Tanzania Camping Adventure
16 Day / 15 Night Safari
Lake Manyara / Lake Eyasi / Karatu / Ngorongoro / Nasera Rock / Seronera / Lobo / Piyaya / Natron / Longido / Ndarakwai
TOUR REF: SSNTAC 11
Explore the rich diversity of Northern Tanzania in intimate detail, really getting off the beaten track for some outstanding safari experiences and fascinating cultural visits. This 16-day journey includes the famous Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, as well as lesser known areas rich in wildlife to the north and east of the Serengeti, taking time to visit local tribes for in depth insights into their culture. We explore the famous soda lakes of the region and the gorges of the Gol Mountains, as well as climbing Mt. Oldoiyo Lengai. Elephants, wildebeest, vultures, flamingos, lion, zebra are just a few of the many animal species that you’ll encounter on the many game drives and walking trips, as you explore all the highlights of this enthralling part of Africa.
Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara
Collection from your hotel in Arusha by your driver guide and depart to Lake Manyara National Park. Gamedrive. Lunch with lake view at a picnic site. Continue with gamedrive. Dinner and overnight tarOsero Camp.
Day 2: Lake Manyara to Lake Eyasi
Early morning gamedrive in Lake Manyara National Park. Picnic breakfast. Gamedrive. Return to camp for lunch. Depart for Lake Eyasi. Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Campsite.
Day 3: Hadzabe and Datoga Tribes
Early morning drive to Hadzabe area. Walk with hunting gatherers Hadzabe. Bush breakfast. Visit Datoga tribes. Return to camp for hot lunch. Drive to Manyara. Dinner and overnight tarOsero Campsite.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast walk through the Rain forest to Ngorongoro. Meet your driver and drive to Ngorongoro Crater rim. Hot lunch. Descend onto the Crater floor for gamedrive. Ascend to the Crater rim. Dinner and overnight Simba Campsite B.
Day 5: Nasera Rock
After breakfast departure to Nasera Rock. Bush lunch. Dinner and overnight Nasera Campsite.
Day 6: Olkarien Gorge
After breakfast gamedrive. Visit Olkarian Gorge. Picnic lunch. Return to camp. Dinner and overnight Nasera Campsite.
Day 7: Nasera to Serengeti
After breakfast departure to Serengeti National Park. Picnic lunch. En-route gamedrive. Dinner and overnight Seronera Campsite.
Day 8: Serengeti National Park
Full day in Serengeti National Park. All meals and overnight Seronera Campsite.
Day 9: Serengeti to Lobo
Early morning gamedrive in Serengeti National Park. Brunch. Depart to Lobo with en-route gamedrive. Dinner and overnight Lobo Campsite.
Day 10: Lobo to Piyaya
After breakfast drive to Piyaya. Picnic lunch. Walk to Orkereya (4 – 5 hours). Dinner and overnight Sanjan Boma Campsite.
Day 11: Piyaya to Lake Natron
After breakfast visit Sanjani Masaai Village. Return to camp for lunch. Departure to Lake Natron. Dinner and overnight World View Campsite.
Day 12: Mt Oldoinyo Lengai
Early morning climb Mt. Oldoiyo Lengai - 4 hours steep climb. Brunch. Drive to Lake for Flamingo viewing. Drive to camp for dinner and overnight at World View Campsite.
Day 13: Longido
After breakfast depart for Longido. Lunch. Rock walk option. Dinner and overnight Longido Boma Campsite.
Day 14: Longido to Ndarakwai
After breakfast walk to Orpul. Drive to Camp for lunch. Departure to Ndarakwai. Dinner and overnight Olpopongi Campsite.
Day 15: Ndarakwai
Night gamedrive from 10 PM to 3 AM. Olpopongi Campsite.
Day 16: Arusha
After breakfast, drive to Arusha/Kia Airport.
All accommodations on this itinerary are in campsites.
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