Pick up from DSM city center and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, Dinner and overnight at Zarafa Tented Camp (L,D).
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. These are typical of miombo woodlands, and the bird life supported by Rufiji swamplands is of particular interest.
You will have full day in the Selous Game Reserve exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle. Dinner and overnight at Zarafa Tented Camp (B,L,D).
The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, covering 54,600 square kilometer. The reserve gets its name from the hunter and explorer Frederick Courtney Selous. He was killed here during World War 1. Selous is famous for elephants. Other species commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus. It was originally set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but more shy then the Northern Parks. Excursions by 4×4 vehicle will permit you to have good photographic opportunities and the chance to explore different sections of vast park.
After early breakfast, another day in the Selous Game Reserve. You will start with early morning walking safari, followed by game drive with your picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Zarafa Tented Camp (B,L,D).
Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds. It starts in the morning with a guidance of an armed ranger, takes 2 hours before you meet the driver at the reserve gate. Walking safaris offer a good chance of seeing giraffe, zebra, elephant, and good birding.
After breakfast return to Dar es Salaam with picnic lunch (B,L).
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Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
3 nights full board accommodation
Shared Boat & walking safari
Park fees & game drives
Beverages (Alcohol and Non-Alcoholic)
Medical and luggage insurance
Tips: we recommend USD 20 per group per day
Other personal expenses
Emergency evacuation insurance
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