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Selous Game Reserve

Incomparable Luxurious Safaris to Africa's Top Wildlife Viewing Parks


Bringing together the best of Africa, our Tanzania safari packages attract undisputedly legendary both eastern and southern African wildlife with the Selous Game reserve being the largest and most authentic wildlife sanctuary. Located at the south of Mikumi, this huge park covers an area of around 54,600 sq. km. It is around 4 times to the size of Serengeti and the area is 6% of the whole Tanzania. The Selous Game Reserve is named after the great explorer, hunter and author; Frederick Courtney Selous.

With tailored Tanzania safari holidays, you can experience and view the greatest concentration of wildlife living in this region including a very good population of elephant, rhino, wild dogs, lion, hippo, buffalo, vervet monkey, hyena, impala, baboon and other wildebeest. It is home to more than 440 species of birdlife including kingfisher, sunbird, fish eagle, secretary bird, bill stork, hornbill etc. and our Vencha tour travellers have positively identified many of these birds.

What makes Tanzania holidays with Vencha Travel more interesting in Selous is the variety of interesting activities available here. Here you can explore game viewing with walking safaris, boat safaris, fly-camping excursions and more. Along with that, the area has finest unspoilt bush landscape. With its unique and interesting ecological significance, the Selous game reserve was designated a United Nations ‘World Heritage Site’ in 1982.

Forming a complex network of different channels, at the heart of Selous is the largest river of Tanzania; the Rufiji. This river splits the reserve in two different sections, northern Selous and southern Selous. Unique activities are arranged along the river side that makes Tanzania safari tours more interesting. The Selous game reserve can be reached from Dar Es Salaam within 45 minutes by air and 6 hours by road. Forming an interesting base for tourists, these luxury African safari tours from Vencha Travel gives you comfort and pleasure of home as you experience adventure and thrilling game reserves while residing at secure and relaxing camp sites. Let us be your planners for a well-coordinated dream safari!

Selous Game Reserve