2-Day 1-Night Safari to Selous from Zanzibar


Discover the beauty of one of Tanzania’s most pristine national parks with this 2-day, 1-night Selous safari departing from Zanzibar. Selous is renowned for its abundant wildlife and diverse bird species, making it a must-visit destination in Tanzania.

This park is ideal for those who are seeking an authentic southern circuit safari experience, away from the crowds of the northern circuit. Selous Game Reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, wildebeests, lions, hyenas, elephants, and even the elusive black rhinos in Rufiji River.

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2 Days 1 Night Selous from Zanzibar Itinerary

Day 1: Pick-Up and Transfer to Selous National Reserve for a Game Drive

Your adventure begins with a 6:00 AM pick-up from your Hotel in Zanzibar, followed by a flight to Selous Game Reserve, the flight takes 50 minutes. You’ll arrive at Selous around 7:00 AM and embark on a full-day game drive, complete with a boxed lunch. In the evening, enjoy dinner and stay overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge.

Day 2: Boat Trip, Walking Safari, and Return to Zanzibar

After breakfast, you’ll embark on a thrilling boat safari. Later, you’ll have lunch at the lodge and set out on a 2-hour walking safari. At 4:00 PM, it’s time to depart for Zanzibar, arriving at 5:30 PM. Our driver will be waiting to pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

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  • Private Vehicle $895

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FAQs about 2 Days 1 Night Selous Safari from Zanzibar

You can book your Selous safari from Zanzibar today and now from us. We will arrange your flight, accommodations, and activities. Just contact us for the booking.

The best time to visit Selous Game Reserve is during the dry season, which typically falls between July and March. During this period, the wildlife is more concentrated around water sources, making it easier to spot animals.

Selous Game Reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, wildebeests, lions, hyenas, and elephants. While the reserve offers excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, the presence of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros) can vary, with lions and elephants being more commonly sighted.

Typically, a Selous safari package from Zanzibar includes round-trip flights, accommodations in a lodge or camp, all meals, game drives, guided activities like walking safaris and boat trips, and transportation to and from the airport in Zanzibar and Mainland.

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