5 Day Selous Safari

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5 Day Selous Safari

Duration: 5 days

How many days would it take to explore a park as big as Switzerland? Perhaps a lifetime, but we think we have all the highlights covered in this 5 day safari in the enchanting Selous Game Reserve.

You’ll be traveling by car, by boat and by foot on this adventure, so you can explore all the unique habitats within the park. With such a diverse concentration of wildlife, there is so much to see here.


  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation and meals (as specified in the itinerary)
  • Transportation by 4WD equipped with a roof hatch, VHF radio and GSM
  • Unlimited pure drinking water throughout the safari
  • Services of a highly professional trained safari guide
  • National park and concession fees


  • International airfare and related costs, such as personal travel insurance, visas, and vaccinations
  • Any increase in government taxes that occur prior to the start of your trip
  • Cost of any client-requested itinerary modifications while the safari is in progress
  • Any expenses of a personal nature such as extra beverages, laundry, etc
  • Gratuity for your guides
  • Enhancement activities not mentioned in the program


Day 1: Arrival

Fly from Arusha or Dar es Salaam to Selous where your guide will meet you. You will immediately be whisked away for a game drive through this enormous park.

You’ll get back to your accommodation before sundown, where you can rest and enjoy a warm dinner after your long journey.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Game Drives in the Selous

Bright and early, you will head out into the wilderness for a full day of game drive. Selous is famous for its beautifully diverse terrain so no two moments will be the same.

After a few adventure-filled hours, you will be served lunch in Selous Game Reserve before pressing on to find more wildlife

Before sundown, your guide will take you back to your accommodation where you will have a hot meal. Make sure you take a few moments tonight to appreciate how bright the night sky is here!

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Explore the Rufiji River by Boat

Today breakfast will be served at your accommodation before you head out for a morning game drive. Get ready to explore the Rufiji River, where fascinating water-based wildlife gathers daily. This beautiful river is best experienced by boat – So why not book in boat safari for today?

A boat safari will take you along the rapids, immersing you in the rich natural surroundings of the park. The river attracts everything, including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and birdlife of all kinds.

Your day will be broken up by a feast in the park followed by more wildlife viewing. Dinner will be served at your accommodation.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4: Selous Game Viewing & Walking Safari

Your final day of safari begins at dawn, and it’s time for another day filled with game viewing.

An alternative to the game drive is to experience this vast wilderness on foot on a walking safari. The walking safari is a popular activity at Selous Game Reserve and will give you a chance to connect more closely with nature. Walk alongside giraffe for a day!

Lunch will be served in the park, overlooking a spectacular view! After lunch, you will press on to find anything you haven’t yet laid your eyes on! As your last day on Safari, it’s time to see those last few elephants!

You’ll return to camp before nightfall to prepare for the journey ahead and to revel in your week’s discoveries.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast, your guide will take you to the airport where you will fly to Dar es Salaam or Arusha to continue on your travels.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Let us plan the trip of a lifetime for you. We know that not all set itineraries suit your needs and we believe you shouldn't have to settle for less. We offer bespoke itineraries, which we can shape into exactly what you need.

For those of you interested in making your safari extra special there are a number of add-ons that you can enhance your trip with: balloon safaris, horse riding safaris, cultural tours and walking safaris are all available.
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