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2 Days Camping in Tanzania Safaris | Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater

Trip Highlights

These 2 days of Tanzania Camping safari take you to the most celebrated UNESCO world heritage area in Tanzania;  Ngorongoro Crater as well as Tarangire National Park a world-famous safari park for its unusual herds of elephants. The park and Ngorongoro Crater are not very far from each other and with a range of accommodations having set up at Karatu (just outside the Ngorongoro Conservation), you can do a very rewarding safari in Tanzania in just 2 days and one night stay at one of the many campsites found around Karatu area or even the Mto wa Mbu and Lake Manyara area which is actually midway between the two wildlife areas.

Trip style

Comfort & private – You will have your own private safari jeep, experience safari driver guide & a private chef who will prepare all meals for you. Accommodation during the safari will be at the public campsite where you sleep in canvas tents with mattress & pillow, bathroom facilities are shared with other travelers who will be camping there. We advise you to bring your own sleeping bag however, you can still rent them in Arusha at a reasonable price paid for the whole trip.

Destination: Northern Tanzania

Location: Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater

Best time to visit: Yearly around

Physicality: Relaxed

2 Days Tanzania Camping Safari Itinerary

Tanzania Camping Safaris Packages

Day 0 Arrival day

Please let us know if you will need transfer & accommodation in Arusha before & after safari to be included in your package. Our safari manager will meet you at your lodge/hotel in Arusha a day before or in the morning for short safari briefing.

Day 01 Arusha- Tarangire National Park

Distance: 120 km   drive: 2 – 3 hrs.

After breakfast, we pick you up from your Lodge in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive is along with Arusha town so any last-minute purchase can be done on the way. Tarangire National Park is known for its large elephant population & giant baobab trees. 6000 elephants, 2,500 wildebeest & 3,000 zebra were recorded in this park.

This huge population of ungulates is moving around the Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem. Tarangire River & Lake Burunge dam is the permanent source of water in the entire park serving a larger number of wildlife, especially during the dry season. You may expect to spot lion, leopard hyena, jackals, cheetahs, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, Zebras & the three rare species of Great kudu, Oryx & the Ash stalling. Birdlife is abundant in this park over 400 bird species were recorded here which includes ostrich, herons, Cori bastard, secretary birds & lots of aquatic birds. Parked lunch will be served inside the park.

Later drive to Migombani Campsite close to Lake Manyara for overnight. All meals included.

 Day 2 Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Distance: 220 km

Non – game viewing time: 2 – 2:30 hrs.

Early breakfast then depart for Ngorongoro crater, descend over 600 meters into the crater floor for game driver. Ngorongoro crater is referred by many as an 8th wonders of the world. Supported by yearly around water supply from the highlands and fodders, the Crater supports a larger number of wildlife which includes herds of wildebeest, buffalo, eland, zebra, warthog, hippo, African elephant and the rare black rhino.

Another interesting part of this wildlife sanctuary is the dense population of predators like lion, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever mysterious leopard that needs well trained eye to spot. During the game drive you will visit Lake Magadi the alkaline lake located on the southwest corner attracts a good number of flamingos, some hippos and other aquatic birds. Late afternoon drive back to Arusha for dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation in Arusha can be arranged upon request at extra cost).

End of the Safari.

2 Days Tanzania Camping Safari Rates including VAT

$1,100 per person when 1 person travels alone

$690 per person when 2 persons travel together

$650 per person when 3 persons travel together

$604 per person when 4 persons travel together

$510 per person when 5 persons travel together

$420 per person when 6 persons travel together

Package includes

Transportation in a modified 4WD safari Land cruiser with photographic roof thatch

Service of a professional English speaking safari driver guide and a chef

All Meals: during the safari

1.5 l of mineral water per person per day during game drive

Overnight stays in good Canvas tents

Tents, mattresses & camping equipment except sleeping bag

All entry & camping fees.

Items not included

All transfers

Accommodation in Arusha

All flights

Sleeping bag but can be rent in Arusha at reasonable price

Beverages Alcoholic and soft drinks

Visa fees

Tips/gratitude for safari driver guide & chef

Items of a person nature

Travel insurance etc.

2 Days Tanzania camping safari Tarangire & Ngorongoro crate is the best. Join us again for unforgettable safari in Tanzania. Most Welcome!