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Selous

SHORT & SWEET
SELOUS

Slowing down to appreciate, stopping to explore, staying longer to discover and ultimately realizing that by relaxing one can find the heart and soul of a country whilst replenishing mind and body. Enjoy the freedom and extravagance of this distinctive tailor-made safari.

SELOUS – COMFORTABLE

DAY 1

Amara Selous

Park: Selous | Included Meals: Game Package – Lunch & Dinner | Lodge webpage: Amara Selous

 

Arrive into Dar es Salaam International Airport ( DIA) on Qatar at approx. 0840 where you will board your scheduled flight to the Selous. On arrival you will be met by an English speaking driver guide and 4WD vehicle. On arrival at your Lodge, you will be assisted with check in and shown your room. At a time convenient to you, there will be a short safari briefing; the rest of the day is at your leisure.

 

DAY 2

Amara Selous

Park: Selous | Included Meals: Game Package – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner | Lodge webpage: Amara Selous

 

Amara Selous is a luxury tented lodge in the heart of the Selous wilderness in Southern Tanzania. Overlooking the rapids of the Great Ruaha River and its resident hippos.  Amara Selous provides guests with lavish comfort in the middle of the African bush.  Activities include Game Drives, Walking Safaris, Boating, Bird Watching and time out just to take in the breathtaking views from your luxury accommodation, enjoy a picnic, sundowners or a candle lit dinner – all on the banks of the Great Ruaha River.

 

Day 3

Amara Selous

Park: Selous | Included Meals: Game Package – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner | Lodge webpage: Amara Selous

 

You may choose to do either an early morning game drive or even a walking safari.

All game drives are provided in spacious tailor-designed 4WD vehicles with open sides and raised seating for ideal game viewing. Games drives are best when taken early in the morning or at dusk and can be accompanied by a sunrise bush breakfast or sundowner picnic.If you choose a bush walk, you will be accompanied by highly trained and professional guides, walking safaris offer guests the rare chance to get up-close and personal with the `little five`, as well as learn about the relationship between flora and fauna and the medicinal values of the plants that thrive in the reserve. A highly educational and uniquely enlightening experience, walking safaris follow the tracks, sights, smells and sounds of animals big and small into the wild of Africa.

 

Day 4

Amara Selous

Park: Selous | Included Meals: Game Package – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner | Lodge webpage: Amara Selous

 

Situated along the riverbanks of the Great Ruaha River means that Simbazi Selous is an ideal location for viewing endemic, aquatic and migratory birds. The river acts as a life force for abundant wildlife including a large listing of birds. Fish Eagle stay perched high above looking for prey, their familiar screech filling the air just before they dive towards their target. Water birds include Goliath Herons skimming the water’s surface in search of fish, whilst flocks of Egyptian Geese fly by and land on the banks and tickbirds groom snoozing hippos. Simbazi is equipped with strong binoculars and our guides love sharing their knowledge on all the bird life that is located in Selous Game Reserve.Aside from the adventure of being in the world largest game reserve and spending time on game drives, walking safaris and boating safaris, guests can relax and unwind with a number of treatments available from the Simbazi Spa. For utter relaxation these treatments can take place in the suites, so after the treatment is complete guests can stay and relax in the privacy of their air-conditioned rooms. All our treatments are provided by qualified therapists.

 

Day 5

The Manta Resort

Island: Pemba | All Inclusive: All drinks, all meals and snacks, Spa treatments, Laundry etc etc | Resort webpage: The Manta Resort

 

After breakfast and checkout you will be transferred to the camps Airstrip where you will board your scheduled service to Zanzibar, and onto Pemba. End of Gilroy Camm services, and into the warm hands of the Manta Family on one of the finest beach sanctuaries of East Africa.

 

Itinerary Overview

Day 1 – Amara Selous
Day 2 – Amara Selous
Day 3 – Amara Selous
Day 4 – Amara Selous
Day 5 – 11 Pemba Island @ Manta Resort

Price

Safari + Beach from USD 4.546 / person
Safari only from USD 2.596 / person

Included

All domestic flights
All Park fees
All Road & Car fees
Food & drinks as stated in itinerary

Duration

Safari 4 nights + Beach 7 nights = 11 nights

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