Safari Overview

Destinations: Nyerere National Park, Walking Safari, Boat Safari & Village Tour


The Nyerere National Park is a majestic place in which to see Wildlife. Animals and Landscapes are what we come on Safari to see – and this park certainly doesn’t disappoint. With us you can take full advantage of the Selous offering one of the most diverse range of activities available in any natural wildlife parks in the world. Experiment with the different activities available to you by either driving, boating or walking safari.

Getting there

  • This tour starts and ends in Dar Es Salaam
  • This operator can help select your international flights, but you’ll have to book them yourself
  • Fly to/from Julius Nyerere Airport in Dar es Salaam
  • A transfer from and back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Day 1: Dar es Salaam - Nyerere National Park

Start 6.30 am from hotel, Dar Es Salaam and drive to the Nyerere National Park. After reaching the Park start afternoon boat trip. Usually the afternoon boat trip leaves camp at 4pm and returns at 6. 30 pm. It’s an ideal trip if you would like to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Rufiji River with many hippos, crocodiles, and beautiful birdlife. The sunset can also be stunning from the boat. There is nothing quite like the serenity of the river while the sun dips below the horizon.
The Rufiji is a large wide river with several lakes branching off it for you to explore, gaining a unique view of the river’s largest inhabitants: crocodiles and hippos.

Boat Safaris are also the best excursions for bird enthusiasts. The park has over 350 bird species, and the river is the place where they congregate in great numbers and are easily seen in the open environment.

Accommodations: Campsite or upgrade to lodge or Tented Camp

Day 2: Nyerere National Park Game Drive

The day will be spent on game viewing in the Game Reserve. The safari guide points out rare species of animals like the Wild Dogs. Sable antelopes, black rhinoceros, Nile Crocodile, hippopotamus along the banks of the Rufiji river, Cape buffalo, hartebeest and Eland. Picnic lunch and drinks will be served in the wilderness before heading back to camp for dinner and overnight to the gentle grunting of the Camp. This evening you will make 1 hour village tour to see how village people doing their daily activities.

Accommodations: Campsite or upgrade to lodge or Tented Camp

Day 3: Nyerere National Park - Dar es salaam

Earl Morning breakfast at the camp and start a sunrise bush walking. Walking safaris are a fantastic way to get close to nature and learn more about the smaller species and the bush itself. It’s an unforgettable experience to walk within such a vast and untamed area of natural reserve. The walks take about 2-3 hours long. Usually walks leave camp at 6:00AM-6:30 AM after having a cup of tea and some homemade biscuits or doughnuts.

After walking back to the camp for breakfast and start your way to Dar Es Salaam.

Cost Includes:
  • Transport in 4X4 Toyota Land Cruisers with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • Park entry fees, Government fees & taxes
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned suite
  • Private professional safari guide
  • Enough bottled mineral water throughout the safari
  • Transfers to & from the International Airport and Moshi.
Cost Does not Include:
  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas and items of a personal nature
  • Pre/Post Safari Accommodation in Moshi / Arusha
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional Tours (balloon rides at Serengeti USD. 650 per person etc)
  • Bank transfer charges & card payments processing fee.
  • Tips to the driver guide.
Customise your own Safari, then let us take it from there!