Discover the best of Tanzania Budget Safari Tours that cover the best-hidden treasure;— Arusha NP, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti NP, & Tarangire NP on a Budget Tour. The 7-Days Tanzania cheap tour package and holiday package is designed to help maximize your time in East Africa exploring the world of Adventure. It offers spectacular game viewing in five national parks, relaxing 6 nights close to nature in basic Campsite, exquisite cuisine by our professional cook!

Route


  • Start: Arusha (Day 1)
  • Day 1: Arusha NP
  • Day 2: Lake Manyara NP
  • Day 3-4: Serengeti NP
  • Day 5: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Day 7: Tarangire NP
  • End : Arusha (Day 7)

Tour Features


  • Budget tour: This budget tour uses tented camps.
  • Shared tour: On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 6 people per vehicle.
  • Can start any day: If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
  • Can be customized: You can request changes to this tour.
  • Suitable for single travelers: You can request changes to this tour.
  • Minimum age of 2 years: You can request changes to this tour.

Activities & Transportation


  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • transfer from and back to the airport is included

 

Accommodation & Meals

 

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1

Arrival

You’ll be picked from the airport. Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
2

Day 1: Arusha Town to Arusha National Park (Walking Safari & Game Drive) Experience

Pick up from your Arusha hotel after breakfast, depart for a full day game viewing in Arusha National Park. Picnic lunch boxes will be served in the park.
This small but beautiful Park is the closest national park to Arusha “safari town” (40 km) &Kilimanjaro Airport, not only is the animal life in the park abundant but it is also one of the most beautiful and topographically varied parks in Tanzania.
The park’s three most significant features include the rugged Mount Meru (Tanzania’s second-highest peak at 4566m).
The notably different colored Momela Lakes, and the 3km wide Ngurdoto Crater, which was formed about fifteen million years ago!
The park is very famous for its amazing view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru. First, make a walking safari for about 2 hours in the morning with an armed ranger to see the beauty of the park by foot thereafter game drive in the park, enjoy wildlife viewing till late afternoon. We will then drive back to Green Mountain Hotel for dinner & overnight.
Main Destination
  • Arusha National Park

Accommodation

  • Green Mountain Hotel
  • Budget hotel located in or near Arusha

Meals & Drinks

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
3

Day 2: Arusha town - Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast then with your Picnic Lunch drive from Arusha Town to Lake Manyara National Park famous for its green scenery and varied birdlife.
This enchanting park is noted for its beauty and incredibly lush acacia forest of giant fig and mahogany trees, which are home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys.
It is very famous for its stunning bird variety. The park is also home to large numbers of buffalos, giraffes, elephants, impalas, and a Hippo lake, where large numbers of hippos usually gather.
This park has become famous for its tree-climbing lions and the flamingos in the lakeshore. The game drives are done along the shore of the lake, providing incredible views of animals in the foreground with the lake, flamingos, and flat plains on the horizon.
Enjoy game drives till late in the afternoon the drive back to the Camp Site near park gate dinner and overnight Fanaka Lodge and Campsite (Basic Camping-Tent).
Main Destination
  • Lake Manyara National Park

Accommodation

  • Sunbright Campsite & Lodge
  • Budget hotel located just outside Lake Manyara NP

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
4

Day 3: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park

Early breakfast, you will depart with your picnic lunch in hand for Serengeti National Park via the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
A large pride of lions lazes easily in the long grasses, plentiful families of elephants feed on acacia bark and trump to each other across the plains. Other wildlife species include; giraffes, gazelles, monkeys, eland, and the whole range of African wildlife is in awe-inspiring numbers.
The annual wildebeest migration through the Serengeti and the Masai Mara ecosystem attracts visitors from around the world, who flock to the open plains to witness the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet.
More than a million animals make the seasonal journey to fresh pasture to the north, then the south, after the biannual rains. The sound of their thundering hooves, raising massive clouds of thick red dust, has become one of the legends of the Serengeti plains. Enjoy wildlife then dinner & overnight at Public Camp Site in Seronera (Basic Camping-Tent).
Main Destination
  • Serengeti National Park

Accommodation

  • Budget camping
  • Inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
5

Day 4: Serengeti National Park Discovery

Depart early for a full day of game driving in the Serengeti, stopping at midday for picnic lunch. Today you will hopefully see four of the ‘big five’ (rhinos excluded) as well as hippos, cheetahs, hyenas, & much more.
The Serengeti is also renowned for its large lion population & is one of the best places to observe pride in their natural environment. Approximately 70 large mammals and 500 bird species are found there.
This high diversity is a function of diverse habitats, including riverine forests, swamps, kopjes, grasslands, & woodlands. Wildebeest, gazelles, zebras, and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region.
Much of the Serengeti was known to outsiders as Maasailand. The Masai are known as fierce warriors & live alongside most wild animals with an aversion to eating game and birds, subsisting exclusively on their cattle.
Late afternoon back to the camp for dinner and your overnight stay at Public Camp Site in Seronera (Basic Camping-Tent).
Main Destination
  • Serengeti National Park

Accommodation

  • Budget camping
  • Inside Serengeti NP

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
6

Day 5: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Masai Boma Tour)

Early breakfast with your picnic lunch from Serengeti another game drive in Serengeti having a chance to see all big four e.g. Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos and many other game animals till afternoon then drives to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Masai Boma Tour: You will see a demonstration of traditional Masai dance, the opportunity to see the day-to-day workings of a Masai village, and the opportunity to purchase locally hand-made jewelry.
Learn about their fascinating culture and why they’ve resisted changing their traditional nomadic way of life in modern times.
Enjoy till late afternoon then drive to your campsite for dinner and overnight at the Simba Public Camp Site (Campsite-Basic Camping-Tent.
Main Destination
  • Ngorongoro Highlands

Accommodation

  • Ngorongoro Simba Campsite
  • On the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater Tour exploration

After breakfast descends to the world’s seventh wonder Ngorongoro Crater. A caldera was formed as a result of the great movement of the earth that formed the rift valley.
The Ngorongoro wild reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife including big cats, more than four hundred bird species.
Game drive inside the crater till late in the afternoon having a chance to see all big five e.g. Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffaloes, Leopard and many other wild animals like Hippos, Zebras, Wildebeests, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Thomson Gazelles just to mention a few.
We will then ascend to the crater rim then drive to your campsite for dinner and overnight at the Simba Public Camp Site (Campsite-Basic Camping-Tent.
Main Destination
  • Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation

  • Ngorongoro Simba Campsite
  • On the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater

Meals & Drinks

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
8

Day 7: Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Tarangire National Park - Arusha Town

Early breakfast and then depart from Ngorongoro to Tarangire National Park with your picnic lunch in hand. Game drive in Tarangire National Park.
It’s famous for its highest population density of elephants than anywhere in Tanzania and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and special location.
The park extends into two game-controlled areas and the wildlife is allowed to move freely throughout. Before the rains, droves of gazelle, wildebeest, zebra, and giraffes migrate to Tarangire National Park’s scrub plains where the last grazing land still remains.
Tarangire offers unparalleled game viewing, and during the dry season, elephants abound. Families of the pachyderms play around the ancient trunks of baobab trees and strip acacia bark from the thorn trees for their afternoon meal. Breathtaking views of the Masaai Steppe and the mountains to the south make a stop at Tarangire a memorable experience, late afternoon drive back to Arusha Town.
Main Destination
  • Tarangire National Park

Accommodation

  • No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
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End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport

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Important to Know

  • This tour is not available to solo travelers.
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour accepts children who are 1 year and older. Children under 3 are free.

Rates Per Person


INCLUDED
Park fees (For non-residents)
All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
NOT INCLUDED
International flights (From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Directions

  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha
  • This operator can book your international flights
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO – Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK – Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
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