Group Size: Based on Minimum of 2 passengers
Departs: Scheduled departures throught the year
If you prefer to stay more off the beaten track without the crowds, consider this authentic eco-friendly wilderness camp in the Serengeti. With only 12 spacious tents in camp, this is a true bush experience at its best, with comfortable beds, en-suite bathroom and bucket showers. Join one of the scheduled small group departures.
Day 1 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Depart Arusha this morning and drive to Tarangire National Park for a game drive and picnic lunch. Continue to the highlands of Karatu, stopping to view Manyara and the escarpment below from above. (LD)
Bougainvillea Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Each of the 24 cosy rooms have mosquito-netted king or twin beds, a fireplace, large bathroom with shower and a veranda from which to enjoy the views of our lush tropical gardens. Triples are possible with prior notice and two of the cottages can be used as family suites, with connecting rooms.
Day 2 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast you will drive into the Ngorongoro Crater for game viewing and a picnic lunch. The crater covers over 250 sq kms of land and is the home to the rare black rhino, lion, elephant, cheetah and great herds of buffalo, antelope and wildebeest. (BLD)
Day 3 - Serengeti National Park
This morning depart for the Serengeti National Park. A picnic lunch is taken while enjoying the game viewing. (BLD)
Serengeti Wilderness Camp is designed in the safari style of old – simple, but comfortable with every need being taken care of. Each camp comprises of only 10 tents, each comfortably furnished with quality linens, solar lighting, eco-friendly flush toilet and shower en-suite. Sumptuous meals are prepared by friendly safari chefs, and are served in the dining tent, or directly under the stars. Inside the spacious safari vehicle, with game viewing hatches that allow 360 degree views, you will find a selection of reference books on Tanzania’s parks, history, its flora and fauna, and a cool-box or fridge for drinks.
Day 4 to Day 5 - Serengeti National Park
Spend your days exploring the park on game drives. Here you may have the opportunity of booking an optional balloon safari (at own expense). (BLD)
Day 6 - End of Serengeti Wilderness Tour
Today you will be transferred to the Serengeti Airstrip for your flight to Arusha. (BL)
Dates and Pricing
- 26 May 18 $3,045 $3,240
- 16 Jun 18 $3,045 $3,240
- 14 Jul 18 $3,630 $4,120
- 04 Aug 18 $3,725 $4,250
- 18 Aug 18 $3,725 $4,250
- 29 Sep 18 $3,725 $4,250
- 27 Oct 18 $3,615 $4,140
- 01 Dec 18 $3,045 $3,240
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.
Pre-night in Arusha can be booked at an additional cost. Changes to the itinerary may be required at certain times of year. On the day of departure we recommend booking flights around 1700 from Kilimanjaro.