This 6 Days Camping safari in Tanzania includes 5 days safari on actual safari with your arrival day included making it 6 days in total. This is an ideal safari package also if you are travelling to Africa on a tight package or if you just fancy an Adventure in Africa. Imagine yourself at the middle of the Vast Serengeti Savannah plains camping in the midst of nowhere with all sorts of wild sounds at night, from the lions roaring in the distance to the crickets whistling above the trees and hyenas laughing not very far from the well secured camping ground.
Day 1: Arrival Arusha.
Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met by our Representative or Safari Manager, who will transfer you to the Outpost Lodge. Here you will have dinner and overnight. Our Safari Manager will give you a short briefing and gear check with your safari starting tomorrow. All meals included.
Day 2: Arusha – Ngorongoro.
Leave Arusha in the morning and drive to Ngorongoro Crater. After registration at the gate you will descend to the Crater Floor for full day of game drives and have picnic lunch at the picnic site at the Hippo poolside. After lunch you will continue with game drives in the Crater floor in search of the rhinos, lions, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, impalas, hyenas, topis, hartebeests many others. Ngorongoro Crater is also famous for a lot of birds species and at the Lake Makat at the middle of the crater floor you will be able to see, flamingos, Egyptian geese, pelicans, and many more aquatic and non aquatic species. Other birds include, Lilac breasted rollers, the hammer kop, species of weavers and many more residents and immigrants alike. In the late afternoon you will drive to Crater Rim for overnight at Simba Campsite for dinner and overnight. Lunchbox and dinner included.
Day 3: Ngorongoro - Serengeti.
After breakfast at The Simba Campsite in the morning you will start on our way to The Serengeti National Park. On your way you have the chance to visit Olduvai-Gorge where Leakey’s family discovered human fossils dating millions of years suggesting that Africa is the Cradle of mankind. You will enter through Naabi Hill gate and continue with game drives inside the Serengeti. You expect to see lots of animals for the whole year and it is the Great Migration that never stops to amaze many a traveler. The Resident animals’ species include buffaloes, elephants, cheetahs, lions, baboons, zebras and so many bird species. These do not migrate. All meals included.
Day 4: Full day Safari at Serengeti National Park.
If it is in your interest, you may wake up early and go for a game drive at dawn in the Serengeti Plains then come back to the Campsite for breakfast. After breakfast you will go out with a lunchbox for a full day of game drives to the plains. Alternatively you may take the breakfast then go for game drives.
Day 5: Serengeti – to Lake Manyara National Park.
After breakfast we will drive on our way back via the Naabi Gate and across the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Lake Manyara National Park. Arriving at about noon you will register at the Gate and take your lunch boxes at the Picnic site at the Gate. After lunch you will go ahead with game drives inside this evergreen national park well known for its legendary tree climbing lions. At the lake expect to see the colorful flamingo flocks and many other aquatic species. The lake is also a hippos haven. Late afternoon you will drive out of the park and pitch tents at a public campsite in Mto wa mbu area. This is a small town at the Gate of Lake Manyara National Park. All meals included.
Day 6: Lake Manyara - back to Arusha.
Breakfast at the Campsite then go for game drives at the Lake Manyara National Park until midday then drive back to Arusha town where you Camping Safari in Tanzania ends. A Masai Village visit is also possible if you wish to get cultural. NB:This safari can be done by replacing Lake Manyara National Park with Tarangire National Park if you wish so. Tarangire is especially a nice National Park during the months of July through November. If you wish to add an extra day you may be able to do both Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park.