Tanzania safari & Zanzibar Beach

Best camping safaris in Tanzania & Zanzibar beach holidays is one of our best tours in Tanzania, for many camping safaris is not always about budget but fun, flexible and enjoyable. This affordable Tanzania camping safaris & Zanzibar beach include the famous parks of Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti before flying from Serengeti to Zanzibar for beach extension.
Private Tour
Culture and History
Wildlife Viewing
Arusha , Tanzania
10 days
English, French, German, Spanish
2 - 4

What we'll do

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport, our representative will meet you and drive you to the Mvuli hotel in Arusha. Later our safari manager will come for a detailed safari briefing & leave you to enjoy the nice weather of Arusha city & lodge facilities.

Overnight at Mvuli Hotel in Arusha or similar. Breakfast included.

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Leave the lodge after breakfast for Tarangire National Park, the driving is via Arusha town & along the beautiful Masai steppe, drop your safari chef at Makuyuni junction and enter the park for your first game drive of the trip. Tarangire runs along the beautiful lines of the Tarangire River and mostly is made up of low-lying hills on the floor of the Great East African Rift Valley. The vegetation in this park mainly consists of huge African baobab trees, scattered Acacia woodland, and a large swamp area in the south.

Tarangire River and the swamp are acting as refugee camps for the wild animals during the dry season. This park is highlighted with some of the largest elephants heard found nowhere in Africa, the rare species of animals like the Fringed-eared Oryx and the Great Kudu are also found here. Tarangire is home to 400 species of bird including the rare Ash Stalling. End up this day of your Tanzania best-camping safaris & Zanzibar beach by driving to your campsite during or before sunset.

Overnight at Lilac Campsite Close to Lake Manyara or similar. All meals included.

Day 3: Tarangire – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast depart for Serengeti National Park “The wild Africa” driving is across local villages and along the high lying farmland of Karatu until you reach the Ngorongoro gate. After registration & other park formalities, you will drive up to the highlands of Ngorongoro 2,300 meters, stop at the crater viewpoint for some great photos of the crater floor from above. After driving along the Crater rim and down to the endless rolling plains of Serengeti National Park.

On the way stop at one of the Masai villages where you will be invited by Masai warriors for some cultural encounter, you will go in and around their houses & you will have a brief story of their nomadic life around this area, you will meet members of the family and kids, you may ask questions & take pictures with them. Later they will sing a farewell song that involves jumping high, you are allowed to join the dancing. Afterward, drive to Naabi Hills Gate for check-in to Serengeti.

Spend some time for registration and other park formalities, this will be the time to have your packed lunch and thereafter start your afternoon game drives in the Serengeti in search of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Arrive at the Camp during or before sunset.

Overnight at Seronera Public Campsite Central Serengeti. All meals included.

Day 4: Full Day Serengeti

We recommend an early morning game drive starting at 06:30, depart your campsite after a cup of coffee carry your breakfast box and lunch box. Early morning game drives allow you to witness the beautiful sunrise in the Serengeti with the possibility of spotting cat families on the road as they spend most of their morning time on the road avoiding the morning mist.

You can also see other predators coming back from their long night of hunting or a group of lioness planning a morning ambush or eating along the road. if the Wildebeest Migration will be packed in Serengeti you will go straight to where they are and spend time with them, you can anticipate seeing some animal action like hunting, fighting, eating even hunting. Serengeti is still worth a visit with or without the Wildebeest Migration. Later on, you go back to your campsite during or before the sunset.

Overnight at Seronera Public Campsite Central Serengeti. All meals included.

Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

On this day the best camping safari & Zanzibar beach holidays take you to the world’s natural wonder The Ngorongoro Crater. Depart Serengeti after breakfast, en-route game drive up to Naabi Hills gate & past Malanja depression, reach Ngorongoro Conservation Area & descent 600 meters into the Crater floor for game viewing.

Ngorongoro Crater the Eden of Africa has formed some million years ago due to internal forces, after the eruption it left a huge caldera which was mistakenly called Crater. Supported by a yearly water supply from the highland of Ngorongoro and enough fodder the Crater supports a larger variety of wildlife including herds of wildebeest, zebra, elephant, hippos, buffalo, topi, eland & the rare black rhino.

This picturesque crater has a dense population of predators like hyenas, lions, Cheetahs, jackals, and the mysterious leopard which needs a sharp and trained eye to spot. Birds are abundant from aquatic to forest birds, with a bit of luck the so-called Big Five can be seen in the course of one day of game drives.

Apart from animals the Crater to a larger number of bird species both aquatic and terrestrial birds. You will visit the hippo pool & a large but shallow alkaline lake on the Southwest corner of the crater frequently visited by some flocks of flamingos & hippos. Break for lunch & later drive to Simba public campsite at the Crater rim for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at Simba Public Campsite in the Crater rim. All meals included.

Day 6: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Zanzibar

Best camping safaris & Zanzibar beach day 6, after leisurely breakfast pack your stuff & take nice pictures of the famous Simba Campsite before starting your way back to Arusha airport for your flight to Zanzibar at around noon. If you like you can visit some of the Masai market or curio shops on the way to Arusha. Breakfast & lunch included.

Arriving at Zanzibar airport, you will meet our representative who will transfer you to Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar in the North East of Zanzibar Island.

Overnight at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on the North East of the Island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 7-8: Zanzibar beach

Relax and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar, if you wish you can organize some water sports with the lodge. (Option) you can arrange a visit to the spice plantation and the stone town on one of these days or you can do the spice tour on your way to stone town on day 9, and maybe the stone town tour on day 10 if you have a late flight.

Overnight at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar on the North East of the Island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 9: Zanzibar Beach to Stone Town

On this day after breakfast, you will depart for stone town en-route (Option) you can do the famous spice tour which includes lunch (Zanzibar dishes cooked with spices) after the tour you will drive to Tembo House Hotel in stone town. In the afternoon you can walk around stone town on your own or you can arrange a boat ride to Prison Island and come back during the sunset. See Zanzibar island tours

Overnight at Tembo House Hotel in Stone Town. Breakfast included.

Day 10: Departure

Depending on your flight time, after breakfast (Option) you can do a guided stone town tour or relax and walk around until your departure time to Zanzibar airport for your flight back home. Breakfast included.

End of the Service best camping safaris & Zanzibar beach package.

With all the flexibility Tanzania’s best camping safaris and Zanzibar beach will leave you with great memories. This package can be twisted to meet your budget & ideas.

Accommodation in Zanzibar is subject to availability.

Where we'll go


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Good to know

Good to know

Health and Safety Guidelines for our Guests and Staff: We understand that we are in unprecedented times and this calls for extraordinary measures. Your safety has always been and will continue to be of paramount importance to us. We have implemented changes to our general procedure to ensure that we comply with WHO recommendations and to offer you the best possible experience in the circumstances.

What is included?

  • Private transfers in Arusha & Zanzibar
  • 01 Night at Mvuli Hotel or similar in Arusha on HB
  • 05 Days 4 nights private camping safari for 02 to 4 persons
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch (window seat for everybody)
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari driver guide & private chef
  • All meals during safari & Zanzibar as per itinerary.
  • Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

What is not included?

  • Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure
  • International Flights
  • Travel insurance if applicable
  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
  • Any activities at Zanzibar like snorkeling or diving or private tours at Zanzibar
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Binoculars

Cancellation and refund

The booking fee ($45.00 p.p. included in the displayed price) is non-refundable if you cancel your booking. If a local cancels a booking or does not show up at the agreed time and place, you receive a full refund of the booking fee.

You are buying a unique experience that also empowers local communities and people to improve their lives by sharing their knowledge and lifestyle.

We give space for creativity. The locals themselves decide and develop the activity idea and design it in a way they find interesting.

Locals get 100% of the price they want. The booking fee is added separately.

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