2 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

A stunning Short 2 Days Tanzania camping safari will introduce you to Tarangire National park & the famous Ngorongoro Crater both parks with unique features and amazing wildlife. During your 2 days camping safari, you will spend a night at Migombani public campsite one of the best campsites at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment with a great view of Lake Manyara & its forest. This short Tanzania camping safari starts & ends in Arusha city, our prices are much more affordable.

Highlights of 2 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Enjoy the beautiful landscapes & enormous wildlife including the large elephant population at Tarangire National park

Experience the world natural wonder The Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 meters high walls, with a big possibility of spotting the big cats & the big 5 which includes lion, leopard, elephants, buffalo & the rare black rhino

Enjoy authentic interactions with locals as you visit some Masai markets on the way

Trip style

Comfort & private – You will have your own private safari jeep, experience safari driver guide & a private chef who will prepare all meals for you. Accommodation during the safari will be at the public campsite where you sleep in canvas tents with mattresses & pillows, bathroom facilities are shared with other travelers who will be camping there. We advise you to bring your own sleeping bag however, you can still rent them in Arusha at a reasonable price paid for the whole trip.

  • Destination: Northern Tanzania
  • Location: Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater
  • Best time to visit: Yearly around
  • Physicality: Relaxed

Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Suitable for all ages

This tour is suitable for children of all ages.

Can Be in Any Style

Can be Camping, lodges and tented camps.

Tanzania Camping Safaris Packages

Day 0 Arrival day

Please let us know if you will need transfer & accommodation in Arusha before & after the safari to be included in your package. Our safari manager will meet you at your lodge/hotel in Arusha a day before or in the morning for a short safari briefing.


Day 1: Arusha- Tarangire National Park

  • Distance: 120 km
  • Non – game-viewing drive: 2 – 3 hrs.

After breakfast, we pick you up from your lodge in Arusha and drive to Tarangire National Park. The drive is along with Arusha town so any last-minute purchase can be done on the way. Tarangire National Park is known for its large elephant population & giant baobab trees. 6000 elephants, 2,500 wildebeest & 3,000 zebra were recorded in this park.

This huge population of ungulates is moving around the Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem. Tarangire River & Lake Burunge dam is the permanent source of water in the entire park serving the larger number of wildlife, especially during the dry season. You may expect to spot lion, leopard hyena, jackals, cheetahs, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, Zebras & the three rare species of Great kudu, Oryx & the Ash stalling. Birdlife is abundant in this park over 400 bird species were recorded here which includes ostrich, herons, Cori bastard, secretary birds & lots of aquatic birds. Parked lunch will be served inside the park.

Later drive to Migombani Campsite close to Lake Manyara for overnight. All meals included.


Day 2: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

  • Distance: 220 km
  • Non – game-viewing time: 2 – 2:30 hrs.

Early breakfast then departs for Ngorongoro crater, descend over 600 meters into the crater floor for the game drives. Ngorongoro crater is referred to by many as the 8th wonder of the world. Supported by a yearly water supply from the highlands and fodders, the Crater supports a larger number of wildlife which includes herds of wildebeest, buffalo, eland, zebra, warthog, hippo, African elephant, and the rare black rhino.

Another interesting part of this wildlife sanctuary is the dense population of predators like lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever-mysterious leopard that needs a well-trained eye to spot. During the game drive, you will visit Lake Magadi the alkaline lake located on the southwest corner that attracts a good number of flamingos, some hippos, and other aquatic birds. Late afternoon drive back to Arusha for dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation in Arusha can be arranged upon request at extra cost).

End of the Safari.

The package includes:-

  • All airport transfers/pick up & drop off
  • 5 days private camping safari from 1 to 5 person
  • 1 night accommodation in Arusha at Planet lodge or similar on B/B
  • Transport during the safari is a modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
  • Service of experienced, professional English speaking safari driver guide and chef
  • All meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • 1.5 Mineral water per person during game drive
  • Overnight stays in tents during the safari
  • Ol Doinyo Lengai trekking with Masai guide
  • Tents, mattresses & pillow chairs & table, please bring your own sleeping bag
  • All park fees, entry fees as per itinerary
  • Government value added tax VAT

The package excludes:-

  • Accommodation in Arusha after safari
  • Sleeping bag
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips/gratitude for safari driver & chef
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
  • International/domestic flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Join us again for another 5 days Serengeti Ngorongoro safari.

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