5 Days Budget Camping Safari
Lake Manyara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

This 5 Days Budget Camping Safaris takes you to Lake Manyara National park for a whole day, almost 3 days in the Serengeti and 1 whole day crater tour in Ngorongoro. The safari takes you around the best places in Tanzania, visiting places such as Lake Manyara which is famous for its tree climbing lions, The Ngorongoro Crater which is known also as the Garden of Eden, Serengeti National Park.

- Highlights

  • Tour of Ngorongoro Crater
  • Big five Spotting
  • Visit Tarangire
  • Explore Serengeti
  • Arusha Town
  • Maasai Traditional Life

- Itinerary

This 5 Days Budget Camping Safaris can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences, as well as to any seasonal changes or to migratory animal movements. As with all our safaris, tours and trekking packages, The 5 Days Camping Safaris offers you a wide variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari costs – in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our tours consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed information, regarding any of our African safaris or packages.

Lake Manyara

DAY1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, proceed to the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall.
Dinner and overnight at SUNBRIGTH CAMPISITE.

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DAY 2: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park

Set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. A scenic four hour drive, full day game drive and late evening game drive.
Dinner and overnight at SERONERA CAMPSITE.

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DAY 3: Serengeti National Park

A morning game drive to Serengeti National Park, back for breakfast and relax, again proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches.
Dinner and overnight at SERONERA CAMPSITE.

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DAY 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, proceed to Ngorongoro, where the night will be spent on the Crater Rim. Dinner and overnight at NGORONGORO SIMBA CAMPSITE.

Ngorongoro

DAY 5: Ngorongoro Crater tour - back to Arusha.

After breakfast, proceed directly to the Crater floor for a full day crater tour with picnic lunches. Later proceed back to Arusha in the evening

Safari package INCLUDES

  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport and Arusha
  • Two  nights Hotel accommodation in Arusha town on the day of arrival.
  • Extended 4 x 4 luxury safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Professional safari English Speaking guide
  • Professional safari cook
  • Entrance fees to all national parks.
  • Accommodation at basic camping during the safari full board
  • Camping fees at all national park.
  • Ngorongoro Crater fees
  • 18% VAT to our entrance fees.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals.

Safari Package EXCLUDES

  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 550 per person), should be booked in advance
  • Tips and gratuities to your safari guide and cook

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Safari Packing List

General Packing List

  • We highly recommend you to pack as light as possible. Always remember to leave space for souvenirs and gifts.
  • You should ensure that you have all the travel documents including passports, visas and money in your person.
  • A small pouch or a bag that hangs around the neck is recommended.
  • Strong and comfortable shoes, preferably waterproof are highly recommended.
  • Cotton and breathable socks.
  • Sandals or flip-flops

Travel Documents

  • Valid Passport and Visa
  • Flight tickets
  • Your Safari Program
  • Medical and Travel insurance
  • Address book
  • US$ cash / Credit Card

First Aid Kit

  • Pain killers e.g. aspirin or Panadol (prescribed by your physician)
  • Insect repellent and mosquito repellents.
  • Crème for itches and rashes (i.e. Benadryl itch relief stick)
  • Cold and allergy medicine
  • Bandage, gauze and tapes
  • Malaria pills
  • Stomachache medicines
  • Diarrhea medicine
  • Prescription antibiotics effective against a wide range of bacteria
  • Antihistamines
  • Ibuprofen
  • Prescription Medications
  • Multi vitamins

Electronics:

  • Camera, extra batteries and charger, memory cards, mini-tripod
  • Flashlight and headlight
  • UK plug adapter and transformer / voltage converter, if applicable
  • Personal music device

For the domestic flight here are the luggage restriction

  • Fastjet: hold baggage of up to 20kg and Handbag of 6kg per passenger.
  • Precision Air, hold baggage of up to 20kg and Handbag of 6kg per passenger.
  • Small Chartered and scheduled flights (Coastal Aviation, Flight Link, Air Excel, Regional Air, Safari Link, <
  • Tropical Air and Zan Air), hold baggage of up to 15 -20kg per passenger.

Luggage

  • Waterproof Soft-sided bag of up to 20kg
  • Waterproof Backpack or small bag that you can hang around the neck

Dressing

  • Casual and loose fitting clothing like short/long sleeved shirts (camouflage clothes are recommended)
  • Lightweight breathable pants
  • Long-sleeved fleece or sweater for evenings and/or early mornings.
  • Night dresses/pajamas
  • Sun hats and scarf for the dust
  • When visiting the village, women should avoid short pants or sleeveless blouses/shirts or short skirts that do not cover the knees out of respect for the local customs and traditions

Toiletries

  • Small towel
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Soap (bar or gel soap), conditioner and shampoo with less fragrance
  • Body Lotion
  • Facial tissue and normal wet tissues
  • Comb and small mirror
  • Anti – bacteria gel, hand- wipes and Kleenex

Other

  • Maps, guidebooks
  • Binoculars
  • Money
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Candies and snacks
  • Playing cards, games and reading material
  • Travel pillow

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 Sokoine Road Arusha 
P.O. Box 10395,
Arusha - Tanzaania