Nyerere (Selous) & Ruaha safari

6 Days


Experience 6 action packed days in Selous! Take part in an exciting boat safari and enjoy memorable adventures on full day game drives in Selous Game Reserve, participate in a walking safari and big 5 and big cats in Selous and Ruaha national park sightings, crocodiles, zebra, impalas and many animals during game drive. Tour starts in Dar es Salaam ends in Ruaha national park.

Tour activities: Game drive, boat safari and walking safari


After breakfast, then introduction from our stuffs you will be picked up from your hotel/Airport in Dar es Salaam drive to Selous game reserve which is almost (218.6 km) approximates 6 hours driving, arrive at Hippo camp in time for lunch.

Enjoy evening boat safari and overnight at Selous Jimbiza camp.

After breakfast in the morning with your lunch boxes enjoy full day game inside the game reserve, great animal sightings including all the great favorites lion, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and all the other major species like hunting dogs and birds in the afternoon after lunch then proceed with the game drive until evening and overnight at the Selous Jimbiza camp.

After breakfast early in the morning from Selous game reserve by Jeep drive direct to Iringa town with lunch boxes via Morogoro town, you will be passing though country side and have nice scenery and beautiful valleys and mountains.

You will be having your lunch mid-way, due to long drive from Selous to Ruaha you will be arrive at night in Iringa town you will be at staying in the Alexander Hotel.

After breakfast from lodge enjoy a full day game drive with packed lunch provided, nice view of Ruaha river valley, great animals sightings like Kudu, wildebeests, elephants, zebra, lions, hippos, hartebeest, impala, antelope, giraffe, buffalo and many of them overnight at Ruaha Jimbiza lodge.

Another full day game drives with packed lunch boxes. Enjoy half day game drive and during lunch during late afternoon you will doing 3 hours walking and overnight at the Ruaha Jimbiza lodge.

After breakfast with your lunch boxes drive back to Dar es Salaam, After 8 hours of driving arrive at night at your hotel or airport.

What is the nearest airport to Ruaha National Park?


Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)It is serving Dar es Salaam city and is the most suitable airport for those who want to visit the Southern Parks such as Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha, Udzungwa Mountains and Mikumi National Park

How do I get to Ruaha?

Getting thereBy car – Ruaha is 625km from Dar es Salaam and 130km from Iringa. Travel time depends on the traffic and state of the roads but is around nine hours from Dar. By air – Daily scheduled flights fly into the park’s two airstrips (Msembe and Jongomero) from Arusha, Dodoma, Kigoma and Dar es Salaam.

What animals are in the Ruaha?

Key animals found in Ruaha National Park includes elephant ,zebra, lion, giraffe, hunting dog, ostrich, greater and lesser kudu, grants gazelles, striped hyena, sable and roan antelopes, crocodile and hippos mainly in Ruaha River. More than 540 species of birds have been recorded in this Park.

What is the attraction of Ruaha National Park?

Wildlife Animals are the major Tourist Attraction in Ruaha National Park, there is an exciting high Predator concentration of Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards, striped hyenas, the National Park is home to 10% of the world’s lion population contains one of four cheetah populations in East Africa and has the largest population …

Which is better Serengeti or Selous?

Selous Game Reserve has more trees, lakes, and bush, quite parallel to the Serengeti National Park which is a vast open endless plains. Given the less number of travellers visiting Selous Game Reserve therefore, travelers after exclusive game safaris in Tanzania can best enjoy them in Selous Game Reserve

How much is the Selous Game Reserve safari?

between $500 and $1500 per day/
How much is a Selous Game Reserve Safari? A safari to Selous costs between $500 and $1500 per day/night per person. Generally speaking the cost of a Selous Safari will greatly be determined by the type of accommodation you will be staying at, as well as the number of days you plan to spend on you Safari.

What animals are in Selous Game Reserve?


Large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary, which measures 50,000 km2 and is relatively undisturbed by human impact.

What river is in the Selous Game Reserve?

The Rufiji River
The Rufiji River provides an utterly unique view of life in the Selous. Upstream from the lodge, the river meanders its way past sand islands and lush forests. You can often see game on the banks as you slowly drift past.

6 day safari big five at selous and ruaha Includes

  • Use of 4×4 safari vehicles with a pop-up roof for game viewing
  • 5 nights accommodation as indicated In the safari itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the safari itinerary
  • All park fees
  • All concession fees
  • Unlimited game drive
  • Drinking water during the safari
  • Walking safari in the wild
  • English-speaking driver / guide (other languages on request)

6 day safari big five at selous and ruaha  Excludes

  • International flights (from / to your home country)
  • Tips (tipping guideline of 10 USD per person per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc)
  • Anything not mentioned above

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Nyerere (Selous) & Ruaha safari
25% Off
From $2000 $1500
/ Adult

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