6 Days Affordable Tanzania Camping Safari : This Tanzania 6-Day Camping Safari includes a 5-day safari on the actual safari as well as your arrival day, for a total of 6 days. This safari package is also excellent if you simply want to have an African adventure or are traveling to Africa on a tight budget. Imagine yourself camping in the middle of the vast Serengeti Savannah plains, surrounded by nothing but the sounds of the nighttime wildlife, such as lions howling in the distance, crickets chirping above the trees, and hyenas giggling not very distant from your well-protected campsite.
When considering a safari in Africa, this 6-day Tanzania camping safari tour guarantees a wonderful time and priceless memories. This 6-day Tanzania camping safari tour will take you to the top parks in Northern Tanzania Safari Circuit, including Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park in the heart of Africa, and Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder of the world with its own distinct features and species.
This reasonably priced 6-day Tanzania camping safari begins when we pick you up from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Arusha International Airport and deliver you to the Runako lodge in Arusha. Our safari manager will arrive in the evening for a thorough safari briefing before you have time to relax and take in Arusha’s lovely weather.
SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS: 6 DAYS OF TANZANIA CAMPING SAFARI TOURS
- Experience a genuine encounter while visiting a Masai hamlet in the Ngorongoro Mountains.
- As you travel around, observe the stunning scenery and the pure African skies.
- Experience the Migration. “The Serengeti Wildebeest Migration” is the largest animal gathering on earth.
- Find the large 5—the lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and giant African elephant—as well as the African large cats.
SAFARI STYLE: 6 DAYS AFFORDABLETANZANIA CAMPING SAFARI
Private and comfortable: You will travel in a private safari Land Cruiser with a photographic roof thatch, operated by a knowledgeable, local safari driver guide who will take you to locations that will fascinate and amaze you. A skilled private safari chef who will prepare all of your meals and set up your tents for you. This is a stress-free safari where all arrangements for food, lodging, and other necessities will be made for you. Please bring your own sleeping bags; we will offer nice tents, beds, pillows, chairs, and tables. Overnight camping is done at public campgrounds with communal restrooms.
6 DAY TANZANIA CAMPING EXPERIENCE SAFARI ITINERARY
Day 00: Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport
A Focus East Africa Tour representative will be waiting for you at Kilimanjaro Airport to welcome you to Tanzania and give you a brief overview of your 6-day Tanzania camping safari,. They will then drive you to Arusha, where you may spend the night and rest up for the start of your safari the following day.
- Dinner and overnight at Runako lodge
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, meet your safari driving guide in the lobby before traveling via Arusha town to Tarangire National Park, where you can change money or make any last-minute purchases. The fifth-biggest national park in Tanzania is Tarangire, which is renowned for its breathtaking beauty and the world’s largest concentration of elephants.
The Tarangire River and the towering baobab trees, which tower above some of the lesser animal species below, are the park’s highlights. Over 3000 elephants, wildebeests, and zebras migrate through the Tarangire-Lake Manyara environment each year. In addition to the abundance of elephants, you might also witness giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, hippos, warthogs, and three endangered species: the lesser and Greater Kudu, Oryx, and the Ash stallion. Drive back to the campsite for dinner and an overnight stay as the late afternoon draws to a close, either before or just after nightfall.
- Dinner and overnight at Kizumba Campsite
Day 2: Tarangire to Lake Manyara, and Lake Eyasi
Start your journey to Lake Manyara National Park after breakfast. This park is located in a stunningly scenic area, and a network of underground water streams maintains the park’s lush vegetation all year long. A variety of animals are attracted to the park’s diversified habitats and steady supply of water, including herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, giraffes, hippos, and several antelopes. This region is also home to baboons, velvet monkeys, and blue monkeys. Notably, Lake Manyara is famed for its prodigious flocks of flamingos and tree-climbing lions, which are among the park’s principal draws.
The 6-day Tanzania safari journey continues with a drive to Lake Eyasi, providing an opportunity for cultural immersion, after lunch at one of the authorized picnic areas within the park. The journey takes around 1.5 hours and leads to Lake Eyasi by ascending and passing through the impressive Great Rift Valley escarpment. You’ll get the option to interact with the Datoga tribe, who are renowned for being expert blacksmiths, when you arrive. They will kindly show you around their residences while encouraging conversation and answering your questions. The next thing on the schedule is a trip to the blacksmith. A leisurely stroll around the lake’s banks as the day turns into twilight will treat you to an amazing sunset. You’ll then return to the campsite for a hearty meal and an overnight stay.
- Dinner and Overnight at Lake Eyasi Campsite
Day 3: Lake Eyasi to Serengeti National Park
OThe Bushman people, who are an indigenous group made up of the Datoga, Tindiga, and Hadzabe clans, will invite you to join them on a morning hunting expedition. Similar to individuals living in the Stone Age, these clans subsisted on hunting and gathering. Additionally, you’ll learn some survival skills during this activity.
Your 6 Days Affordable Tanzania Camping Safari will take you to Serengeti National Park later in the morning. The path will take you across the Ngorongoro highlands and via magnificent high-altitude farmlands in Karatu. After stopping to check in at the Ngorongoro gate, you’ll continue on to the Crater viewpoint. There, you can take some stunning pictures from the rim of the crater of the crater floor. You will eventually descend to the huge, rolling Serengeti grasslands if you continue along the crater rim.
You’ll get the chance to stop by a Masai hamlet along the way, where Masai warriors will give you an inside look at their way of life in the old days. They’ll take you around their residences and provide facts about their cultures. You might also see them do a unique song and dance routine that involves jumping; if you’re interested, you’re invited to participate as well.
When you’re ready, proceed to the Nabii Hills entrance to make your way inside Serengeti National Park. During check-in or at the rocky outcroppings known as Kopjes, you can have your packed lunch. After eating and taking a short nap, go on a game drive to the Central Serengeti. The location of the wildebeest migration will likely be known by your competent driver guide. You’ll arrive at your campsite for dinner and the night about the time of sunset in the late afternoon, if not before.
- Dinner and overnight at Nyani Campsite
Day 4: Full day Serengeti National Park
Start your day early to go on a game drive in the Serengeti. You’ll leave the camp with a lunch and breakfast package in hand. You can see the cat family negotiating the roads and dodging the morning mist when the game drive starts at 6:30 in the morning. After a long, dark night, you can see how other creatures behave as the sun rises. Watch out for predators coming home from their hunts or a pack of lionesses preparing their morning attack.
If your trip falls during the Great Wildebeest Migration in the Serengeti, your attention will be drawn to this spectacular natural event. You’ll go right to where the herds are and spend a lot of time watching everything they do, including fighting, feeding, hunting, and even interactions between predators and prey. Take a wilderness breakfast break before continuing your game drive until lunch. You can choose to eat lunch at the Seronera visitor center or another appropriate site. The afternoon game drive will start after lunch and some rest, and it will eventually end with a late drive back to your camp just before dusk.
Additionally, you have the option to travel on the renowned Serengeti Balloon Safari for an additional fee. This exhilarating trip starts at 6:30 a.m. with a two-hour balloon ride above the Serengeti countryside. Your safari vehicle guide will re-join you after a charming landing in the woods and a celebration meal. After that, you can enjoy your full day of Serengeti game drives.
- Dinner and overnight at Nyani Campsite
Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
On the 5th day of your 6 Days Affordable Tanzania Camping Safari, After breakfast, head to the Naabi Hills gate to check out, then drive to the Ngorongoro Highlands before descending 600 meters into the crater floor for an amazing game drive. Lunch will be served at a picnic location inside the crater. When planning your Tanzania safari, Ngorongoro Crater is often cited as one of the natural wonders of the world that you cannot afford to miss because of its breathtaking landscape throughout the year, rainy or dry.
There are many different animal species in the crater, but very few of them are migrating in and out of it. Wildebeest, zebra, hippos, eland, elephant, topi, and many other herds may be seen. Here, you can witness a black rhino living in its natural habitat.
Predators including cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, lions, and the notoriously secretive leopard, which can often require keen eyes to identify, reside in the crater as well. In the late afternoon, you will drive to the campsite for sunset, dinner, and sleep. Lake Magadi is a shallow, alkaline lake at the southwest corner of the crater that is frequently frequented by some groups of flamingos, hippos, and other aquatic species.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Simba Campsite
Day 6: Ngorongoro to Arusha
Enjoy a leisurely morning, eat breakfast, and then decide whether to participate in a 2- to 3-hour-long guided nature walk along the Endoro trail to the elephant cave. Each participant must pay $30 for this walk. After that, head back for a hot lunch before returning to Arusha for an overnight stay (at your expense) or being dropped off at Kilimanjaro International Airport. KLM or other late flights might be your best bet if you’re flying on this day.
PRICE: 6 DAYS AFFORDABLE TANZANIA CAMPING SAFARI
- Price: From US$ 1,370 per person
PRICE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Arrival and departure transfers
- 4 days of private Tanzania camping safari for 2 to 4 people
- 1 night accommodation in Arusha at Runako Lodge or similar on B/B
- Transport in a modified 4WD Land Cruiser with a photographic roof thatch and window seats for everybody.
- Service of a profession, a well-experienced local English-speaking safari driver guide, and a chef
- All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- 5 litters of mineral water per person during game drives
- Tents, mattresses, pillows, chairs, and tables. Please bring your own sleeping bag.
- 3 nights of overnight stays in good canvas tents
- All game drives and activities as per the itinerary
- All park fees, including VAT
PRICE PACKAGE EXCLUDES:
- Flight tickets
- Visa fees
- Sleeping bags can be rented in Arusha at reasonable prices upon arrival.
- Beverages and soft drinks
- Gratitude for the safari driver and cook (please tip them separately).
- Optional activities
- All items of a person’s nature
- Travel Insurance
Kindly get in touch with us to know the price for this tour and to make a booking. Either a private expedition or joining a group are options for this 6 Days Affordable Tanzania Camping Safari. If you want to be a part of a group, send us your inquiry, and we’ll help you join a group. The same goes for those interested in a private tour!