10 Day: Tanzania Best Budget Camping Safari & Zanzibar

Truly an adventure of a lifetime, designed to maximize your experience in the African bush. Spectacular game viewing 4 National parks. Retire each night to comfortable, you will enjoy exquisite cuisine and first class service. This is supported by a team of friendly and attentive camp staff and led by professional guides. Retrofitted stretch 4 x 4 land rovers are fully equipped with window seats and open hatch space. Add a spectacular extension to Zanzibar Spice Island and sandy white beaches.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1200 - $1700
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Romantic safaris Romantic Camping safaris Camping Birding safaris Birding
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Day 1: Kilimanjaro International Airport, Safari Gateway

Arrive in Kilimanjaro International Airport where our driver guide will transfer you to Arusha City. Located below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha has a temperate climate. The city is close to the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park on Mount Meru. Arusha City is a major international diplomatic hub. You will be given a briefing about your Wildlife & Wilderness Safari. Overnight at Caludes View (bed and breakfast)
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  • Main destination: Arusha
  • Accommodation: Clouds View HotelBudget hotel located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Depart with your naturalist guide for Tarangire, Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, and up to six thousand elephant. A bush walk and a cultural visit with the semi-nomadic tribes are also included. Diner and overnight at Tarangire Public Campsite.

  • Main destination: Tarangire National Park
  • Accommodation: Budget campingInside Tarangire NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

Early morning walk in Tarangire before departing for Lake Manyara National Park which stretches from the base of the dramatic Rift Valley escarpment to the soda lake. One of the most beautiful places in Africa. As you enter the gate, the Park is dramatically marked off by lush green vegetation consisting of tall trees of the ground water forest, which provide home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. Further down, the forest opens up into woodland, grassland, swamps and beyond, the soda lake itself where over 350 species of birds, including the lively flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe and stork can be viewed (a bird watchers’ paradise). At the southern end of the Park are hot sulphur springs called Maji Moto. Manyara is noted for its numerous buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo, as well as a great variety of smaller animals, and of course the very elusive tree-climbing lions. Diner and overnight at Twiga Public Campsite.

  • Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Accommodation: Budget campingBordering Lake Manyara NP without fences
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast at the lodge, departure to Serengeti National Park, driving through Ngorongoro Highlands and stopping off to visit the Olduvai Museum. Arrive at Seronera Area for picnic lunch. Afternoon game drive in central Serengeti National Park, probably the greatest park on earth. This park, undoubtedly the most famous in the world, covers over 14 000 sq. km and offers amongest many other things the biggest concentration of big cats in the world (Cheetahs, Lions, Leopards, Wild cats…). Many different landscapes can be found in the Serengeti: Savannah with the big plains to the south, hills & woods to the west, the kopjes area to the east, and bush land to the north. Important rivers (Seronera, Banagi, Grumeti ) also run through the park. Many different species of mammals can be spotted during game drives, elephant, buffalo, giraffes, antelopes… hippo and crocodile can also be found. Diner and overnight Seronera Public Campsite.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Budget campingInside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Morning and evening game drives through the Serengeti plains. Serengeti is perhaps the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. These vast, seemingly unending plains are inhabited during the migration by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, impala, buffalo, birds and up to ten thousand elephant.. diner and overnight at Seronera Public Campsite.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Budget campingInside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Morning departure to Ngorongoro Crater. Descend into the 100-square-mile Ngorongoro Crater to view game on the vast grasslands of the crater floor. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. You will find the Big Five lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard among others. Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and surrounded by very steep walls rising 610 meter from the floor, it is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World and is a veritable haven for wildlife. Spectacular animal life can be found throughout the year due to the permanent availability of grass and water. Picnic lunch, overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Publica Campsite.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Mid-range campingOn the crater rim of Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Zanzibar Beach Vacation

After breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred with a game drive en route to Arusha Airport for a Air transfer to Zanzibar Island. Our driver will meet you at Zanzibar Airport and transfer to East Coast. The Swahili culture was born there in the seventh century. Stone Town is the ideal place “to feel” the atmosphere, and soul of Zanzibar. Elegant trader’s houses, old coral stone buildings set behind large carved doors, some with Koranic inscriptions in Arabic, narrow alleyways with covered balconies, wonderful shops and tiny stalls, spice and fish market, and in the evening sounds and smells from the Forodhani Gardens where fish and lobster are grilled on barbecues. Zanzibar is known as the Spice Islands. A guided tour to spice farms and plantations is an option here. Zanzibar is an idyllic beach holiday island, sandy white beaches and clear blue waters are among the best in the world. Diner and overnight at Waridi Beach Resort.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Waridi Beach ResortMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)Drinks not included

Day 8-9: Zanzibar Beach Vacation

Breakfast served at the hotel. Full day at leisure and optional excursions can be booked from our desk office ie: Visit of the historical Stone Town, Spice tour, Prison Island, Safari Blue, sandbank picnic and many more. For more information please contact us. Diner and overnight Waridi Beach Resort.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Island
  • Accommodation: Waridi Beach ResortMid-range resort located in or near Zanzibar
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)Drinks not included

Day 10: Zanzibar Airport

Breakfast served at the hotel Morning free at leisure around the beach of the hotel Afternoon transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight back home.

  • Main destination: Zanzibar Airport
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

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  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

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  • Truly an adventure of a lifetime, designed to maximize your experience in the African bush. Spectacular game viewing 4 National parks. Retire each night to comfortable, you will enjoy exquisite cuisine and first class service. This is supported by a team of friendly and attentive camp staff and led by professional guides. Retrofitted stretch 4 x 4 land rovers are fully equipped with window seats and open hatch space. Add a spectacular extension to Zanzibar Spice Island and sandy white beaches

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African buffalo
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African caracal
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Baboon
Bat-eared fox
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