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Selous National Park

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Selous National Park

The wilderness occupies a 50,000km2 area. Selous is also known as Nyerere National Park. It is the largest reserve on earth and best accessible in the dry season, starting from June to October. The vegetation is lush out, and the wildlife flocks at the water sources like River Rufiji. There are fewer mosquitos, and you can hardly contact malaria. The park has an enormous number of lions and buffalo.

You can quickly encounter impala, leopards, hartebeest, waterbucks, warthogs, reedbucks, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, wild dogs, eland, kudu, and zebras. Game drives are the best for game viewing. Selous National Park has over 350 bird species.

The twitcher should not forget their binoculars for the breathtaking scenery. Migratory and endemic birds include; Malagasy squacco heron, purple crested turaco, pied kingfisher, white-fronted bee-eater, malachite kingfisher, Africa skimmers, yellow-billed stork, spur winged plovers, among others.

Safari-guided nature walks to see flora and fauna. The rewarding engagement event will ringer in your mind in the future. You can also take a boat ride in the water channels and lakes at Selous National Park. It is easy to sight the crocodile and hippos as you move along.

You can also get a hunting permit. However, you cannot hunt animals that are not authorized to or surpass the numbers. The activity is common in the southern area of River Rufiji. Enjoy your intimate private holiday. Vast luxury lodges will grant you the value of your money.

Animals at Selous Game Reserve

There’s a large concentration of Tanzania Wildlife in Selous Game Reserve. Animals that you can see here include the endangered black rhinos, giraffes, hippos, cheetahs, huge herds of elephants, crocodiles, etc. Visitors will also get opportunities to see many predators. Like brown hyenas, African wild dogs, leopards, and lions.

Activities at Selous Game Reserve

There are many safari activities available in Selous Game Reserve. Some of them are boat cruises, fishing, river rafting, game drives, and walking safaris. Birding safaris, fly camping, and hot air balloon safaris are also available.

Highlights of Selous Game Reserve

The top highlights of Selous Game Reserve are:

  • More than half of the population of African Wild Dogs are here.
  • Herds of elephants can be spotted during their migration.
  • The terrain of the reserve has beautiful scenic landscapes.
  • It’s classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Game viewing opportunities are spectacular.

Best Time to visit Selous Game Reserve

The ideal time to visit Selous Game Reserve is during the dry season. From June to October. This is when many animals gather around the water holes, which provides excellent game-viewing possibilities. If you’re searching for the perfect game-viewing experience, you can’t go wrong in choosing Selous Game Reserve.

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