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6 Days Selous and Kilwa Masoko Tour

6 Days Selous and Kilwa Masoko tour will take you to explore Nyerere national park for Selous tour which was formally known as Selous game reserve. you will undertake two nights for Selous tour, boat tours at the Rufiji river, and nature walking tour. After that proceed to Kilwa Masoko.

Here you will visit Kilwa Masoko which means market in Swahili, Kilwa kisiwani, Songo Mnara for the Historia Kilwa Island tour. On the second day in Kilwa Masoko visit Songo Mnara and then proceed back to Dar es Salaam. On the 2 nights in Kilwa, you will get a nice time to rest at the less crowded beach Hotel in Kilwa.

Our Selous and Kilwa Masoko Tour Itinerary


What to do:

  • Meet your driver at your hotel at 7am and start driving to Selous game reserve via Mkuranga road. The driving can take from 4-5 hours.

  • Upon arrival at Selous check in at Selous Kinga Lodge for lunch and some afternoon rest.

  • Meet your driver at 3pm and proceed with evening boat tour until 6pm at this might Rufiji river one of the biggest and largest river in Africa.

  • Here you will spot some fish eagles, hippos, monitor lizards, crocodiles, elephants and giraffes can as well be seen while drinking water at the river.

  • After some nice sun dawn photos drive back to the lodge.

  • Enjoy your evening dinner while getting some nice reflection from the river.

  • Meals plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.


What to do:

  • Morning breakfast as from 6am to 7am.

  • After breakfast meet your driver guide and start driving to Selous for full day game drive. On this day your will have chance to explore the mighty Selous Game Reserve one of the biggest game reserve in Africa.

  • Selous is home for the rare wild dogs, elephants, zebras, giraffes, hippos, wildebeest, many species of antelopes and lions are highly seen here.

  • Stop for lunch at picnic site.

  • Continue with game drive until late noon to start driving back to Selous Kinga Lodge for check in, hot shower, dinner and overnight.

  • Meals plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.


What to do:

  • Early coffee at 6am.

  • Meet your guide and start driving for walking tour until 9am. This is best time to explore the nature accompanied by feet while by your local guide who is expert of the nature.

  • As from 8.30 to 9am start walking back to your Lodge for breakfast. At 11am start driving at Kilwa Masoko. Lunch will be served on the way.

  • Upon arrival check in at Kimbilio Lodge.

  • Enjoy evening beach walk along the Indian Ocean and then walk back for dinner and overnight.

  • Accommodation at Kimbilio Lodge.

  • Meals plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.


What to do:

  • Morning breakfast as from 6-7am.

  • Meet your local guide at 8am and proceed to Songo Mnara by motor boat.

  • Songo Mnara is one of the old town which was used by early Persian, Arab, and Portuguese trades. Build on Indian Ocean this is one of the historical site set aside by UNESCO as archeological site.

  • Here you will come across 6 mosques and some old building which were build of corals and mortar. After historical excursion take your boat back to Kilwa Masoko for hot lunch and day rest.

  • Enjoy beach rest.

  • Dinner and overnight at Kimbilio Lodge.

  • Meals plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.


What to do:

  • Morning break as from 6am to 7am.

  • At 8am meet your local guide and proceed by boat to Kilwa Kisiwani. This is one of both Historical site and Archeological site under UNESCO. The archeologists discovered 99 mosques and some modern palaces. It is believe that Kilwa was a trading centre for Persian, Arabs, Portuguese and British.

  • With help of your guide keep on exploring the beauty and discovery of this old modern town.

  • Later start walking back to take your boat to the mainland for the hot lunch.

  • Enjoy afternoon rest along the beach.

  • Evening dinner at Kimbilio Lodge.

  • Meals plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.


What to do:

  • Morning breakfast at 7am.

  • Continue with morning beach leisure.

  • Meet your driver at 10am and start driving to Dar es Salaam.

  • Drop at your Hotel.