8-Day Camping Safari : Best of Tanzania

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8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
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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 best and ensure that you actually get to live in the wild and let all your 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.

EXPERIENCES

  • You’ll go to Tanzania
  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)
  • Activities: game drives

Please refer to the itinerary to find out what you’ll be doing each day on this safari tour.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
DEPARTURE TIME
PRICE INCLUDES
Park fees and/or taxes Porterage
Accommodation (Lodge (1 night), Permanent tented camp (2 nights) All activities specified in the itinerary
Meals (3 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 3 Dinner) Drinking water
Transport (4×4 vehicle) A professional driver/guide
NOT INCLUDED
Any international flights to/from Arusha are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
Travel insurance is not included in this Safari tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.) Visa entry
Airport transfers

 

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Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you’ll be personally met and escorted by our staff to the heart of Tanzania’s safari centre where you’ll spend the night at Green Mountain Hotel/Similar. Optional activities including, shopping or visiting the Tanzanite Experience museum are available for those who arrive early.

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Day 2: Arusha National Park

Leave from Arusha in the morning, drive to the nearest beautiful park – The Arusha National park for a game drive. Optional activities include walking safari with an armed ranger guide and Canoe Safari (with the extra cost of 30$ pp for walking safari and 90$ pp for canoe safari). This beautiful park offers magnificent views both for Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. After an extensive game drive, later return to Arusha for overnight at Masai Camp.

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Day 3: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National park with picnic lunches for a game drive. The park is famous for the big herds of Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes and other animals. Leave the park in the late afternoon drive to the campsite.

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Day 4: Serengeti National Park

In the morning you depart for the Serengeti National park for the afternoon and sunset game drives through the vast Serengeti National Park to Seronera Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Full day game drives in the Serengeti, home to the greatest concentration of large mammals on earth. Non-migratory species include large pride 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.

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Day 6: Serengeti/Ngorongoro

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

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Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Early morning breakfast then descends 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.

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Day 8: Lake Manyara National Park/Arusha

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 encounter elephants, buffalo, primates and astounding birdlife. After a picnic lunch, you continue game-viewing until the late afternoon drive to Arusha for your own accommodation.

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