Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Budget Camping Safari


About this activity

  • Instant Booking
  • Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 7 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
  • Duration:4 Day(s)
  • Activities
    • Tanzania Safaris
    • Camping and Stargazing
    • Expedition
    • Jeep & 4WD
    • Photography
    • Safari
    • Wildlife Safaris
  • Travel StyleBudget
  • Guiding Type: Live Guide/Instructor
  • Guide Language
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • German
  • Tour Vibe Active
  • Recommended For
    • Couple
    • Family/Kids
    • For Art Lovers
    • LGBTQ
    • Senior
    • Solo
    • Women
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Youth
  • Destination Country: Africa, Tanzania,
    • Arusha
    • Tarangire National Park
    • Serengeti National Park
    • Ngorongoro Crater
    • Arusha
  • Pickup

    Hotel in Arusha

    From: To:
    7:00 AM 7:30 AM
  • Drop-off

    Hotel in Arusha

    From: To:
    6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • Age Range 1 - 80 (Years Old)
Tour Highlights

If you have a limited stay in Tanzania and a Big Five wildlife safari is in your pocket list, then this affordable 4-day Tanzania tour safari is the best tour program for you. Most of our short Tanzania safari tours start and end in Arusha. This tour will take you to explore Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.

Tour Introduction

The Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater really do belong together on a safari itinerary, and not just because they’re geographical neighbors. These are two of Africa’s most glorious attractions, each with its own magic that combines a wonderful wildlife-viewing experience and iconic northern Tanzanian landscapes. The Serengeti is a classic savannah terrain filled with animals against the backdrop of an endless horizon, while Ngorongoro is a more intimate experience, like a lost world of wildlife down on the crater floor. Put them together and you have an extraordinary safari experience to look forward.


Your Tanzania safari will start after breakfast and you will be picked up from your hotel and have a straight drive to Tarangire National Park with a picnic lunch. Proceeding with a game drive in the middle of the park expecting to observe herds of elephants 10-20 and sometimes up to 30. While on the game drive do not forget to throw your eyes on top of trees as you might spot a leopard. You may also see buffalo, impala, zebras, warthogs, giraffes and many more the park will offer you. Explore the park till late in the evening and drive to Panorama Safari Camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

Wake up early in the morning and after a hot cup of coffee, leave the campsite for morning game viewing in the heart of Serengeti National Park. enjoying the Morning beautiful sunrises though it’s going to be a bit chill in the morning, don’t forget your warm clothes, Get on with the game drive with a lunch box which means a branch in the bush. Dinner and your overnight stay are at Serengeti Seronera Campsite.

Wake early in the morning and have a cup of coffee ready for your morning game drive with a lunch box. Proceed with a game drive in Serengeti. Later on, have an en-route game drive back to Ngorongoro Crater. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.

This is your last day on this Tanzania safari. After breakfast, have a picnic lunch with you on your short drive descending from the gate down the crater floor, 650 meters deep. You'll have a half-day game crater tour and if one is lucky, you'll see rhinoceros. The crater has a number of permanent residence animals as the crater has permanent water throughout the year therefore, many of the animals prefer to stay though they are free to come in or move out the crater. After a game drive, go back to Arusha town and be dropped off in the hotel.


Location Nights Type Property Name Rating Occupancy
Mto wa Mbu 1 Camping Jambo Lodge and Campsite 2 Star Shared
Serengeti National Park 1 Camping Seronera Campsite 1 Star Shared
Ngorongoro Crater 1 Camping Simba Campsite 1 Star Shared
Pickup & Drop-Off
  • Hotel

Hotel in Arusha


A professional driver/guide

  • Halal
  • Meat
  • Vegetarian
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Jeep & 4WD
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
Extra Services
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
    • All Taxes/VAT


  • Flights
  • Insurance

Other Excluded:

  • 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
  • Drinks

Covid Safety

We've reviewed our advice for Tanzania. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply. You must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccinations with a QR code when you enter Tanzania. If you're not fully vaccinated, you'll be required to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test with a QR code taken within 72 hours of departure.


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Tour Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 20 % of the tour amount

Cancellation Policy Cancellations: Prior to tour departure, for cancellations received by us in writing: § If you cancel your tour a month before the tour start date, full deposit paid is non-refundable. § 1 month or less prior or no show: 100% tour cost. § There are no refunds for unused portions of the program. Therefore, refunds will not be made to clients who do not complete their tour for their own reason/s, whatsoever amendments made to the itinerary once paid for, may result in additional costs. § If you cancel your tour one week after your total cost payment has been processed, you will receive refund of 75% from your total payment. § A 50% refund will be made for those who cancel their tour 4 weeks to two months before start date. § A 30% deposit is always used on paying for a client’s accommodations, and that is why is not refundable. However, if you extend your depart date within a year for any reason after you pay 30% deposit, your 30% deposit can be extended for one year. The money will only apply towards your trip cost if you visit Tanzania and book a tour though NOMAD EXPLORER TOURS within one year from your cancellation date. § Therefore, all refunds are subject to wire transfer fees in case of cancellation. § There will be no refund for any completed program. Alterations of tours: § To alter route and settlements in the itinerary, should conditions necessitate, for the benefit of the client. § To subcontract all or part of the agreed tour. § To replace a faulty vehicle and compensate hours lost, by extra safari hours or days. § To change an accommodation (hotel, lodge, tented camp, guest house, camp site etc.) with another same-level accommodation. Insurance: It must be clearly understood that these are adventure safaris, and there are certain dangers and risks which are inevitable. Whilst every care is taken for the safety and comfort of our clients, the company accepts no liability for all or any of the following: § Damage or loss of property of any client, howsoever caused. § Sickness, infection, injury or death of the clients, howsoever caused. § Change of itinerary due to road and weather conditions. § Damages, directly or indirectly, arising out of delays in departure or arrival, including delays occasioned by the missing of road, rail, ship or aircraft connections. § War and other rare calamities which may occur while on the safari. § All the above and other unexpected situations can arise before or during any type of vacation. Such an event might cause you to cut short your vacation or cause your trip to be cancelled all together. Unfortunately, because of the costs incurred by the tour operator, any cancellation after booking incurs financial penalties, up to and including loss of the entire package price. That’s why we strongly recommend a travel protection plan offered by an insurance company in your country. For one low per-person price, you can buy peace of mind and keep your vacation worry-free. You can purchase insurance online with any insurance company. Liability: § Our company and agents, act only agents in all matters relating to these tours. § By making any payment, you have understood and agreed to our booking terms and conditions policy. Kindly Regards, Nomad Explorer Tours

Tour Date Change Policy

Tour Date can be changed 14 day(s) prior departure


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