8 Days Budget Camping Safari
Destinations: Arusha National Park, Tarangire National park, Lake Manyara National park Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti National park.
Budget camping safaris; we use dome tents suit for 2 people equipped with mattresses and pillows, here you have your own professional private chef who will make 3 nice meals a day for you.
On the camping safari we provide chairs, tables, and all camping gear, we provide also supply the car to carry safari gear when we have a big group of 6 people. Camping safari will bring you close to nature means you will see animals moving around the camp very close ( but not carnivores) In the night you can see animals shining eyes, animals snuffing outside your tents what a great experience! If you want to be sure of being very close to nature and wildlife this is the best option Itineraries. Camping facilities in the park, are clean toilets, showers are available but get hit from the sun.
Day by Day Itinerary
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Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, meet Biko Adventures Tours representative pick up and transfer to Arusha. Stay overnight a Green mountain Hotel ( BB )
Arusha National park: From your overnight lodge, we will pick you up after breakfast, Drive to Arusha National park, enter the Park for a game drive, this is the smallest park in the Northern Zone, the park is very beautiful with magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru which is within the park. We see much wildlife such as Cape Buffalos, Zebras, Warthog, Many giraffes, Bushbuck, Waterbucks, Dik-diks, red duiker, Baboons, Velvet Monkey, Blue Monkeys, and very beautiful Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Elephants, as well as many species of birds. The small Momela and Big Momela lakes are the best places to see aquatics birds Including Pink Flamingos, day trip walking and Canoe is possible in this park. Stay overnight at Arusha National park public campsite ( BLD)
Day 03: Tarangire National park:
Today we drive to Tarangire National park, via local Maasai villages along the main way, here you will see Maasai heading their livestock to the green pasture, as well as women searching for wood and water, Tarangire is the best place to see many Elephants and many Baobab trees. There is much wildlife such as Giraffe, Migration of wildebeest and Zebras, Cape buffalo, velvet monkey, Impala, Grant’s gazelle, Thomson gazelle, Lion, Leopard, cheetah, Banded and Dwarf mongoose, Olive baboon, African wild dog, caracal, and honey badger, waterbucks and Dik-dik. Here is home to more than 550 bird species. Stay overnight at Tarangire Public campsite ( BLD )
Day 04: Lake Manyara National park:
The park is known as Tree climbing lion, after breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National park through the Great Rift Valley one of the most dramatic features on earth, extending from the Dead Sea in Jordan to Mozambique in the South. You will pass through the Maasai land. Lake Manyara National park is renamed after the plant Euphorbia tirucallii, ‘Emanyar’ in Maasai language, and ‘ladies fingers’ in English. The park covers an area of 330kmsq, of which 220kmsq is covered by a lake and the rest by woodland. There is an enormous amount of wildlife such as tree-climbing lion, leopard, cheetah, hippopotamus, buffalo, elephant, zebra, wildebeest, baboon, blue monkey, velvet monkey, pink flamingo, and over 350 bird species. Stay overnight at Twiga campsite ( BLD )
Day 05: Drive to Serengeti National park.
After breakfast, we head to the Serengeti National park, via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We will stop at the rim of the crater for a great view of the crater, we make our drive around the crater rim to Serengeti Park. Geographically Serengeti is divided into two zones: Eastern-Southern, which is covered with a vast plain made of volcanic ash which was emitted from Ngorongoro highlands, hence the name “Siringet“, a Maasai word for endless plain. The second zone, Western-Northern, is woodland and small hills. Stay overnight at Seronera public campsite ( BLD) Geographical Serengeti is divided into two zones: Eastern-Southern, which is covered with a vast plain made of volcanic ash which was emitted from Ngorongoro highlands, hence the name “Siringet “, a Maasai word for endless plain. The second zone, Western-Northern, is woodland and small hills. Stay overnight at Seronera public campsite ( BLD)
Day 06: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.
After breakfast leaves your camp for a game drive. The Serengeti National park is part of the Serengeti ecosystem which boasts the greatest wildlife concentrations of ungulates: more than 1 million wildebeests and nearly half a million zebras annually follow the rains around this ecosystem, from the plains to the savannah woodlands, to the Masai Mara and back to the plains again. This big migration has been described as the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. We will see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, gazelle and if lucky migration of wildebeest and zebra and a lot of birdlife. The Serengeti is not only famous for the big game roaming over the plains, but also for its great ornithological spectacle. The highlights include: the endemic grey breasted spurfowl and the true Fischer’s lovebirds, Tanzanian red-billed hornbill, silver bird, magpie shrike, and ostrich. Stay overnight at Seronera public campsite ( BLD)
Day 07: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha:
Descend the crater. The Ngorongoro crater it’s a beautiful wildlife haven in the world .it is more like the animal kingdom or paradise, where some of Africa’s last Black Rhinos are still well protected. The black mine lion’s stalk through the grass, flamingos crowds the Magadi Lake and the Giant-tusked Elephant mostly seen along the permanent swamps. Exit a crater and drive back to Arusha. Stay Overnight at Green Mountain Hotel (BLD)
Leisure breakfast, have a visit to Arusha city, afternoon drive to Airport.
END OF SERVICE WITH BIKO ADVENTURES TOURS
- 4WD Toyota safari Land cruiser special made for safari,
- Professional driver/guide, all meals while on safari, professional safari chef
- All camping gear
- All the park and transit fees, all camping fees, 2-way airport transfers,
- 2-night accommodation in Arusha
- All government taxes, mineral water in the car and 18% VAT.
- International flight and domestic flight,
- Health insurance, alcohol, sodas, Laundry service, Telephone calls
- Items of personal nature, Tipping and anything not mentioned above.