Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park Expedition – 8 Days

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Experience the best of Tanzania’s wildlife on an 8-day expedition to Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park. Encounter majestic animals on game drives, explore the landscapes on walking safaris, and witness the diverse ecosystems on boat safaris. Relax in comfortable accommodations that blend seamlessly with nature for an authentic wilderness experience.


Upon your arrival at Dar es Salaam International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and prepare for your upcoming safari adventure. Overnight stay in Dar es Salaam.

After breakfast, you will take a scenic flight from Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve. Upon arrival, settle into your camp and enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive in this vast reserve, known for its abundant wildlife including elephants, hippos, and a variety of bird species. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Selous.

Wake up early for a thrilling game drive in Selous Game Reserve. Witness the captivating African wildlife in its natural habitat, as your expert guide shares fascinating insights about the animals and the ecosystem. In the afternoon, experience a unique boat safari along the Rufiji River, where you can observe hippos, crocodiles, and other aquatic species. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Selous.

Embark on a guided walking safari in the Selous Game Reserve, allowing you to explore the wilderness on foot and appreciate the finer details of the ecosystem. Accompanied by an armed ranger, discover animal tracks, learn about the medicinal uses of plants, and marvel at the smaller creatures. Later in the day, enjoy an immersive cultural interaction with the local communities and learn about their traditions and way of life. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Selous.

After breakfast, fly to Ruaha National Park, a hidden gem in Tanzania's wildlife-rich landscapes. Upon arrival, check-in to your camp and savor a delectable lunch. In the afternoon, set off on a game drive in Ruaha, renowned for its large elephant population and diverse wildlife, including lions, leopards, and rare antelope species. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Ruaha.

Embark on a full-day game drive in Ruaha National Park, exploring different regions of this vast wilderness. Encounter herds of elephants, graceful giraffes, and an array of birdlife. Your experienced guide will navigate through the park's diverse landscapes, maximizing your chances of spotting the park's elusive predators. Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by nature, before continuing your game drive in the afternoon. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Ruaha.

Start the day with a guided walking safari in Ruaha National Park, allowing you to appreciate the park's flora and fauna at a slower pace. Learn about the intricate relationships between different plant and animal species and experience the thrill of being in close proximity to wildlife on foot. In the afternoon, embark on a sunset game drive, offering breathtaking views of the park's golden landscapes. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay in Ruaha.

After breakfast, bid farewell to Ruaha National Park as you take a flight back to Dar es Salaam. From there, you will be transferred to Dar es Salaam International Airport for your onward journey or return home, filled with unforgettable memories of your Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park expedition.

  • Airport transfers
  • Domestic flights
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking safari guide
  • Game drives, boat safaris, and walking safaris as mentioned
  • Park fees and conservation fees
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Gratuities
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Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park Expedition – 8 Days

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