Tanzania Budget Camping Safari
Travel to Africa and embark on the Tanzania budget camping safari visiting lake manyara and ngorongoro crater in a span of three days. This tour package begins and ends in Arusha town. We organize pickups anywhere within the city center 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 holiday of your dreams which is pocket friendly 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.
Tanzania budget camping safari 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.
Tanzania Budget Camping Safari Itinerary
Arusha – Lake Manyara
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 Tanzania budget camping safari.
You will be driven to Lake Manyara arriving by mid day. Pitch tent as you wait for lunch to be prepared. Spend the afternoon at leisure and later go for the evening game drive. Lake Manyara is 230 kilometers squared while the whole park is 330 kilometers squared inclusive of the lake.
Lake Manyara is located under the wall of the Rift Valley and has the highest population of elephants per square kilometer in the country. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch a glimpse of Manyara’s famous tree-climbing lions.
The lake attracts thousands of lesser flamingos as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks, due to its alkaline nature. Dinner and overnight at Jambo 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.
Lake Manyara budget camping varies from pitching a two man dome tent in a public campsite, facilities at the public campsite a long drop toilet. You are expected to help with pitching tent and taking it down.
This can be referred to as basic camping. The other form of camping available is middle range where you find permanent erected tents with bedding’s, flush toilets and hot showers.
Facilities include swimming pool and a bar. For those of you who are new to camping, don’t worry; all tents are easy to erect, your friendly guide will give a demonstration and are around to help you out.
Park & Reserve
Lake Manyara lies 127 kilometers west of Arusha town a driving distance if 2 hours. The park covers an area of 330 km2 which consist of dry arid land, forest and the lake. The Lake covers an area of 200 km2 and its alkaline, the lake dries up during the dry season and it almost non existence.
Most of the land area of the park is a narrow strip running between the Gregory Rift wall to the west and Lake Manyara to the east. Ernest Hemingway once described the park as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa.
The park’s terrain is vast and impressive including large areas of ground water forest with giant fig and mahogany trees alternating with acacia woodlands and open plains. A good network of roads and tracks gives the tourist a maximum game and bird watching opportunity.
- 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.