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3 Days Selous National Park - Expedition

Day 1 Dar-es-Salaam – Selous National Park, Tanzania

Only 200 km West of Dar es Salaam lies the mighty Selous Game Reserve— the largest National Park in Africa.Four times the size of Serengeti – covering more than 5% of Tanzania’s total area and larger than Switzerland. Fed by the mighty Rufiji River, the largest river in East Africa which drains most of South Western Tanzania’s water, this reserve is home to over 1,000,000 large animals and is home to over half of Tanzania’s elephant population.

Selous has over 2,100 species of plants, 350 species of birds, 60,000 elephants, 108,000 buffalos and an estimated 1,300 of the worlds’ approximately 4,000 remaining rare wild dogs giving guests an opportunity to glimpse these exotic animals in true wilderness. On arrival late afternoon check in

Overnight at Selous river Camp or Rufiji River Camp

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2 Explore Selous National Park

After breakfast choice of several activities, Walking Safari, Boat Safari or Game drive. There are large populations of elephant in the park. Approximately 70 % (60 000) of Tanzania’s elephants are found in this reserve. Other well-known animals include the hippo (40 000 inhabit the river systems), depleted numbers of the black rhino, large herds of buffalo (over 160 000), the area’s famous wild dogs and 5 000 lions patrol the Reserve.

Also found here are Nyasaland gnu, brindled gnu, hartebeest, Greater Kudu, sable antelope, eland, reedbuck, bushbuck, waterbuck, warthog, zebras, giraffe, wildebeest, leopard and cheetah are rare. There are over 350 species of birds including African snipe, Bateleur eagle, Crested lark, Green-headed oriole, Knob-billed duck, herons, kingfishers, geese and Southern Ground hornbill. Reptiles such as crocodiles and various snakes and lizards are also found.

Overnight at Selous river Camp or Rufiji River Camp

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3 Selous National Park – Dar-es-Salaam

After breakfast, Game Drive, Boat Safari or take a Walking Safari, Lunch and then drive back to Dar es Salaam arriving late evening.

Meal Plan{Breakfast}