Affordable 3 Days Selous Safari (Nyerere National Park) formally known as Selous Game Reserve is the best short Southern Tanzania safari which will include game viewing, boat trip at Rufiji River & a walking safari guided by a Bushman guide. Affordable 3 Days Selous safari from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam & back is an enjoyable Southern Tanzania safari, please let us know where your would like to start this safari from.
Untouched & almost unexplored Nyerere National Park is home to a large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, lion, leopard, giraffes, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, wild dogs & many more lives in this immense sanctuary which measures 50,000 kilometer squares.
Nyerere National Park is named after the founder of Great country (Tanzania) Mw. Julius Kambarage Nyerere in 2019. Formally, the Park was known as Selous Game Reserve the name of a British conservationist, explorer, professional hunter and soldier Fredric Selous who died during the First World War in Selous Game reserve when fighting with German.
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Highlights: Affordable 3 Days Selous Safari (Nyerere National Park)
Experience the large elephant herds & the big cats
Spot many animals than you have ever thought possible
Interact with locals during a guided walking safari
If lucky spot the rare wild dog in their natural habitats
Enjoy a stunning boat ride at Rufiji River etc.
This 3 Days Selous safari (Selous Game Reserve) or Nyerere National Park is a private safari experience which will include a nice budget lodge Safari along Rufiji River.
Transportation & game viewing is in a well maintained 4WD safari Land Cruiser with roof thatch driven by a professional, well experienced safari drive guide who will show you the best of Southern safari circuit
Destination: Southern Tanzania
Location: Selous Game Reserve(Nyerere National Park)
Best Time to Visit: Yearly around
Outlined Itinerary: Affordable 3 Days Selous Safari (Nyerere National Park)
Day 1. Early morning flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam 20 minutes & depart for Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park) for an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge or Similar in Selous. Lunch & Diner included.
Day 2. Full Day Game drive & boat trip at Rufiji River. Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge or similar in Selous. All meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3. Early morning guided nature walk with Bushman guide then drive back to Dar es Salaam & drop off at your hotel/lodge or for your flight back to Zanzibar. Breakfast & Lunch included.
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Detailed Safari Itinerary: Affordable 3 Days Selous Safari (Nyerere National Park)
On this day you will take an early morning flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam (20 minutes) where you will meet your safari driver guide & depart for Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park), the driving is on good tarmac road across many village & local farms all the way to Kibiti town. From Kibiti you will turn to right & drive to Nyerere National Park & to Selous Mapumziko Lodge for a quick check in.
At the lodge you can have hot lunch or packed lunch & drive to the Park for an afternoon game drive where you can expect to spot herds of African elephant, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, warthog, giraffe, wildebeest, hippos, lion, leopard, cheetahs, hyenas, crocodiles & if luck the rare wild dog. Late afternoon drive back to Selous Mapumziko Lodge for sunset watch, dinner, campfire & overnight.
- Meals Plan: Lunch & Dinner Included.
- Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge at the edge of Rufiji River.
After early breakfast or depart with packed breakfast & lunch box at 06:30 am for an early morning game drive which can allow you to spot cat family along the road as they try to avoid morning mist. You may also see other nocturnal predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a pride of lion eating along the road. In the afternoon you will break for lunch, after lunch & some rest start your afternoon game drive then en-route game drive toward your lodge.
At around 16:00 hrs we will take you for a breathtaking boat trip along Rufiji River where you can see hippos & crocodile up close. Lots of land & aquatic birds will be seen during this trip. During sunset return back to the river bank & back to the lodge for dinner, campfire & overnight.
- Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
- Overnight at Selous Mapumziko Lodge at the edge of Rufiji River.
At around 06:30 am leave the lodge for a guided nature walk, a bushman will take you along the village & along park boundary where you can spot some animal species like baboons, monkeys & others. He will tell you about their culture, their livelihood around the park & the experience with wild animals. Late morning return back to the lodge for full breakfast before starting your way back to Dar es salaam & drop off at your lodge for dinner & overnight (own account) or if flying back to Zanzibar or back home then drop off will be at Dar es international airport. (Please tell us where you would like to be dropped).
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All Accommodations subject to availability.
Prices for you including VAT
From Zanzibar with return Flight included.
When 2 person traveling together price is US$ 985 per person (Double room)
When 4 person traveling together price is US$ 830 per person (Double rooms)
When 6 person traveling together price is US$ 790 per person (Double rooms)
- Private 3 Days 2 nights Selous Safari (Nyerere National Park) from Zanzibar for 2 to 6 person
- Return Domestic flight Zanzibar – Dar es Salaam – Zanzibar
- Service of professional well experienced local English Speaking safari driver guide.
- Transportation in good well maintained 4WD safari Land Cruisers with photographic roof thatch, reference books for fauna & flora etc.
- All meals during safari as per itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner)
- All park fee
- Tanzania government value added Tax VAT
- All flights
- All transfers in Zanzibar but can be done upon request
- Tanzania Visa
- Accommodation in Zanzibar before & after safari but can be booked upon request
- Tips/ Gratitude for Mountain crew & safari guide
- Drinks & beverages during trekking & safari
- All items of person Nature
- Insurance if applicable etc.
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