3 Days Tanzania Budget Camping Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

3 Days Tanzania Budget Camping Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

 

Budget Camping Safari

Budget Camping Safari in Tarangire national park, ngorongoro crater and Lake Manyara the most renown parks in northern Tanzania. The budget camping safari is an ideal for travelers with limited budget and time but want to experience the African safari.

We start this budget camping safari by taking you to Tarangire national park which lies about 120 kilometers southwest of Arusha and 160 km from the Kilimanjaro International Airport. The Tarangire national park is dotted with giant baobab tree known to live for hundreds of years and even thousands years. This park boat the largest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem. While on game drive you can easily spot herds of up to 300 elephants, the migratory wildebeest zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, and elands which congregate near the shrinking ponds. The rare antelope such as fringe eared Oryx and long necked gerenuk are also present in this park.

 

Budget camping Safari in Ngorongoro

After a day game viewing in Tarangire we will continue with the budget camping safari in Ngorongoro crater one of the eighth wonders of the world. The ngorongoro crater is the world largest unbroken caldera with 20 kilometers diameter and depth of 600 meters. The crater boast about 25,000 large mammals include the black rhinoceros, the African buffalo, wildebeest, Zebra, eland, Grant gazelles, Thompson gazelles and more. The crater is also boast a large population of predators like lions, hyenas and cheetah. It is quite obvious to see lions and hyena scramble over a carcas during game drive. A variety of bird species are also present in the ngorongoro crater. Large flocks of flamingoes can observed coloring the lake magadi in the crater.  After a long day game drive in the crater we then ascend to the crater rim where we spend a night in the camp.

The Last day of this unique budget camping safari is spent in Lake Manyara national park which is located at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The spectacular feature of this park is the Rift valley escarpment, the green forest to the north, grass land and the lake. This park is famously known for its tree climbing lions which if luck you might see them while on game drive. The southern part of the park reveals ongoing active geological activities of the area through several hots springs.

 

Tanzania Budget Camping Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Pick up from the hotel in Arusha at 0800hrs for the journey to Tarangire National Park which is our first destination. Upon the arrival at Tarangire proceed with the game drive along the banks of the Tarangire River. During dry season most animal tends to congregate along the river banks searching for green pastures and fresh water. Predators such as lions and hyenas also tends to be in the same areas following their prey. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

 

Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater Safari

Early breakfast at the camp and depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area for a game viewing in the Norongoro Crater. Ngorongoro crater is the intact caldera which support the lives of thousands of animals and bird life. Different from other parks, you may easily spot hyena scavenging with lions over a carcass and in most cases hyenas tends to win the game. Picnic lunch on the Ngorongoro Crater floor, dinner and overnight at the campsite in Karatu or Mto wa mbu area.

 

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park Safari

Today we finish up our Tanzania budget camping budget safari by doing game watching in lake Manyara National Park. The Lake Manyara is perched on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and offers habitats to several animals species and birds. While in Lake Manyara you can easily spot tens of hippo pools, elephants, and several hundred bird species. Picnic Lunch in any of the picnic sites within the park, then at 1600 hrs depart for Arusha for overnight. In the following day, we will offer you a transfer to the airport for your onward flight to other destination.

 

Budget Camping Safari Cost

Private Safari: Based on two people US $ 1200 per person

Joining Group Safari: US $ 800 per person

 

Safari Cost Includes

  • Return airport transfer
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in Arusha on the arrival and departure day
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Transport in an open-roof safari vehicle
  • All park fee as it described on the itinerary
  • Basic camping accommodation whilst on safari with three meals a day
  • Salary for a professional English speaking driver guide and the cook
  • Fresh food and fruits
  • A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter per person daily

 

Safari Cost Excludes

  • Airport departure tax
  • Any services of the personal natures such laundry etc
  • Fee for flying doctors
  • Drinks other than water

 

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9 days Students Travel to Tanzania

9 days Students Travel to Tanzania

Students Travel Tanzania

Students Travel in Tanzania; This is a special itineraries for student and school education trips, visits, excursions, safaris and holidays from all over the world to Tanzania. This Student safari gives students an opportunity to experience the African wildlife safari and culture.

Students Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Kilimanjaro International airport – Arusha- Mto wa Mbu
Students travel to Tanzania starts by arriving at Kilimanjaro International airport where you will be met by our guide and transfer to Arusha town for Lunch then proceed with the journey to Mto wa Mbu for check in at Twiga campsite. In the evening enjoy the walking along the Rift Valley then back to the Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

Day 2: Students travel to Ngorongoro crater
Early morning breakfast, depart to Ngorongoro conservation area for a Half day Ngorongoro crater tour. Picnic lunch will be taken at the crater floor then depart to Serengeti via the olduvai gorge the archeological site where used to be the home of the earliest man. After that proceed to Serengeti for dinner and overnight at Seronera campsite.

Day 3: Full day students travel in Serengeti
Breakfast in the campsite; depart for the game drive en-route to the northern part of the Serengeti where at this season of the year you are likely to see some remaining herds of the migration on the way to Maasai Mara. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 4: Serengeti – Lake Natron
Early breakfast depart for a game drive en-route to Lake Natron via Loliondo with packed lunch. Arrive Lake Natron in the later afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the Campsite located at the base of Oldoinyo Lengai in Lake Natron area.

Day 5: Excursion in Lake Natron Area
Students Travel in Lake Natron activities include a trek to the beautiful waterfalls and the Lake Natron which inhibited by thousands of Flamingos. Dinner and overnight at the campsite

Day 6: Lake Natron – Arusha
Breakfast then start the journey back to Arusha where you arrive for Lunch, Afternoon visit the snake park and the Maasai Museum. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 7: Excursions in Arusha
Visit the Local Primary school meet with teachers and the kids then back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon proceed to Arusha town to the Maasai Tourist Market then Players swimming.

Day 8: Excursions in Arusha
Today after breakfast you will visit the UN Rwanda War Tribunal, then to Palotti Parish Rugby training and in the evening to blue heron recreation center.

Day 9: Tour to Kimemo
Morning after breakfast departs to Kimemo for a short coffee tour. Back to the lodge for lunch then at 12 drives to Kilimanjaro International for a flight back home departs at 1600 hrs

Tour Price: US $ 1370 per student for the group of 5 and above

Cost  include
Transport in 4X4 safari vehicles
All park fee and entrances
All activities as explained on the itinerary
3 night accommodation in Arusha for BB
Airport transfers on the arrival and the departure date
Lunch in Arusha on the first day
Camping accommodation during the safari with three meals a day
Salary for the cooks
Salary for professional English speaking driver guides

Cost Excludes
Traveler Health Insurance
Airport departure tax
VISA to Tanzania

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4 days Camping Safari Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

4 days Camping Safari Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

 

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

 

 

Cost includes:
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

 

Cost excludes:
Airport transfers
Accommodation in Arusha
Personal travel insurance
Drinks and laundry
Gratuities for Driver and the Cook
Any other personal expenses

 

 

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2 Days Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai Mountain

2 Days Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai Mountain

 

Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai Overviews

Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai is extremely awesome adventure ideal not for everyone but for fit people with excellent physical condition. At the beginning the trek is gentle and it start changing to drastically into steepness as you move higher normally after the first distance of 300 meters. The steepness is what makes it difficult and very challenging to climb this mountain and addition to it is the existence of the hot sun during the day which results to a high temperature. Due to these facts we highly recommend to start the climb in the early morning hours at 01:00 am or 02:00 am so that you reach the summit before the sunrise when it is cool. The distance from the base to the point where you can the volcano crater is 2 kilometers and the total time requires to climb Oldoinyo Lengai up and down is approximately 6 to 7 hours.

The total duration required for the entire tours is 3 days which combine climbing oldoinyo lengai and a visit to the nearby area of interest such as the Lake Natron. This lake is the main nesting ground for flamingo birds in the region.

Oldoinyo lengai is part of the volcanic system of the East African Rift Valley which produces natrocarbonatite lava. This mountain has been experiencing occasional volcanic eruptions which makes the locals who lives in the near neighborhood to call it the mountain of God. They actually name it the mountain of Gold “Oldoinyo Lengai” due to the presence of fire and ashes occur during the eruption.

 

Requirements for Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai

Oldoinyo Lengai Climbing gears: Warm sleeping bag (-10’C); Trekking boots (used and comfortable); a warm jacket; Thermo long underwear; Balaclava hat; several pairs of warm socks; windbreaker jacket; Rain gear, Getas, Light camera, Sunglasses and sun creams; Warm gloves, a walking stick and some medicines.

Medical Kit: We advise you to consult your doctor before coming to climb Oldoinyo lengai and furthermore to bring your own medical kit with all important medicines. You can include in the kit antibiotics, malaria tabs, sunburn cream, water purification tabs, Diamox, (Aspirins will do for mild headaches). For the case of Acute Mountain Sickness you shall have to climb down. Doctor before the climb.

 

Camping during Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai:

We use light tents for camping which is perched in the public camping sites supported with basic necessities only. Together with the tents we provide mattresses, chair, tables etc.

During this trip you will accompanied by your private cook who will be preparing fresh meals for you and deals with the camp chores. It is your obligation to inform us about your dietary requirements so that we organize your meals accordingly.

 

Climbing Oldoinyo Lengai Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arusha – Oldoinyo Lengai

At 08:00 am we shall pick you up from your hotel in Arusha town for hardly 3 hour drive via Engaruka ruins to Oldoinyo Lengai. Located in the Gregory Rift, south of Lake Natron Oldoinyo lengai is the only live volcano in the East African region which experiencing occasion volcanic eruptions. The shape of this mountain is almost perfect cone with crater at the top and steep slopes. As you arrive in the area you shall depart for a short tour to Lake Natron which is located few kilometers north east. The Lake Natron is one of the major breeding site for the flamingo in the area. In the evening you may also visit the maasai community for a cultural interaction and the nearby waterfalls for a swim

 

Day 2: Climb Oldoinyo Lengi Mountain – Arusha

Today at 01:00 am in the night you shall be transferred by vehicle from the camp to the base of the Mount Oldoinyo Lengai to start the climbing. The total climbing distance is from the base to the peak and the way back to the base is approximately 4 kilometers.  The climb is challenging and it requires a physically fit person to manage it. Arrive at the Peak just before sunrise after 5 to 6 hours of trek.

The oldoinyo lengai crater is quite unique with ashes on it as it goes down to the volcano vent. After spending sometimes at the summit taking pictures you will descend to the mountain base for transfer back to the camp. After a short rest and brunch in the camp you will depart back to Arusha arriving in the evening.

 

 

Price Includes:
All transfers made by road to all destinations as per Itinerary
Accommodation in campsites while on safari for full board basis.
Park fee and village charges
Service for Maasai guide and their donkey
Fee for a professional driver guide & an armed ranger
Pure natural water 1.5 liter per person per day
Sleeping bag

 

Price Excludes:
Accommodation in Ausha on the arrival and departure day
International flight
Airport departure tax
Flying doctors insurance
All expenses of personal nature
Tips for diver and cooker
Alcoholic drinks while in the Camp.

 

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3 days Budget Family Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

3 days Budget Family Safari Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara

 

Budget Family Safari

A 3 Days Budget Family Safari in Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara is a stylish safari which offers you a chance to see a variety of wildlife while spending nights in semi-luxury tented camp and lodge.

Your Budget family safari start with the tour of Tarangire national park. This park offers an unparalleled game viewing, and during the dry season herds of animals grazing along the banks of Tarangire River and the drying swamps. Elephants may also observed scratching the dry streams searching for water or playing around the trunks of the giant baobab trees.  Breathtaking views of the Maasai Steppe and the mountains in the south make a stopover at Tarangire a memorable experience.

After a day of game viewing in Tarangire today we proceed with budget family safari to Ngorongoro Crater. The crater and surrounding highlands together form one of Africa’s most beautiful regions.  The crater is the home to the highest density of big game in Africa including all the legendary big five. If luck you may also spot leopard relaxing on a branch of tree during the day time while clans of hyena will be observed scavenging for their prey.

Lake Manyara on the hand is the park with the most diverse habitant which accommodate a variety of animals which range from Elephants, Buffaloes to gazelles. Large troops of baboons are commonly seen near the park entrance gate. The southern part of the park there is several hot springs which are the result of the active geological activities near the surface.

 

Budget Family Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Today we will pick you from the hotel in Arusha at 0800hrs for the journey of about 130 km to Tarangire National Park. One of the most attraction of the Tarangire national park are the giants baobab trees and the Tarangire River which flowing across the park and swamps. During dry season the swamps shrink and attract herds of elephants, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest and other mammals searching for green pasture and water. Furthermore the park is also the home to a number of predators such as lions, leopards, hyenas and cheetahs. These predators such as lions and hyenas can occasionally spotted at the banks of the Tarangire River and the shrinking swamps following herds of herbivores. Leopards and cheetah are seldom spotted in Tarangire. After an extensive day game drive, we will drive to the Roika Camp where you will take dinner and spend a night.

 

 

Day 2: Tarangire Area – Ngorongoro Crater – Karatu

Early morning after breakfast we shall leave Tarangire to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a full day Crater tour. The ngorongoro crater is the world largest caldera with an approximate of 20 km wide and 600 meters deep. This massive caldera is the home to a vast number of wildlife include all the members of the “Big Five” (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard). Other common animals that you can see while in Ngorongoro include Cheetah, wildebeest, Zebra, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles. The mountain reedbucks and hyenas are also present here. The crater is also a home to over 500 bird species. Lake Magadi the soda lake which is located at the crater floor is very popular for hosting a large flock of flamingo birds. We will serve you the picnic lunch at the crater floor and after the picnic lunch we will drive out of the crater to Mto wa Mbu area for dinner and Overnight at Twiga Lodge.

 

 

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

After breakfast, we will drive into Lake Manyara National Park which two third of it is covered by the Lake Manyara which the park derive its name from. The Lake Manyara is a seasonal home to thousands of flamingo birds. Apart from the flamingos the park is also boast about 500 species of birds. One of the spectacular feature of this park are the tree climbing lions which can be observed relaxing on the branch of trees. The thick forest near the park main entrance gate offers a comfortable home to large troops of baboons and other primates. Other animals that can be seen in Lake Manyara include giraffes, buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests on the grassy plains and elephants and lions in the acacia woodlands. After an intensive and a picnic lunch, we will leave the park to Arusha where we will arrive in the later afternoon.

 

Safari Cost includes
Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle
Picnic lunch boxes
All park fees
Full board accommodation at Roika and Twiga Lodge
Ngorongoro crater service fee
A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter per person daily

 

Safari Cost excludes
Accommodation in Arusha
Travellers medical insurance
Drinks at the camp

 

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4 days Southern Serengeti Safari

4 days Southern Serengeti Safari

 

Southern Serengeti Safari Overview

Southern Serengeti Safari; Southern Serengeti (Ndutu Area) is the endless, almost treeless grassland of the south is the most emblematic scenery of the park. This where the wildebeest breed, as they remain in the plains from December to May. Other hoofed animals-zebras, gazelles, impalas, hartebeests, topis, buffalos and waterbucks-also occur in huge numbers during the west season. Kopjes are granite floriations which are very common in the region and they are great observation post for predators, as well as a refuge for hyrax and pythons.

Today the Serengeti National park, the Ngorongoro conservation Area, and the Maasai Mara Game Reserve across the border in Kenya, protect the greatest and most varied collection of terrestrial wildlife on earth, and one of the last great migratory systems still intact. The Serengeti is the jewel in the crown of Tanzania’s protected areas, which altogether make up some 14% of the country’s land area, a conservation record that few other countries can match.

 

Southern Serengeti Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Ngorongoro Crater
Pick up from the hotel in Arusha at 0800hr for the journey to Ngorongoro Conservation  area where you will arrive in the mid-day for lunch at Rhino Lodge. Afternoon depart for the game drive into the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest caldera is an important biodiversity conservation area with highest density of wildlife. Animals which inhabiting the area, and the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra, gazelles and other animals into the northern plains. In the evening drive out of the crater to the crater rim for dinner and overnight at Rhino Lodge.

 

Day 2: Southern Serengeti Wildebeest Safari
Breakfast in the Lodge, depart Ngorongoro for the journey to Southern Serengeti to Ndutu Area the vast plains of Serengeti. The large herds of migration are migrate to the Southern Serengeti from December to May of each year. Continue with game drive in this vast grassland of Southern Serengeti searching for the herds of Migration and predators which follow the herds. Evening drive to Ndutu Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: Southern Serengeti wildebeest Safari.
Proceed with the full day Serengeti Safari with hot lunch at the lodge. Serengeti National Park is classified as one of the main sites of the World Heritage by the UNESCO.
Game drive in Serengeti searching for the wilder beest and a variety of predators. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge

 

Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Arusha
Breakfast at the Lodge thereafter depart for the journey back to Arusha with picnic lunch. At Arusha we will drop you at the airport for your onward flight back home or to Zanzibar.

Southern Serengeti Safari Price

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Safari Cost Includes:
Game viewing drives on 4WD modified open roof vehicle.
Full board accommodation in the National Parks
All airport transfers in a private car
All Park fees
All service charges
Services of an experienced English-speaking driver-guide
Complimentary drinking water while on Safari.

 

Safari Cost Excludes:
Alcoholic drinks at the Hotels or lodge
All services of the personal nature.
International flight
Airport departure tax
Flying doctors insurance
All expenses of personal nature
Tips for diver and cooker
Alcoholic drinks

 

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