Camping Safaris

Camping Safaris is an amazing and unforgettable experience in Tanzania. Not only an easy option for budget travelers but also the best way to experience real life in the wild.

Imagine living in the middle of the African jungle. The sounds of birds and mother nature. This will leave you with an amazing experience away from home.


Camping safaris allow you to experience nature and wildlife. The millions of wildebeest in Serengeti elevate your soul and mind if you camp in Serengeti. The plenty of life in Tanzania’s national parks is an unimaginable experience.

Most of Tanzania’s National Parks have campsites inside. These campsites are offered by the government and private companies.

Not all camps are cheaper than lodges thought to be. Some camps in the National Parks are more expensive than lodges.

The only determinant of price is quality and location.

Flying Camping Safaris 

Flying camps are the ideal plan after long walking safaris or game drives. It involves setting up temporary camps under the stars or trees. It’s the adventure in style.

Experience authentic bush life. The hurricane lamps, fresh towels, a canvas washbasin with hot water water, and food. 

Most of these camps are the best idea for following migration in Serengeti. Or during walking safaris in Maasai land in Tanzania

The sensation of sleeping in lights with mosquito nets while the moon shines down is magical.  The noises of the African wild echo from different angles to mark the highlight of an African safari. 

The memory will live with you for a lifetime. This amazing experience turns you on while on your Africa vacation

Luxury Camping Safaris

They offer refined African safari experiences.  These camps provide the same services as five stars hotels or lodges. 

The high-quality tents with all facilities make your trip very comfortable. Enough space and a veranda in front and a bathroom with a hot-water shower, and toilet behind the tent. 

A luxury camp offers an extraordinary experience depending on the location. The panoramic view of nature and landscapes are awesome. 

Many of these camps can be open for both sides to offer flexibility in your trip. You can open it either to watch the wildlife or enjoy the weather. 

The bedside table, gas or solar lamps, chairs, and a wardrobe for your clothing. A deep freeze will supply your drinks with ice and keep food items fresh. 

Extra services like laundry are available on a daily basis. Extra meals and drinks are unlimited in these camps. Examples of these camps include  Kirurumu Under Canvas and  Ang’ata camps in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Budget Camping Safaris

This involves traveling with all your camp equipment. Your guide and a cook in your vehicle with you. 

Always the guide and cook help to set up the tents. The price is friendly and fun.  It’s the best plan for adventurers as it gives you the unlimited option to have fun and customize the meal plan. 

Time for game drives or walking safaris remains the same. Only cooks and waiters remain in camps for the preparation of meals and drinks. 

A budget camping relies on shared or public campsites. If you visit Serengeti National park, you will camp at Seronera campsite. For Ngorongoro crater, you will overnight at Simba A and B.

You can also do camping outside the parks either in Karatu or Mto wa Mbu if you will visit the northern circuits.  You can either overnight at Panorama Safari camps, Migombani, Twiga camps, or Fanaka

Facilities like toilets and showers are available at these campsites.  Expect to use mattresses on the floor of your safari tents instead of beds.  

Best Time For Camping Safaris

Dry season is the best time to enjoy camping safaris in Tanzania. The weather during this time is friendly and best for wildlife viewing.
It’s actually from late June to October, January to February. The best chance of seeing the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti is during June and July.
And the time to see the wildebeest calving is from late January to February. During this time wildebeest return to southern Serengeti
Camping safaris are not only limited to Serengeti National park. You can do camping in Tarangire, Ruaha , Ngorongoro crater and Saadani National park.
Camping Safaris is a unique experience ever in Africa. Those who dare to camps while in Tanzania return home with a memorable holiday of a lifetime.
You can either camp in Tanzania for 5 days, 6 days, or 7 days. The experience is magical. Contact us for more information.

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