General

Want to experience “Wild Africa” in an authentic way? A camping safari is just for you! Tanzania Budget Camping Safari packages are the most pocket-friendly way of exploring the beauty and diversity of African wildlife. Many of our visitors choose to stay in tents in order to get closer to nature and stay within the National Parks’ stunning landscapes.

Arrival Day

You will be met by one of our driver guide at the airport or bus stop and drive you to the Hotel in Arusha or Moshi. But if you are here already, then we always organize a guide to meet you at your location. Once in the Hotel you will be delivered with tour briefing by our professional guides then relax and get ready for the next day.

Accommodation: Green Mountain Hotel, Arusha (B, L, D)

Day 1

Arusha – Tarangire

Pick up from Green mountain Hotel in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National park with picnic lunch boxes for a game drive in the park. Your drive guide will point out for you the fascinating number of animals seen within this park including elephants, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, gazelles and lots of baboons. The Tarangire river tends to concentrate the number of animals during the day. Later drive back to your accommodation in Mto wa Mbu which is the multicultural village with different culture and traditions, spend your overnight at Panorama campsite.

Accommodation: Panorama Public Campsite (B, L, D)

Day 2

Lake Manyara National park

After breakfast at 07:00 enter the park for the Morning and Afternoon game drives. The park is home to the lion, hippo, elephant, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, baboon, blue and vervet monkey, warthog and more…About 350 species of birds have also been recorded. This small park contains 5 distinct vegetation zones. Thus supporting a large variety of birds and animals. The Lake Manyara National park is also famous for its large flocks of flamingos then later evening drive back to the same campsite for the overnight.

Accommodation: Panorama Public Campsite (B, L, D)

Day 3

Serengeti Plains

Breakfast at around 0700am. Pick up from the Campsite and drive to the Great Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km or 5,700 sq mile’s) with your Picnic Lunch Packed and game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. Serengeti National Park is a home to lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, eland, wild dog, gazelles, crocodile and more. Then later evening continues to our public campsite in the central Serengeti for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Nyani Public Campsite (B, L, D)

Day 4

Serengeti National Park Full Day

After breakfast, continue with a full day both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Today, your drives will range further as Serengeti is very large as your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants, your guide knows very well how to locate the herds.

Accommodation: Nyani Public Campsite (B, L, D)

Day 5

Serengeti – Ngorongoro

Wake up at 06:00hours for early morning game drives in Serengeti. At 09;00 hours, arrive at the campsite for breakfast. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Option: Visit the Olduvai Gorge (extra fee for the museum).

Accommodation: Simba Campsite Ngorongoro (B, L, D)

 

Day 6

Ngorongoro – Arusha

Wake up early morning for breakfast then at 0730hours drive to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for game drives. All the Big five Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…Birds include flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more… Break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring Picnic sites it will be an unforgettable experience for your holiday in Tanzania. Then later evening drive back to your Hotel in Arusha where it will mark the end of the tour.

Accommodation: Green Mountain Hotel, Arusha (B, L, D)

END OF TOUR

Tour Excludes and Includes

Includes:

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Lunch Box
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari

Excludes:

  • Tips,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

Available departures

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Tailor-made: This Tour can be arranged at any time to suit you and adapted to your requirements as necessary.

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