Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari
Travel to Africa and embark on a ngorongoro crater camping safari which takes a duration of three days. This tour package begins and ends in Arusha town. We organize pickups anywhere within the city centre or the suburbs.
While on safari we carry camping equipments which we pitch on special campsites. The public campsites have basic facilities like bathroom where by you will use a bucket to take a shower; water for showering is boiled by our cook. There is a long drop toilet in the camp. We will also set up a mess where meals are served in buffet style.
The thrill of out door Tanzania camping safaris in the wilderness is an adventure that should be in every one’s bucket list. Our budget tours gives you the opportunity to experience first hand the diversity in terms of culture because most camps are close to the local communities and this makes it easy to mingle and socialize with the locals.
Contact us today and embark on a pocket friendly Ngorongoro crater camping safari without compromising services like game drives, accommodation and you will also enjoy the services of our experienced driver guides who have enormous knowledge on wildlife as well as different sceneries in the country.
Our budget camping tour departs every day with a minimum of two pax and a maximum of six pax in the land rover or land cruiser. We also organize private safaris on request.
Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari Itinerary
Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater
A representative from Kenyan epic safaris will meet you at your hotel or pick you up from the airport and after briefing you he or she will introduce you to your safari guide and other members undertaking the Ngorongoro crater camping safari.
You will be driven to Ngorongoro with designated photo-shoot stops of the scenic caldera floor and surrounding plains. Arrive in time for lunch at campsite. Descend crater for afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite.
- Transport in a custom safari minibus with pop up roof.
- All park entrance fees.
- Meals as described in the itinerary.
- Game drives and other activities as described in the itinerary
- Services of an English speaking driver guide.
- Complimentary Bottled water 1 Litre per person per day.
- All government taxes.
Ngorongoro Crater camping comes in form of public campsites and private campsites all located at the rim of the crater. The campsites don’t have facilities and the tour operators carry everything required with them. Hot showers are available, heated by wood fires.
The toilet is a long drop. It is possible to visit the lodge bars and restaurants after dark, but we advice you drive with caution, as many animals move through the area at night. Views points of the crater are only a short walk away and are absolutely stunning.
Wild animals from the crater and Serengeti as far as from other part of Ngorongoro conservation Area frequently visit the campsite which is not fenced, you should move with caution. The campsite can become fairly cold (from an African perspective) and sometimes noisy at night.
Our cook will place you tent in the area where you will be comfortable and easily reached. He will also take care of your belongings while you are in game drive. We will provide camping equipments as far as extra sleeping bag just in case you forget yours. Simba Campsite public campsite so you should expect other tourist from different companies.
Ngrongoro Crater Game Reserve
The Ngorongoro conservation area was established in the year 1959 and later become a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The crater is one of the biggest caldera in the world and has been described as one of the most spectacular game hunts in Africa. The crater has a diameter of 14.5km and a depth of 2000ft – 2500ft. The crater covers an area of 264 km2.
The crater highlands on the side facing the easterly trade winds receives 800-1200 mm of rain a year and is covered largely in montane forest, while the less-steep west wall receives only 400-600 mm; this side is grassland and bush land dotted with Euphorbia trees.
The crater floor is mostly open grassland with two small wooded areas dominated by Acacia xanthophloea. The major source of water for the park is Ngoitokitok Spring, Munge Stream and Lerai Stream.
- Do not Litter the reserve/park.
- Do not feed the animals, i.e. monkeys or baboons.
- Do give the animals the right of way and do not disturb wildlife.
- Do not take any plant or animals remains, dead or alive.
- Do not start fires or throw cigarettes in the reserve.
- Do stay in your vehicle except at designated viewing points.
- Do not shout, laugh loudly, play radio or cassettes as this will keep away the animals.
- Do not provoke any animals its dangerous.