The Ultimate Selous Experience

Detailed Itinerary - 6 Days, 5 Nights.

Key: “B”: Breakfast “L”: Lunch “D”: Dinner

Day 1: Take the TAZARA train from Dar es Salaam to Kisaki station in Selous. Trains depart from Dar es Salaam on Tuesdays at 1350 and Fridays at 1550 and takes approximately 4.5 hours. You will pass through typical rural villages watching daily life go by from your carriage window. For the last 1.5 hours, the train passes through Selous Game Reserve, so depending on time of travel, you may be able to spot wildlife from the train. On reaching the very busy Kisaki station, you will be met by a member of the Sable Mountain Lodge team and transferred to the lodge (D)

Day 2: Start your first day in Selous Game Reserve before dawn and explore your immediate surroundings on foot. Spot smaller antelope, stunning birds and larger game depending on what is around at the time. An armed ranger will escort you and your guide on this beautiful walk. After a hearty breakfast back at the camp, the rest of the morning can be enjoyed by the pool or lounge at the library area. Lunch is followed by an afternoon drive into game rich areas within the reserve. Overnight at Sable Mountain Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 3: After a morning relaxing around the lodge, set off in your 4x4 to The Bush Rover, your exclusive mobile camp with your guide and private chef, arriving in time for a short walking safari in the surrounding area (B, L, D)

Day 4: Awake early to a dawn chorus and embark on a walking safari following the sand river in search of close encounters with wildlife, from giraffes and buffalo to hippos and elephants. After lunch, give your feet a rest and enjoy an afternoon game drive into game rich areas within the reserve. Overnight in the amazing Bush Rover, your private camp located in the best spot in Selous for wildlife viewing from your bedroom. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Today you will game drive in the morning then breakfast, after lunch enjoy an afternoon boat safari on the Lake Tagalala before returning to the camp for dinner (B, L,D).

Day 6: Today you have a choice of morning safari, which can be a game drive or a boat safari. After lunch connect with your afternoon flight to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar.

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