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5 Days Budget Camping Safari

5 days camping safari, an unforgettable adventure through Tanzania, beginning with your arrival in Moshi, where you’ll find respite at a beautiful hotel on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Your journey takes you to the magnificent Tarangire National Park, where you’ll encounter awe-inspiring wildlife, including the iconic Tarangire Elephants. Then, venture into the renowned Serengeti National Park, an expanse of “endless plains,” and experience the captivating world of Serengeti Wildlife and the mesmerizing annual migration. You’ll also explore the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, teeming with the Big Five. The adventure continues with a visit to the serene Lake Manyara National Park, known for its diverse birdlife and iconic Tarangire Giraffe. This remarkable journey concludes as you depart from Arusha or Moshi.

Day1: Arrival in Moshi

Upon your arrival in Moshi, you’ll be accommodated at a beautiful hotel nestled on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s the ideal place to prepare for your upcoming adventure. (BB – Bed and Breakfast)

Day 2: Moshi – Tarangire National Park

Begin your safari with a morning drive to Tarangire National Park, an expansive park known for its vast landscapes, seasonal swamps, and iconic baobab trees. Here, you’ll encounter remarkable wildlife, including the renowned Tarangire Elephants, Masai giraffes, buffaloes, and a rich birdlife with over 550 species. However, it’s the herds of elephants that Tarangire is famous for. After an extensive game drive, head to Panorama Campsite or Havenature Nature Campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

Following breakfast, embark on a journey to Serengeti National Park with a packed lunch. As you traverse the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, take a moment to revel in a breathtaking view over the Ngorongoro Crater. Your route continues to the iconic Serengeti, often referred to as the “endless plains.” This is where you’ll witness the vast grassland savannah stretching to the horizon, dotted with intriguing rock formations known as kopjes, often frequented by the Serengeti Wildlife, including predators. Depending on the season, you may also experience the breathtaking migration of thousands of animals. As the day draws to a close, arrive at your campsite in the central Serengeti, specifically in the Seronera Valley, after an enriching game drive.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Start your day with another game drive in the Serengeti National Park. In the morning, you might spot some animals you haven’t encountered yet, including the Big Five – lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, and leopards. After a picnic lunch, head towards the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater. As you approach the rim of the crater, the stunning caldera opens up before you. With over 25,000 animals residing in this roughly 20 km-wide crater, you’re in for a treat. Enjoy the night and dinner at a Simba Campsite directly on the crater’s edge, boasting fantastic views over the caldera.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Manyara

Rise early for breakfast and a drive down into the Ngorongoro Crater with a packed lunch. This world’s largest caldera is a sanctuary for a diverse range of wildlife, including black rhinos, gazelles, lions, leopards, elephants, and more. Your adventure might also lead to sightings of buffalos, spotted hyenas, rare wild dogs, and the region’s abundant birdlife. After an intense game drive and a picnic lunch, depart the caldera in the afternoon and head to Panorama Campsite or Havenature Nature Campsite, located near Manyara Park, for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

Following breakfast, set out for the smaller Lake Manyara National Park with a packed lunch. This park is renowned for its rich birdlife, primate-filled forests, and sprawling plains. The alkaline Lake Manyara is a central feature and home to colonies of flamingos and various water birds. While exploring, you might also spot Tarangire Giraffe, giraffes, hippos, wildebeests, impalas, and the lively groups of monkeys and baboons in the nearby forests. After an extensive game drive, return to Arusha or the airport in the afternoon.

Day 7: Departure day

Bid farewell to the team and prepare for a private departure transfer from Arusha or Moshi to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight.


  • All Park fees (entry fees, transit, and crater fees)
  • Three meals a day while on safaris
  • Jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Drinking water
  • Camping facilities (tents, mattress etc.)
  • Professional tour guide
  • Government taxes
  • Cooker


  • Personal items in nature, e.g. Cameras, visa etc.
  • Drinks
  • Tips for driver guide and cooker
  • Sleeping bag
  • General necessities
  • Towel and sleeping bag
  • Soap
  • Camera
  • Toothbrush
  • Tissue paper

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