This safari is ideal for those with a reasonable budget but no desire to spend a long time travelling between destinations. The Selous Game Reserve is the largest conservation area on the planet (with the exceptions of the polar regions) and can be reached in just one hours flying from Dar Es Salaam.

Day 1: Catch the 9.00am Flight to the Selous. You will be met at Mtemere airstrip and transferred by boat to Impala Tented Camp. This will give you your first taste of the superb river boat safaris available on the Rufiji River. You can get very close to a myriad of brightly coloured birds and get very close to crocodiles and hippo. Arrive at Impala in time to settle in before enjoying a great lunch by the river. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the superb Impala Camp

Day 2: Full day exploring the Selous. Activities as you prefer choosing from a walking safari with an armed ranger, game drives or a boat safari. Based at Impala Tented Camp.

Day 3: Another full day exploring the Selous. Activities as you prefer. Look for Wild Dogs or visit Selous' grave. See the petrified trees of Lake Tagalala or swim in the hot springs. Based at Impala Tented Camp.

Day 4: Final morning boat safari returning you to Mtemere Airstrip. Catch the 11.30 flight back to Dar or on to Ruaha or Zanzibar as you prefer.

Please contact us if you are interested in this itinerary or would like it altered to better suit you. There are a range of lodges available from basic at around $200 a night to 5 star luxury at close to $1000 a night just let us know what you prefer.

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  • We had a fantastic trip. Your excellent organisation, your guide - Max, was exemplary in every way, were major contributors to this. Many thanks for making ours, a trip of a lifetime.

    Richard Goldberg

    United Kingdom, Jun 2013

  • The programme was excellent and we saw masses of game, less a leopard! So, entirely happy customers. Thank you for your efficient handling of the whole trip.

    Christopher Lee

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • I'd like to say that our entire trip was truly amazing and a great once in a lifetime excursion. Everything was very well setup and we had no problems with any of the trip. Thanks to Wild Things.

    Katye Vytal

    United States of America, Jun 2013

  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • We had a most wonderful safari--thank you! Salim and Yahaya were great. We'll be sure to suggest Wild Things to any friends who may be thinking of visiting Tanzania.

    Sheri Six

    United States of America, Sept 2013

  • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

    Massimo Randi

    Austria, Jul 2013

  • We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!

    Jackie, David and Sarah

    Australia, Oct 2013