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 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

  • 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 am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.

    Samantha Crichton

    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 trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.

    Kathryn Woof

    United Kingdom, Dec 2013

  • We had a really great vacation on the Southern Circuit in Tanzania and wonderfully facilitated by our driver/guide Salim who was really first class - a great representative of Wild Things.

    Steve Wallis

    Belgium, Oct 2013

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and we feel that the service you offered was well worth the money we paid. Salim was wonderful. Very interesting to talk to us, and an excellent driver.

    Claire Austin

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013