Selous Camp

Morogoro, Tanzania
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Selous Hippo Camp is located just outside the Selous Game Reserve, close to the Mtemere gate. The camp is beautifully set right on the banks of the Rufiji River, surrounded by lush forest. The dining area as well as the tents all face the river.

The pristine reserve, a World Heritage Site since 1982, comprises an area of 55,000 sq. km, covering about six per cent of Tanzania’s land surface. Larger than Switzerland, it is the world’s largest game reserve and second only to the Serengeti in its concentration of wildlife. It is also the sanctuary of the biggest elephant herd in the world, about 32,000 elephants live in the reserve – 70 per cent of those in Tanzania. The reserve is difficult to describe without the use of superlatives. Named after British hunter and writer Frederick Courteney Selous who was killed during the First World War in the Beho Beho region (of the reserve), the reserve is part of the 75,000 square kilometer Selous ecosystem, which includes Mikumi National Park, the Kilombero Game Controlled Areas . Nature experiences include a boat safari on the mighty Rufiji, walk on the wild side and ornithology (over 350 species).

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"Hello we are planning our holidays in tansania. We arrive in Dar Es Salaam on 13. February 2020 and want to start a safari in Selous Nationalpark on 14. Februrary 2020. We want book the Selous Game Reserve, Walking and Boat Safari. We already booked a hotel in zansibar on 18. February 2020. We would be happy to hear from you that there are possibility´s for a safari from13th or 14th on. hope to hear soon from you. best regards nadja"
Nadja Doppelhofer

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