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8-Day Camping Safari : Best Of Tanzania

From US$ 1,672 per person
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highlights
  • You'll go to Tanzania
  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
  • You'll visit Arusha (City), Tarangire NP, Central Serengeti (Serengeti), Southern Serenget
  • Activities: game drives
Falling asleep to the hooting of an owl or waking up to the roar of a lion is what you will experience in this tour! Sure, there are a number of luxury lodges in and around these national parks, but what's the point of going into the wild, if you're not going to experience nature at its beautiful best. And who said camping safaris can't be luxurious. We offer the perfect combination to nature lovers and to those looking for a break from civilization. We let you enjoy camping at its luxurious best and ensure that you actually get to live in the wild and let all your Bagheera and Sher Khan dreams come true.

This tour is designed to not only provide you with an exceptional opportunity to encounter the Big 5, but also to position you in the perfect spot to experience the Great Migration, where nearly 1.5 million Wildebeest and nearly half a million Zebra make their endless migration in search of fresh pastures. The camps have been carefully selected to provide the best location to experience the migration while providing excellent value for your money.
Day 1 Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport 3 Star Hotel

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you'll be personally met and escorted by our staff to the heart of Tanzania’s safari center where you’ll spend the night at Mc Ellys hotel. Optional activities including, shopping or visiting the Tanzanite Experience museum are available for those who arrive early. Followed by safari briefing at 7:00 pm.

Day 2 Arusha/ Tarangire National Park Camping

Leave from Arusha in the morning, drive to Tarangire for afternoon game viewing in the national park, famous for its giant baobab trees, large herds of elephants, plains game and predators. Tarangire also boasts a large variety of spectacular bird life including endemic species.

Dinner and overnight at Zion campsite

Day 3 Tarangire National Park

On this day, you’ll embark on a sun rise game drive ranging far and wide. Among many aspects of animal behavior, your guide will point out the fascinating way elephants have of communicating with subtle interactions.

Dinner and overnight will be spent at Zion Campsite.

Day 4 Serengeti National Park Camping

In the morning you depart for the Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge (option) to visit the interesting museum at this world-famous archaeological site containing fossils of our early two million year-old human ancestors. Continue on a game-drive through the vast Serengeti National Park to Seronera Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 Serengeti National Park Camping

Full day game drives in the Serengeti, home to the greatest concentration of large mammals on earth. Non-migratory species include large prides of lions, solitary leopards, cheetah and graceful impala. The landscape is characterized by vast stretches of open plains, punctuated by kopjes, rock formations that have survived from the Pre-Cambrian period, and open woodlands.

Dinner and overnight at Seronera Public Campsite.

Day 6 Serengeti/ Ngorongoro Camping

An early breakfast, collect your picnic lunch boxes for another game drive through the central Serengeti until mid-day. After lunch leave the Serengeti to the southern part border of Ngorongoro and the famous Serengeti plains to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, arrive there in late afternoon for sunset views.

Overnight at Simba Campsite.

Day 7 Ngorongoro Crater Tour Camping

An early morning breakfast, then descend into the crater floor (2000 feet) and drive through the lerai forest with its yellow-barked acacias, searching for giant-tusked elephant, rare black rhino and black-manned lion. Likely you may see the ''big five'' - Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino and Leopard. Late afternoon ascend the crater wall to Lake Manyara escarpment for overnight stay.

Day 8 Lake Manyara National Park/ Arusha 3 Star Hotel

After breakfast, enter to the Lake Manyara National Park, passing through the cool shade of the groundwater forest before reaching the lakeshore. The Park is best known for its tree climbing lions, but you are more likely to an encounter elephants, buffalo, primates and astounding bird life. After a picnic lunch you continue game-viewing until the late afternoon drive to Arusha for overnight stay at Mc Ellys hotel.

what’s included
  • Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Camping equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
what’s excluded
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • Bath towels
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 8 days
Minimum Participants 2 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Arusha, Tanzania
Good to know Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Important to know
Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
Solo travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 2 people to run.
This tour accepts children who are 5 years and up. Children under 16 receive a discount.
CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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Simba Adventures Ltd / Product Category: Safari
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