Tanzania Camping tours

Camping tour in Tanzania

Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater
6 Days Tanzania camping safari
Tour Summary:
Places to visit: Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. This adventure safari takes you to three of Tanzania’s most spectacular attractions. You stay under tents throughout, just like the safari pioneers. You start at Ngorongoro Crater, which supports a year round resident population of a variety of wildlife. It is an attraction in its own right and is one of the wonders of the natural world. You then head to Serengeti, probably the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world. Serengeti is a big game haven that also hosts over 3 million large mammals! You then close at Lake Manyara National Park, an ornithologists’ paradise that is also famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions.
Tour Starts From: Arusha, Tanzania
Season Rates and Dates
(Please note the rates below are in US$)
FromToRate Per PersonSingle Room Supplement
01-Apr31-DecUS$ 1670US$ 200
01-Jan-201631-Dec-2016US$ 1761US$ 198
Tour Length: 05 Nights
Itinerary:
Day 1: ARUSHA / LAKE MANYARA
The tour starts with lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs in a restaurant. After lunch depart for Lake Manyara National Park. Arrive ready for an evening game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.

Famous for its breathtaking show of flamingos, this park also host to the very rare tree-climbing lions. This is the only other location in the world where you can encounter these elusive lions. Add the over 400 species of birds, Big Five, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelle, hippo, giraffe, impala among others and this 330 sq. km park is a game lover and birdwatchers paradise.

Dinner and overnight at a camp at Mto Wa Mbu

Day 2: SERENGETI
After breakfast, collect lunch boxes and depart for Serengeti National Park. You arrive ready for an afternoon game drive in the park.

Serengeti is the stage on which the most spectacular wonders of nature takes place, the Great Migration. It is on this park that millions of ungulates comprising of wildebeests and zebras make that all important trek from the serengeti to the Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya. But thats not all the Serengeti has to offer, it boasts the largest and highest concentration of wildlife in the world. Spanning an impressive 15,000 sq km area, this savannah is home to all the members of the Big 5, the splendid cheetah, gazelles, african wild dog, giraffes and approximately 500 species of bird, making it a bird watchers paradise as well.

Dinner and overnight under tents in the Serengeti

Day 3: SERENGETI
You take a full day tour of Serengeti for an encounter with the wildlife for which the park is famous. You will sometimes in early afternoon break for picnic lunch.

Dinner and overnight under tents in the Serengeti

Day 4: SERENGETI / NGORONGORO
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge where you will enjoy a picnic lunch. Olduvai Gorge is the prehistoric site where Dr. Louis Leakey discovered the remains of Homo habilis (’Handy man’) regarded as mankind’s first step on the path of human evolution. In the afternoon, drive to Simba Campsite.

Dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite.

Day 5: NGORONGORO
After breakfast you depart for a half day tour of the crater. This area’s main attraction is the Ngorongoro Crater, fondly known as “Africa’s Garden of Eden”. A candidate for the new seven wonders of the world, this massive crater holds it own in that category. Being the world’s largest unbroken caldera, Ngorongoro is home to over 25,000 animals. It is considered one of the best game viewing spots in the world with a chance to see the big five, zebras and wildebeests. The crater holds almost every individual species of wildlife in East Africa including the extremely rare and critically endangered Black Rhino. You will have packed picnic lunch on the crater floor. After lunch depart for Karatu.

Dinner and overnight under tents at Karatu

Day 6: NGORONGORO / ARUSHA
After breakfast, drive to Arusha to arrive for lunch in a restaurant in the town. Remarks:
Note
The above prices are based on a minimum of 2 persons. A price reduction is available for numbers above two persons. Six persons may enjoy up to 25% saving on the per person rate!

Note:
When arranging for your international air tickets, note that it is usually cheaper to disembark at Nairobi in Kenya. You then take a shuttle bus to Arusha at a cost of US$ 30. This shuttle bus leaves at 0800 and 1400 hrs daily from either Nairobi or Arusha. The drive takes 5 hours. If you wish to make use of this option, please indicate so.

Includes:
- Arrival and departure lunch at a restaurant at Arusha
- Park entrance fee at Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Lake Manyara
- Accommodation as per the Itinerary
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Any applicable Government taxes

Excludes:
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to cooks and drivers