Serengeti Budget Tour
It is everybody’s dream to see the big five and I am sure in your bucket list this features prominently. That is exactly the reason for this 3 Day Serengeti budget safari. We have considered you who is on a shoe string budget with no time when creating this African budget safari tour in Tanzania.
About the 3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari in Tanzania
Serengeti budget safari takes you to Serengeti National Park. This Tanzania budget safari tour focuses on wildlife. The 3 days Serengeti budget safari starts and ends in Arusha. This is the tourism capital of Tanzania. You will be able to see the big five on the 3 day Serengeti budget safari.
The best time for an African budget safari in Tanzania to Serengeti would be October and November. You can also be there in May to July. This is the great migration season in this region. On 3 day Serengeti budget safari during the period you may see the wildebeest crossing Mara River. Your 3 day Serengeti budget safari itinerary is provided below:
3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari Highlights:
- Big Five tracking
- Search for big cats
- Amazing game drives and wildlife
- Be part of the seasonal wildebeest migration
- Beautiful landscape
3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari in Tanzania
Day 1: ARUSHA – SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Met at your Arusha hotel by our Tanzania safari rep at 0600hrs. Have a briefing on the 3 day Serengeti budget safari. You will depart driving west to Serengeti National Park. This will be a long drive punctuated with several stops.
At Ol Duvai gorge you will visit the museum for an explanation on humanity. This is believed to be the ‘Cradle of mankind’. It is here too that you will have a break for lunch. Proceed to Serengeti where you will arrive later in the evening.
Enjoy a short game drive to introduce you to the parks flora and fauna. You will drive to Serengeti Seronera Campsite in time for dinner and overnight.
About Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park covers 14,763 km2 of vast open plains that stretch across the Tanzanian area between the Kenyan border and the outskirts of Lake Victoria. It has an abundance of wildlife with the numbers been estimated at well over 3 million.
There is even an active volcano within the Serengeti National Park – an interesting place to visit. The Serengeti ranges from 920 m to 1850 m in altitude and is not as flat as many travelers believe. Amongst these different altitude levels you will be able to discover the most remarkable animals; hidden in valleys or on top of beautiful rock formations.
One of the most popular times to visit Tanzania, especially the Serengeti, is when the famous wildebeest migration takes place. The annual wildebeest migration usually crosses into the Serengeti between May and early June. It is then that millions of wildebeest cross over Tanzania searching for water and food as the season changes.
This is a magical sight to behold and a major drawing point for travelers who visit the Serengeti during this period. Imagine being able to witness over 2 million wildebeest crossing the beauty of the Serengeti; nature is clearly unrivalled in this National Park in Tanzania!
This national park is also known for its amazing history which includes the Maasai; fierce warriors who lived beside and with these majestic animals in East Africa. The name ‘Serengeti’ is actually from the Maasai language, Maa; specifically, “Serengit” meaning “Endless Plains.
Day 2: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Start your day with an early morning game drive. This will be followed by breakfast at your lodge. Embark on a full day game drive after a short rest. This will be with picnic lunch boxes. This game drive gives you an opportunity to explore this world famous park.
The Serengeti plains are where endless streams of wildebeest and zebra move. They are either going south towards Ngorongoro or north towards the Masai Mara. This is the best place to watch the ‘big five’ among other savannah wildlife.
This 3 day Serengeti budget safari enables you to watch the action filled live animals movie. You will decide to edit this film on your own as it is uncut. You will drive back to Serengeti Seronera Campsite in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: SERENGETI – ARUSHA
Start the final day of the 3 day Serengeti budget safari with an early morning game drive. You will be searching for those wildlife that have been eluding you for the last two days. In the list include the leopard, hyena, porcupine, aardvark and many more
You will end the game rive with a return to your budget camp in Serengeti. This is to be followed by departure. You will fill your empty stomach with some breakfast at the campsite as before departure for Arusha.
This drive will have a stop for lunch and toilet breaks. If you did not stop at the historic Olduvai Gorge to trace the history of mankind, this will be the best time to do so. End your 3 day Serengeti budget safari with a drop off in Arusha.
End of 3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari in Tanzania
3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari Costs:
What is included in the 3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari cost?
- Accommodation in a Serengeti national park safari lodge on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on 3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari in Tanzania
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari in Tanzania cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 3 Day Serengeti Budget Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes
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