Selous Game Reserve with flights from Dar Es Salaam
**FREE UPGRADE offer to Mivumo Lodge - Save up to £320 per person**
Experience the rugged wilderness of The Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania's remote south, on this fly-in safari. You can choose from two different properties, either will give you the opportunity to experience this magical reserve's wildlife and amazing scenery.
Day 1 - The Selous
Board your light aircraft at Dar Es Salaam for the 45 minute to Stiegler's airstrip right in the heart of The Selous. On arrival, you'll meet up with your ranger and take the short drive to your luxury camp. In the afternoon take your first game drive where you may be lucky enough to spot lion or elephant along with many other animals. In the evening, return to your camp for dinner and fall asleep to the sounds of the bush.
Selous Serena Camp is set amidst dense indigenous forests with 360-degree views over the surrounding bush. The 12 widely spaced tents have private viewing decks, elegant Victorian style bathrooms, and luxurious decor including crystal chandeliers, opulent rugs and rosewood furniture.
Or upgrade to Mivumo River Lodge which stands high on the banks of the Rufiji River, with glorious views down to the plunging torrents of Stiegler's Gorge. The 12 luxurious timber chalets have high vaulted ceilings and picture windows, whilst outside there is a private viewing deck and plunge pool.
Day 2 - The Selous
Spend the day enjoying the vast, pristine wilderness with a choice of activity. Half or full day game drives are taken in open sided 4WD vehicles with a maximum of four people for a private experience, whilst river cruises allow you to explore the banks and sand bars for game.
At 54,000 square kilometers, The Selous is
the largest game reserve in Africa and equivelent in
size to Switzerland. The beautiful rugged landscape
comprises of rolling savannah, lakes, rivers and deltas.
It is also home to some of the largest concentration
of elephants in the world, as well as numerous hippo, wild dog and
all of the big cats.
Day 3 - Dar Es Salaam and farewell
After breakfast there may be time for one more game drive before your scenic flight to Dar Es Salaam. Alternatively, add an extra night or two to extend your safari, or speak to one of our consultants about adding a stay on one of Zanzibar's beautiful beaches.
Extra nights can be added from £309
Price includes en suite accommodation, game drives, boat safari at Mivumo River Lodge, all meals and local drinks, domestic flights and transfers, based on 2 sharing. International flights are not included. Discount flights available from most UK airports.(Max. luggage on domestic flights 15kg)
Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.
Your safari includes:
Our little plane to the Selous flew low enough so that we could spot hippos in the lake below! Our lodge was amazing and we saw 6 lions in just one game drive! Thank you for an amazing trip.