Tanzania …the cradle of mankind and Nature!!!

The Light Camping Safari is among the best Safari which it will allow you to be close to Nature and to have different experience as all the Campsite are inside the National Park where you will enjoy the Nature with different sounds from Wild creatures including big mammals as Elephants and others! While you're doing this trip you will feel the REAL Africa from Nature as no limit to be outside the tent and no strong LIGHTS from Electricity as it is in the lodges and hotels. As you will be associated with your professional Safari Cook and Guide you will enjoy the fresh food every day and you will plan your next day activities with your Guide as they will be close to you all time from the beginning of Safari until the end of Safari. The advantage of doing this special Safari for those who love Nature and Wild animals you will have the game close to you all time as you're stay inside the National Park and you may start your game drive from 6:00am without Breakfast and back to the camp for branch or for breakfast and start another game drive after meals! This Safari is used in both private and Group! YOU’RE WARMLY WELCOME!!

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2070 - $2250
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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The Light Camping Safaris is very unique Safaris which give the customers to feel a real Africa and real Nature as always they will stay inside the National Park. The Light Camping Safaris it may shared by all people in different age especially those who're friends of Nature and for those who they love the Wild creatures from ants to biggest land mammal: Elephant!!!
As a Camping Safari I Dream of Africa Tours & Safaris are using those natural Campsites inside the National Parks which some of them located at the trails of the wild animals and allow the clients sometimes doing the game drives through their eyes without driving the car! Also by using those natural National Parks out of the wild animals also they can enjoy the African Blue Sky with all stars and sometimes they can enjoy African full Moon!
There are many different advantages for using this kind of Safaris including early morning game drive which other people they can't do it in some of the National Parks because they stay outside the National Park.
But also we have professional Safari Staff who they associated with clients all time and assist any time especially Professional Tour Guides and Professional Safari Cooks who they prepare the best food for customer with high quality compare to some lodges!! For those who they have been on this kind of Safari with us they can tell!!

DAY 1: Arrival – Arusha.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport meet with your Driver Tour Guide and transfer to Arusha at the hotel for overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Freedom Lodge.


DAY 2: Arusha – Arusha National Park.
After breakfast departure and drive to Arusha National Park with all your camping equipments with your professional Safari cook who he will prepare your meal the entire Safari. After the registration at the main gate drive to Momella Public Campsite and set your tents with your guide while your Cook is preparing your light lunch as you can have the morning walking with park ranger. After lunch prepare for your walking with park ranger and your Safari Guide which the walking it will start at the camp and walk towards the Mount Meru the second highest point in Tanzania with beautiful view especially when you will move more over the mountain. Here you will have very nice excise with sweet breathing with fresh air from wonderful natural long and aged trees ever!! Also is here in this highland forest where you will have a big chance to see the famous Black and White Colobus Monkey with beautiful color which makes this National Park to be more special and famous. The highland forest is providing and supporting the life of the different creatures including bird life as it has a lot of water springs and natural fruits. After walking which it will takes up to 2 hours and ending at the camp again where you will start your afternoon game drive to Momella lakes which probably you have seen while you were on walking. As Arusha National Park is among the small National Park in Tanzania but this Park is one of the beautiful National Park with different landscapes with a lot of Natural fresh water springs which provides the waterfall as well at the slope of the mountain but this is the small explanations about this Park but when you will visit you will see much more. Your game drive it will be concentrating to the Southeast of the Park where different compare to where you were walking is. Then drive back to the camp before dark.
Dinner and Overnight at Momella Public Campsite.


DAY 3: Arusha – Lake Manyara National Park.
After breakfast departure to Mto wa Mbu near Lake Manyara National Park where you will have a Cultural Village walk and experience the life style as here in this village is where you may count all the tribes which are founded in Tanzania with their individual languages. This Cultural walk it may takes 2 hours which it will ending at African local Women who she will prepare your local lunch with different African food and very tasteful and clean which you will enjoy it so much! After lunch prepare for afternoon game watch at the Lake Manyara National Park which lay at the middle of the African Great Valley which is covered 8,000 km long. After local lunch drive in to Lake Manyara National Park with game drive en-route to South of the Park. Here you will have the difference experience compare to Arusha National Park as now you will be in the low elevation with much more wide area compare to Arusha National Park. But most different things in the public campsite in both National Parks you will be more private as many people camps out of the Park in the private public campsites and this it will gives you the good time to experience the Real Africa!! The Lake Manyara Public Campsite is far South of the Park near the hot spring where is the Heart of the Lake Manyara National Park as not many people goes that far as they don’t know the secret of this area, but I Dream of Africa as a professional operator in the field they know always where is the best place to accommodate their clients. Arrive at the camp at noon time and set down your camp as usual and prepare for dinner.
Dinner and overnight at Endabash Puplic Camp Site.


DAY 4: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park.
As you have camp inside the National Park you have a very good chance to do some of the activities like walking or early morning game drive. The Endabash Public Campsite is located at the Heart of the Lake Manyara National Park in South near the Natural Hot Spring which is the main source of the water birds food especially flamingoes. Leave early in the morning for morning game drive before breakfast and drive more South of the Park on to Natural Hot Spring where you will have a good chance to see flamingoes very near compare to other place in this area as in the morning their approaching the Lake shore because still is too quite from the human activities. But out of flamingoes also you will have a very good view for Sunrise according the weather and the landscape. Near the Hot Spring there are different animals which you may see especially early in the morning before the weather change at be hot according the park elevation, as you may even find the lions around in this area. Then drive back to the camp for breakfast and after breakfast depart with picnic lunch to Serengeti National Park through Ngorongoro Conservation Area with spectacular views along the Highland forest and the tremendous view at the top of the rim of the Crater (heroes point) where you will manage to explore every corner of the crater with your eyes. Also from here you may see some animals grassing there. On the way to Serengeti you may stop at Oldupai Gorge where Dr Leaky found the Fossils of past humans more than 2.5 Million years ago also you may visit the Maasai Boma but all this activities you may arrange with your guide while on Safari as it depend on our clients interest as you may pay direct to Maasai family leader. Proceed to Serengeti and arrive at the camp before dark.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Public Camp Site.


DAY 5: Full Day Serengeti National Park.
Early morning game drives before breakfast, then after drive back for breakfast. After breakfast leave with  lunch box  for all day game viewing in the Serengeti grassland, woodland and bush land where you will have more time to explore and finding the Migration animals with some Predators, Lion, Hyena, Leopard and scavengers who’re following the Migratory animals. Serengeti is unequalled for its beauty and contains more than three million larger Mammals spread over the vast endless plain. It is here, at certain times of the year, that we may encounter the breathtaking spectacle of the annual  wildebeest migration and in Mach during tour your will be able to view animals migration at Serengeti. Return back to the camp before dark .   Dinner and overnight at Seronera Public Camp Site.


DAY 6: Serengeti - Ngorongoro
Early morning last game drives in Serengeti before breakfast to try more chance before depart to Ngorongoro. As there are big movements during the night we recommend our clients to do early morning game drives to experience the different with day time game drives also to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and even to get some different birds sounds and songs. But also this is the best time to meet with some animals like Hyenas when their walking back home after a night long journey to find a food and even sometimes you may find some hippos getting back to their pools. The Seronera area is the Center of Serengeti National Park and very famous place with different species of animals as is here where they depend on Seronera River for drinking all time! Is here where the meeting point with those migratory animals and residents animals is before they start the movement to migrate to South of Serengeti. But also is here where we have a big pride of lion which we call Makoma pride which is among the biggest pride in Serengeti according the research which is going on since 1966 and they move along the river especially during the dry season to find food from those animals when their coming for drinking water. Then drive back to the camp for your branch and departure for Ngorongoro Crater.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Public Campsite.


DAY 7: Half Day Crater Tour – Tarangire National Park
Departure early in the morning with breakfast box and descend to the Caldera for a half  day game drive. This day you will have a time to explore every corner of the Crater and try to find the last of the BIG FIVE which you didn’t see in Serengeti National Park. This is very special place to see Endanger species animal, Black Rhinoceros that are very few now days after being poaching for a long time. Also you may be lucky to see the Big Bull Elephants which are grassing in the permanent Swamp in the Crater with Big Ivory than other Elephants now days. Also you will enjoy much with wild animals here because their very docile if you will compare with those is migrating in Serengeti. You will enjoy your lunch at Ngoitoktok picnic site where you will seat along the lake while you having your lunch and watch the hippos but you need to be so careful because there you will have a Black Kite, the birds which are waiting for you when you having lunch and if you didn’t hide your food they will steal. The early morning drive in the Crater is the best as there are few people and less crawdad. Then drive to the camp for hot lunch and prepare for departure to Tarangire National Park. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Public Campsite


DAY 8: Full Day Tarangire
After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park the home of the Elephant which is second national park which holds the high population of Elephant. Also its one of the national park which it has a big number of Baobab Tree the oldest tree which living up to 3000 years old. The name of the park come from the river which runs at the middle of the park from South to Northwest of the park and ends in Lake Manyara, also this park it’s famous for the Tree Climbing Python during the dry season. Arrive at the camp for lunch then and a short rest after lunch. Afternoon have another game drive at the park along the Tarangire River where most of animals are drinking during that time and other are wallowing with their Youngs, especially Elephants.
Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Public Camp Site. 


DAY 9: Tarangire – Arusha.
Wake up very early for early morning game drive before breakfast and drive again around the park to try your last chance if you may see the predators with any prey or for anything, which happen at the night. Then drive back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast departs back to Arusha, arriving there for lunch and after lunch you will have a rest day before continues to another schedule. Or transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure.


Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Freedom Lodge Arusha
  • Ilboru Safari Lodge
  • Moivaro Coffee Lodge

I Dream of Africa

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: High-end safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +255 754 461 594
Since: May 2003

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
Rock climbing
Rock climbing
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