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    $1199 p/p in USD
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  • Tanzania

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Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Camping

Tour Overview

Explore Tanzania’s northern safari circuit and experience a camping safari that takes you to four of the country’s world renowned wildlife reserves. Visit the famous Serengeti, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks and get the chance to descend into the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. Discover Tanzania’s great African wildlife including the big five, see hundreds of bird species and witness how Maasai tribesmen live among wild animals within the crater walls of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. A budget camping safari that caters to travelers who want to experience the best of Tanzania while getting close to nature.

camping safari in tanzania

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Birding Safari, Camping Safari, Family Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Colobus Monkey, Baboon, Dik Dik
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Optional Activities, Cultural Experience
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Arusha, end in Arusha
  • Minimum age:

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,199 per person

What's Included

  • All accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals & drinks as per the itinerary
  • All activities unless labelled as optional
  • Professional English speaking safari guide
  • All game drives & transport
  • Government taxes & park fees

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Medical & travel insurance
  • Personal expenses & tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘See Adventures
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • See Adventures‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

You will leave Arusha in the morning and head to Tarangire National Park, arriving before midday. Once in the park you will be able to enjoy both a morning and afternoon game drive with a delicious lunch in between. In the early evening, after your game drive, you will exit the park and make your way to your campsite for dinner.

Tarangire National Park – Main Attractions:

  • Land of giants – herds of giant elephants & massive baobab trees
  • Over 550 different bird species – migratory & permanent
  • Abundant biodiversity
  • The Tarangire River
Tarangire Baobab

Depart Tarangire in the morning after a hearty breakfast and make your way to the famous Serengeti National Park. En-route to the reserve you will be driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and have a chance to see some views of Ngorongoro Crater before reaching the park’s gate. After lunch, you will head out on an afternoon game drive for the chance to look for some of the wild game before sunset and some dinner at the campsite.

Serengeti National Park – Main Attractions:

  • Voted the best national park in Africa
  • Home to the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Home to the famous grassland plains
  • The high number of predators – leopards, cheetahs & lions
Serengeti National Park
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On both days you will head out early for your morning game drive for a chance to witness a magnificent African sunrise in the bush. Head out after a cup of coffee and experience the wilderness and its magnificent creatures as they wake up among the dew-covered grasses. Later you will head back to camp for breakfast and some relaxing. In the afternoon you will head out once more for another chance to explore the plains in search of the African wildlife you have come to see. On day 4, after your afternoon game drive, you will exit the park and make your way to your campsite in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Main Attractions of an Early Morning Game Drive:

  • Best time to spot the animals & birds
  • Animals are more active then in the afternoon
  • Best chance of experiencing predators on a hunt
  • Best time to capture beautiful pictures in beautiful light
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After some breakfast, you will depart the campsite with a picnic lunch and descend into the amazing Ngorongoro Crater. Explore the magnificent world of diversity that lies within, surrounded by the imposing walls that encircle the reserve. It is possible to see all of Africa’s big five within the crater among a vast array of other wildlife including hundreds of bird species. Enjoy a full day in the crater before departing for Lake Manyara National Park in the late afternoon, arriving in time for dinner.

Ngorongoro Crater – Main Attractions:

  • Visit the largest unbroken volcanic caldera on earth
  • Home to Africa’s big five
  • Witness Maasai tribesmen living among wild animals
  • Exceptional natural landscapes
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Ngorongoro Buffallo

In the morning you will make your way into the reserve and head to Lake Manyara. Explore the magnificent park that is dominated by the large lake. You can expect to see thousands of flamingos that flock to the lake, providing some exceptional bird sighting. Enjoy a picnic lunch along side the lake before continuing with your afternoon game drive till evening. Later you will exit the park and head back to Arusha, marking the end of your safari.

Lake Manyara National Park – Main Attractions:

  • Abundance of aquatic bird species
  • Famous tree -climbing lions
  • Large troops of olive baboons
  • Hot water springs
  • Forest, Woodland, Underground Water Forest & Lake habitats
Day Trip
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