Rift Safari
Traveling along the Rift Valley: Sand Rivers Selous


View over the Rufiji RiverLounge

Set on a rocky promontory facing a wide bend of the Rufiji River populated with hippos and crocodiles, Sand River Selous is a small, stylish, outdoorsy yet elegant lodge that can be assimilable to a high specification facility thanks to the quality of the service offered and the expertness of its guides.

The lodge consists of 8 cottages [5 standard and 3 suite] a main elegant, african style furnished stone and thatch building leading to the terraces and the swimming pool pleasantly shaded by a huge baobab tree overlooking the river. The main building hosts the restaurant, the bar and the library. Cottages are front-open with a wide wooden floor veranda looking to the river: they are divided into 5 Riverside cottages [standard] and 3 Hillside cottages [suite]. Each has ensuite bathroom with hot shower on demand, thatch roof, stone floor. Electricity is provided by solar panels. The 3 suite cottages expand the space with big sofas and private plunge pools.

Meals can be enjoyed at the restaurant sitting around the big table made from the trunk of a giant tree found on the banks of the river or in the quite of the forest.

The lodge arrange excellent excursions such as
Game drive with 4X4 [shared vehicle
Daily walking safari
Motor boat safari up to Stingler's Gorge [shared boat
1 night FLY-camp: You will sleep in mosquito nets tent with bedrolls, sheets and blankets. A hot bucket shower and short drop toilet is set up behind the camp which is serviced by a staff of 3-4 who prepare breakfast, light lunches and candlelit dinners.
Walking safari of min. 3 days to explore most remote areas of the reserve

Cottage bedroomCottage Bathroom
Riverside Cottage $ 855 [high season] $ 595 [low season]
Hillside Cottage $ 950 [high season] $ 690 [low season]
FLY-camp sSupplement $ 175 per person - min 2 pers.
Kids 8 - 21 sharing: 60% of adults rates
Kids under 8 not allowed
Special discount rates may apply for early bird bookings

Rates include:
Transfers from Kiba Airstrip to camp and return
FB basis beverages included beverages except champagne

Game drive in 4X4 [shared vehicle]
Daily walking safari
Motor Boat safari up to Stingler's Gorge [shared boat

Rated do not include:
Park fees [usd 50 per day]
Conservancy fees [usd 25 per day]
Fly camping

Plunge pool in the suite cottageCottage veranda