3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari

3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari

Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest game reserve and one of favorite game viewing areas in Africa. On this 3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari, you will have the chance to explore the Reserve. Covering a total area of about 54,000 square kilometers, is amongst the largest protected areas in Africa located in the south of Tanzania. Book Now

On 3 days of your Safari. You will expect to encounter wildlife in the reserve where by herds of Elephants, Lion prides, Giraffes, semi aquatic and aquatic mammals are plentiful.


  • You’ll go to Tanzania
  • This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar (Tanzania)
  • You’ll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game drives, Boat safari, Walking Safaris
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle or open Safari vehicle
  • 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



You will start your safari in Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam Airport where by 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 lodge for check in. At around 16h00 in the evening depart for adventurous and romantic evening sunset boat safari along the great Rufiji River to spotting Hippos, Crocodiles and Birds, and enjoying the spectacular sundown. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp(above midrange lodge) or Selous Kinga Lodge(midrange lodge)  .


After early breakfast depart for full day game drive in the Selous Game Reserve exploring the game in the surrounding areas. You may expect to see any of the major African great favorite mammals, including Elephant, Giraffes, Lions, Buffalo, Zebra and even the rare African Wild Dog. picnic lunch shall be provided in the mid-day where by your guide will select a location with shade and water nearby to watch animals coming to drink – a place with a clear view all round so that no predator can creep up hidden. Before end of the day return to the lodge and the rest of the evening will be spent at your own leisure. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp(above midrange lodge) or Selous Kinga Lodge(midrange lodge) .


Early morning walking safari into the Selous Game Reserve, usually start at 6-6.30am after early 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. Although you may see wildlife during the walk, the focus is also on the habitat that the animals live in, insects, trees and birdlife. You will have an interesting and amazing experience to walk within such a vast area of natural reserve – an experience which very few places in Africa are able to offer!

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.

End of the 3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari.

The 3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari includes:                                                                         

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

The 3 Days Flying Selous Game Reserve Safari excludes:

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