Experience Africa at its best on a Tanzania safari tour.
BOAT RIDE INCLUDED
Explore Selous National Park by car as well as on a boat.
Learn about local life and customs in an indigenous village.
Get a Full Experience of Selous National Park with a Game Drive, Boat Ride, and a Walking Tour
Did you know that Selous National Park is four times the size of the Serengeti and at least twice the size of Belgium? Let’s explore this giant of a natural reserve together! You’ll have the unique opportunity to see giraffes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. The landscapes offer incredible biodiversity, making Selous home to a great variety of exotic plants and trees. In addition to a game drive, we’ll also take you for a refreshing boat ride on the Rufiji River and on a walking tour with a local bushman.
ABOUT SELOUS NATIONAL PARK
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Covering 55,000 km2, Selous National Park is one of the world’s largest protected reserves, located in southern Tanzania. It is home to an array of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, antelopes, lions, and cheetahs.
The reserve is also inhabited by several different species of birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Known for its stunning landscapes, Selous National Park features wide-open savannahs and flowing rivers.
Aside from its wildlife, Selous is also famous for its unique historical significance. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982 and is home to several archaeological sites, including ancient rock paintings.
Selous National Park is a wonderful destination for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, and archaeologists alike.
We’ll pick you up at your hotel around 5:30 am and drive you to the Zanzibar Airport for your flight to Selous National Park.
Your driver-guide will meet you at the Mtemere Airstrip and you’ll proceed to the camp for check-in.
After checking in, your guide will take you on your village tour, which includes lunch. Here you’ll learn about everyday life in the village and local customs.
In the afternoon you’ll join a boat safari on the Rufiji River, which will end with a sunset view on the river beach.
After breakfast, you’ll have the choice of joining a full-day game drive or a boat safari. In both cases, we’ll explore the Selous Game Reserve where you’ll have the chance to see lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, and more.
We’ll stop for a picnic lunch at noon. After lunch, we’ll continue with your safari until late afternoon, when we’ll drive back to your lodge for a hearty dinner.
After an early breakfast, we’ll take you on a walking safari tour with a local expert guide and an experienced ranger.
On this tour, you’ll be in direct contact will native flora and fauna, learning about medicinal plants, endemic creatures, and the history of the region from a local bushman.
After the 3-hour long tour, we’ll drive you to the Mtemere Airstrip for your flight back to Zanzibar.
Book Your 3-Day Selous National Park Tour
1,500 USD per person
Private safari tour
- Accommodation & meals
- Transport: 4WD land cruiser with top open during a game drive
- Services of a safari guide and a driver
- A boat ride on the Rufiji River
- Hotel/airport transfers
- Flight tickets from Zanzibar to Mtemere Airstrip and back
- National Park entrance fees
- Doctor’s services
- International flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Visa, passport, vaccinations, and medicines
- Alcoholic beverages
- Tips, souvenirs, and items of personal nature
- Good walking shoes
- Long pants (no black, white, or bright colors)
- Passport & travel insurance
- Personal medication and sunscreen
- Camera and binoculars