5 Day Budget Camping Safari

Feel the warm African breeze, hear the distant roar of a lion, the trumpeting of elephants, and the chattering of monkeys, as you journey through Tanzania’s National Wildlife Parks, on the Safari of a lifetime. Visit the Serengeti planes and experience the wildebeest migration, watch the sunset, to the musical sound of crickets, and indulge yourself in the taste of local cuisine. Sleep soundly at night in a comfortable bed to the sound of wildlife.

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‘Down to Earth’ (Budget camping) SAFARIS PRICING
Price Per Person (based on group size) (USD)

5 Day Safari -
1 person - $2,053
2 person - $1,427
3 person - $1,218
4 person - $1,183.

Add on $75 per person if you would like us to include a Hotel stay Arusha.

What's Included?

• Airport Pick up /drop off
• Game drives in 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser
• Guides/drivers
• Campsite Accommodation, and canvas tent during safari
• Breakfast and dinner at camp and Picnic Lunches during safari
• Wifi access at most locations
• National Park gate fees
• Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee
• Serengeti supplement fee
• Flying Doctors coverage (emergency evacuation only)
• 18% Tourism Tax introduced June 2016.

Duration

5 days

Destination Covered

Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Arusha

Best Suited

Budget, Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Kids, Luxury, Solo travellers
Day 1 : Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 08:00. The journey to Tarangire from Arusha is a scenic 2.5 hour journey. On route, you will experience a variety of colourful scenic and vegetation changes, with Maasai tending to their grazing cattle, and goats, along the roadside. Tarangire Park you will be treated to a stunning diversity of landscapes, rolling hills, Acadia and Baobab trees. The Tarangire river winds it way through the park, providing watering holes around which wildlife gather during the dry season. This lush park is home to the largest population of African elephants, impala, giraffe, lions and approximately 500 species of birds. Following a box picnic lunch, you will enjoy an afternoon game drive. Transfer to Lake Manyara or Karatu campsite
Accommodation: Lake Manyara or Karatu campsite

Meals: Box Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 : After breakfast you will transfer through the Ngorongoro Conservation area to the Serengeti. While your guide signs into the Park, you will have an opportunity to enjoy your boxed lunch at one of the picnic tables and enjoy a coffee from the coffee stand. It is also possible to purchase postcards and small gifts here. Once through the Park gates you will journey to central Serengeti, for an afternoon game drive, before arriving at your accommodation, within the park.

Accommodation: Seronera campsite
Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner

The Serengeti is one of Tanzania’s most famous National Parks. Elephant herds roaming and feeding in the shade of dense arcadia trees of the northern plains of Lobo, and Loliondo. Prides of lion’s, cheetah, leopard and spotted hyena stalk stealthily through the grassland in pursuit of their intended prey, while orange sunsets sink behind the rolling green hills typify the northern Serengeti. The migration route for thousands of Wildebeest forging through rivers, kicking up dust migrating to lush pastures. Most safaris focus on the easily accessed Central Serengeti, with tree lions lazing, watchfully surveying the landscape, hippos languishing in the cool river waters, and hot-air balloons drifting overhead, gently skimming the grasslands in search of the perfect wildlife experience. The less traveled northern plains of Lobo, with rolling hills, Kopje, and Arcadia trees provides excellent wildlife viewing and between June and November allows easy access to the Mara River to watch the great wildebeest migration forging the treacherous waters. February is a time of calving, with many newborn animals.

Day 3 : Early morning game drive, return for breakfast, then full day game drive, on which you will likely see lions lounging in trees or on the kopje (rocky out crops), watch Hippo’s lazily wallow in the river while you enjoy a Box Lunch. You will arrive back at your campsite in the late afternoon, for tea. Relax as you watch the sun go down and enjoy a tasty dinner.

Accommodation: Seronera campsite
Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Breakfast, Morning game drive. Transfer back through Ngorongoro Conservation area, to Ngorongoro Rim, where you will enjoy the spectacular view into the crater, along with stunning sunset, as you enjoy your late afternoon tea and evening meal.
Accommodation: Simba Camp, Ngorongoro Rim
Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : After breakfast you will drive to stop at a magnificent viewpoint before descending to the crater floor of this extinct volcano, for a full day’s game drive. Ngorongoro is a world UNESCO heritage site, in which wildlife and pastoral Maasai exist alongside one another. In this stunningly beautiful area your guide will seek out the best locations for you to see ‘the big five’, and if you are lucky a black rhino. In the late afternoon you will be driven back to Arusha, arriving at your accommodation around 6pm.
Your guide may adjust the order of travel into Parks.
Per person pricing based on group size
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1 person $2469 USD
2 people $1679 USD
3 people $1419 USD
4 people $1239 USD
5 people $1159 USD
6 people $1089 USD

Not Included in Price:
• Arusha Accommodation (can be arranged at extra cost on request)
• Alcoholic and soft drink beverages at the hotel
• Cultural Tour Fee (unless specified in itinerary)
• Sleeping bag (may be rented for $25)
• Laundry service
• Tips (see Tip Rates below)
• Personal Travel and Medical insurance
• Flights /visas.

Cost of additional services:
• Arusha Accommodation (can be arranged at extra cost on request)
• Additional Cultural tours $50 per person per extra tour

Safari Tip Rates
These Rates are only a basic guideline, however feel free to tip more if you feel that the service you have received merits it.
Driver / Guide $15 - $30
Hotel Staff $1

- Prices shown are based on 4 people booking (2 people sharing tent)
- Request pricing for solo, large group and family safaris
- Non-refundable 50% deposit required to secure booking.
- Payment by Wire Transfer: All fees to be paid by Traveler
- Payment by credit card: A 5% fee will be charged.
- Balance is due: Cash on arrival or
- 30 days prior to safari if paid by Wire transfer or credit card.
- Hotel accommodation in Arusha is available for an extra charge on request.

Terms and Conditions
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Trip Cancellation Terms and Conditions:
We reserve the right to alter the itinerary and daily route plan of safaris in order to manage accommodation reservations and environmental considerations.

Cancellation by us: In the event that we have to cancel your safari we will:

A) Notify you of cancellation.

B) Sub contract your safari to a reputable company and provide you with written notification of new details.

C) In the event that your Safari is completely cancelled we will refund you cost of safari payment made by you.

Note: Cancellations due to circumstances beyond our control, such as environmental conditions, civil unrest, travel advisories are not covered under section c) conditions.

Cancellation by You: The trip deposit of 30 - 50 % of your trip cost is

NON- REFUNDABLE. If you cancel you safari prior to 30 days before the departure date the balance of your trip will be refunded to you. Cancellation within 30 days of your trip will result in no refund of monies paid.

We recommend that travelers purchase trip interruption and medical insurance.

* Price based on 4 people booking (2 people sharing tent)
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