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8-Day Tanzania Budget Camping Safari: Tarangire, Manyara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro


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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival in Arusha, feel the excitement build as you are welcomed by the Pita Safaris team. The first night will be spent at a cozy hotel, providing a comfortable setting to relax and prepare for the adventure ahead. As the gateway to Tanzania's safari destinations, Arusha's pleasant climate and vibrant scenes offer a perfect prelude to your journey into the wilderness.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Wake up to the spirit of adventure that calls from Tarangire National Park. After breakfast, travel through the Tanzanian countryside to reach the land of towering baobabs and large elephant herds. Spend your day on an extensive game drive, marveling at the park's diverse wildlife. As the evening falls, your guide will set up camp within the park's bounds, where the sounds of the African bush will lull you to sleep.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

Rise with the dawn and set out for Lake Manyara National Park, known for its spectacular birdlife and tree-climbing lions. The game drive will take you through a mosaic of diverse habitats, from lush groundwater forests to the alkaline lake itself. After a day of exploration, retreat to a campsite set up by your guide outside the park's boundaries, where you can unwind and reminisce about the day's sightings.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

On the fourth day, your safari continues to the iconic Serengeti National Park. The journey to the Serengeti is itself an adventure, offering glimpses of rural life and untamed landscapes. Upon arrival, a game drive will reveal the park's endless plains and the abundance of wildlife that roam freely. As dusk embraces the Serengeti, settle into your camp set up amidst this primeval wilderness.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

A full day in the Serengeti beckons. Today, delve deeper into the park, renowned for its high concentration of big cats and the Great Wildebeest Migration. Your guide will navigate through the best spots for wildlife viewing, enhancing your chances of witnessing the park's inhabitants in their natural behaviors. The night ends back at your camp within the park, under a canopy of stars.

Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

Begin with a morning game drive in the Serengeti, seizing a few more moments with its remarkable wildlife. Then, embark on a scenic drive towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The camp for the night is uniquely perched on the crater rim, offering stunning views and an unparalleled experience of sleeping on the edge of this ancient caldera.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a world heritage site and haven for wildlife. A full day game drive on the crater floor provides ample opportunity to spot the Big Five. In the afternoon, ascend the crater and journey to the town of Karatu. The evening is spent at a camp in this tranquil setting, providing a moment of rest and reflection on the journey thus far.

Day 8: Karatu to Arusha Departure

Your final day begins with the cultural riches of Tanzania. Explore local markets and interact with the welcoming Maasai community. Savor authentic Tanzanian cuisine before departing Karatu, returning to Arusha. Memories in tow, you'll be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) for your flight home, marking the end of a truly epic safari.


- Transport and game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.

- Accommodation in comfortable safari camps

- All meals as specified in the itinerary (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

- Park fees and conservation charges for all national parks and reserves visited.

- Expert safari drivers/guides who will accompany you throughout your journey.

- Bottled water to keep you hydrated during your safari adventures

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.


- International flights and visas.

- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).

- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.

- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp staff.

Important to Know:

- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.

- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults

- Children between 3-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults

- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults