Okavango Tours

The Southern Circuit & Mozambique

  • 3 Nights at Selous Safari Camp

  • 3 Nights at Jongomero Camp

  • 6 Nights Quilalea Island

Selous Game ReserveThe Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park make up the southern circuit of Tanzania’s safari camps. These pristine wildlife areas are remote and offer the traveler fantastic game viewing opportunities. The Selous boasts the largest population of elephant in Tanzania while Ruaha is famous for its Baobab forests and gorges of glowing orange sandstone.The sheer diversity of these landscapes will enthrall and awaken the senses in anyone looking for an inspiring holiday.We complete this journey with a luxurious and relaxing stay at Mozambique’s gorgeous and secluded Quilalea Island.


Selous Safari Camp is a classic luxury tented camp located on the banks of the Rufiji Rive rin the most prolific and thrilling game viewing area of the Selous. The en-suite tented accommodation is on raised wooden platforms with palm canopies, designed with the widest side to the front to maximize the breeze and spectacular views. The camp is separated into two discrete areas, each with its own sitting and dining area, and its own swimming pool, providing a very personal and intimate safari experience. The camp offers 4x4 game drives, river safaris on motorboats, walking safaris and fishing. The river and lake systems around the camp make it a honey pot for a huge diversity of animals and bird life.


Jongomero Camp is a classic luxury tented camp set in the Southern-most expanse of the Ruaha National Park. This 8-tent camp ensures a sense of intimacy in a truly undiscovered wilderness. Each spacious tent is on raised platforms under a Makuti thatch roof with large front verandas ensuring maximum privacy without detracting from the views. The lounge and dining area is beautifully located in the deep shade of an ancient African Ebony tree overlooking the Jongomero River bed and the bush beyond.Game activities include 4x4 game drives and walking safaris accompanied by National Parks Game scouts. A full day on game drive with bush picnics can also be arranged.

Quilalea Island is part of the Quirimbas Archipelago, north of Pemba, Mozambique. It is surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters with soft white sand beaches to relax on. While at Quilalea, the island belongs to you and sunset walks through the mangroves forests or a canoing trip along the island's perimeter are both wonderful ways to spend the afternoon. Each of the nine rock villas, constructed with indigenous materials and handcrafted timber, hostdouble ceiling fans, air conditioning, and a mini-bar. Activities include snorkeling, kayaking and dhow sailing along the mangrove channels, wit hbird and whale watching in season. For an additional charge deep sea sport fishing, scuba diving and instruction, day visits to historic Ibo Island and cultural tours are available.

 

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