3 Days Safari – Selous Game Reserve (Now Known as Nyerere National Park)

Tour Summary

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam
  • You'll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game Drives, Boat Safari and Walking Safari
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle




Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve

Pick up from Airport or Hotel in Dar es Salaam, and begin to drive down south of Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve; the drive shall take 5 to 6 hours. You will arrive in time for lunch, at around 16h00 in the evening, depart for sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting hippos, crocodiles and birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown.

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve

After early breakfast, depart for a full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve, exploring the game in the surrounding areas. Animals, including elephants, giraffes, lions, buffalos, zebras and even the rare African wild dogs, are common. Picnic lunch in the mid-day, later on, return to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

Early morning walking safari usually starts at 6 am, or 6.30 am after first-morning tea or coffee, accompanied by an armed ranger, and it will take around 2-3 hours long. After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, check out, then begin the drive back to Dar es salaam for the drop off at your hotel or airport.


Price per person (Double occupancy)

Accommodation Level Prices
Mid-Range From   USD 1,768
Standard From   USD 1,031
Budget From   USD 947

Package Includes:

  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in car
  • Park fees
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Medical Kit
  • Camping gears and chef for a camping safari

Package Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Meals not specified
  • Additional half day crater tour
  • Sleeping bag for a camping safari
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service