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Discover the Wonders of Selous Game Reserve - 4 Days

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Day 1: Dar es Salaam - Selous Game Reserve

Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
After breakfast, Pick up from Residence/Hotel and drive to Selous Game reserve, picnic lunches served on the way, Selous is the largest game reserve in Africa - 4 times the size of the Serengeti. It possesses a diverse landscape from hot volcanic springs, sporadic lakes, channels from the Great Ruaha and Rufiji rivers.
Selous is Africa’s greatest conservation area and covers a wide variety of wildlife habitats including Lakes, open grassland, Acacia, Miombo woodland and riverine forests. The topography of the park varies from rolling savannah woodland, grassland plains and rocky outcrops cut by the Rufiji River and its tributaries. The Kilombero and Luwegu which together cover the greatest catchment area in East Africa, which flows from north to south provides the life-blood of the Selous. Sailing or Rafting down the Rufiji River is a superb way of seeing game.
Lunch served at the lodge followed by afternoon game drives in the reserve.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Selous Jimbiza Camp

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve - Full Day

Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
Breakfast is served at the Lodge/Camp, Morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve.
Selous Game reserve is the largest protected wildlife area in Africa, due to unique ecological importance this pristine uninhabited area was declared as “World Heritage Site” by United Nations in 1981.
It is Africa’s greatest conservation area and covers a wide variety of wildlife habitats including Lakes, open grassland, acacia and Miombo woodland and riverine forests, which help the reserve to boast Tanzania’s largest and most important population of Elephant, Buffaloes & Wild Dogs. The topography of the park varies from rolling savannah woodland, grassland plains and rocky outcrops cut by the Rufiji River and its tributaries.
Game drives along the edges of the lakes, river and bushes are an extra attractive conjuring up a special magic as the sun goes down over the lakes.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Selous Jimbiza Camp

Day 3: Selous Game Reserve - Full Day

Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
Wake up very early morning, after a cup of tea/coffee transfer to Mtemere gate for Walking inside the Reserve with the escort of an armed ranger, the journey takes about 2hrs on arrival to your pick up point you will be transferred back to the Lodge for Breakfast. There after proceed with short game drives till lunch which will be served at the lodge.
Boat Safari in the afternoon is another way of game viewing on the Rufiji River; it offers a unique experience as the Selous is the only reserve in Tanzania where this option is available. Rufiji River is one of the most dramatic rivers in Tanzania’s Game Reserves and National Parks which is navigable all year round. The chance to get out of the vehicle and view game from a boat is one of the things which make Selous Game Reserve such a great place to visit.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Selous Jimbiza Camp

Day 4: Selous Game Reserve - Dar es Salaam

Stop At: Selous Game Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania
Breakfast is served at Lodge/Camp, short walk around the Lodge back to the lodge for check out, and collect Picnic lunch and drive back to Dar es Salaam. On arrival drop off at the residence/Hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick and meet travelers from suggested Hotel Lobby

Airports

  • Julius Nyerere International Airport, Julius K. Nyerere Rd, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Ports
Dar es Salaam Port
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Required Game reserve entry & Concession fees
  • Accommodations as specified in the itinerary.
  • Boat safari in the Rufiji River is included
  • Bottled purified drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day).
  • Walking Safari with escort of an armed Ranger in Selous
  • Entry/Admission - Selous Game Reserve
Exclusions
  • Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
  • Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
  • Any local and international flights tickets (airline).
  • Item of Personal Nature such as Cigarette, Alcohol, etc.
  • Tips and Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Dove Adventure Tanzania
16 reviews
Y3069YSjona
31
Great day out of Dar
It was a great tour, so informative and even a bit off the beaten track. As we learned from our guide, though
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756vedrank
145
nice tour of the city
Guys from the tour picked us up from the hotel at a agreed time. Tour covered all importand city marks including
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Calliewill77
London, United Kingdom
11
A great Safari experience beyond our expectations
We made our 9 days safari arrangement to Mikumi, Ruaha and Selous with Dove adventure, all inclusive and we booked
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Meljenny
Atlanta, Georgia
10
Worthy Dar es Salaam City tour with a superb guide
Our guide “Godfrey” from Dove Adventure knows very well his city of Dar es Salaam and its surrounding, he told us
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aysh_703
Centurion, South Africa
61
Great city tour!
This tour was great! If you want to learn about Dar es Salaam and see a lot of places in one day, I definitely
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hanmorits
Frankfurt, Germany
10
Dar es Salaam City Tour with Very Good Guide
We had about five hour of touring Dar es Salaam and our guide (Godfrey) was very good in planning the routes and
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Matteoleon
Zurich, Switzerland
10
The Touching History of Bagamoyo Town
The history of Bagamoyo is very educative and heart touching, it was after our meeting that we had a day to visit
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NoahJon
Frankfurt, Germany
11
Rewarding visit of Bagamoyo by Dove Adventure
During our work meeting in Dar es Salaam we had an opportunity to visit Bagamoyo, an interesting town very rich in
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bres-por
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10
Advise of a Safari expert from Dove Adventure
I highly recommend this company for everybody who have short time in Dar es Salaam and want to see wildlife. At
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hkhZ2351VK
20
An Authentic Experience
We've had only a day in Dar es Salaam and wanted to experience the city. We were super-glad we have booked a tour
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Jessica V
Edison, New Jersey
10
Fantastic Guide and Safari arrangement
Our 13 days safari to Mikumi National Park, Ruaha, Selous and Zanzibar were very well planned and managed by Dove
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Maps7705USA
Springfield, Virginia
20
Great tour for a last minute traveller
The tour company very kindly accommodated me for a tour of Bagamoyo on very short notice. Godfrey used the drive
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rtuck69
10
Great Safari Service from Dove Adventure Tanzania
My wife and I with our friends had a very great planned 9days safari to Mikumi Park, Selous game reserve and
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WollongongJules
Wollongong
31
Great Overview of the City
If you are in Dar you should check out this tour. Great way to see the highlights with a knowledgeable guide. The
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47carolinel
Zelhem, The Netherlands
82
Bagamoyo city tour by Dove adventures
A very nice and informative trip. The guides godfrey and shaffiq were very good company. I have learned a lot on
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