5 Days Camping Safari in Tanzania

  • Lake Manyara National Park - Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park Safari

Join Serengeti Pride Safaris for an amazing camping safari adventure through Tanzania's northern safari circuit, Lake Manyara National Park, the endless plains of Serengeti National Park, and the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. This exciting safari will you bring close to majestic wildlife and their natural habitat. You'll marvel at the scenic African landscape.

Highlights

  • Explore the Serengeti ecosystem
  • Shop for local goods at Mto wa Mbu
  • Expert guides to enhance your safari experience
  • Enjoy a game drive inside Ngorongoro Crater
  • See a variety of amazing wildlife
  • Includes park fees and taxes
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious meals
  • 4 activity days
  • English
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You will stay in public campgrounds and campsites with shared public toilet facilities (flush toilets) and public showers where available. Showers may be cold.

Day 1

You'll be picked up from wherever you are staying in Arusha or Moshi area. You'll be driven about two to three hours to Lake Manyara National Park at the edge of the great Rift Valley. Enjoy your first game drive in this small but very scenic and interesting park with forests, lake, plains, and a variety of wildlife.

Stay overnight at a campsite around Mto wa Mbu or Karatu villages near Lake Manyara National Park (slight price increase for campsites inside park borders). All meals will be provided starting with lunch today. Tarangire National Park can be substituted for the Lake Manyara tour.

Day 2

Drive through the Ngorongoro Highlands, saving the crater itself for later, and down onto the Serengeti plains. It is quite scenic as you ascend into the Ngorongoro Highlands which has colorful Maasai villages and wildlife. Then, descend to the Serengeti Plains where you will see animals en route to the campground.

If desired (entrance fee is extra), stop at the Olduvai Gorge Museum to learn a bit about our early human ancestors and fossils found in this area.You'll stay overnight at a public campsite at the Serengeti National Park.

Day 3

You will spend today exploring the Serengeti ecosystem which flows from Serengeti National Park across the invisible line into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You'll stay overnight at the same campsite.

Day 4

You will depart early for Ngorongoro Crater to enjoy a game drive inside the crater today. The crater is home to a large number of animals, predators and prey, and migratory and resident animals including the elusive rhino. You'll have a beautiful and memorable overnight stay at a campsite around Karatu or Mto wa Mbu villages (slight price increase for camping at Ngorongoro Crater rim).

Day 5

You will have an early morning village walk with the possibility of shopping stops in the colorful village of Mto wa Mbu for inexpensive souvenirs and an interesting experience. For any art or carvings where quality is important, it is suggested that you purchase in the more upscale gift shops.

Serengeti Pride Safaris will bring you back to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for afternoon or evening flights. If you are staying over, you will be taken to your lodge or hotel in Arusha or Moshi (lodging not included). The meal provided on this day is lunch.

  • Explore the wildlife, landscape and local tribes in Serengeti National Park
  • Game drive inside Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Visit to the colorful village of Mto wa Mbu for inexpensive souvenirs
  • Daudi Olkery

    Daudi is a safari driver guide with extensive wildlife experience. He was born in Oloirobi village in Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 1979. Like many other Masai warriors in his village, Daudi attended Oldonyo Sambu Seminary School, then later attended Molac Guiding School in Arusha. His passion with nature goes way back to his childhood. As a young Masai boy, he grew up taking care of his family's livestock in the middle of the Ngorongoro Crater, where he had to learn how to protect cattle from lions and other predators.

  • Chrispin Shoo

    Chrispin was born and raised in a business family in Arusha area. He is from the Chagga tribe and proud to be Chagga. Chrispin has been in tourism industry since 2008 after graduating from a professional tour guide college in Arusha with a Certificate. In 2009, Chrispin joined the College of African Wildlife Management (CAWM- Mweka College) training on anthology, animal behavior and ecology, botany, reptiles, and amphibians.

  • Banga Meruss

    Banga Meruss is a professional guide born in Lake Eyasi, to the land of the Hadzabe Bushmen and Datoga tribes. This is the area he had lived all his life. He belongs to the Datoga tribe. He knows the tribal people very well as he is among them. For the past 15 years, he had been guiding tourists from all over the word. From his years of experience, he had gained the experience to know traveler needs, to organize and guide in my home grounds of Lake Eyasi.

This safari holiday will take place at Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

You have four breakfasts, five lunches, and four dinners included in the price.

  • Drop by the Olduvai Gorge Museum for an extra fee
  • Visit beaches and islands
  • Visit colorful Maasai villages. You will be charged an entrance fee
  • Visit local tribes and schools
  • 4 meals, five lunches, and four dinners
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • All game drives as stated in the itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Cook, driver and safari guide
  • Park fees
  • Taxes
  • Tents and sleeping pads
  • Airfare
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fee to Maasai village or Olduvai Gorge museum
  • Lodging or airport transfers in Arusha area
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel visas

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Arusha, Tanzania

Serengeti Pride Safaris, a small company run by highly trained, dedicated professionals, provides expert-guided Mount Kilimanjaro climbs and wildlife safaris in Tanzania.

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5 days / 4 nights

Group size
The group departs with a minimum of 4 total participants. When booking packages for less than 4 travelers, please inquire with Serengeti Pride Safaris to make sure that the minimum number of participants for that date is met.

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