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8 Days Selous Fly Camping Safari
Walking & Boat Excursions included
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Selous Game Reserve - Ruaha National Park - Katavi National Park - Mikumi National Park - Udzungwa Mountains - Kitulo Botanical Garden - Saadani Beach Park

Day 1: Dar es Salaam Selous Reserve
Depart Dar es Salaam by car to Selous Game Reserve, the journey that takes about 5 hours passing through rural villages and Selous Game Reserve. After registration game viewing along the Rufiji River till the sunset; Dinner and Overnight at Jimbiza Lodge
Day 2: Game Drive combined with Boat Safari
Breakfast and then 3 hours of boat safari in the Rufiji River, followed with lunch and packing. Late afternoon game viewing while heading to Manze Campsite for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Selous Walking Safari Fly Camping
After a morning relaxing around the camp, set off on foot accompanied by ranger and guide along the river and oxbow lakes like Manze and Mzizimia. Late afternoon return to the base camp for dinner and overnight
Day 4: Selous Walking Safari Fly Camping
Early morning foot walking safari, following the sand river, and looking for close encounters with big game from giraffes, and buffalo, to hippos and elephants; lunch at the base camp; afternoon game drive north of Lake Manze. Dinner and overnight at Manze at the fly camp
Day 5: Drive to Behobeho Fly Camping Game Drive
Breakfast, break the camp and then drive to Behobeho Campsite; game viewing enroute along the road. Lunch at the base camp and then rest; late afternoon sunset game drive to Fuga Area; Overnight at the Behobeho Campsite
Day 6:  Selous Walking Safari Fly Camping - Behobeho
Early morning walk from the camp following the Behobeho River to the Selous Grave, have a picnic lunch. And then drive to the hot spring before heading back to the camp for rest, dinner and overnight
Day 7: Full day Game drive
Break the camp; packing and then full game drive in the reserve from Matambwe Gate Fuga to Mtemere on the other side; dinner and overnight at Jimbiza Lodge
Day 8: Leave the Reserve for Dar
Morning after breakfast drive back to Dar es Salaam; with enroute light lunch
During the dry season the fly- camping can be done in Lake Tagalala south east of Behobeho; near the lake. Around the lake, buffaloes, Zebra, wildebeest and lions are commonly seen. All campsites are inside the reserve and set near the river or lakes


Selous walking safari - Selous fly camping

Elephants in Selous Game Reserve

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