5 Days Best of South
Far off the beaten track, these remote camps, in the spectacular north of the diverse Selous Game Reserve, provide an unmatched game experience. Explore Africa’s largest protected wildlife area by 4x4 safari vehicle, on foot and by boat as you traverse through grass plains, flourishing wetlands, swamps and dense forest. Witness the congregation of game along the banks of the Rufiji River, with its lagoons, sand banks and lakes. Birding enthusiasts will delight in the variety of bird species found along the river's banks. Expect attention-to-detail service, breathtaking landscapes and exceptional accommodation.
On arrival at Dar es Salaam International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of our team, who will transfer you to your hotel. Despite its name, which means 'abode of peace' in Arabic, Dar es Salaam is Tanzania's largest and busiest city. It is the country's most important business and commercial hub and is situated right on the Indian Ocean.
It is the main port of call for most visitors, as it is the ideal place from which to access both the wilderness areas and the beaches of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Most visitors en route to the better-known Tanzanian attractions are surprised by the charm of this unassuming city and find themselves yearning for more time to explore its hidden secrets. Spend the night in a luxury suite at Oyster Bay. Your stay is on a fully inclusive basis.
Enjoy a wholesome breakfast before you are driven back to Dar es Salaam International Airport, where you will board a scheduled flight to the Selous Game Reserve. On arrival, a vehicle will be waiting to take you to the lodge or camp of your choice. Secluded and off the beaten track, the Selous Game Reserve offers a slice of undisturbed wilderness, teeming with a spectacular array of fauna and flora. Its dramatic landscapes and great diversity of wildlife has earned it the status of a World Heritage Site. The Selous is one of the few big game reserves to allow hiking, offering wildlife enthusiasts the chance to explore Tanzania's pristine landscapes on foot. Accommodationa dn all meals at Sand Rivers Selous.
After a delicious breakfast you will be driven to the airstrip for a return flight to Dar es Salaam Airport.
It is important to note that booking in advance will facilitate better planning so as to allow us get the stated accommodation in our itineraries. Last minute booking requests might require us to change the quoted properties especially during high seasons when the demand for quality accomodation is quite high.
- Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
- All local transfers from arrival till departure
- Ground transportation with an English speaking driver/guide or naturalist guide
- Game drives or sightseeing depending on the itinerary – where indicated
- Park or reserve entry fees – where applicable
- Schedule or Charter flights - Where indicated
- Cold mineral water in your safari cruiser
- All International Flights + Taxes
- Travel & Personal accident insurance
- Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls etc
- Excursions not detailed in itinerary
- Premium / Luxury Drinks