5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

5 days Tanzania camping safari in the most renown  parks include Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater where you will enjoy an excellent game drives and see a remarkable number of wildlife. The safari begins by driving to Tarangire National park which is located about 120 km southwest of Arusha town. This park is among best destination for camping safari in Tanzania due to its accessible location and presence of large number of game animals and birds species which are recorded to be over 500. The main attraction of this park are the large herds of elephants, gigantic baobabs and the Tarangire river which flows across the park and acts as the main source of water to thousands of animals. When on game drive during this Tanzania camping safari particularly in dry season you will see herds of animals move down and up from the river for drinking. Predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards, cheetah can also spotted following the herds.

The next segment of this Tanzania camping safari is the Serengeti national park. Here is where you will witness the great migration of the wildebeest which comprises of over 1.5 million mammals. The Serengeti is also known for having the largest population of lion which cin large number are found in Seronera plains the central part of the park. Game viewing experience in this vast savannah plains is quite unique as it filled up of hundreds of animals species. A part from ordinary game drives, you can also enjoy your Tanzania camping safari by  viewing animals from the sky on hot air balloon.

From Serengeti you will continue with your Tanzania camping safari to Ngorongoro crater which famously known as the eighth natural wonders of the world. The crater is home to significant number of game animals include all the legendary BIG FIVE (elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, lions and leopards).

While on the 5 days Tanzania camping safari you may opt to go on private, or budget camping where you will share transport with other tourist. Please let us know you preference and we will arrange the accordingly.

5 days Tanzania Camping Safari Itinerary


Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Today at 07:30 am we depart Arusha for Tarangire national park where you spend the whole day on game drives. In the mid-day you will enjoy the picnic lunch in one the public campsite located within the park.  Most game drives on this camping safari is conducted along the Tarangire River where herds of animals tend to congregate. Here you will sport a varied species of animals such giraffe, elephants, wildebeest, zebra, lions, antelopes and many others. In addition to that you will also enjoy the spectacular scenery of the park which is dotted with huge baobab trees. After a full day of game drives we will drive to the tented camp or the campsite where you will enjoy your dinner and spend the night.


Day 2:  Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park

The second day of your 5 days Tanzania Camping Safari will involve a transfer from Tarangire to Serengeti National Park and game drives in Serengeti plains. The Serengeti park specifically Seronera plains the central part of the park is well known for having the largest population predators such as lions, cheetah and hyenas. It is also the best place to sport the shy leopards. While conducting game drives you can easily spot these predators stalking, chasing or even killing their prey. From November to September the herds of migration used to move around different location in Serengeti where from April to mid June they are in Central plains. Game viewing experience during the migration is quite phenomena. In the late afternoon we will drive to campsite or the camp where you spend a night.


Day 3: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Breakfast in the camp and continue with the game drives exploring the beauty and wildlife of Serengeti National park. Your driver guide will help you to locate more herds of migration and other animals. In the mid – day back to the camp for hot lunch and after will continue our camping safari to Ngorongoro crater via the Olduvai Gorge Museum. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact caldera formed several millions years ago. It is a home to various species of animals including the legendary game animals the BIG FIVE (Elephants, leopards, Lions, Rhinos and Buffaloes) among others. Dinner and overnight at Camp or Simba Campsite.


Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Breakfast and continue with the fourth day of our Tanzania Camping Safari to explore the Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is home to an abundant wildlife and bird species. According to the recent animal sensor it revealed that the Ngorongoro crater has the highest concentration of animals per square kilometer than any other park. The highest number of predators such as lion and hyena is among the attraction of the park as they can often spotted scramble on carcasses. Picnic lunch will be serves inside the crater in one of the public picnic site. After enjoying the lunch we will continue with short game drive then ascend the crater rim back to the camp and to Karatu area for dinner and overnight at the camp or campsite.


Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha

Today we will head for Lake Manyara National Park, for a morning game drive. Lunch will be served at a picnic site after you enter the park and catch your first glimpses of the wildlife and spectacular scenery. After lunch, make your way through the park snapping photos of all the wildlife that call this area home, with the lake serving as a spectacular backdrop. After a full afternoon of game drives, head back to Arusha in the evening.

End of the Tanzania Camping Safari

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari Cost



5 Day Camping                  1 person              $2,599

5 Day Camping                  2+ people            $1,999



5 Days Camping                                US $ 1000 per person

Cost Includes

Transport in a 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof.

Service of the professional driver guide

Camping accommodation with three meals a day

Camping equipment, if necessary

Park fees

All Park expenses

Bottled mineral water 1.5Ltr per person per day


Cost Excludes

Visa Upon Arrival, please click here for more details

Tips for the Staff

  • We recommend $25 a day for the guide and $15 a day for the cook

All personal items for your trip

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