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Roho ya Selous

Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park, Tanzania


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Luxury Holidays At Roho ya Selous

Nestled within Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve, set on a small peninsula overlooking a wildlife rich waterway, Roho ya Selous – aptly translating to “the heart of Selous” – comprises just eight contemporary tents. Tucked into the trees and wonderfully spaced out, they offer a private and comfortable stay on your luxury Tanzania safari, complete with en suite bathrooms with toiletries, outdoor showers, bush-facing verandas and a unique ‘evening breeze’ cooling system. With the expert team, head out into the rugged surroundings on once-in-a-lifetime game drives and walking safaris, or glide by boat along the wildlife-filled river. Back at camp, take a dip in the swimming pool or enjoy delicious meals cooked by the resident chefs.

  • Type: Luxury Tent
  • Summary: A comfortable, stylish camp amid the Selous Game Reserve
  • Feature: Activities include game drives, boating and fishing
  • Rooms: 8 tents (including 1 family tent)
  • Location: Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
  • Nearest airport: Selous Mbuyu Airstrip
Sunset Over River
Location and transfer

Located in the heart of the Selous Game Reserve, the camp can be reached in around 15 minutes from Selous Mbuyu airstrip by car.

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With a prime location amid the renowned Selous, game drives from the camp are nothing short of spectacular. Head out on the open-sided vehicles, complete with a shaded roof and plugs for keeping your cameras charged and your drinks cool, alongside the camp’s expert guides. Unforgettable animal sightings may include lion, leopard, elephant, giraffe and much more, while the reserve is home to one of Africa’s largest populations of wild dog. To immerse yourself even further into the rugged environment, why not head out on a walking safari, tracking prints on foot and experiencing the intricate workings of the area. Please note that walking safaris are only available to guests over 16 years old.

Hotel Experiences

Boating safaris are also a great way to discover the diverse flora and fauna of the region. Pass hippopotamus and crocodile in the water, while various mammals and bird species come to drink or nest beside the river. A boat safari can be combined with a relaxing afternoon of fishing. Roho ya Selous also offers the option to experience fly camping, in which you camp at a private site deep within the bush with only the light of the stars for a true wilderness adventure.

In Addition

All meals and drinks are included in your stay - excluding cellar wines, premium spirits and Champagne.

Please note that children under the age of 5 years are not permitted to stay at Roho ya Selous.


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Independent Reviews

Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

Elegant Resorts have achieved an average score of 4.9 / 5 based on 397 independent reviews.

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