Fine Options for safe camping in Tanzania

For this trip combining safaris and beaches stay on the island of Zanzibar, you can decide to separate the accommodations in traditional lodges in animal parks, to focus on what is called “camping-safari”.

As part of your private safari, you will of course have a 4×4 vehicle and will be accompanied by a a guide. After long days of safaris, you will join a camping area where your tent-dome will be installed. Your cook can show off his talents by preparing dinner.

Tanzania camping safari allows the modern traveller to live fully and safely, an incomparable experience, in harmony with the animal world…. before flying to the beautiful lagoons of the island of Zanzibar.

Strong points:

  • The big parks of northern Tanzania: Tarangire / Ngorongoro / Serengeti
  • Meeting with the Maasai on the shores of Lake Manyara
  • The nights inside the parks in Serengeti and on the Ngorongoro ridge
  • All camping equipment provided (except sleeping bag)
  • Your cook who accompanies you all the trip to manage the stewardship

Details of this Tanzania camping safari

Customized trip: This program is a route map that can be modified according to your wishes for the route, accommodation, activities …

Do not hesitate to indicate your desires to our partner when you request your reservation!

Your destination

Tanzania is the ideal destination for lovers of beautiful trips.

It has natural wonders such as Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, over 5895 meters, Zanzibar, the famous spice island, or the beautiful Rift Valley. It also offers an animal treasure, one of the richest reserves in Africa.

Discover the vast plains of Serengeti, populated by wildebeest and zebra during the great migration, the famous Lake Natron, or the sumptuous crater of Ngorongoro.

Its landscapes are breath-taking, Tanzania offers more than a trip, it offers an escape.

Your tour day by day

DAY 1 – ARUSHA

ARUSHA

Welcome to Arusha Airport (Kilimanjaro Airport code JRO) and drive to Arusha for the night.

Count about 1h30 drive.

Overnight in hotel in Arusha full board

DAY 2 – TARANGIRE

departure around 9:30 for a full day in the Tarangire Park.

This park created in 1970 is one of the most beautiful refuges of the country’s wild life. It covers an area of 2,600 km2 at an average altitude of 1,100 m. You will admire the forests of baobabs and the many elephants that can be observed often very closely. The Tarangire River which use to run through the park is never dry and the all kind of animals of the country Massai use to come for drinking there.

Arriving at the campsite at the end of the afternoon, at your choice and at no extra cost, we suggest you to walk along Lake Manyara with one of our English-speaking Maasai guides. This ballad, of the desired duration allows you to exchange with your guide during a natural and friendly exchange. You will also be able, according to opening hours and dates of holidays, to pass by the Maasai school which we built next to the lodge or / and to the Masai bomas nearby.

Overnight in private camping full board 10 minutes from Manyara Gate

DAY 3 – NGORONGORO

Morning departure to Ngorongoro about 45 minutes from the lodge and crater safari day with a picnic lunch in the crater at noon.

The Ngorongoro crater is the largest intact caldera in the world. It was an active volcano some 8 million years ago. All the main biotopes are represented in this garden of Eden: lake, forest, steppe, savannah. More than 25,000 animals live in this crater with among others more than 400 hyenas and a hundred lions. About 50 species of mammals are represented except for impala and giraffe.

No animal is trapped in the crater, everyone can enter and exit through the 3 passes that face the outside.

Night in public camping on the ridge of the crater full board (be careful it can be very cold)

DAY 4 – SERENGETI

Whole tanzania camping safari day in the mythical park of Serengeti

The Serengeti National Park is one of the largest in Africa. It was erected in National Park in 1951 with an area of 14,800 kmĀ². The originality of this Park is due to the variety of environments: open and grassy plains in the south, acacia savannah in the main zone, a region of wooded hills in the north side, vast wooded region and plains conquered by mountains at the western corridor. It shelters in any season a considerable fauna. There are about 3,000 lions present almost everywhere.

Overnight in public camping inside the Serengeti Park full board

DAY 5 – SERENGETI

Full safari day in the mythical Serengeti Park.

Second night in public camping inside the Serengeti Park full board

DAY 6 – SERENGETI – LAKE MANYARA

SERENGETI - LAKE MANYARALast crossed in the Serengeti then return to Lake Manyara crossing again the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Overnight in private camping on the shores of the lake full board

DAY 7 – ARUSHA

Departure to return to Arusha or Kilimanjaro airport.

It is quite possible to continue this day with an extension for Zanzibar.

Conclusion:

This safari approach in Tanzania allows the modern traveller to live fully and safely, an incomparable experience, in harmony with the animal world …. before flying to the beautiful lagoons of the island of Zanzibar.

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