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3 Day Safari Nyerere national Park (Selous Game Reserve)


Duration: 3 Days

This program is designed for a full 3-day game drive safari departs from Dar es Salaam, which will take you to the largest game reserve and 2nd largest conservation area in Africa sized at 5,000 square kilometers/3,106 square miles. This is 4 times bigger than the Serengeti and large than the entire country of Denmark.

Welcome to Nyerere National Park/Selous Game Reserve! This reserve is one of the most remote ones in Tanzania, hence the least visited park in Africa. Because of its elaborate and unique beauty, the Selous has so many safari animals, and thus it in history that UNESCO declared it a world heritage in 1982.

At a Glance

  • This starts in and ends in Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport
  • This tour offers mid-range accommodation with upgrades available
  • This tour is private and run exclusively for you and can depart any day
  • However, the package can still be customized to meet your budget and ideas
  • Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 2 and discount apply for children 2-15 years old with further discounts available for families sharing triple and quad rooms


  • Nyerere National Park – Game Drive
  • Sunset boat trip
  • 2 nights Nyerere (Selous game reserve)


Day 0: Arrival in Tanzania- Dar es Salaam (Optional)

If you have chosen to be picked-up by us from Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport, you will be picked up from the airport by a Kilele Climb representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Dar es Salaam where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come, restore and enjoy your first taste of Africa

Day 1: Drive from Dar es Salaam to Selous & Sunset boat trip

  • Distance & Drive time: Dar es Salaam to Selous takes about 4 to 5 hours (230 km/142mi)

After breakfast at 0730hrs, you leave Dar es Salaam and your guide will drive you to Selous Game Reserve. You will have a picnic lunch on the way and travel on to arrival in Selous. We arrive at the camp early in the afternoon, settle in, and we head for a boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River. The river is formed by the confluence of the Kilombero and Luwegu rivers. It is approximately 600 kilometers (370mi) long and here you will see plentiful hippos and crocodiles. The big herds of Tanzanian Elephants are also attracted by the River Rufiji that flows through the reserve. Some 350 bird species can also be found in the Selous Game Reserve.

There is nothing quite like the serenity of the river while the dips below the horizon.

  • Meals plan: Lunch & Dinner included

Day 2: Full day Selous game reserve

  • Distance & Drive time: Full Day Game Drive

After breakfast, we depart for the morning and afternoon game drive at the Selous Game Reserve. Selous is home to a large population of elephants, a big number of buffalos, and wild dogs. Other species commonly seen are lion, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, eland, baboon, zebra, kudus, and crocodile. You will have all meals and overnight at the same Lodge/Camp.

  • Meals plan: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner included

Day 3: Nyerere National Park – Airport

  • Distance & Drive time: Selous to Dar es Salaam takes about 4 to 5 hours (230 km/142mi)

In the morning you can make another game drive or walking safari in the reserve, depending on your accommodation and flight. Then your driver transfers you to the airport for your departure flight. This is the last leg of your safari, with a 4hrs drive left to where your safari will end. With an incredible experience and loads of memories to cherish, this is the time you say goodbye to your safari crew.

  • Meals plan Breakfast and lunch. As today is the end of the safari, please note that Accommodation and dinner tonight is not included in the tour.


  • Pick up and drop off from Dar es Salaam International airport.
  • Transportation in a 4×4 Toyota Land cruiser with pop-up roof
  • Professional and Experienced English-speaking safari guide
  • All national park fees;
  • All accommodation in safari lodges under your program
  • Three meals per day on safari;
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the tour
  • All mentioned activist as per itinerary


  • International Flights /Domestic flight (Unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Optional activities
  • Additional accommodation before safari and at the end of tour in Dar es Salaam (Unless mentioned otherwise)
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/Safari guide (20usd/day – recommended)

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