You will start your safari in Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam Airport whereby you have to arrive 60 minutes before your departure time 0800hrs. On Arrival in Selous Game Reserve Mtemere Airstrip at 0915hrs or 0945hrs, you will be met by the driver guide who will transfer you to the Camp or lodge for check-in. At around 16h00 in the evening depart for adventurous and romantic sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting hippos, crocodiles, and birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown.
After early breakfast depart for full day game drive with picnic lunch in the Selous Game Reserve exploring the game in the surrounding areas. Animals including elephants, giraffes, lions, buffalo, zebra, and even the rare African wild dog are common. Before the end of the day, you will return to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.
Early morning walking safari usually start at 6-6.30am after first-morning tea or coffee, accompanied by an armed ranger, and it will take around 2-3 hours long. Walking safari is a fantastic way to experience more about the Selous Bushes. After enjoying your breakfast in the morning, check-out followed by transfer to Mtemere airstrip for the departure on a scheduled flight at 1030hrs or 1250hrs to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar.
Return flight from Dar or Zanzibar
All specified accommodation
All activities as specified in the itinerary
Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
Water in car
English speaking driver/guide
24/7 phone support
Thermos with hot tea/coffee
Camping gears and chef for a camping safari, Mto wa Mbu Cultural Tour with hot local lunch, Olduvai Gorge visit
Personal travel insurance
Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
Meals not specified
Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
Additional half day crater tour
Sleeping bag for a camping safari