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6 Day Camping Safari

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    3Crest Tours & Safaris

  • Locations

    Arusha, Tanzania

  • Activities

    Nature, Wildlife Safari

  • Price
    $1200 USD per trip
  • Duration

    6 days

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Every day at 8:00 am

  • Starting Location

    Arusha in our central office

  • Price Includes

    • 5 nights budget camping accommodation • Meals: full board – breakfast, hot lunch or picnic lunch and dinner while on safari • All transfers and transport, park fees, hotel accommodation • Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description. • Services of a safari driver/ guide. • Safari tent, safari cook and camping supplies

  • Notes

    • International air fare • Any required Visas • Travel insurance • Items of a personal nature • Tips and gratuities for safari Staff. Please bring the following: 1. Clothes - A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes. 2. Comfortable shoes. 3. Insurance - clients should take out medical and travel insurance. 4. Sleeping bags - if you don’t have one, we can provide you with a sleeping bag.

Highlights

  • Make your way to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the most beautiful places on earth, for a game drive.
  • Spend 2 days enjoying game drives in Serengeti National Park.
  • Explore the stunning Ngorongoro Crater.

Trip Info

The 6 day Tanzania budget camping safari takes you to Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Accommodation will be at budget camping sites during the safari, most of the campsites are inside the national parks, except Lake Manyara and Tarangire.

These are excellent sites for wildlife viewing. Beyond the heralded migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is best known for its big predators, including the cheetah and leopard, as well as large prides of lions and clans of hyenas. Other commonly seen animals include gazelles, buffaloes, giraffes, topis, hartebeests, ostriches, and jackals, but it is the full diversity of wildlife and habitats that you will truly find amazing.

Day 1 – After breakfast in Arusha, proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunches. Stretching for 50 km along the base of the rusty-gold, 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “The loveliest I had seen in Africa.” Later, proceed to Lake Manyara Sunbright Campsite for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2 – After breakfast, proceed to Serengeti National Park for a game drive with picnic lunches. Serengeti has the highest concentration of large mammals on this planet and is famously known for its 2,500 lions, the largest concentration found anywhere. The park also has over 518 identified bird species, some of them Eurasian migrants. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Seronera Campsite.

Day 3 – Early morning, embark on a game drive in Serengeti National Park. Return for breakfast and relax. Later, proceed on a full day game drive with picnic lunches, enjoying the varieties of flora and fauna all around the plain, landless national park and see the Polje natural feature. Enjoy dinner and overnight at Seronera Campsite.

Day 4 – Start your day with an early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park. Afterwards, return for breakfast and relax. In the afternoon, proceed for a full-day game drive with a picnic lunch. Enjoy dinner and overnight at a Seronera campsite.

Day 5 – After an early breakfast, proceed for a full-day crater tour with picnic lunches at Ngorongoro Crater.  It is a large, unbroken, un-flooded caldera, formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed some three million years ago. The Ngorongoro crater sinks to a depth of 610 metres, with a base area covering 260 square kilometres. The height of the original volcano must have ranged between 4,500 to 5,800 metres high. Apart from the main caldera, Ngorongoro also has two other volcanic craters: Olmoti and Empakai. The former is famous for its stunning waterfalls, and the latter holding a deep lake and lush, green walls. Enjoy dinner and overnight at a Tarangire campsite.

Day 6 – After an early breakfast, proceed for a full-day game drive at Tarangire National Park with picnic lunches. The fierce sun sucks the moisture from the landscape, baking the earth a dusty red, the withered grass as brittle as straw. The Tarangire River has shrivelled to a shadow of its wet season self. It is choked with wildlife. Thirsty nomads have wandered hundreds of parched kilometres knowing that there is always water here. Later, continue back to Arusha in the evening.

 

Your adventure awaits!

3Crest Tours & Safaris

3Crest Tours & Safaris is a full registered company owned and managed by wildlife and travel enthusiasts. We are proud to have a reputation as reliable and professional Tanzania & East Africa tour specialists, well equipped to handle all your holiday packages, safari vacations and travel requirements throughout East Africa. Based in Arusha Tanzania Africa, our experienced team specializes in customized well-paced itineraries, combining attractive destinations, exhilarating safari adventure options and unique accommodations to create a tailor made holiday itinerary which suits your lifestyle and your budget. We are targeting that segment of the market looking for the comfortable lodge or permanent tented camps or tented camp holidays in the moderate price range. We make hotel bookings and arrange domestic transfers by air, boat and land. We are proud of ourselves on personal service not only for our clients, but also to our fellow domestic & abroad tour operators and travel agents. Regardless of your budget, we deliver high quality personal service to our customers at reasonable prices. We are passionate about Africa, and believe that our diverse cultures, landscapes and wildlife are our greatest assets. We endeavour to introduce our clients to the natural wonders and beauty of Africa, as well as the more obvious tourist attractions. We offer & organize all types of safaris, tours & traditional driving safaris in and out of all Tanzania National Parks, mountain climbing expeditions, responsible and sustainable tourism, camping & luxury safaris, Eco-tourism training and research, Volunteering, hills Trekking, bird watching, cultural tourism, Walking safaris, and beach holidays & honey moon at the Island of Zanzibar, Pangani and Bagamoyo. 3Crest Tours and Safaris is highly recommended in most of the Guide Books, such as Lonely Planet-Trekking in East Africa (1998 Edition) Lonely Planet Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba (1999 Edition). In accumulation, 3Crest Tours and Safaris has been mentioned and recommended in the American outside Magazine of (December 1997 Edition). 3Crest Tours and Safaris experienced Guides make them the best Mountain hiking and Safari organizer in Tanzania. We have built our reputation upon our professional, friendly and personalized service and attention to detail, and our promise to offering excellent value for money. Our tour company has grown to meet our clients’ requirements by providing high quality services. Responsible Tourism Responsible tourism is exactly enabling local communities to enjoy a better quality of life, through increased socio-economic benefits and improved environment. It is also about protecting and conserving our wildlife and environments, providing more authentic safari holiday experiences for visitors and good business opportunities for tourism initiatives. Tanzania is a world-leader in wildlife conservation& nature. At 3Crest Tours & Safaris we believe that the future of African tourism lies in our local communities being educated and empowered to protect and conserve our wildlife and environments. We are privileged to live and travel in Africa, and have a responsibility to protect the environments to which we travel, and benefit the local communities we visit. Many of our preferred suppliers of travel services and accommodations are those people within the tourism industry who are actively contributing to their local communities. There are so many excellent projects out here, and if you would like to know more about what’s happening at your holiday destination, or if you’d like to get involved in some way whilst you’re here, please let us know. We believe strongly in responsible and ethical tourism, and care very much about your holiday, the environment, and the local people. Our Philosophy To produce diverse and imaginative safari programs highlighting Tanzania’s flora and fauna, culture and traditions, whilst ensuring the very best professional standards. We remain dedicated, to our natural inheritance, nurturing it through responsible Eco-tourism to ensure its survival for the coming generations.

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