Nyerere National Park budget safari


The Nyerere National Park is one of the largest parks in the world, located in the south of Tanzania. It was formerly called “Selous Game Reserve before established as a National Park in 2019. This park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature. A safari trip to this game reserve will allow you to get close to nature.

It is famous for its elephants, commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras, and greater kudus. It was initially set aside as a hunting area where animals are abundant but shyer than the Northern Park


  • Boat Safari
  • Full day game drive
  • 3 hours walking safari

Please refer to the itinerary to find out what you’ll be doing each day on this safari tour.

Park fees and/or taxes Porterage
Acommodation (Lodge (1 night), Permanent tented camp (2 nights) All activities specified in the itinerary
Meals (3 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 3 Dinner) Drinking water
Transport (4×4 vehicle) A professional driver/guide
Any international flights to/from Arusha are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
Travel insurance is not included in this Safari tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.) Visa entry
Airport transfers



Day 1: Dar es Salaam – To Selous Game Reserve

Pick you up from the hotel, airport or home in Dar es Salaam morning at 7:00 am and depart to Selous Game Reserve, the journey will take 6hours. Late afternoon, boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife. Animals make their way to the river to drink and boats may approach elephant, lion, buffalo, giraffe, waterbuck and other game on the river banks to within a few meters. Crocodiles glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam. Dinner and overnight will be at Kituri Tented Camp.


Day 2: Full day Game drives in Selous Game Reserve.

The morning after breakfast, full day game drives in Selous Game Reserve with picnic lunch. Mind you that Selous G.R is larger than Switzerland and Denmark, that reserves largest population of elephant in Tanzania as well as a large number of buffalo, Hippo and Wild dog, others are Lion, Eland, bushbuck, giraffe, impala, baboon, zebra, Crocodile, the greater kudu and is the chance to see the rare Sable antelope.


Day 3: Walking Safari in Selous to Dar es Salaam

The morning before breakfast wilderness walking safari, walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds. Walking safaris offer a good chance of seeing giraffe, zebra, elephant, and good birding It starts in the morning with a guidance of an armed ranger, takes 2 hours before you meet the driver at the reserve gate and drive to Dar es salaam where you will arrive late in the afternoon and drop you off at the airport or hotel of your choice.


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