5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari: Fly In/Out To Zanzibar

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari: Fly In/Out To Zanzibar

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari: Fly In/Out To Zanzibar
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5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari: Fly In/Out To Zanzibar

Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire

Experience the exhilaration of a 5-day Tanzania camping safari starting and ending in Zanzibar. Traverse the iconic landscapes of Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks, immersing yourself in the heart of East Africa’s wildlife havens. Encounter the Big Five and a plethora of other wildlife species while enjoying comfortable camping accommodations amidst the wilderness. From thrilling game drives to picturesque picnic lunches, this adventure promises unforgettable experiences and lasting memories in Tanzania’s most renowned safari destinations.

Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar and Flight to Serengeti

  • Upon arriving in Zanzibar, you’ll be greeted with the warm tropical breeze and transferred to the airport for your flight to Serengeti National Park. The flight offers breathtaking aerial views of the Tanzanian landscape.
  • As you land in Serengeti, you’ll meet your experienced safari guide who will accompany you throughout your adventure.
  • Embark on an afternoon game drive in Serengeti, exploring its vast plains and searching for the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area.
  • Keep your camera ready as you may encounter lions lounging in the sun, herds of elephants moving gracefully across the savannah, or a stealthy leopard camouflaged in the trees.
  • Settle into your comfortable camping accommodation within the park, where you’ll be surrounded by the sounds of nature.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your camp chef, followed by relaxation under the starlit African sky.

Day 2: Serengeti National Park

  • Rise early to the sounds of the African bush and embark on a sunrise game drive, when predators are most active.
  • After witnessing the spectacular sunrise, return to camp for a hearty breakfast before setting out for another game drive.
  • Explore different regions of Serengeti, from open plains to dense woodlands, each offering unique wildlife sightings and photographic opportunities.
  • During your game drive, your knowledgeable guide will share insights into the behavior and ecology of the animals you encounter, enhancing your safari experience.
  • Break for a picnic lunch in a scenic spot, surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Serengeti.
  • Spend the afternoon continuing your wildlife sightings, keeping an eye out for the elusive cheetahs and the massive herds of wildebeest and zebras.
  • As the sun sets, return to camp for dinner and share stories of your day’s adventures around the campfire.

Day 3: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your camp before bidding farewell to Serengeti and embarking on a scenic drive to Ngorongoro Crater.
  • En route, you’ll have the chance to spot wildlife along the way, so keep your eyes peeled for elephants, giraffes, and antelopes.
  • Arrive at the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, where you’ll be greeted by panoramic views of the vast caldera below.
  • Descend into the crater floor for a full-day game drive, marveling at the incredible concentration of wildlife within this natural amphitheater.
  • Keep your camera ready as you may spot the rare black rhinoceros, majestic lions, and elegant flamingos inhabiting the crater’s lush surroundings.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch at a designated spot within the crater, soaking in the breathtaking scenery.
  • As the day draws to a close, ascend from the crater and head to your camping accommodation near the crater rim.
  • Relish in a delicious dinner served under the stars, reflecting on the day’s extraordinary wildlife encounters.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara

  • After breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park, a scenic gem nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley.
  • Upon arrival, embark on a morning game drive in Lake Manyara, known for its diverse ecosystems and tree-climbing lions.
  • Explore the park’s lush forests, grassy plains, and the sparkling alkaline lake, encountering a variety of wildlife along the way.
  • Keep your binoculars handy as you may spot hippos wallowing in the water, colorful flocks of birds, and buffalo herds grazing on the plains.
  • Break for a picnic lunch within the park, enjoying the tranquility of your surroundings.
  • In the afternoon, continue your wildlife sightings before heading to your camping accommodation near Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Lake Manyara to Tarangire National Park – Return to Zanzibar

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your camp before departing for Tarangire National Park, the final stop on your safari adventure.
  • Arrive at Tarangire and embark on a morning game drive, exploring its diverse landscapes and spotting the iconic baobab trees that dot the savannah.
  • Keep an eye out for Tarangire’s large elephant herds, often congregating near the riverbanks, as well as other wildlife species including lions, leopards, and antelopes.
  • After a rewarding morning of wildlife sightings, enjoy a picnic lunch in the park.
  • In the afternoon, continue your exploration of Tarangire, maximizing your chances of encountering more wildlife before concluding your safari.
  • Transfer to the airstrip for your flight back to Zanzibar, where you’ll bid farewell to the wilderness and reminisce about your unforgettable Tanzanian camping safari adventure.

This detailed itinerary ensures that you experience the best of Tanzania’s wildlife-rich national parks while enjoying the comfort of camping accommodations, creating memories to last a lifetime.


Park fees

(For non-residents)

All activities

(Unless labeled as optional)

All accommodations

(Unless listed as upgrade)

Camping equipment

A professional driver/guide

All transportation

(Unless labeled as optional)

All Taxes/VAT


(As specified in the day-by-day section)


(As specified in the day-by-day section)

Sleeping bag

2 Way Flights


International flights

(From/to home)

Round trip airport transfer

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Bath towels


(Tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)

Personal items

(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Price per People in USD

Group Size                                           Price

1 Person                                                        2920                 
2 People                                                       2170 Per Person   
3 People                                                       1955 Per Person        
4 People                                                       1745 Per Person      
5 People                                                       1445 per Person              
6 People                                                      1445 Per Person

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