26 September 2016

Tanzania Tours and Cruises

Fly in Selous Safari tour - 4 Days

Fly off to the Selous if you are serious about safaris

Only 150 miles west of Dar es Salaam lies the mighty Selous Game Reserve, one of Africa’s least known yet wildest conservation areas. Selous is almost twice the size of Belgium and four times larger than the famous Serengeti in the north of Tanzania and covers five per cent of the country's land area. The Selous’ ecosystem as a whole is made up of a few conservation areas and the Kilombero game controlled area and on this great four day safari you will get to appreciate everything about this pristine wilderness which is devoid of human influence.

Tour Highlights

  • Selous    ·
  • Dae es Salaam    ·

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous

You will be met in the city centre of bustling Dar es Salaam, the biggest city in Tanzania, and taken to the airport for your short flight to the magical Selous Game Reserve. Enjoy a late lunch at the Rufiji River Camp before taking an afternoon game drive in the reserve, and then return to the camp at sunset for dinner and overnight.

Standard Rufiji River Camp

Day 2: Selous

Enjoy a full day game viewing in the Selous reserve. You will be taken on some classic game drives - exploring the bush in open 4 x 4 vehicles. Waterbuck, southern reed buck and bushbuck are common in the Selous. Also rare sable antelope, lion and greater kudu also frequent this area. Meals and overnight

Standard Rufiji River Camp

Day 3: Selous

After breakfast, join an armed ranger on a waking safari in the reserve. The sights, sounds and even the smells of a walking safari are a special treat that will live long in your memory. The thrill of creeping up to animals to “shoot” them with your camera is a great experience. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat safari where you will explore the different channels and lakes of the Rufiji River system, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles. A large variety of herons, storks, ducks, stilts, and other water birds may be seen. And you will also see giraffe and elephants. Meals and overnight.

Standard Rufiji River Camp

Day 4: Selous to Dar es Salaam

This may be the last day of your short safari holiday but there is another organised game drive in the morning before you pack up and leave Selous Game Reserve. Enjoy an early lunch at the camp, before being taken for your flight back to Dar es Salaam, where you are driven from the airport and dropped off in the city centre. Here you can continue your African adventure or start thinking about your journey home.

Prices

Standard fr £1459pp

Valid between:

  • 06/01/2016 - 28/05/2016
  • 01/11/2016 - 22/12/2016

Rates based on twinshare

Price includes

  • · Accommodation on Full Board basis
  • · Return flights from DAR to Selous
  • · Safari activites as specified

NOT included

  • · International Flights & Visas

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

 
 
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