5 -DAY TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARIS BUDGET CAMPING SAFARIS – (SPECIAL WILDERBEEST MIGRATION TRIP - FROM DECEMBER TO MARCH)
DAY 1: ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Early breakfast at 7:30am before you drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive to sunset. Lake Manyara park is among Tanzania’s smallest park. Drive through the lush garden is a gentle reminder that you are now in Africa. Exotic birdcalls fill the air. Enjoy a picnic lunch and afterwards you’ll continue game viewing of animals in the park.
Zebra, wildebeest, bushbuck, dik-dik and guinea fowl regularly cross your path, unbothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. You’ll meander along bush tracks and explore the Lake which is home of thousand of Flamingos and River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. Late in the evening you’ll arrive at your Lodge/Campsite where you can settle in and relax before dinner and your night in the bush.Dinner and overnight at heaven nature campsite.
DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA /SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at 7:00am before you depart for the Serengeti endless plain for afternoon to sunset game drives in the park. You will make your way around the southern edge of the crater rim, spotting the occasional hyena, elephant or African buffalo along the way.
By late morning, you will arrive at famed Serengeti National Park. The plains seem endless from this vantage point. Stop to enjoy your picnic lunch at Naabi Hill before meandering through the wildlife-rich central Serengeti. Later in the evening at your camp/lodge you will be able to settle in to your unique camp before joining folks in the camp dining area for some palate teasers in anticipation of a scrumptious meal this evening. Afterwards gather round the campfire before heading off to bed. Relax in your comfortable surroundings tonight as you are lulled to sleep by the sounds of the Serengeti plains.Dinner and overnight at Nyani campsite
DAY 3: SERENGETI / SERENGETI PARK.
Full days ‘discover Serengeti’ game drives. The day for the big cats – cheetahs, leopards and lions. Mostly you will go out for SUNRISE game drive at 0630am followed by b/fast at 0830am. More game drive till Lunch time. After your lunch you will proceed with your afternoon game drive to sunset whereby you will drive back for dinner and overnight.Dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at Nyani campsite
DAY 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK/NDUTU AREA
Early breakfast at 6:00am before you leave with sunrise en route to Ndutu area for your full day migration tour. A day drive in the plains teeming with hundreds of thousands wildebeest. Late afternoon game drives around Lake Ndutu area before you drive to Simba campsite for dinner and overnight. (This is very special day for your safaris. Migrations of wildebeests are among the best event to spot in your visit to Tanzania).
Note:At this time of the years you will be catching wildebeest’s migrations in the Ndutu area. We have given you the ndutu area to make sure that you don’t miss this amazing wonders of the world. Dinner and overnight at Simba campsite
DAY 5: NGORONGORO CRATER FLOOR GAME DRIVE/ARUSHA.
Rise early for breakfast before you spend a fully day exploring the crater floor. The area is world-renowned in its reputation and very small in its scale, so you will see other safari goers. Don’t let that distract you from the beauty of the place or from the fact that this remains one of the only places on earth where you may see all of the Big Five at once: Lion, Leopard, Bull Elephant, African Buffalo and Black Rhino. To maximize your time on the crater floor you will enjoy a special boxed lunch at a scenic picnic spot.
Your journey will take you throughout this tremendous landscape that is constantly changing as animals move to and fro in search of pasture, water or east prey. Later in the afternoon drive back to Arusha for your dinner and overnight at Planet lodge.
BEST FROM MID DECEMBER TO MARCH.
- All Game drives and the Park fees,
- Accommodations based in one double room/One dome tent if budget camping safaris..
- Meals as per the above itinerary – 3 Meals a day – Vegetarians and Non vegetarians.
- Services of a Senior Bright African Safaris Naturalist Driver/Guide
- Wildlife viewing drives in a stretched specially customized 4-WD Land cruiser with 7window seats and with Pop up roof for game viewing
- Complimentary bottled drinking water while on safaris (1.5ltr bottled water per person per day).
- Services of Bright Safaris (Binoculars’)
- Hotel before and after safari in Arusha.
- Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)
- International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.
- Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff
- Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
- Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
- Visit and support s for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center
CAMPING during the safari – Weuse public camping sites; some of these are set in the wilderness and are supported with basic necessities only. During this Safari we will provide one Dome tent for camping and we provide all other camping gears like mattresses, chairs, tables, sleeping bags/blankets, etc.
Transport while on Safari:- We’ll provide 1 special Safari Jeep – Land cruiser 4WD. The vehicles are fitted with a pop – up roof for game viewing and photographing.