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Budget Basic 6 Nights / 7 Days - Camping Safari7 Days Budget Camping Safaris in Tanzania Overview

7 Days Budget Camping Safaris in Tanzania Tarangire Ngorongoro Serengeti Lake Manyara you will see herds of elephants, numbering over a hundred. Tarangire is also renowned for its tree pythons, which are easily seen. The animal population in the dry season rivals that of the Serengeti with wildebeest, zebra, eland, hartebeest, buffalo, gerenuk, fringe eared Oryx and flock.

 Budget Camping Safaris in Tanzania Details


DAY 01: Safari from  Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater​​​​​​​​​​

Drive from Arusha and then descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a crater tour. This 100 square mile natural amphitheatre is host to an astonishing array of wildlife and you may be lucky enough to see rhino, elephant and lion, as well as large herds of zebra and wildebeest. A picnic lunch will be taken in the Crater before returning to the lodge. Stay a second night at Simba Camp on the rim of the Crater.

​Meal Plan: {B, L, D}
DAY 02: Ngorongoro Crater – Olmoti Crater

​Drive to the Ngorongoro Crater and descend into the Crater for a second game drive. Then exit the Crater and drive to Nainokanoka.
Take an afternoon trek at Olmoti, which takes you through the rain-forested slopes of Olmoti Crater to the rim viewpoint. The trek winds down to the grassy plains of the crater floor and to Munge Falls, named after the distinctive white flourish of the Colobus Monkey tail.

​Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 03: Olmoti Crater – Empakai Crater​​​​​​​​​​

The trek continues to the distant Empakai Crater. On this day the trek covers open grassland through a natural amphitheatre created by encircling volcanoes. Masai rush out of their traditional homes (Manyattas) to greet trekkers as they pass by.
The steep walk up Empakai affords awe-inspiring views, especially from the top where the sheer sided sunken crater can be seen. We camp on the Crater Rim, with Empakai on one side and Ol Donyo Lengai, the holy Masai volcano, on the other.​Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 04: Empakai Crater – Nayobi​​​​​​​​​​

From the overnight camp, we scramble down the sheer-sided slopes of Empakai onto the crater floor for a foot safari.

Empakai Crater is a sunken volcano with a soda lake covering most of the crater floor. Flamingos nest here during the day to escape the blazing heat of the Rift Valley.
A large forest on the western shore is home to antelope, buffalo, leopard and lion, with large seasonal zebra and wildebeest populations when they pass through on their migratory circuits.

​Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 05: Nayobi – Ngaresero​​​​​​​​​​

The Masai Mountain of God, Ol Donyo Lengai looms out of the sunrise as we head out early to avoid the African heat. We arrive at the escarpment, the sheer wall that looms out of the Rift Valley floor, to admire one of the finest views in Africa.

Sweeping vistas of the Rift Valley 1500ft below, and the scattered active volcanoes, primitive rock formations, glimmering soda lakes and clustered Masai bomas are all in front of you to behold.

​The final six kilometers are across the tough uncompromising terrain of the valley floor in extreme heat. Our shaded camp is perched above a refreshing stream, a half-hours walk from a paradisiacal waterfall.Meal Plan: {B, L, D}.

DAY 06: Safari from Ngaresero to Ol Donyo Lengai

Very early morning an optional climb of Ol Donyo Lengai (2878m), an active carbonate volcano with spiritual significance to the Masai.

​A visit to Lake Natron (short afternoon visit if Ol Donyo Lengai trek is taken), one of the soda alkaline lakes that jewel the East African Rift, where there is an array of water birds including hordes of resident flamingos.

There is also the opportunity to walk up a gorge carved into the Rift Escarpment to a waterfall to wash off five days of dust. ​Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

DAY 07: From Ol Donyo Lengai to Arusha​​​​​​​​​​.

A long driving day returning back to Arusha. Overnight Arusha included (on BB)
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Safari Prices Terms


Park entry fees, camping fees, village charges, ranger fees, Masai guide, donkeys, crater fees, game drives, 4 x 4 vehicle with English/Spanish/Germany/Italian or French  speaking driver guide,2 nights in Arusha hotel b/breakfast, cook and all meals as indicated in the itineraries.


Tips, beverages, laundry, any additional transfers or game drives items of personal nature, tents, sleeping bags and mattresses.
What is not included​​​​​​​​​​

The price  does not include international flights or departure taxes,  personal insurance, visa fees, vaccination costs, personal clothing and equipment, all items of a personal nature and all alcoholic drinks, gratuity/ tips, Meals unless specified above, and shuttle transfer’s.

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What is included​​​​​​​​​​
Fully supported camping safari for 3 nights with meals as shown in the itinerary, Park entrance fees, Transportation in a 4 x 4 vehicle to Serengeti Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro, English speaking Driver Guide, Crater fee, Safari Transportation in a private vehicle.


1 – 2 Person – 240 $ per day
3 – 5 Person – 235$ per person per day
6 Person and above 230$ per person per day

It is usually minimum 4 person in vehicle, maximum 6 persons all guaranteed window seats, a driver/guide and person cook is also in vehicle, safaris start and end in Arusha Town.

All private Safari is sold by request.

​The cost will include all Park entrance fee, camping fee, Crater fee, camping gears, Driver Guide, Cook, and three meals per day while on safari.

We don’t mind if you are one person but call or email us before you confirm with us.

The prices shown are $ U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
Prices quoted for land arrangements are subject to increase without notice.

​Once we have received your deposit, land prices are guaranteed.

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