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Wilderness Wanderlust: 8-Day Tanzania Safari Camping Expedition through Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro


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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our team and escorted to your accommodation in Arusha. Take this time to relax and prepare for the adventure ahead, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Tanzania's vibrant culture.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Leaving Arusha behind, you will journey towards Tarangire National Park, a hidden gem known for its ancient baobab trees and dense wildlife population. Explore the park on game drives, seeking out elephants, zebras, and the elusive tree-climbing lions that call this park home.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

Today, your safari continues to Lake Manyara National Park, a scenic paradise nestled between the Great Rift Valley escarpment and the soda lake. Keep your eyes peeled for flamingos, hippos, and diverse bird species as you traverse the park's lush forests and open plains.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Embark on a scenic drive to the world-famous Serengeti National Park, where endless grasslands stretch to the horizon and wildlife roams freely. Spend the day exploring the park, tracking the Great Migration, and encountering Africa's most iconic animals in their natural habitat.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Delve deeper into the wonders of the Serengeti as you embark on another day of thrilling game drives and wildlife encounters. Marvel at the vast herds of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles, and witness predators in action as they hunt amidst the golden savannah.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Your journey takes you to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy an overnight stay on the crater rim, surrounded by panoramic views and the promise of exciting wildlife sightings.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of exploration in this natural amphitheater teeming with wildlife. Encounter the Big Five, as well as a variety of bird species, against the backdrop of the crater walls, creating a truly unforgettable safari experience.

Day 8: Ngorongoro to Arusha and Departure

As your safari draws to a close, bid farewell to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and journey back to Arusha. Our team will ensure your smooth transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight, marking the end of an extraordinary adventure through Tanzania's wilderness.


- 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

Passenger Information:

- Passengers should bring soft-sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.

- All the passengers must have an Identification Card/Passport for any internal flights.

- Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.

- Passengers arriving in TANZANIA will be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.


- This tour is offered by Pita Safaris.

- In the event of non-availability, we might have to change the itinerary, put you in a similar camp or lodge, or upgrade you for an additional fee.

- Prices may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for park fees and government taxes.

- This tour is subject to the terms and conditions of Pita Safaris.

Payment Methods:

We accept payment either by credit card or by direct wire transfer.

 1. Payment by Credit Card Online

We accept Visa, Master Card, and American Express. This is the fastest and easiest method of payment as it avoids the necessity of complying with numerous banking procedures. You will need to allow for 3.9% on top of the trip cost, this being bank charges for the use of the credit card. This 3.9% charge stays with the bank, not Pita Safaris.

 2. Payment by Direct Wire Transfer

If paying by this method, any bank charges incurred will be at your cost. Beneficiary bank charges are approximately $45 and they will be added by us to your invoice. It usually takes a minimum of 3 to 5 working days for the funds to arrive in our account. At that point, we can issue your booking confirmation.