• Leopard
    See Spectacular Wildlife
  • Zebra on safari
    Photograph Dazzling Zebra
  • Boat ride in Selous
    Photo Info Serena Mivumo
    Explore Selous by Boat and Dine on the Beach
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Stunning Selous

Extend your Tanzanian safari with a visit to Selous Game Reserve, Africa's largest game reserve.

Trip Highlights

Selous Game Reserve


Selous Game Reserve, a World Heritage site, on safari
Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient caldera teeming with wildlife
A variety of ecosystems including rolling savannah, lakes, rivers, and deltas


Vast herds of elephant, wildebeest, zebra in a game park four times the size of the Serengeti
Africa’s big cats and predators including lions and hyena
The colorful birdlife of Africa


Luxurious tented accommodations at the Selous Serena Camp or Serena Mivumo River Lodge
Relaxing by a spectacular infinity pool in the African bush
Evening sundowners as you watch an awesome African sunset

PCR Testing – we can’t take the test for you, but we’ve got the where and how covered!

Most countries and airlines require proof of a negative Covid PCR test. As your safari experts, we know their requirements and will take care of scheduling tests during your travels in Tanzania, so that it’s conveniently planned into your itinerary and taking into consideration that results take between 24-72 hours. Tests cost between $100 and $330 per person, per test including transport to the testing facility. Your Africa Specialist will give you more information as it relates to your itinerary.

Day 1 - Arusha/Dar es Salaam

Today you will be transferred to Arusha Airport for your scheduled flight on Air Excel to Dar es Salaam.

On arrival at Dar es Salaam Airport you will be met by a Lion World Travel representative and transferred to Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, an oasis of luxury at the very heart of Dar es Salaam. Encircled by tropical gardens and just minutes from the broad sweep of Indian Ocean beaches that characterize this vibrant city, the 230-room Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel offers a unique mix of pan-African style, world-class professionalism and 5 star facilities.

Accommodation: Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel - Standard Room (D)

Day 2 - Dar es Salaam/Selous

After breakfast you will transfer to Dar es salaam Airport for your scheduled flight on Costal Air to Selous. On arrival you are met by the camp vehicle and transferred either Selous Serena Camp or Serena Mivumo River Lodge in time for lunch.

Selous Serena Tent
Selous Serena Camp - Tent

Selous Serena Camp is the ultimate wilderness retreat that is set amidst dense indigenous forests of Selous. With 360-degree views over the surrounding bush, the twelve widely spaced tents have natural thatch roofs, elegant Victorian-styled bathrooms and private viewing decks.

Serena Mivumo River Lodge
Serena Mivumo River Lodge - Room

Serena Mivumo River Lodge sits high on the banks of the slow, brown Rufiji River in the heart of Selous Game Reserve, with glorious views down to the plunging torrents of Stiegler's Gorge, the Serena Mivumo River Lodge offers ultimate the safari escape with just twelve timbered chalets each featuring a private viewing deck and plunge pool.

Accommodation: Selous Serena Camp - Tented Room OR Serena Mivumo River Lodge - Standard Room (B, L, D)

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Prices are per person in US Dollars, for land arrangements only, based on double occupancy accommodations. Based on a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. Single supplement pricing available on request.

Selous Serena Camp 2021
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 Jan 2021 - Mar 2021Jun 2021 - Dec 19 2021
Selling Price $2145 $2145
Serena Mivumo River Lodge 2021
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 Jan 2021 - Mar 2021Jun 2021 - Dec 19 2021
Selling Price $2550 $2550


  • Regional flights: Arusha/Dar es salaam/Selous and Selous/Dar es salaam
  • All transfers as specified
  • Accommodation & meals as specified
  • All game drives as specified in the itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking driver/guides
  • Parks entrance fees
  • All Government taxes and levies


  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • All other services not mentioned
  • Gratuities/Tips for driver/guides
  • Costs of obtaining Passports or Visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Interruption and/or Medical Insurance – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have enough travel insurance coverage from the provider of your choice. Please let your Africa Specialist know if you would like information on this.


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Baggage allowance: Baggage is restricted to 15kg/33lb per person including hand luggage (this includes camera equipment) on safari vehicles as well as on any domestic flights, as space is limited. Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles and on aircraft used within East Africa. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 24" x 17"x 7" are impossible to store in vehicles and on aircraft and should not be used. (Baggage and personal effects are at owner's risk throughout the tour and baggage insurance for members is strongly recommended).
*Prices in USD, based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply

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