The highlight of this safari is the opportunity to observe Tanzania’s elephant herds that live in the remote and pristine wilderness of Selous Game Reserve. With overnights at the Rufiji River Camp, perfectly positioned on a low cliff above the Rufiji River, the camp offers wonderful views from the terrace of the bar overlooking the water below. This safari allows you to participate in classic style game drives as well as boat and walking safaris.
Depart from Dar es Salaam by 4×4 safari vehicle to the Selous Game Reserve. After a long and adventurous drive arrive at the Rufiji River Camp for check-in. After late lunch, it is time to relax and enjoy the surrounding landscape. Later on, enjoy a well-earned sundowner before dinner.
Enjoy a full day classic style game drives, exploring the bush. Waterbuck, southern reed buck and bushbuck are common in the Crocodile in Rufiji RiverSelous. Rare sable antelope, lion and greater kudu also frequent this area. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
After breakfast, accompany an armed ranger on a walking safari in the reserve. The sights and sounds including smells of a walking safari are a special treat that will live long in your memory as will the thrill of creeping up to animals to “shoot” them with your camera. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat safari where you will explore the different channels and lakes of the Rufiji River, surrounded by hippos and crocodiles. A large variety of herons, storks, ducks, stilts, and other water birds may be seen. Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Enjoy an early morning game drive in the Selous Game Reserve. After breakfast at the camp depart for Dar es Salaam with lunch en route.