The largest game reserve in Africa, the Selous Game Reserve, has largely been untouched by man to the point that you will often have to go off the tracks to get to this wonderful area! It forms part of the southern safari circuit of Tanzania, which is the less frequented one. There are a large number of wildebeests, lions, buffaloes, elephants and giraffes in this area so if you’re looking for an almost exclusive peaceful trip to nature, then this is your best way to get one! Here are some of the top reasons you should visit Selous:
There are 2 ways you can take if you want to head from Selous to Zanzibar, which are listed below:
Many flights now go directly from Zanzibar to Selous with a quick stop in Dar es Salaam before same aircraft leaves again for Selous. The flights are seasonal so before you get too excited, first you need to see if the flight is available. The flight takes about an hour and a half and covers a distance of over 200 km. There are many runway landing strips in Selous to choose from, depending on where exactly in Selous you want to go. These include Beho Beho, Kiba, Matambwe, Mtemere, Siwandu, Stieglers and Sumbazi.
So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Selous now and enjoy the wonderful sights and activities it has to offer! For more details, you can also check out the expert guide on Selous Game Reserve Tanzania!