4 Days Camping Safari Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire

Tour Overview

This 4 day camping safari allows you to experience the highlights of the Northern Safari Circuit. You will experience breathtaking wildlife in the midst of some of the most diverse landscapes; monkeys in the forest, lions in trees, elephants amongst acacias and a huge variety of animals inside a collapsed volcano. You will also visit Serengeti National Park, which is home to 3 million animals. These spectacular grass plains offer the best opportunity of viewing Cheetah, Leopard and Lion.

Day 1: Arusha Town - Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast you are met by our tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari briefing. You will be driving to Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive with our picnic lunch. Upon your arrival Manyara you will be welcomed by the Great Rift Valley Escarpment view and fun makers' baboon at the entrance of Manyara in large groups. We will travel through the agricultural and fresh produce market town of Mto Wa Mbu, which is situated next to the entrance of the Lake Manyara National Park.

The town is a souvenir hunters paradise, harboring thousands souvenir salesmen - ready to pounce at your slightest invitation. The Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania's most dramatically located African wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park) at the foot of the Great Rift Valley's western escarpment. The park's varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals; including one of Africa's densely populated of herd of African elephant, famous tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos, attracted by the algae in the lake.

We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, in search of the wildlife and birdlife that Manyara host along with a view of famous hot spring known as "Maji Moto". Late afternoon you will be transferred to Campsite for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park - Ngorongoro crater

Early in the morning after your breakfast at the hotel you will meet your driver guide for safari briefing. He will give you an overview of the safari before starting driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area where Ngorongoro crater is located at. Ngorongoro crater is contiguous to Lake Manyara National Park and it needs about an hour or two to reach there. You will have all the formalities of the authority before descending to the crater floor with your picnic lunch. Ngorongoro crater is famous for its different attraction which includes alkaline lakes, forest, and different vegetation, hot springs, different kinds of wildlife and birdlife and its landscape. Among the common wildlife in the crater includes; lion, leopard, zebra, elephant, African buffalo, warthog, hyena, wild dogs, the rare black rhino, wildebeest and varieties of migratory and resident birdlife whereby more than 350 different species have been recorded.

You will both have memorable morning game drive and full afternoon game drive before ascending to the crater rim for transfer to the lodge for hot shower, dinner and overnight at Campsite.

Day 3: Ngorongoro crater - Tarangire National Park

After breakfast you are met by our tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari briefing. After briefing you will be transferred to Tarangire National Park with your picnic lunch. Tarangire derived its name from the Tarangire River which crosses along the center of the park and which provide permanent water for the wildlife and birdlife of the park round the year. It is here where a large group of different species of animal concentrate during the dry season and the best place to take many pictures.

Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. Also it is in Tarangire by chance you can see the tree climbing African pythons.

Tarangire National Park accommodated migratory and resident birdlife and believed to be a paradise of birdwatchers as more that 350 different species have been recorded todate. Other wildlife that Tarangire accommodates includes the rare Oryx, impala, giraffe, zebra, lion, leopard and different types of gazelles.

We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon you will be transferred to the Campsite for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Tarangire National Park - Arusha

After breakfast walking Safari at the parks boundary with your packed lunch, you will then drive back to Arusha as you are doing game drive to the Tarangire National Park and exit. You will reach Arusha late afternoon for preparation to be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

Camping Price is USD 220 per person per day.

This price include:
camping fees, park entry fees, crater service fees, cook, driver guide, safari jeep (Land Rover or Toyota Land cruiser with open roof for game viewing), air condition cooler box, drinking water camping equipment including sleeping tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags, table, chairs, dinning tents and food (three meals a day).

This price does not include:

Accommodation before and after safari, tips and drinks.

Lodge Safari Rates

Safari Dates and Prices (2017 Rates)
Day Tour Safari
Rates in U.S.D ($) Group size(s) – Rate per person
1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax SSR*
Luxury lodges – Option 1
Lodges used: Lake Manyara Serena lodge, Serengeti Serena Lodge and Ngorongoro Serena lodge
01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017 3021 2109 1860 1736 1661 1611 194
01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017 2640 1753 1504 1380 1305 1255 169
01 Apr – 25 May 2017 2321 1573 1329 1205 1130 1080 25
26 May – 31 Oct 2017 3021 2109 1860 1736 1661 1611 194
01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017 2640 1753 1504 1380 1305 1255 169
21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017 3021 2109 1860 1736 1661 1611 194
Semi luxury lodges – Option 2
Lodges used: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge, Serengeti Sopa lodge and Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017 2701 1804 1558 1434 1360 1310 181
01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017 2581 1696 1450 1326 1253 1203 169
01 Apr – 25 May 2017 2238 1496 1250 1126 1053 1003 25
26 May – 31 Oct 2017 2701 1804 1558 1434 1360 1310 1310
01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017 2581 1696 1450 1326 1253 1203 169
21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017 2701 1804 1558 1434 1360 1310 181
Tented Camps & Lodges – Option 3
Lodges used: Migunga Forest Camp, Serengeti Kati Kati Camp and Ngorongoro Farmhouse
01 Jan – 28 Feb 2017 2631 1689 1439 1314 1239 1190 219
01 Mar – 31 Mar 2017 2625 1685 1433 1308 1233 1184 219
01 Apr – 25 May 2017 2423 1605 1355 1230 1155 1101 94
26 May – 31 Oct 2017 2631 1685 1439 1314 1239 1190 219
01 Nov – 20 Dec 2017 2625 1683 1433 1308 1233 1184 219
21 Dec – 31 Dec 2017 2631 1689 1439 1314 1239 1190 219

*SSR = Single Supplement Rate for a non-sharing person in a room
Supplements: All Lodges & Tented Camps: US$ 35 p/p/p/n applicable on 14 to 17 April 2017 & US$ 40 p/p/p/n applicable on 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec & 1 Jan.

Children Rates: (Children 3 to 11 years old) sharing room with 2 adults pay 60% of adult rate / Children sharing own room with other children pay 80% of adult rate / Children sharing room with 1 adult pay 100% of adult rate. No discount on holiday and other supplements

Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the three day safari
Professional Tanzanian guide
Outfitted Land Rovers (roof hatches, fridge, charging sockets, and Bluetooth radio for music)
One bottle of mineral water per day.
All meals on the safari
Price quoted per person sharing

Visas
International Flights;
Travel insurance;
Alcoholic Beverages;
Tips;
All items of a personal nature.
Laundry