7 days Tanzania's Budget Camping Safaris

Tanzania's Budget Safaris



Wildlife Lodge Safari,
Light Weight Camping Semi Luxury Safari,
Private Budget Basic Budget Camping Safari

DAY 01: Arriving in Arusha.
Arriving in Arusha or JRO. Transfer to Arusha Crown hotel where you booked for the night b/breakfast.

Meals Plan: [B,B]

DAY 02: Arusha Lake Manyara
Pick up from your hotel at 0900am. Depart for Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes.

The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty. Picnic Lunch will be served in the Park. Afternoon Game drive en route to Lake Manyara hotel for dinner and overnight.

Approx transit time Arusha to Lake Manyara 1 hour
Meals Plan: [B,L,D]

DAY 03: Lake Manyara Serengeti National Park
Breakfast at around 0630am. Depart 0800am for Serengeti with lunch en route. On arrival, proceed for a game drive.

The park covers 12,944km2 of open plains making it one of the largest in the world. The rocky outcrops commonly known as Moru kopjes in the eastern part of the park are of scenic beauty and occasionally cats can be seen lazing on them. The park contains vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle and other antelopes. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge.

Approx transit time Lake Manyara to Serengeti 4½ hours
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 04: Serengeti Full Day
Very early Game drive in the vast Serengeti plains. Breakfast at around 0900am. Proceed with morning and afternoon game drives. The Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge.

Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 05: Serengeti National Park Ngorongoro Crater rim[2,286 meters]

Breakfast at around 0700am. After breakfast, depart Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro crater rim with Game drive and Picnic Lunch en route to Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge perched at the rim of the Crater where you booked for the night full board.

Approx transit time Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater rim 4½ hours
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 06 Ngorongoro Crater Tarangire Roika Tented Lodge
Breakfast at around 0600am. Take Picnic Lunch with you and drive 15 minutes into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for the Game drive. View the various resident animals on the crater floor. The largest unbroken caldera in the world, Ngorongoro has an area of 260 kilometers and a depth of 610 meters.

The crater provides a protected habitat for thousands of mammals and birds. The entire day is spent on the crater floor viewing lion, hyena, wildebeest, zebra, black rhinoceros, and many species of small antelopes. The Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area is located between the Serengeti and Lake Manyara. It is home to the famous Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. The Crater is a spectacular setting in which to experience your African safari. Some scientists maintain that before it erupted, Ngorongoro Crater the largest intact caldera in the world would have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa.

Covering a mere 260 square kilometers (100 square miles), the 600 meter (1969 foot)-deep Crater is home to a permanent population of more than 30 000 animals.

It is one of the few places in Africa where you stand a very good chance of seeing the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) in the course of a game- drive.
The local Maasai have permission to graze their cattle on the Crater floor, and it is not unusual to see Maasai cattle and buffalo grazing together with lion mere meters away.
There are around 1000 lions in the Crater, approximately 20 black rhino, and the spectacular Lerai Forest is one of the best places in Africa to spot leopard. This is one of the natural wonders of the world. Picnic Lunch in the Crater. Afternoon before 0400pm you will drive to Tarangire Roika Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Approx transit time Ngorongoro to Tarangire Roika Tented Lodge 2 hours
Meal Plan: {B, L,D}

DAY 07: Tarangire Arusha
Breakfast at around 0700am. You will be picked up at around 0730am and depart to Tarangire National Park for the Game drive.

Tarangire is most spectacular during the dry season when thousands of animals migrate into the park from the surrounding dry Maasai steppe, to use the permanent water supply of the Tarangire River. You can see herds of elephant, numbering over a hundred. Tarangire is also renowned for its tree pythons, which are easily seen. The animal population in the dry season rivals that of the Serengeti with wildebeest, zebra, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, gerenuk, fringe eared Oryx and flocks of birds of many different species. Prime game viewing is between July through November.

The famous and giant baobab trees dot the park, their branches looking just like roots. Some of the baobab trees are over 300 years old.

Legend has it that a displeased god turned them upside down at the time of creation. Afternoon drive to Arusha and connect letter to JRO for the flight home.

Approx transit time Tarangire to Arusha 2 hours
Meal Plan: {B, L}


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