3 days Serengeti and Ngorongoro Camping tour

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3 days Serengeti and Ngorongoro camping tour

In this 3 days Serengeti and Ngorongoro Camping tour we will cover the 2 most popular destinations in Tanzania the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area are our destinations on this tour from Arusha that combines two of Tanzania’s top game reserves. Camping is a cost-effective alternative to lodge accommodations, and sleeping outside means waking to a chorus of animal and bird calls in Serengeti and Ngorongoro. From lunch by a hippo pool to sunrise game drives, you’ll experience the two parks’ remarkable scenery and diverse wildlife.

Bush and Forest Explorer offer camping safari, this type of safari in which you will be close to nature while you are in your tent listening to the roaring lions when feeding on their prey while the hyenas laughing at the leftovers, our cook, and safari guide is ready to provide you an unforgettable experience.

Meals will be prepared by a private cook who will also be responsible for pitching your tents, so this is a stress-free safari where you don’t need to think about what to eat, where to sleep, and so on, everything will be taken care of. All camping gears like; sleeping bags, tents, mattresses, pillowcases, bed sheets will be provided.

3 days Serengeti and ngorongoro Camping tour in Tanzania are more popular in Northern Tanzania than in the Southern. The Northern Tanzania safari circuit includes Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks as well as Arusha and Kilimanjaro National Parks. On the Southern circuit, we have Nyerere National Park, Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park, and Udzungwa Mountain National park.

Bush and Forest explorer is your best choice tour operator when it comes to camping safaris in Tanzania with an assurance of safety, quality services at affordable prices.

3 days serengeti and ngorongoro camping tour

Right in the heart of the African wilderness; sitting around a campfire and sleeping amidst the sounds and roars of night predators comes with a special feeling of adventure. We provide all camping gear (except sleeping bags) during your safari and serve freshly cooked food that is prepared by our experienced safari cooks. Our cook and driver do all the camp set up for you and you only participate in that if you are after an active adventure.

All our lodge safaris can be done by basic camping and so it is a matter of your choice as to which safari program you wish to do on a camping option and we shall advise you on the price and provide you with a detailed safari itinerary.

To prepare a 3 days serengeti and ngorongoro camping tour we need to know;

  • When you wish to do a camping safari in Tanzania
  • How many days you wish to spend on safari
  • How many persons are traveling with you
  • Any specific park or reserve that you wish to visit

Please contact our safari consultants also if you want a specially tailored safari for you and your partners.

3 days serengeti and ngorongoro Camping tour – Our Budget Camping Safaris in Tanzania provide the highest level of comfort yet maintains intimate contact with the bush and the sounds of the African night.
Budget Tanzania camping safari is the ideal way for those who like to “rough it” as we provide mostly bivouac pop-up tents for accommodation whereby mattresses are laid on the sewn-in groundsheet. The tents are spacious enough for two people and they have a mesh on each window to keep off insects. All preparations at the camp are made on arrival at the campsite.  We recommend visitors bring their own sleeping bags. Public campsites provide basic washroom facilities of reasonable hygienic standard for budget camping safaris. At some Parks, we use semi-permanent campsites which offers an upgrade camping style with facilities like showers(hot showers on request) and Flush Toilets


3 Days Serengeti and Ngorongoro Camping Tour takes you to the great Serengeti National Park in Tanzania for an amazing wildlife experience. The government of Tanzania has gone to great length to make the country a leading tourist destination in Africa. 28% of the country’s land is protected and have been declared national reserves. The greatest of these reserves are the Serengeti National Park and the Mount Kilimanjaro area. The Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater are the focus today. The Serengeti is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world with the greatest concentration of plain game on earth. The Serengeti gets its name from the Masai word meant “endless plains” – In reference to the endless rolling grasslands which support countless zebra and wildebeest in the park. The plains are also home to giraffe, buffaloes, gazelles and elephants.


  • Experienced tour Guide
  • Budget tour
  • Excellent for group
  • Nice for first timer traveler
  • Available throughout a year
  • Top rated camping tour
  • Can be customized


Our Guide will pick up at 6:00 am at your hostel/homestay/hotel in Arusha. You will drive towards the fertile highland where wheat, coffee and corn are grown by the Iraq people. Passing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will be able to see the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater before travelling onwards to the Serengeti National Park. You will reach Serengeti by midday. The Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania with a diversity of landscapes and habitats, such as grassy plains, swamps, lakes, savannah and mountains. Here the biggest wildebeest and zebra migration takes place. Depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to witness thousands of animals on their search for nourishment. You will camp the night in the Seronera Area in central Serengeti at Nyani Campsite ( can be changed ).

You'll wake up at 6:00 am, for early morning game drives in Serengeti until 10:00 am. Head back to the campsite for breakfast. Here in the Serengeti region, you can often watch wildebeest and zebras next to lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. On the way, you can pass by the Olduvai Gorge where the English pair, Louis and Mary Leaky pioneered excavation work. In the sixties, some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution was found and a small museum documents these discoveries. You will check out and drive with game en route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Ngorongoro Simba "A" Campsite.

You'll wake up early in the morning for breakfast and then at 7:00 am, drive to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Crater floor (19.2km of diameter, 610m deep, 304sq km) for game drives. All the Big Five, rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo, and elephant, live in this wonderful caldera as well as many more mammals. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, geese, storks, vultures, and more. Have a break for lunch at the Ngoitoktok Spring Picnic Site. Ngorongoro Crater is often called 'Africa's Eden' the '8th Natural Wonder of the World'. It is a massive extinct volcano, with its towering tree lined walls dropping thousands of feet to a "Noah's Ark" with animals on the verdant floor below. This breathtaking oasis provides a haven for both predator and prey to live among grasslands, fresh springs, and the large soda lake. After lunch, proceed with game viewing while ascending the Crater. Later on, you'll drive to Arusha.

Cost will include

  • Park fees
  • (For non-residents)
  • All activities
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • Camping equipment
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals
  • (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Safari hut / Safari Shirt

Cost will exclude

  • International flights
  • (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Bath towels
  • 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
  • Drinks

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3 days Serengeti and Ngorongoro Camping tour
8% Off
From $590 $540
/ Adult