game Drive.Flying from Zanzibar 08:00 and arrive in Selous 9:45, pick up by our driver guide at Airstrip then proceed for full day game drive exploring Selous Game Reserve. Picnic lunch shall be provided and after game drive 15:00, driver will drive to Airstrip to catch your flight to Zanzibar, and flight will take off 16:00 and arrive in Zanzibar 17:30.
3 Days Selous Safari Package: best affordable safari package ideal for the traveler with short time & limited budget. Safari starts and ends in Dar es salaam.Explore nature and wildlife with spectacular game drive, thrilling boat safari and walking safari to the largest unspoiled virgin bush African Selous game reserve inhabited and little touched by human interference.Selous boost larger population of Elephants, 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 more than 400 species of bird life: Fish eagle, Kingfisher, Secretary bird, Sunbird, Hammer kop, Red & Yellow bill stork, Open bill stork, Weavers, Water birds, Marabou stork, Vulture’s etc
Selous is the largest game reserve in Africa - 4 times the size of the Serengeti. It possesses a diverse landscape from hot volcanic springs, sporadic lakes, channels from the Great Ruaha and Rufiji rivers.Boat Safari in the afternoon is another way of game viewing on the Rufiji River; it offers a unique experience as the Selous is the only reserve in Tanzania where this option is available. Rufiji River is one of the most dramatic rivers in Tanzania’s Game Reserves and National Parks which is navigable all year round. The chance to get out of the vehicle and view game from a boat is one of the things which make Selous Game Reserve such a great place to visit.
Selous Game Reserve is one among the biggest game reserves in Africa and has the higest bio diversity and eco system that will interest the guest and travellers that looking forward to experience the wild either for the first time or by repeating the experience.