Selous to Zanzibar by Tain & fly Camping Safari

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Selous to Zanzibar by Tain & fly Camping Safari


Selous – Zanzibar – The Ultimate Safari and Beach experience 8 nights / 9 days ex Dar es Salaam

Trip Outline
- Depart Dar es Salaam by train for Selous Game Reserve.

- 4 days and 5 nights exploring different areas of the magnificent Selous Game Reserve. Based from Sable Mountain Lodge, 2 nights are also spent fly camping beside the Mgeta River for the ultimate safari
experience. Foot safaris, game drives and a boat safari on Lake Tagalala make this an unforgettable safari in one of Africa’s last true wilderness areas.

- Fly to Zanzibar to stay at Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel on the northern tip of Zanzibar. The perfect end to the trip with a wide variety of water-sports available including a fully equipped on site dive center, deep sea fishing boats and water-skiing, or alternatively just relax on the unspoilt white sand beach or by the fresh water swimming pool.

Itinerary (Min 2 pax, Max 8 pax)

Day 1 - Depart TAZARA station, Dar es Salaam for Kisaki, Selous.
Trains depart Monday 10.00, Tuesday 15.50, Friday 15.03 and the journey takes about 5 ½ hours passing through rural villages and Selous Game Reserve. Overnight Sable Mountain Lodge.

Day 2 - Full day game drive to Lake Tagalala passing the Selous grave. Boat safari on Lake Tagalala, return to Sable Mountain Lodge.

Day 3 - Game drive through the Kimara region of Selous to our fly camp by the Mgeta River. Afternoon foot safari.

Day 4 - Full day game drive in the Kinyanguru region of Selous, overnight fly camping.

Day 5 - Morning foot safari, game drive back to Sable Mountain Lodge.

Day 6 - Relax at the lodge by the swimming pool or waterhole, lunch, afternoon flight to Zanzibar. Transfer to Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel.

Day 7 - Diving, fishing, snorkelling or a wide variety of watersports are available at Ras Nungwi and excursions around the island can also be organized at the hotel.

Day 8 - Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel.

Day 9 - Transfer to Stone Town, Departure

End of services.

  • Prices do not include flights, drinks, visa fees, laundry or any personal expenditure.
  • Total Net Cost p.p. Selous on full board basis & Ras Nungwi on half board basis


  • Safari Mini-buses have a capacity of 8 seats but guarantee 7 window seats. One client near the driver.
  • Safari 4×4 vehicles have a capacity of 6 seats but guarantee 5 window seats. One client near the driver.


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