Named after the legendary British explorer, Selous Game Reserve was founded as a reserve in 1905. It later expanded to include the traditional elephant migration routes. Today renamed Nyerere National Park it covers an area three times the size of the Serengeti National Park and twice the size of Belgium.
DAY 1: Dar Es Salaam – Rufiji River Excursion & Selous National Park Game Drive
This adventure starts early in the morning. Either upon your arrival at Julius Nyerere International airport or from your hotel you will be welcomed by KIHINDO TOURS & SAFARIS representative and driven on a 5-hour road ride in a fully equipped 4×4 vehicle amid luxuriant landscapes and lively villages. Upon reaching your destination, a rich brunch will be served. Then we will take you on a boat safari on the Rufiji River sliding by crocodiles and hippos while discovering a stunning variety of birds. After lunch at the lodge, you will complete your day on an exciting game drive through the National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at the MLOKA SAFARI LODGE.
Morning: Transfer and river wildlife discovery
Afternoon to evening: Game drive
Staying at: MLOKA LODGE
DAY 2: Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park)
Engage on a sunrise game drive. The Selous Reserve offers a diversity of fauna and flora: here you will be amazed by the wild life and nature. Lakes host an array of aquatic fauna, magnificent baobab trees, extended plains, hills, bush and forest where you will pass by giraffes, an elephant, warthogs, the rare wild dogs, among so many others, birds, monkeys and the list goes on…. After lunch at the lodge, we will drive you back to Dar es Salaam amid the now-familiar landscapes and colourful villages.
KIHINDO TOURS & SAFARIS representative will assist you to the airport or to your hotel and shall look forward to receiving you soon again for your next adventure.
1) Park fees
2) All activities
3) All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
4) A professional driver/guide
5) All transportation (Unless labelled as optional)
6) All Taxes/VAT
7) Roundtrip airport transfer
8) Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
9) Drinks water(mineral water)
1) International flights (From/to home)
2) Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
3) Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
4) Government-imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees