Selous G.R. Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 851

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi

Welcome to Kenya and the start of your East African adventure! Arriving at Nairobi Airport 21:50, you will meet our local team waiting to transfer you to your hotel.

Masai boy

Day 2: Nairobi

This morning we return to the airport for the 11:50 Rwandair Express flight to Kigali. Arriving here, meet the driver who will take you on a short tour of Kigali & Genocide Museum. Then, onto the Sabinyo Silverback Lodge. The roads are good and the journey to Ruhengeri will take approximately two hours. On arrival a late lunch will be served in the main lodge, with its scenic vistas of the Virunga Volcanoes, of the Parc National des Volcans. Afternoon at leisure to settle in and acclimatize and perhaps an afternoon guided bird walk in the surrounds of the lodge.

Buffalo herd

Day 3:

Today we enjoy a family day out exploring the beautiful lakes of Kivu, Burera, Ruhondo and Karago. (OVERNIGHT Sabinyo Silverback Lodge)

Day 4:

2 PEOPLE ONLY - Drive to the Parc National des Volcans headquarters. Here you will be allocated a guide for one of the habituated Mountain Gorilla families and given a safety briefing. The amount of time spent walking is dependent upon which family of Gorillas you are allocated to and where they are to be found on that day. Once the family is sighted you will spend a maximum of one hour with the Gorilla family. After this phenomenal wildlife experience, return to your vehicle on the edge of the forest, returning to Sabinyo Silverback lodge

Bird coming in to land

Day 5:

Enjoy a morning visit to the market town of Ruhengeri. The afternoon is spent at leisure at the lodge.

Lion in Amboseli National Park

Day 6: - Selous G.R.

This morning we return to Kigali Airport for your flight to Dar Es Salaam. Arriving in Dar (must arrive by 14:30), a local rep is on hand to assist in catching the air taxi flight to Selous Game Reserve. Here, you are met by the lodge team who will take you to your accommodations.

Days 7-9: Selous G.R.

For the next days enjoy your time at the lodge. Daily 2 game activity's are included, such as morning and afternoon Game drives, or 1 full day Game drive, walking safaris, fishing, boat safaris.

Leopard surverying the area

Day 10: Selous G.R. - Dar es Salaam

Enjoy a final game drive this morning before flying by air taxi back to Dar Es Salaam in the afternoon. Arriving in Dar, check into your hotel situated near the airport. (Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel)

Day 11: Dar es Salaam

Early morning included transfer to the airport for your 05:10 AM Kenya Airways flight to Tana in Madagascar. Transit Via Nairobi and arriving at Tana 12:05 - thus begins the next leg of your journey.

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