Roho Ya Selous

Overview of Roho Ya Selous

Roho ya Selous perches by the side of Lake Nzerakera, inside the massive Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve.) This is a great place to stay deep in the heart of this wildlife-rich area. 

Roho ya Selous aims to provide great comfort in a wilderness environment close to a river. Water means wildlife, so there’s plenty to see – including African wild dogs. Relax in the pool or warm yourself around the campfire. 

What we love at Roho Ya Selous

Rooms at Roho Ya Selous

Guest accommodation at Roho ya Selous is provided in eight canvas tents, including one family tent. With ensuite bathrooms featuring flush toilets, hot water showers, inviting beds, and a room safe, the Roho ya Selous offers every comfort. 

In the public areas, guests enjoy downtime in the canvas-roofed lounge, its walls open to the landscape, chilling out with a drink or a book – or both! The swimming pool beckons for a refreshing dip while the evening campfire draws you in to exchange stories and adventures. 

Room in roho ya selous - accommodation in nyerere national park – easy travel tanzania
Dining in roho ya selous - accommodation in nyerere national park – easy travel tanzania

Dining at Roho Ya Selous

You’ll be woken up with a hot drink, then either enjoy breakfast at Roho ya Selous or set out on an early safari with a packed breakfast to take with you. After your morning game drive, it’s back to camp for lunch. 

Then it’s downtime, maybe a swim before afternoon tea is served to you. You can even enjoy a refreshment on the Roho ya Selous’s boat before getting back to the base for a delicious dinner.  

Roho Ya Selous Location

Facilities at Roho Ya Selous

  • 24h-Electricity operated by solar
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Bedside lamps
  • Chair 
  • Double room
  • Dressing table
  • Electric socket for charging
  • Extra bed
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Flushable en-suite toilet
  • Hand Towel
  • Indoor room seating area
  • Mosquito net 
  • Outdoor room seating area
  • Room service
  • Single room
  • Toiletries
  • Torch
  • Towels
  • Triple rooms
  • Twin room
  • Wake-Up call
  • Water bottles 
  • Wooden safety box with a key  
  • Writing Desk
  • Zip up doors
  • À la carte
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • All-Inclusive
  • Bar
  • Bed and Breakfast 
  • Buffet 
  • Cake 
  • Full board
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunchboxes
  • Private bush dinner
  • Private bush lunch
  • Sundowner
  • Tea and Coffee maker
  • Wine
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • 24-Hour security
  • Escort guards
  • Maasai security guards
  • Wooden safety box with a key
  • Balcony
  • Landscape view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Sunrise view
  • Sunset view 
  • Swimming pool
  • Wildlife view
  • Campfire
  • Cash payment 
  • Credit card payment 
  • Fishing
  • Wi-Fi
Disclaimer:  Some of the above services may have an additional charge.

Activities in Roho Ya Selous

Tanzania - tanzania specialist - roho ya selous 

Contact our Accommodation Experts

Enquire now and our accommodation expert will get back to you shortly.

FAQs of Roho Ya Selous

You have questions, many questions. With over 35 years of experience, we at Easy Travel believe we have the answers.

The nearest airstrips are June to November: Beho Beho, a 90-minute drive from Roho ya Selous; December to March: Mtemere, a 90-minute drive from Roho ya Selous. 

Roho ya Selous is in the heart of Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve), superbly located for the best wildlife-watching. It is close to a river, a watercourse that links Lake Manze to Lake Nzerakera. Hippos, elephants, buffalos, lions, hippos, leopards, and a huge population of wild dogs can be seen here. And up in the skies, there are over 350 recorded bird species. But there are few human visitors – a great wilderness experience! 

Roho ya Selous closes between mid-March and 1st June each year. The dry season is from June to the end of October/the start of November. 

 

The Roho ya Selous rate includes accommodation and three daily meals, house drinks, game drives, guided walks, boating safaris, fishing, transfers to/from the nearest airstrip, and a limited laundry service. 

Guests can make use of the swimming pool at the Roho ya Selous. 

Roho ya Selous rooms feature ensuite bathrooms, flush toilets, hot water showers, and an in-room safe.  

Yes, the Roho ya Selous is popular with family groups. 

Yes, children of five years and older are welcome at the Roho ya Selous. 

 

The Roho ya Selous provides the following activities or services (note that extra charges may apply): game drives, walking tours, boating, and fishing.  

 

The tap water at the Roho ya Selous is only recommended for washing and cleaning. Bottled mineral water should be used for drinking and brushing teeth.  

Yes, the Roho ya Selous is a safe place to stay.  

You’ll be woken up with a hot drink, then either enjoy breakfast at the camp or set out on an early safari with a packed breakfast to take with you. After your morning game drive, it’s back to camp for lunch. 

 

Then it’s downtime, maybe a swim before afternoon tea is served to you. You can even enjoy a refreshment on the camp’s boat before getting back to the base for a delicious dinner.  

A backup generator supplies solar power at the Roho ya Selous.   

Yes, there is Wi-Fi connectivity at the Roho ya Selous.  

Staying at the Roho ya Selous for two nights or more will allow you to enjoy a better experience.  

Serengeti Tours: Our Top Tours in Serengeti National Park

You may also like

Do you need help planning your Tanzania Tour?

Our experts are ready to help you plan your tour 😊
Please check your spam inbox if you don’t receive our email in 24hrs.