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    $2340 p/p in USD
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Burdani Expeditions

  • Tanzania



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard


Tour Overview

Experience Selous Game Reserve, the world’s largest game reserve, on a short safari from Zanzibar. Permanent human habitation is not permitted making Selous Game Reserve one of the wildest game reserves in Tanzania. Some of the typical animals found in the Selous include elephants, hippos, African wild dog (about a third of the world’s wild dog population live here), Cape buffalo and crocodiles, which are found here in larger numbers than in any other African game reserve or national park.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Selous Game Reserve
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Dik Dik, Kudu, Duiker, Bush Baby
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle, Light Aircraft
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Zanzibar
  • Minimum age:
    5 yrs


  • Africa’s largest wildlife reserve & Tanzania’s most extensive protected area
  • Wild dogs sightings – about a third of the world’s wild dog population reside here
  • Home to the big five
  • Bird watching – more than 400 species
  • Accessed by a short flight from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam
  • Unspoilt wilderness area – announced as a UNESCO site in 1988
  • Boat safari on Rufiji River
  • Walking safari
  • Largest concentrations of elephants in the world – thousands of elephants migrate through the reserve each year

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 2,340 per person

What's Included

  • Return flights Zanzibar/Selous/Zanzibar
  • Return Zanzibar airport transfers
  • 2 nights at a Luxury Lodge on full board basis
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner plus beverages
  • National game reserve fees
  • Safari activities including game drives & boat safari
  • Professional English speaking guide

What's Excluded

  • Tips
  • Anything not in Includes


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Burdani Expeditions
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Burdani Expeditions‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

  • 06h00 – Transfer from your hotel/resort to Zanzibar Airport
  • 07h35 – Flight departs to Selous Game Reserve
  • 08h10 – Arrival, meet and greet with your Safari Guide
  • 08h30 – Begin your safari adventure with your first game drive
  • 12h30 – Picnic lunch in the bush
  • 16h30 – End of your game drive, check in the lodge
  • 20h00 – Dinner and overnight
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  • 05h30 – Wake up call and early breakfast, tea/coffee service
  • 06h00 – Depart on your choice of activity between boat or game drive
  • 12h30 – Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxing time
  • 16h00 – Briefing by the guides, choice of activity between boat or game drive
  • 18h45 – Return to lodge
  • 20h00 – Dinner and overnight
  • 07h00 – Wake up call and early breakfast, tea/coffee service
  • 07h30 – Check out
  • 08h00 – Depart for boat safari
  • 10h00 – Return to the lodge to collect luggage, transfer to airstrip
  • 11h00 – Flight back to Zanzibar
  • 12h20 – Arrival in Zanzibar, transfer to the hotel
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