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Selous Game Reserve is Africa's largest game sanctuary. In Selous you can encounter more or less untouched wilderness.
All safari profits are used for Art in Tanzania community programs in Tanzania. 2015 -2017 our main focus is the Children's Agenda Progam we run in coalition with UNICEF, Save the Children and other NGOs. This includes the Mama Mkubwa Project building up a village community center in Madale village in Dar es Salaam. This program focuses on Children and Women. It also includes neonatal medical and health services.
Departure: Dar es Salaam
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days with boating safari at the last day
Meals: see itinerary
Accommodation: Luxury tented camp - No accommodation before and after the safari
Adults USD 1,000 per person
Children 5 - 15 years USD 650
< 5 years old USD 250Important add on options:
- Accommodation before and after the safari in Art in Tanzania volunteers hostel USD 30 per night with breakfast and dinner.
- Airport transfers to and from Dar es Salaam airport one way USD 50
Selous Game Reserve is the world largest wild life reserve and Africa's largest protected area uninhabited by man, where Tanzania's greatest population of elephants wander in an area bigger than Switzerland. Other well known animals include the hippo, depleted numbers of the black rhino, large herds of buffalo, the area's famous wild dogs and 5 000 lion patrol the Reserve. Animals are easy to see around the small lakes and riverbanks and Selous Game Reserve possesses a diverse landscape from hot volcanic springs, sporadic lakes and channels from the Great Ruaha and Rufiji rivers.
This safari departs from Dar es Salaam
Day 1 | Dar es Salaam - Selous (280km) | -, l, d
You start the Selous safari around 9am by visiting a supermarket for to buy small snacks for the drive. Driving to Selous takes some 6 hours. Half of the trip we drive through the African villages. The car will arrive at Mbega Camp, a luxury tented camp, along the Rufiji River bank for a nice dinner and 2-night accommodation - hippos at your footsteps and primates at the treetops.
Day 2 Selous | b, l, d
After breakfast at the camp, the car departs for a full day game ride in Selous around the lakes and hot volcanic springs that will include a boxed lunch.
Day 3 | Selous | b, l, d
After breakfast at the camp, the car departs for a full day game ride in Selous that will include a boxed lunch.
If you have booked the 3 day safari, the car will depart Selous by 4 p.m. and return to Dar es Salaam.
- Only 6 hours from Dar es Salaam
- Largest game reserve in the world
- World heritage site
- Largest elephant population in Tanzania
- Hot volcanic springs
- Animals: antelopes, cheetahs, crocodiles, elephants, gazelles, giraffes, hippopotamuses, leopards, lions, zebras, and more than 400 bird species