Camping Safari Serengeti Overviews
Camping Safari Serengeti; Camping safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater the most famous Tanzania parks offers a rewarding and the life time safari experience. After a long day of game drive in the vast plains and beautiful landscapes spotting different animals you may then sit surrounding the camp fire and spend a night under the canvas.
With no doubt Serengeti national park is the most famous safari destination of all in the world. This park covers an area of about 15 000 km2 and it host more than 30 species of large mammals and about 500 species of birds. Vegetation covers of Serengeti varies from open grass plains in the south , savannah with scattered acacia trees in the centre, hilly wooded grassland in the north, to extensive woodland and black clay plains to the west. Small rivers, lakes and swamps are scattered throughout.
Ngorongoro Conservation area formed in the south-east of the Serengeti National Park. The Ngorongoro conservation features the spectacular future of the world largest caldera “The Ngorongoro Crater”. The crater was formed due to a massive volcano eruption which occurred around 3 million years ago. After first eruption the second pyroclastic eruption took place which collapse the entire caldera by throwing all the pyroclastic materials several kilometers away to the southern area of Serengeti which result to a open plains.
The Crater host the densest population of large game include the endangered species of black rhino. There are also a significant number of big cats and hyenas as well as other herbivores. Different from other parks in Tanzania the ngorongoro crater is the best spot where one can spot “The BIG FIVE” within a single day.
Camping Safari Serengeti Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
Leave Arusha at 09.00 am, drive for about 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. The Soda Lake of Manyara is also supporting the life of thousands of flamingos which migrate there in some months of the year. Dinner and overnight at Campsite.
Day 2: Camping Serengeti Safari
Early breakfast then depart to Serengeti National park via Olduvai Gorge. Serengeti is the most famous national park in Tanzania and it is known worldwide the annual migration migrations of the wildebeest which occur from November to July of each year. Pride of lions and other predators are also following the migration so it is easy to spot them during this time. Dinner and overnight in the camp
Day 3: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation.
Morning game drive in the Serengeti National park back to the camp for hot lunch then departs for Ngorongoro conservation Area. Dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite
Day 4: Ngorongoro crater tour – Arusha
Breakfast; depart for half day Ngorongoro Crater tour with the possibility to spot lions, rhinos, elephants, buffaloes and leopards. Lunch will be taken at the picnic site on the crater floor.
In the afternoon drive back to Arusha.
Camping Safari Serengeti Price
Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle with open photographic hatch
All park fee and Ngorongoro Crater service fee
Accommodation in dom tents with three meals a day
A bottle of water 1.5 liter per person daily
Service for professional driver guide and the cook
All camping fees
Accommodation in Arusha
Personal travel insurance
Drinks and laundry
Gratuities for Driver and the Cook
Any other personal expenses