Selous Game Reserve is one of the world’s biggest protectorate regions (43 626 km2). Surface region of Selous is along these lines bigger than Denmark in Europe. Selous Game Reserve was built up in 1922 and it is one of the five World Heritage Areas in Tanzania. Protectorate territory is found roughly seven hour drive from Dar Es Salaam. The zone is for the most part in regular state and there is conceivable to see African wildlife practically immaculate.
There are a larger number of elephants in Selous than anyplace else in East Africa, albeit still around twenty years prior elephant poaching was very wild. As of now, elephant populaces are recouping great. The thickness of wild oxen is likewise higher in Selous than anyplace in Africa. For African wild puppy Selous is the most imperative natural surroundings on the planet.
Three of the finest camps for Tanzania Safari tours are found within the Selous. A number of them also considers themselves as the best in Africa. Camps such as the Beho Beho and the Sand Rivers are unique lodges that are and for all activities that popularize the Selous. They also have the best guiding teams in Africa.
The climate in Selous is isolated into a dry and blustery season. The dry season keeps going from June to October. At that point in November starts short rains and endures some portion of December. Here and there downpours extend into early January. Amid the short rains, light showers in the mornings and late evenings are punctuated by stretches of clear climate and delightful beams of daylight.
Selous Game Reserve contrasts from multiple points of view contrasting with Northern Tanzania National Parks. In Selous you can feel a genuine closeness to nature by vessel outings, climbing and strolling visits, and there is additionally conceivable to rehearse sport angling, and chasing. Moreover, the zone is extensive and there are moderately couple of guests, so you can feel security. Selous Game Reserve is the second greatest convergence of enormous earthbound animals on the planet. Most incessant creature bunches are situated in vacationer regions north of stream Rufi. There are found additionally more than 440 types of winged animals in Selous zone. Likewise in the streams life is copious. Crocodile’s correct amounts are obscure, yet anyplace where there is water, crocodiles are available.
Best time to visit
Selous Game Reserve is open throughout the entire year for travellers. In any case, the best time for wildlife seeing in is from late June until October.
What to see?
Selous has horde wildlife offering a standout amongst the best diversion seeing alternatives in Tanzania. You can without much of a stretch spot lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants, bison and rhinos. Hippos and Nile crocodile can be found in the Rufiji River water.
It additionally has a different birdlife with more than 440 flying creature species. Transient feathered creatures are likewise found in Selous amid November to April.
How to get there?
Selous Game Reserve is the most available park in the Southern circuit. You can without much of a stretch reach Selous by roadways, railways and airways.
Roadways: Selous is 5-6 hour drive hour from Dar Es Salaam.
Railways: You can take Tazara train from Dar Es Salaam to Matambwe, from where one can crash into Selous.
Airways: Charter flights are effectively accessible from Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar and Arusha to Selous diversion reserve.
At Selous Game Reserve you can do a lot of activities such as:
- Game drives
- Walking safari
- Boating safari
- Horse safari
- Fly camping
- Bush dinners