5-Days Camping safari: Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater



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Embark on a 5-days camping safari that showcases the best of Tanzania’s wildlife and natural wonders. This immersive adventure takes you through three iconic national parks – Serengeti, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro – offering an unparalleled experience of the East African wilderness.

Tarangire National Park welcomes you with its impressive elephant herds, ancient baobab trees, and a diverse range of wildlife. Enjoy thrilling game drives while surrounded by the park’s picturesque landscapes.

In the legendary Serengeti National Park, witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration, where millions of wildebeests and zebras traverse the vast savannah in a spectacular display of nature’s grandeur. Encounter the Big Five and other predators during exhilarating game drives, and camp under the stars for a truly immersive safari experience.

The Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, awaits with its unique ecosystem and dense concentration of wildlife. Descend into the crater’s floor to witness a breathtaking array of animals thriving in this natural sanctuary.

Throughout the safari, camping in the heart of the wilderness allows you to connect intimately with the sights and sounds of nature. Expert guides lead you on insightful game drives, sharing their knowledge of the region’s flora and fauna.

This 5-day Serengeti, Tarangire & Ngorongoro Camping Safari promises an adventure of a lifetime, filled with unforgettable wildlife encounters, stunning landscapes, and a genuine appreciation for the natural wonders of Tanzania. Immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of East Africa, and create cherished memories that will stay with you forever.


Day 1: Tarangire National Park - Immersion in Wildlife

Your safari begins with a drive to Tarangire National Park, renowned for its vast elephant herds, towering baobab trees, and diverse wildlife. Enjoy game drives in the park, encountering lions, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. As the sun sets, retire to your comfortable camping site within the park, surrounded by the sounds of the wild.

Day 2-3: Serengeti National Park - The Great Migration

Venture into the legendary Serengeti National Park, a wildlife sanctuary like no other. Witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration, as millions of wildebeests and zebras embark on their epic journey across the vast plains in search of fresh grazing grounds. Game drives in the Serengeti offer opportunities to encounter the Big Five and other predators like cheetahs and hyenas. Spend two nights camping under the stars, soaking in the sheer magnificence of the African savannah.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater - A Natural Wonderland

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a natural wildlife haven. The crater's floor hosts an extraordinary concentration of animals, including the rare black rhino. Enjoy game drives in this unique ecosystem, where wildlife coexists harmoniously against the backdrop of the towering crater walls. Camp at the crater's rim, surrounded by breathtaking views of this natural wonder.

Day 5: Farewell and Departure

As your 5-day camping safari comes to an end, savour a final breakfast in the wilderness before bidding farewell to the extraordinary landscapes and wildlife of Tanzania. Transfer back to Arusha, where you can reflect on the incredible memories and experiences of this safari. Depart with a sense of fulfillment, knowing you have witnessed the wonders of nature in its purest form.


Cost Included

Cost Excluded

Please note that the above inclusions and exclusions are general and may vary depending on the specific safari package or tour operator you choose. It is essential to review the details provided by your chosen tour operator to ensure clarity on the specific costs and services included in your safari package.

The Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari can be enjoyed throughout the year. However, the best time to witness the Great Migration in the Serengeti is generally from June to October. The dry season (June to October) offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. The Ngorongoro Crater can be visited year-round, as its unique ecosystem ensures wildlife sightings regardless of the season.

Yes, the camping accommodations provided on the safari are designed to offer comfort and safety. The tents are spacious and equipped with essential amenities such as comfortable beds, bedding, and en-suite bathroom facilities. The campsites are well-maintained and located in designated areas with security measures in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

The 3-Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari does not require a high level of physical fitness. However, participants should be able to walk short distances and get in and out of the safari vehicle comfortably. Game drives can involve bumpy terrain, and some optional activities may require moderate physical exertion. It is always advisable to consult with your tour operator if you have any specific concerns or physical limitations.

Yes, most tour operators can accommodate dietary requirements and food preferences with prior notice. Whether you have specific dietary restrictions, allergies, or preferences, the camp chefs will do their best to provide suitable meals during the safari. It is essential to inform your tour operator about any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Yes, children are allowed on the safari, and it can be a memorable experience for families. However, it is recommended to check with your tour operator regarding age restrictions and any specific requirements or considerations for children. Some tour operators may have minimum age requirements or offer specialized family-friendly safari packages.

It is advisable to pack lightweight, comfortable clothing in neutral colors for the safari. Essential items include a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes, a light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings, and binoculars for better wildlife viewing. It is also recommended to carry a camera, extra batteries, and memory cards for capturing your safari memories.

Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended for any safari adventure. Travel insurance can provide coverage for medical emergencies, trip cancellation or interruption, lost luggage, and other unforeseen circumstances. It is essential to review the coverage options and ensure that your insurance policy includes adequate protection for your specific needs.

To book the safari, you can contact reputable tour operators specializing in Tanzanian safaris. Research different tour operators, compare packages, and read reviews to select the one that best suits your preferences and budget. Contact the chosen tour operator directly or through their website to inquire about availability, pricing, and booking procedures. The tour operator will guide you through the booking process and provide any necessary assistance.

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120 meters (394 feet) above sea level.

120 meters (394 feet) above sea level.

This period is generally considered the best time to witness the Great Migration in the Serengeti. From late June to early July, the herds gather in the western corridor and make their way northward towards the Mara River.

The wet season in Tanzania is characterized by intermittent rains. While the Great Migration herds may have moved to the southern Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area during this time, the exact timing and movement patterns of the migration can be unpredictable.