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Southern Tanzania : home to great herds of elephants (Ruaha) and the second largest protected wildlife area in the world (Selous)

This great adventure combines exhilarating game viewing in areas without the crowds, vast open spaces, incredible wildlife. Between game drives you can get out on foot and get closer to nature.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $5424
Includes internal flights: Yes
Length of safari: 8 days
Best months: November - December
Countries visited: Tanzania Tanzania
Parks visited: Ruaha, Selous
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Romantic
  • Birding
  • Boating
Your itinerary starts in Ruaha, the giant baobabs, the fantastic birding, the great herds of elephants and some incredible guiding is just the beginning. Yoru adventure continues as you travel to Selous Game Reserve, there is a great variety of activities including game drives, walking, fishing and boating. The sunsets from the main area are unforgettable. The guiding is of a high standard and if you are truly adventurous fly camping can be arranged. This special offer is valid for travel from 01 November to 21 December 2017.

Day 1 - 4 : Ruaha National Park

On arrival at Dar es Salaam Airport once yo uhave cleared immigration and passport control, proceed via customs to the arrivals hall and make your way to the shuttle transfer for the domestic terminal. Check in for your scheduled light aircraft flight to Ruaha. Subject to your arrival time, a night in Dar es Salaam may be requried. This is not included in the price. On arrival at the airstrip you are met by a representative from camp and transferred by game drive to the camp. 

Spend three nights at Kigelia Ruaha including all meals, park fees, shared activities such as game drives and local brand drinks. Walking can be arranged for a small additional fee. 

Day 5 -7 : Selous Game Reserve

Today your adventure continues, travel by game drive to the airstrip to board your scheduled light aircraft to the Selus Game Reserve. On arrival you are met by a representative and transferred the short distance to camp. Once you have had time to settle in, you will be off on your first activities. Spend four nights at Sand Rivers Selous including all meals, park fees, shared activities such as game drives, walking, fishing and boating and local brand drinks. Fly camping can be arranged, this is best booked in advance. 

Day 8: Depart

Your journey home begins. After breakfast please check out and transfer by game drive to the airstrip. Board your scheduled light aircraft to Dar es Salaam. On arrival please use the courtesy shuttle transfer to the international terminal to check in for your onward flight. 

The price is valid for travel 01 November to 21 December 2017. Travel at any other time of the year will need to be quoted for, please contact us.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kigelia Ruaha
  • Sand Rivers Selous
Fly campg from Sand River Selous
Fly campg from Sand River Selous by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Baobab tree in Ruaha National Park
Baobab tree in Ruaha National Park by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Elephants in Ruaha National Park
Elephants in Ruaha National Park by Rockwood Specialist Tours

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