2 Days, 1 Night Selous Last Minute Safari

TOUR OVERVIEW

Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest game reserve and one of favourite game viewing areas in Africa. Covering a total area of about 54,000 square kilometres is amongst the largest protected areas in Africa located in the south of Tanzania. On this Safari you will have the chance to explore the Reserve.

On 2 days of your Safari. You may expect to encounter wildlife in the reserve whereby herds of Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Zebras, Hippos, Giraffes, semi-aquatic and aquatic mammals are plentiful.

TOUR SUMMARY

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar
  • You’ll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle or open Safari vehicle
  • Flight to and from Ruaha is included
  • A transfer from and back to the airstrip is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1:

This tour starts in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar at 8:00am with Auric Air or Coastal Aviation at 08:30 to Selous Game Reserve (ETA: 9:00am or 9:15am). On arrival,you will be met by the driver guide, who will brief you regarding your game drive in Selous. Enjoy an afternoon game drive or boat safari.

You may expect to see any of the major African great favourite mammals, including Elephants, Giraffes, Lions, Buffaloes, Zebras, Hippos, Crocodiles and even the rare African Wild Dog.

Rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure, bonfire, dinner and overnight.

DAY 2:

After an early breakfast check out, then you will depart for sunrise boat safari along the Great Rufiji River to spot Hippos, Crocodiles and Birds, and enjoying the spectacular sunrise. Then after you will be transferred to Mtemere Airstrip for the departure on your scheduled flight at 10H00 to Zanzibar / Dar.

After breakfast, enjoy a final early morning game drive transfer to the Selous airstrip. Depart with the 9:15am or 12:50 Coastal flight or 10:00am Auric Flight back to Dar or Zanzibar.

INCLUDED:

  • Local flight
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • Medical Kit
  • During safari:
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in car
  • Park fees
  • English speaking driver/guide

EXCLUDED:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fee (bought upon arrival, 50-100$/pp)
  • Meals not specified
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Personal matters like:
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry service etc.

LAST MINUTE PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Packages available 7 days in advance, not refundable.
  • Subject to flight and accommodation availability

Pricing & Accommodation

Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Selous Kinga Lodge Budget Lodge Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 590 from Dar
  • USD 600 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 250
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Selous Riverside Camp Budget Lodge Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 550 from Dar
  • USD 600 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 350
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Lake Manze Camp Mid-Range Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 600 from Dar
  • USD 650 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 350
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Selous Serena Camp Above Mind Range Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 625 from Dar
  • USD 675 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 375
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Roho Ya Selous Asilia Camp Luxury Camp Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 650 from Dar
  • USD 700 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 430
  • Drinks Included
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Siwandu Camp Luxury Camp Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 650 from Dar
  • USD 700 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 400
  • Drinks not included
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Serena Mivumo River Lodge Luxury Lodge Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • USD 725 from Dar
  • USD 775 from Zanzibar
  • Extra Night per person sharing in USD 460