3 days camping safari
A 3 days camping safari to Ngorongoro Conservation Area through Tarangire National Park and lake Manyara National Park.
3 days camping safaris
2022 – 2023 PRICE
Number of clients: 1 2 – 3 4 – 6
Price per person in USD: 1,800 1,100 1,000
You will be transferred from the airport to Maasai hotel in Arusha. Meet with the driver guide for briefing on your tour then relax and enjoy your stay at the hotel. Dinner and overnight rest at Maasailand hotel.
Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
Distance 110.33 KM
Travel time 2 hours
Your driver guide will pick you from the hotel after breakfast at 8:30 AM and begin the journey to Tarangire. A tarmac road cuts through the city of Arusha and leads to arid lands, villages and farms will let us enjoy modern times mingled with traditional settings as we pass through towns and villages on our way to Tarangire National Park. Arrive at the park after 2 hours’ drive and begin immediately our game drive. This park is a wildlife haven. Animals usually congregate here during the drought seasons in diverse number including the rarest, endangered, and vulnerable species. The Tarangire river which this park got its name from cuts through forests bushes and plains feeding into swamps, mashes and small lakes which serve as a source of water for these flora and fauna . The landscape is decorated by African giants baobab, different species of acacia, Delbagia species among other trees, shrubs and herbs which serve as food and habitat for animals, Animals according to their feeding habit listed in this park; Herbivores:- Elephants, giraffes, black rhino, bufallo, zebra, eland, greater kudu, wildebeests, Thomson gazelles, grant gazelles, geranuk, dikdik, duikers, etc, Omnivores:- Baboons, vervet monkeys, blue monkeys, civets, bushbaby etc. Carnivore:- Lion, leopard, cheetah, African wild dogs, serval cats, caracal, hyna species, mangoose species, etc. Atleast 400 species of birds have being identified in this park including birds of pray, ostrich, heron and egrets, pegions, turacos, hoopoe, wild fowls and hens, sand grouse and coots, plovers, coursers, finches, weavers and widow birds, wood peakers and barbets, rollers, drongo, fly catchers etc. Our tour in this park will cut through this amazing creatures obseving and capturing beautiful moments. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire campsite
DAY 2: TARANGIRE NATIONAL – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Non game-viewing travel time: 1hours
Early breakfast, game viewing en route to the exit gate and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. A park at the Great Rift Valley with amazing scenic beauty. Several springs from the Great Rift Valley feed into the park but the main water body is the famous Lake Manyara. Animals at the Park include aquatic and terrestrial species. These species including arthropods, birds, reptiles and amphibians, mammals etc. Just to name a few: Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyenas, Jackals, Civets, Mongoose, Rhinos, Giraffes, monkeys, baboons, zebras, wildebeests, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, ostriches, hornbills, pelicans, storks, heron, pigeons and doves, drongo, rollers, fly catchers, barbets, bulbuls, finches etc names in no particular order. It is the home for the famous tree climbing lions. All wild animals when watched closely won’t seize to surprise you. Most are gifted beyond what sources have being telling. Lunch will be provided at the lunch break in a designated picnic site. Continue with game driving after lunch to late afternoon.
In the late afternoon, we will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) for dinner, and overnight rest. The gates to enter the NCA close at 6 pm, so we need to be sure to reach there before that time. Simba Campsite in the NCA is well known as having animals wander through the camping area at night. This area tends to be chilly and windy, so you will need to bring an extra layer of clothes to ensure comfort.
Dinner and overnight at Simba public campsite at Ngorongoro Conservation Area
DAY 3: NGORONGORO CRATER – ARUSHA or KIA
Non game-viewing travel time: 1hour
We will have an early breakfast at Ngorongoro Conservation Area and begin game driving early. This highland has hills, craters, lakes, rivers, mashes, springs, plains, bushes, forests etc. From the upper region at a good sunny day in early mornings the landscapes beauty defines magnificent blatantly. A descent to the crater floor cuts through wild flowers, sedges, grasses, herbs and shrubs on some designated routes. The famous crater which science has it as a caldera is at least some 600m deep and with a diameter of 20 Kilometers wide. Wild animals have being descending to this crater in pursuit of greener pasture for centuries. Just to name a few: elephants, black rhinos, buffalos, lions, cheetah,etc . We will cut through troops, packs, herds, flocks and prides of different species of animals in a wildlife and game viewing to midday when we shall have a lunch break. After lunch, we ascend out of the crater and drive back to Arusha or we can also drop you off at Kilimanjaro Airport if you wish.
Hotel is Bed & Breakfast basis.