First and foremost, 4 Days Selous Reserve fly Safari takes you to Africa’s largest and oldest game reserve. It is undoubtedly, one of the most scenic wildlife tourist destinations not only in Tanzania but in the entirety of Africa. The 4 Days Selous Reserve fly Safari gives you to explore the best of the Southern part of Tanzania. Additionally, the beauty of the park matches the quality of the safari. This embeds a wide range of activities such as; boating, Birding, walking safaris, as well as game viewing. It is an outrageously good safari park and an essential component of any southern circuit itinerary.
The Selous is among the best safari destination for both; family safaris and sole travelers as well as African honeymoons. Furthermore, with its conducive atmosphere, guests do enjoy a high degree of privacy.
Day 1: Flight to Selous Game Reserve
Pick up from Arusha or Dar City center and transfer to Arusha airport or Dar Airport for departure on a scheduled flight to Selous Game Reserve. Depending on the time of the scheduled flight, your breakfast will be ready early enough. The special driver will meet you and take you through the itinerary before taking you to the airport. Upon boarding your flight, you will jet off to the south of Tanzania where you will be received by another driver-guide at the airstrip.
You are then picked up and transferred to your lodge for a lunch break. After lunch, there’s an exploration of the park with an evening game drive. In addition, the park has a great scenic beauty with a huge population of rare animals like; African Hunting dogs, Elephants, lions, leopards, and many others. Lastly, we drive back to our lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 2: Safaris in Selous Game reserve
Enjoy a full-day game viewing in the reserve. Firstly, take part in some classic-style game drives exploring the bush in open 4×4 vehicles. Selous landscape includes; a wide variety of habitats from not only woodland grassland, open grasslands, dense thicket, acacia woodland, riverine and groundwater forest but also miombo woodland.
Most representatives of East African wildlife include; buffaloes, elephants, impala, wildebeest, Zebras, Gazelles, African hunting dogs, lions, African Wild-dog, Leopard, Rhino, Spotted Hyena, Warthog, Greater Kudu, Hartebeest, Impala, Nyasaland Gnu, Brindled Gnu, Reedbuck, Sable Antelope, Grysbok, Waterbuck, and Wildebeest.
After a full-day exploration of the park, we drive back to our lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Safari Activities in Selous Game Reserve
After breakfast, you will accompany an armed ranger on a walking safari in the reserve to the largest and most magnificent River in Tanzania. Its labyrinthine network of lagoons, channels, islets, and swamps cloaked in the extensive riverine forest attracts a mind-boggling number of bird species. The sight and sounds and smells of a walking safari are special treats that will live long in your memory. The thrill of creeping up to animals to shoot them with your camera is a great experience.
The afternoon Rufiji Safari
Furthermore, in the afternoon you will enjoy a boat ride safari where you will explore the different channels and lakes of the Rufiji system, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles. A large variety of herons, stork, ducks, stilts and other water birds may be seen.
The Rufiji River, which flows through it and its tributaries forms a network of lakes ideal for boat safaris. And nowhere else in Tanzania, you can combine a game drive with boat trips and walking safaris! A magnificent feature is also 8km long 100m deep and 100m wide Stiegler’s Gorge, named after a Swiss adventurer Stiegler who was killed there by an elephant. Lastly, meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Day 4: Fly Selous Game reserve to Arusha / Dar
Enjoy a morning game drive in the Selous game reserve. Early lunch at the camp, followed by transfer to the airstrip for departure on a scheduled flight to Dar es Salaam/Arusha.
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