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3 Days Selous fly in safari from Zanzibar

3 Days Selous Fly in Safari from Zanzibar

Embark on a captivating adventure with our 3-day, 2-night fly-in safari from Zanzibar to Selous – Nyerere National Park. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of this natural wonderland and witness the awe-inspiring abundance of wildlife. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with thrills and unforgettable encounters with nature’s finest.

Our 3-Day Selous Game Reserve Safari from Zanzibar Island is one of the most well-known Zanzibar short safari itineraries. This 3-day safari from Zanzibar to the Selous Game Reserve is one of the few short itineraries available by road from Dar es Salaam, after flying from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam International Airport and back. Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam are included, but not transfers from your hotel to Zanzibar. If you provide us with the name and location of your hotel, we may also offer airport transfers in Zanzibar

Day 1: Zanzibar to Selous

Begin your journey with a morning flight to Selous Game Reserve (now known as Nyerere National Park). Upon arrival at Mtemere Airstrip in Selous around 9:30 am, our tour guide will warmly welcome you and transfer you to Selous Kinga Lodge for check-in before lunch. Later in the day, embark on a romantic sunset boat safari along the Great Rufiji River. Witness the mesmerizing sight of hippos grumbling, crocodiles sunbathing on the banks, and a plethora of birdlife, all enhancing your picturesque dusk experience.

Meals: Lunch and dinner.
Complimentary bottle of wine and a romantic bush dinner included at no extra cost!

Day 2: Full Day Safari

Following a hearty breakfast, set out for a full day of exploration into the expansive Selous Game Reserve. Encounter a myriad of wildlife and untouched natural landscapes throughout the day, with common sightings including countless elephants and buffaloes, prides of lions, giraffes, zebras, impalas, and the renowned African wild dogs. Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst stunning scenery from a secure vantage point while observing wildlife in their native habitat.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Complimentary bottle of wine and a romantic bush dinner included at no extra cost!

Day 3: Walking Safari and Departure to Zanzibar

Kickstart your day with an early morning cup of tea or coffee before venturing out from the lodge for a captivating walking safari, accompanied by an armed ranger. Traverse through diverse vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grasslands, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the reserve. Following this enriching experience, return to the lodge for a hearty English or Continental breakfast. Take your time for check-out before transferring to Mtemere Airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Zanzibar around 10:30 am.

Price Includes:

  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).
  • Concession Fees.
  • Daily game drives while on Safari.
  • A professional driver/ guide.
  • 4×4 Land Cruisers.
  • All Taxes and VAT.
  • Meals as per itinerary.
  • Drinking water while on safari (2 liters per person per day).
  • Accommodation 1night


  • International flights.
  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Tips.
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
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