Selous Budget Safari from Dar-es-Salaam 3 days tour will take you to visit one of the world’s and Africa’s largest protected wildlife area, this pristine, the famous Selous which is larger than Switzerland in the southern circuit of Tanzania Wildlife parks. You will spend 2 nights exploring the area where you will see small and large mammals including variety of bird species and reptiles, accommodation is set to be at budget tented camp, this is Selous Ngalawa Tented Camp as per below itinerary based on full board arrangements FB. You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Selous Game Reserve
Pick up from Dar es Salaam city center or and proceed to Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch, Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, Dinner and overnight at Selous Ngalawa Tented Camp booked on full board arrangements, FB.
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.
Day 2: Full day Game Drive in Selous Game Reserve
At 0800hrs after breakfast, depart for morning and afternoon game drives gave drive is absolutely the best. You will have full day in the Selous Game Reserve exploration of the Reserve by 4 wheel drive vehicle. Dinner and overnight at Selous Ngalawa Tented Camp, FB.
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.
Day 3: Selous Game Reserve – Dar es Salaam
After breakfast return to Dar es Salaam with picnic lunches.