6 Days Under canvas – Wildlife Camping Safari
A pocket friendly wildlife adventure, sleeping “under canvas” as you journey through to Serengeti National Park after taking in the best of the northern safari circuit. Each day after rising with the dawn chorus and the smell of fresh coffee head out as the new day begins with exciting wildlife game drives. This safari moves steadily northward taking in the diverse National Parks of Tarangire, Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro.
“Under Canvas” camping wildlife safaris can be molded to any fashion with combinations of walks, untouched culture and beach escapes tagged on the end; you like to be one with nature then Under Canvas it should be.
Below, we go through the adventure day-by-day, giving you a better feel of the adventure.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
At 0900 you will be collect from your hotel in Arusha town and depart towards Tarangire National Park for game drives. This park is famous for its concentration of Elephants as it has a good water source all year around, it is often called the Elephants Play Ground. Enjoy your picnic lunch in the bush followed by game drives until mid-afternoon – then slowly make your way out of the park and return to the camp.
O/n Tarangire Public Campsite (B, L, D)
Day 2: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast depart towards Lake Manyara National Park for game drives of this very diverse park. If you are lucky you may see the famous tree climbing lions. Picnic lunch in the bush followed by game drives until mid-afternoon – then slowly make your way out of the park and return to the camp.
O/n Twiga Campsite (B, L, D)
Day 3: Manyara to Serengeti National Park
Morning wake-up call with bird chorus. After breakfast you head via the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the endless plains of Serengeti. Game drive en-route to central Serengeti – explore the many different areas of the park, your driver guide will advice on the best places to visit.
O/n Seronera Campsite (B, L, D)
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
Optional: Early morning head out for a Balloon flight. View the Serengeti plains from a hot air balloon followed by champagne breakfast on the landing site. A full day of game drives in Serengeti National Park. Head over to the Rock Kopjes where you have good chances of seeing some of the cat families. Cheetah and lion use this giant rock out crops as observation posts.
O/n Seronera Campsite (B, L, D)
Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Enjoy your last morning game drive in the Serengeti. At naabi gate have a short break to eat your packed lunch before continuing on to Ngorongoro.
O/n Simba Campsite (B, L, D)
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
Early morning descend into the crater for game drives. There are 25,000 large mammals residing in the park. The elephants are mainly bulls, females stay out of the park due to it boasting the largest predator population in Africa. Black Rhino also make their home on the grassy plains, their numbers make up for almost half of what can still be found in East Africa; about 20 in total. Mid afternoon head back to Arusha town, end of services
Note: O/N = Overnight, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
|Amount of persons:||Price p.p. (usd):|
|2 people sharing||2065.-|
|4 people sharing||1640.-|
|6 people sharing||1555.-|
|Note: prices are based on two adults and indicative. Single supplement is $ 65|
- Meals as stipulated |B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner
- Complimentary mineral water x1.5 liters per person in the safari vehicle
- 4x4 game viewing vehicles plus driver guide (window seat guaranteed)
- Unlimited game drives
- Emergency Evacuation Cover
- All transfers and activities as mentioned above
- Park fee, Conservation fees and Community Development Fees
- Campsite fees, 2 man Tents, Sleeping mats
- Tips suggested: Driver guide $8-$10 per person sharing the vehicle per day
- Drinks apart from 1,5 liter mineral water during the safari
- Visa and airport departure tax
- Items of personal nature and not mentioned in the above itinerary
- Sleeping bags
- Accommodation in Arusha before or after the safari
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