Selous Game Reserve: Discover Untouched African Wilderness


The wild and unspoiled Selous Game Reserve boasts an enticing mix of abundant wildlife and varied terrain to explore; here the real magic lies in the variety each day brings. Whether you’re on a thrilling game drive, or out on the meandering Rufiji River, you’re sure to have a truly exclusive safari experience.

This 3 day safari itinerary begins in the bustling city of Dar es Salaam, where you’ll travel far from the madding crowds and into the vast wilderness of this game reserve for a truly memorable experience for the safari enthusiast.

Day 1: Dar-es-Salaam - Selous Game Reserve

Depart early morning from Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, for a scenic drive through local villages on your way to Selous Game Reserve. Upon arrival at your lodge in time for lunch.

A late afternoon boat ride takes you along the mighty Rufiji River, the bloodline of the reserve, where magnificent herds of wildlife congregate along its banks. Bask in the beauty of your surroundings and the incredible sunset, before returning to your lodge for sundowners, dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve

Wake up to the sunlight dancing on the meandering waters of Rufiji and head out on an all-day safari where you can explore vast plains and miombo woodlands. Stop for a picnic lunch and enjoy the dizzying array of wildlife this African paradise has to offer.

The park comes to life once more in the late afternoon, as animals rouse from their rest and set out to hunt in the coolness of the evening. Return to your lodge at sunset for drinks, dinner and another overnight stay.

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve - Dar-es-Salaam

After breakfast, witness the true rhythm of the bush on an intimate walking safari. Take in the fresh scent of the miombo woodlands, see an elusive leopard relaxing in the shady boughs of a fig tree, and become one with nature on this unforgettable and truly one-of-a-kind experience.

Depart to Dar-es-Salaam with a picnic lunch, arriving into the city by evening.

Itinerary Costs

The rates for this itinerary have expired. Please contact us for more details. 

The rates for this itinerary have expired. Please contact us for more details. 

The rates for this itinerary have expired. Please contact us for more details. 

SEASON: (01 January 2019 – 31 December 2019)
Our safaris are carefully planned to give you the most comfortable, luxurious, and exciting experience possible. Our prices are per person, based on shared occupancy.

The fee includes:

• Transport
• English speaking driver/guide
• Full-board accommodation
• Game drives, boat trips and walks as outlined
• Local Emergency Evacuation Cover

Our prices exclude international / domestic flights, park entry fees, bottled water/beverages at the lodges, tips/gratuities/laundry, and any optional activities such as a hot air balloon safari or cultural visit.