Incredible Tanzania Wildlife Safari - from the roof top of Africa to the endless plains of the Serengeti. Enjoy the beauty and magic of Tanzania. This safari takes you to the most spectacular Read more ➤
- Wildlife Galore - see al the Big 5 & many more in their natural habitat!
- Professional Safari Guide!
- Beautiful & Magnificent Tanzanian National Parks visited - Tarangire Nat. Park, Lake Manyara Nat. Park, Serengeti Nat. Park and the Ngorongoro Crater!
- 7 days of really thrilling adventure on the Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari!
Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari - 7 Days
For the Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Moshi or meet you in the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Please, read below detailed Tanzania Camping Safari itinerary below to fully understand this one of the best Tanzania safaris.
More information about the places we will visit with Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari
Visit to Lake Manyara National Park along the Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari
Lake Manyara National Park is a Tanzanian national park situated both in Arusha Region and Manyara Region, Tanzania. The 2 administrative regions have no jurisdiction over the parks. The park is governed by the Tanzania National Parks Authority. The majority of the land area of the park is a narrow strip running between the Gregory Rift wall to the west and Lake Manyara, an alkaline or soda-lake, to the east. The park includes 330 km2 of arid land, forest, and a soda-lake which covers as much as 200 km2 of land during the damp season however is almost nonexistent throughout the dry season. Lake Manyara National Park is understood for the flamingos that populate the lake. Throughout the damp season, they populate the edges of the lake in flocks of thousands but they are not so present during the dry season.
More than 400 types of birds occupy the park and numerous stay throughout the year. Since of this Lake Manyara National Park is an excellent area for bird viewing. Visitors to the park can anticipate seeing upwards of 100 various species of bird on any day.
Leopards, lions, cheetahs, elephants, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelles, hippopotami, Masai giraffe, impala, zebras, and much more wild animals occupy this park and many can be seen throughout the year. There is a hippo pond at one end of the park where visitors can get out of their vehicles and observe from a safe distance. The leopards and lions are both understood to lounge in the trees while not searching for prey.
Serengeti National Park on Tanzania Camping Safari
The huge plains of the Serengeti comprise 1.5 million ha of Savannah. The yearly migration to irreversible water holes of large herds of herbivores (wildebeest, gazelles, and zebras), followed by their predators, is among the most outstanding natural events worldwide. In the huge plains of Serengeti National Park, making up 1.5 million hectares of Savannah, the annual migration of two million wildebeests plus numerous countless gazelles and zebras - followed by their predators in their yearly migration looking for pasture and water-- is among the most impressive nature spectacles on the planet.
The biological variety of the park is really high with a minimum of four internationally threatened or threatened animal types: black rhinoceros, elephant, wild pet, and cheetah. The Serengeti plains harbor the biggest staying unchanged animal migration on the planet where over one million wildebeest plus hundreds of thousands of other ungulates participate in a 1,000 km long yearly circular trek covering the 2 nearby nations of Kenya and Tanzania. This magnificent phenomenon happens in a special beautiful setting of 'limitless plains': 25,000 km2 of treeless expanses of marvelously flat short meadows dotted with rocky outcrops (kopjes) sprinkled with woodlands and rivers.
The Park also hosts one of the biggest and most varied large predator-prey interactions worldwide, offering an especially remarkable aesthetic experience.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Ngorongoro Crater
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a protected area and a World Heritage Site located 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The location is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a big volcanic caldera within the area. The conservation location is administered by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, an arm of the Tanzanian government, and its limits follow the border of the Ngorongoro Division of the Arusha Region.
The 2009 Ngorogoro Wildlife Conservation Act put brand-new constraints on human settlement and subsistence farming in the Crater, displacing Maasai pastoralists, most of whom had actually been moved to Ngorongoro from their ancestral lands to the north when the British colonial government established Serengeti National Park in 1959. The building of high-end traveler hotels in the Conservation Area enables people to gain access to "the unrivaled charm of one of the world's most unchanged wildlife sanctuaries" The main function of the Ngorongoro Conservation Authority is the Ngorongoro Crater, the world's largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera.
The crater, which formed when a big volcano collapsed and blew up on itself 2 to 3 million years back, is 610 meters deep and its flooring covers 260 square kilometers. Quotes of the height of the initial volcano variety from 4,500 to 5,800 meters high. The crater flooring is 1800 meters above sea level. The crater was voted by Seven Natural Wonders as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa in Arusha, Tanzania in February 2013. The volcanic eruptions like that of Ngorongoro, which resulted in the formation of Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, were really typical. Similar collapses occurred when it comes to Olmoti and Empakaai, but they were much smaller sized in magnitude and impact. Out of the two current volcanoes to the northeast of the Empakaai, caldera and kerimasi Doinyo Lengai, Doinyo Lengai is still active and had major eruptions in 2007 and 2008. Smaller ash eruptions and lava flows continue to slowly fill the existing crater. Its name is the Maasai language for 'Mountain of God'.
Abundant water and yards drew in ungulates, big predators, and countless bird species. Animals would come down into this bowl-shaped place and never leave because of its enclosed topography. This was where the party was. Gradually the caldera bristled with sustenance, while likewise providing grazing lands for human people living along its edge. Therefore began the story of one of our world's most stunning places, an unprecedented coliseum of biodiversity. Invite to the Ngorongoro Crater. Drumroll please, 7,000 wildebeest, 4,000 zebras, 3,000 elands, 3,000 gazelles, 600 hyena, 200-300 elephants, over 60 lions, 30 rhinos, and many others. In all, over 25,000 wild creatures call the Ngorongoro Crater house. That is a great deal of wild. Tanzania is most popular for the Serengeti, for excellent factor. But the second you begin descending into the Ngorongoro Crater, something shifts in the air. Your hair stands up on end. Get ready for your head to be on a swivel all day, from the first minute to the last, as wildlife interactions here will shuffle all around you.
Tarangire National Park
Found simply a few hours drive from the town of Arusha, Tarangire is a popular stop for individuals traveling through the northern safari circuit on their method to Ngorongoro and the Serengeti. The park extends into two game controlled areas and the wildlife is permitted to move freely throughout. Before the rains, droves of gazelles, zebras, wildebeests, and giraffes move to Tarangire National Park's scrub plains where the last grazing land still stays. Tarangire provides an unparalleled video game viewing, and during the dry season, elephants abound. Families of the pachyderms mess around the ancient trunks of baobab trees and strip acacia bark from the thorn trees for their afternoon meal.
Spectacular views of the Maasai Steppe and the mountains in the south make a stopover at Tarangire an unforgettable experience.
Herds of approximately 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, eland, hartebeest and gazelle crowd the shrinking lagoons. It's the biggest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti community - an array for predators and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly observed.
During the rainy season, the seasonal visitors scatter over a 20,000 sq km vary till they exhaust the green plains and the river calls again. Tarangire's mobs of elephant are easily experienced, wet or dry. The swamps, tinged green all year, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the most reproducing species in one environment throughout the world.
On the drier ground, you discover the Kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird; the stocking-thighed ostrich, the world's largest bird; and small celebrations of ground hornbills blustering like turkeys. More ardent bird-lovers may keep an eye open for screeching flocks of the intensely vibrant yellow-collared lovebird, and the somewhat drabber rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling-- all endemic to the dry savannah of north-central Tanzania. Disused termite mounds are often frequented by nests of the charming dwarf mongoose, and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet, which accentuate themselves by their loud, clockwork-like duetting. Tarangire's pythons climb up trees, as do its lions and leopards, lounging in the branches where the fruit of the sausage tree disguises the twitch of a tail.
Join Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari to discover all the beauty of Tanzania on these amazing 7 days of adventure!
- Full board accommodation whilst on the Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari.
- Extended 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing.
- One night Hotel accommodation in Moshi/Arusha.
- All Entrance Park Fees.
- All the meals while on safari.
- Private Safari Guide.
- Visa to Tanzania.
- Personal expenses.
- Optional tours.
- Tips and any items of personal nature.
- Visited Places:
Itinerary of Thrilling Tanzania Camping Safari DAY 1 - Moshi - Lake Manyara National Park Non game-viewing travel time: 3.5 Hours Range: 220 km Pickup for the Camping Safari Tanzania from Moshi and move to Lake Manyara National Park with 4x4 safari vehicle. We show up in time for lunchtime after lunch we head into the Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania's a lot of dramatically situated wildlife locations, including a shallow but huge soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), situated at the foot of the Great Rift Valley's western escarpment. The park's diverse environment brings in a variety of animals, including one of Africa's biggest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara's unique tree-climbing lions, as well as big flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Dinner and overnight as per the requirement and type of accommodation choice asked for. The end of 1st day camping safari. DAY 2 - Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park Non game-viewing travel time: 6 hours Range: 205 km After breakfast, we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa - the Serengeti National Park with its endless plains, rolling into the range as far as the eye can see. We head to the main park area, known as the Seronera area, among the richest wildlife habitats in the park. This wildlife safari drive including the Seronera River, which supplies a valuable water source to this location and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti's species. We show up in time for lunch and delight in an afternoon video game drive in the Serengeti National Park Dinner and overnight in the Seronera location, based on the standard and kind of accommodation choice asked for. Day 3 - Serengeti National Park Be one of just a few fortunate individuals to move in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (available at extra expense by pre-arrangement). Drifting quietly above the awakening bush, while identifying wildlife and taking pleasure in the amazing landscapes of Africa, throughout rivers and over various small villages. We do an after breakfast video game seeing drive along the Sogore River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is great for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, cheetah, topi and ostrich sightings. The visitor's centre not far from the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites is well worth a see after the morning's game drive. This nicely created centre, provides some fascinating wildlife displays as well as a present shop offering details leaflets and maps of the area. The centre likewise has a store where cold drinks and treats can be acquired, as well as a picnic area and information track up and around a neighboring kopje. We will take pleasure in an unwinded picnic lunch at the centre in the shade of the giant acacia trees. In the afternoon we will follow the Kopjes Circuit, which goes anti-clockwise around the Maasai Kopjes, which typically draw in a number of lion and some formidably large cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, spread around the plains, the majority of which are mini-environments, supplying shade and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. This makes the kopjes especially great for finding wildlife in the dry seasons including lions, which like to lie in wait for animals pertaining to drink! Supper and overnight in the Seronera location, based on the standard and type of lodging alternative requested. DAY 4 - Serengeti Plains - Ngorongoro Crater Non game-viewing travel time: 4 hours Range: 145 km After breakfast at the lodge, we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for the crater wildlife safari. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of the 'Nutcracker Man' and 'Handy Man', both extremely considerable links in the chain of human development. We arrive in time for lunch at the lodge/camp and invest the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight according to the requirement and kind of lodging choice requested on the crater rim, no accommodation available inside the crater. DAY 5 - Ngorongoro Crater After breakfast, we descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a morning wildlife safari and full-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas worldwide and is home to an approximated 30,000 animals consisting of a few of Tanzania's last staying black rhino. Supported by an all year water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a huge variety of animals, which consist of herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and huge African elephants. Another big draw card to this attractive national park is its substantial population of predators, which consist of lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard. We will take pleasure in a picnic lunch on the crater flooring. Supper and overnight according to the standard and type of lodging option asked for on outside the crater. DAY 6 - Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire National Park Non game-viewing travel time: 3.5 Hours Distance: 155 km After breakfast, we depart for the Tarangire National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly comprised of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural plants generally consist of Acacia woodland and huge African Baobab trees, with big overload locations in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, throughout Tanzania's dry season. The Tarangire National Park is deemed to include a few of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African National Park is also home to 3 uncommon species of animals - the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, in addition to a few Ashy Starlings. After a picnic lunch, we do an afternoon game drive. Supper and overnight in the Tarangire National Park area, according to the standard and kind of lodging option asked for. DAY 7 - Tarangire National Park - Arusha Non game-viewing travel time: 2 hours Distance: 120 km We enjoy an early morning game drive in the Tarangire National Park, followed by breakfast at your lodging location. In the afternoon we will then move back to Moshi. You will be required to your hotel, which ends our safari services.
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