• Enjoy wildlife drives in the serengeti
  • Savour traditional cuisine in a local village
  • Take in the views at ngorongoro crater
  • Meet local artisans on a village walk

Witness wildlife on open savannah and experience the stunning beauty of the Great Rift Valley. Led by a certified safari guide, you'll journey to the Serengeti in search of phenomenal wildlife in its natural habitat. Full-service camping will bring you closer to the region’s animals and is an economical way to gain insight into local cultures in a short amount of time. Our small safari vehicles minimize drive times and improve your chances of snapping that perfect shot of one of the elusive "big five."

Trip Description
Tanzania Camping Adventure

G Adventures Travel Reviews & Ratings
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
100% Recommend

4.8 out of 5
Excellent 32,401 Great 10,162 Average 5 Disappointing 1 Terrible 7
4.8 Guide
4.8 Activities
4.8 Lodging
4.8 Transportation
4.8 Meals
Tanzania Camping Adventure



Amazing Trip! July 2018

  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Great first time experience in Europe. I got to hike the Alps with a great CEO that was well organised and really friendly. I also met 9 other travellers from across the world and learned a lot while hiking 24 KM Trek's with them. I would recommend this trip to anyone looking to take a break from city life and enjoy the beauty of the Alps.
Read more

Operator G Adventures



Great Experience July 2018

  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
The tour was amazing. A lot of great hikes and views travelling from France-Italy-Switzerland. Really enjoyed how organised the trip was and down to earth the people were.

Operator G Adventures



Great Experience July 2018

  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
The tour was amazing. A lot of great hikes and views travelling from France-Italy-Switzerland. Really enjoyed how organised the trip was and down to earth the people were.

Operator G Adventures



A great way to see Japan June 2018

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 3.0
  • Meals 4.0
Great group tour experience. I was glad that I packed light! It was a small surprise to take so much public transportation everywhere. But our guide was amazing, and we saw a nice combination of classic sights and local gems.
Read more

Operator G Adventures



Great way to see Costa Rica May 2018

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Trek Hidden Costa Rica is a great way to explore the country. I feel like I got so much more out of this trip than I would have on a tour that hits all touristy spots. Very active trip, got to see a lot of wildlife, plus beach/mountains/countryside/waterfalls - so many amazing views! Would highly recommend this trip and will very likely be traveling with GAdventures again.
Read more

Operator G Adventures



Trip of a lifetime! April 2018

  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Magnificent mountain peaks, stunning glaciers and picture-perfect lakes. The twelve-person tour was well organized and well paced. Our guide, Romi, was fun and competent. She took good care of us and made sure we had a good time.

Half a dozen local guides joined us along the way, contributing new knowledge and their own perspectives.

Note that there were many more optional activities than were listed on the website, including a day in Bariloche of rafting or horseback riding with gauchos. We also enjoyed a couple of home visits, one featuring a meal prepared in a traditional pot made from a plow disk. And then there was that sweet trip to the dulce de leche tasting shop... So many pleasures, big and small, in an incredibly beautiful land!

My advice: Go a day early so you can take in Buenos Aires’ San Telmo Feria, a ten-block street market that is only held on Sundays.
Read more

Operator G Adventures


Day 1 Arusha

There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1L)

Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Spend the afternoon viewing wildlife along the main road that winds through a lush cool forests of Lake Manyara National Park, overgrown with ficus trees and covered with bromeliads. This area is truly stunning, as the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a gorgeous backdrop. Search for the phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)

Day 3 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (190km)

Day 4 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the Big Five in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari

Day 5 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy one last morning wildlife safari drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best wildlife viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of animals, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 160km)

Day 6 Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L)

Embark on a early morning crater drive. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Departure Day Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)

Dates & Pricing
Checking price

Price From

$ 1,649

Price Per Day:

$ 275 per day
Checking price
Start DateFinish DateBase PriceDeparture GuaranteedAvailability 
Mar-23-2019Mar-28-2019$ 1,649Yes2 spots left Reserve
Mar-30-2019Apr-04-2019$ 2,199YesSold Out Reserve
Apr-06-2019Apr-11-2019$ 2,199YesSold Out Reserve
Apr-13-2019Apr-18-2019$ 1,759Yes6 spots left Reserve
Apr-27-2019May-02-2019$ 2,199YesSold Out Reserve
May-11-2019May-16-2019$ 1,759Yes9 spots left Reserve
May-25-2019May-30-2019$ 2,199YesSold Out Reserve
Jun-08-2019Jun-13-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Jun-15-2019Jun-20-2019$ 1,839Yes2 spots left Reserve
Jun-17-2019Jun-22-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Jun-22-2019Jun-27-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Jun-24-2019Jun-29-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Jun-26-2019Jul-01-2019$ 2,299Yes7 spots left Reserve
Jun-29-2019Jul-04-2019$ 2,299Yes5 spots left Reserve
Jul-01-2019Jul-06-2019$ 2,399Yes3 spots left Reserve
Jul-06-2019Jul-11-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Jul-08-2019Jul-13-2019$ 1,799Yes5 spots left Reserve
Jul-10-2019Jul-15-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Jul-13-2019Jul-18-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Jul-15-2019Jul-20-2019$ 2,399Yes2 spots left Reserve
Jul-20-2019Jul-25-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Jul-22-2019Jul-27-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Jul-27-2019Aug-01-2019$ 2,399Yes2 spots left Reserve
Jul-29-2019Aug-03-2019$ 2,399Yes1 spots left Reserve
Jul-31-2019Aug-05-2019$ 2,399YesSold Out Reserve
Aug-03-2019Aug-08-2019$ 2,399Yes8 spots left Reserve
Aug-05-2019Aug-10-2019$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-10-2019Aug-15-2019$ 2,399Yes2 spots left Reserve
Aug-12-2019Aug-17-2019$ 2,399Yes8 spots left Reserve
Aug-17-2019Aug-22-2019$ 2,399Yes9 spots left Reserve
Aug-19-2019Aug-24-2019$ 2,399Yes5 spots left Reserve
Aug-24-2019Aug-29-2019$ 2,399Yes1 spots left Reserve
Aug-26-2019Aug-31-2019$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-31-2019Sep-05-2019$ 2,399Yes1 spots left Reserve
Sep-02-2019Sep-07-2019$ 2,299Yes9 spots left Reserve
Sep-07-2019Sep-12-2019$ 2,299Yes9 spots left Reserve
Sep-09-2019Sep-14-2019$ 2,299Yes8 spots left Reserve
Sep-14-2019Sep-19-2019$ 2,299Yes1 spots left Reserve
Sep-21-2019Sep-26-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Sep-23-2019Sep-28-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Sep-28-2019Oct-03-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Sep-30-2019Oct-05-2019$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-05-2019Oct-10-2019$ 2,299Yes2 spots left Reserve
Oct-07-2019Oct-12-2019$ 2,299Yes6 spots left Reserve
Oct-12-2019Oct-17-2019$ 2,299YesSold Out Reserve
Oct-14-2019Oct-19-2019$ 2,299Yes9 spots left Reserve
Oct-19-2019Oct-24-2019$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Oct-21-2019Oct-26-2019$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-26-2019Oct-31-2019$ 2,299Yes4 spots left Reserve
Oct-28-2019Nov-02-2019$ 2,299Yes8 spots left Reserve
Nov-02-2019Nov-07-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-09-2019Nov-14-2019$ 2,199Yes7 spots left Reserve
Nov-11-2019Nov-16-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-16-2019Nov-21-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-23-2019Nov-28-2019$ 2,199Yes10 spots left Reserve
Nov-30-2019Dec-05-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-07-2019Dec-12-2019$ 2,199Yes12 spots left Reserve
Dec-14-2019Dec-19-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-21-2019Dec-26-2019$ 2,199Yes9 spots left Reserve
Dec-23-2019Dec-28-2019$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-28-2019Jan-02-2020$ 2,199Yes6 spots left Reserve
Dec-30-2019Jan-04-2020$ 2,199Yes11 spots left Reserve
Jan-04-2020Jan-09-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-06-2020Jan-11-2020$ 2,199Yes13 spots left Reserve
Jan-11-2020Jan-16-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-13-2020Jan-18-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-18-2020Jan-23-2020$ 2,199Yes12 spots left Reserve
Jan-20-2020Jan-25-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-25-2020Jan-30-2020$ 2,199Yes10 spots left Reserve
Feb-01-2020Feb-06-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Feb-03-2020Feb-08-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Feb-08-2020Feb-13-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Feb-15-2020Feb-20-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Feb-17-2020Feb-22-2020$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Feb-22-2020Feb-27-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Feb-29-2020Mar-05-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Mar-07-2020Mar-12-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Mar-09-2020Mar-14-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Mar-14-2020Mar-19-2020$ 2,199Yes12 spots left Reserve
Mar-21-2020Mar-26-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Mar-23-2020Mar-28-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Mar-28-2020Apr-02-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Apr-25-2020Apr-30-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
May-30-2020Jun-04-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jun-06-2020Jun-11-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jun-13-2020Jun-18-2020$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Jun-20-2020Jun-25-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jun-22-2020Jun-27-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jun-27-2020Jul-02-2020$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Jun-29-2020Jul-04-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-01-2020Jul-06-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-04-2020Jul-09-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-06-2020Jul-11-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-11-2020Jul-16-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-13-2020Jul-18-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-15-2020Jul-20-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-18-2020Jul-23-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-20-2020Jul-25-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-25-2020Jul-30-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-27-2020Aug-01-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jul-29-2020Aug-03-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-03-2020Aug-08-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-08-2020Aug-13-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-10-2020Aug-15-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-12-2020Aug-17-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-15-2020Aug-20-2020$ 2,399Yes13 spots left Reserve
Aug-17-2020Aug-22-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-22-2020Aug-27-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-24-2020Aug-29-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-29-2020Sep-03-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Aug-31-2020Sep-05-2020$ 2,399Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-05-2020Sep-10-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-09-2020Sep-14-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-12-2020Sep-17-2020$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Sep-14-2020Sep-19-2020$ 2,299Yes13 spots left Reserve
Sep-16-2020Sep-21-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-19-2020Sep-24-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-21-2020Sep-26-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-26-2020Oct-01-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-28-2020Oct-03-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Sep-30-2020Oct-05-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-03-2020Oct-08-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-05-2020Oct-10-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-10-2020Oct-15-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-12-2020Oct-17-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-17-2020Oct-22-2020$ 2,299Yes12 spots left Reserve
Oct-24-2020Oct-29-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-26-2020Oct-31-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Oct-31-2020Nov-05-2020$ 2,299Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-02-2020Nov-07-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-07-2020Nov-12-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-14-2020Nov-19-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-21-2020Nov-26-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-28-2020Dec-03-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Nov-30-2020Dec-05-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-05-2020Dec-10-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-12-2020Dec-17-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-14-2020Dec-19-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-19-2020Dec-24-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-21-2020Dec-26-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-26-2020Dec-31-2020$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Dec-28-2020Jan-02-2021$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-02-2021Jan-07-2021$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-04-2021Jan-09-2021$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Jan-09-2021Jan-14-2021$ 2,199Yes14 spots left Reserve
Check Current Availability, prices, specials with G Adventures
USD30, usually included in most international air tickets.
Trip Includes
  • Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch
  • Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit
  • Mto wa Mbu
  • Lake Manyara wildlife safari drive
  • Serengeti wildlife safari drives
  • Ngorongoro Crater wildlife safari drive
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Meals Included: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Flights & Transport
Only ground transport7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle.This trip is done in private 7 seat 4x4 Land cruiser vehicles. With sliding windows and a large pop-up roofs, these vehicles are designed for wildlife viewing. If there is a large group, 2 vehicles will be used. If you are travelling to Nairobi from Arusha at the end of your safari and have pre-booked your "shuttle" transfer through G Adventures, you will travel in a public shuttle; these are large mini buses with seating for 22-24 passengers. Speed governors set to 80kph are used on all vehicles to ensure a safe driving speed. Please note for your own safety it is mandatory to wear your seat belt at all times when in a vehicle. All G Adventure vehicles are regularly serviced and follow a strict maintenance schedule. However given the long travel days and rough conditions of many of the roads in Africa, vehicles can and do breakdown on occasion. If such situations occur all drivers are trained mechanics and any vehicle issues are rectified as quickly as possible so as to not disrupt your trip. Your patience is requested if the vehicle you are traveling in happens to encounter a mechanical fault.
Group Size:
Small Group - 24 max
Maximum Number of People in Group: 14
Max 14, avg 10

Solo Notes

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.
Simple hotels (1 nt), full-service camping (4 nts).
Camping in Tanzania is truly an adventure. You will be able to get off the beaten track to get a first-hand experience of the beautiful wilderness and nature. While camping, we stay at designated campsites inside of and nearby the national reserves and parks. These campsites are generally very basic, and are not comparable to western standards. We pitch tents at the public campsites, and may be sharing the space and facilities with other groups, especially during the high seasons. (The amount of people sharing these campsites may influence the cleanliness and environment of these public camp sites.) All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied, including camp mattresses, which are warm and comfortable. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. They are good quality, durable, industry-standard 2-person safari canvas tents. Please note that most adults will not be able to fully stand up inside the tents, though most travelers find these more than adequate, as they have a base area of approximately 4 square meters. These tents are regularly treated with a waterproofing agent, but under certain rainy conditions, the tent fabric may become saturated to the point where seepage or leakage may occur. All tents have built-in mesh insect netting on the windows and doors. Our campsite in Mto wa Mbu is basic, but clean and the location is very convenient. Once we move into the Serengeti National Park and to the Ngorongoro Crater rim, the facilities become more basic with long-drop latrines, simple cold shower or bathing, and no electricity. Camps are open to the natural environment (ie. no fences) – care must be taken, especially at night, when a torch/flashlight is recommended when walking around the camp area. The idea of camping in Africa can be a daunting one. For those not accustomed to ‘roughing it’ for a few days, don’t worry, your trip is a ‘full service camping’ experience. All tents are pitched for you, meals are prepared and served and the washing up is done by G Adventures staff. This leaves you with more time to enjoy your surroundings and is ideal for first-time campers who may be worried about the challenges such a trip can entail.
Start City
End City
Guides Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, certified driver/guide, camp cook.

Age Notes

Min. Age: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Additional Information:

Important Notes

1. CAMPING SERVICE The idea of camping in Africa can be a daunting one. For those not accustomed to ‘roughing it’ for a few days we offer a full camping service. All tents are pitched for you, meals are prepared and served and the washing up is done by G Adventures staff. This leaves you with more time to enjoy your surroundings and is ideal for first-time campers who may be worried about the challenges such a trip can entail. When camping we are exposed to the elements, and whilst there are times when the weather is fine and temperatures are pleasant, there may be days when it is foggy, rainy and cool. In certain locations there may also be a number of bugs. These factors, however, should be seen as minor downsides to a camping experience which will allow you to get up close to the beautiful nature that Africa has to offer. Camps are open to the natural environment (ie. no fences) – care must be taken, especially at night, when a torch/flashlight is recommended when walking around the camp area. All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied. We supply canvas dome tents with built-in mesh insect nets on the doors and windows. Mattresses are also available, which are approximately 4cm thick, warm and comfortable. Please note drinking water, ice, and fire wood are not provided but can be bought locally with the assistance of the Chief Experience Officer. 2. SLEEPING BAGS Sleeping bags can not be rented on any of our Africa overland or safari trips 3. MIGRATION Tanzania and Kenya The Seronera Plains, which lie in the southeast of the National Park and extend into the western Ngorongoro Conservation Area, form the main ungulate calving grounds of the Serengeti. The wildebeest typically disperse into the Seronera plains during the short rains, which fall in late November or early December, before calving in January, and staying put until the end of the long rains from January to early May. Towards the end of April the wildebeest start to congregate on the southern plains in the preparation for the 800km northward migration. The major obstacle faced by the wildebeest on this migration is the crossing for the Grumeti River through the western corridor, which typically occurs from June into early July. From July to October, the ungulates disperse again, with about half of them crossing the Mara River into Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve and the remainder spreading out through the northern and western Serengeti. By late October the animals have generally started to plod back southward to the Seronera Plains, to arrive there in late November when the cycle starts all over again. 4. TRAVEL DAYS This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, as long drives and poor road conditions are the rule as opposed to the exception in both Kenya and Tanzania. A safari is about travelling to see animals, so we cover long distances crossing the country to visit different wildlife parks. Once there, we spend the majority of the time viewing wildlife while driving in the parks. This translates to a lot of driving. Despite this, the diversity and scenery of the African landscape, the local culture and abundant wildlife are all well worth the experience. 5. LUGGAGE COMPLICATIONS FLYING INTO NAIROBI It occasionally happens that luggage on international flights into Nairobi does not arrive, especially with, but not exclusive to, major airlines that fly from London-Heathrow or in Schiphol (Amsterdam). Please be aware that this may happen, especially if you have a tight connection in either of these centres, are flying with different airlines with a connection, have a last minute flight change or re-route, or fly from or connect through another African centre. Please be prepared and keep all important documentation and valuables on your person. As well we recommend a change of clothes in your hand luggage. If unfortunately this does happen, and your luggage does not arrive, you should be entitled to a limited initial compensation from your airline. In Nairobi, the arrival of lost luggage normally takes between 48 and 72 hours after the initial plane’s arrival. The airlines technically should be responsible to forward your luggage to you, to your hotel or elsewhere in Kenya. You may find that you will be needed to travel to Tanzania to begin your tour, and you still have not received your luggage. Considering that the customer service standards in Kenya are different from home, and that we find that the airlines are not always pro-active in helping luggage in its care be reunited with its owner, it is recommended that you purchase locally the needed items, and hire someone locally to persist with the your airline to retrieve your luggage. Please see the emergency local contact number, and our local manager will be able to help you organize this, and once your luggage is retrieved, it should be able to be forwarded to you – depending where you are. Please note that any costs that you may incur for luggage retrieval or sending luggage are not the responsibility of G Adventures, though we will always strive to assist you in any way possible. You should always keep all receipts and documentation, and contact your airline or insurance provider for reimbursement. 6. FLYING THROUGH LONDON-HEATHROW TO EAST AFRICA? Please note that regardless of the rules in other centres, travellers flying from, or connecting in, London-Heathrow are currently only permitted one carry-on piece of luggage and one small personal bag (purse, laptop-size bag, briefcase) on board on flights to Nairobi. If you arrive to the security gate with 2 pieces, you will be forced to check-in one of them, which may result in complications noted above. This policy is in place as of the time of writing, though local rules and regulations may indeed change. It is thus advisable to contact your airline directly for the most up-to-date information. 7. COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. 7. YELLOW FEVER It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area. 8. ELECTRICITY The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected. 9. EXTRAS Looking to add to your experience? Check out our Extras! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, theme packs are optional add-ons to your G adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Extras must be booked prior to departure, please see details in our optional activities field and ask you sales CEO.


When an evening meal is not included, your hotel will have a restaurant or your will be advised of a good local establishment. All camp meals you have during your trip will be prepared from fresh local produce. Shopping for food will be done before the trip departs, fresh vegetables and fruit will be bought along the route from supermarkets, local shops and markets. Breakfasts will generally be cereals, if time allows a warm breakfast may be prepared. Many lunches will be provided en-route and will be light meals such as sandwiches or salads. All evening meals will be hot and will consist of a variety of continental and local dishes. Meals will be prepared by the crew with assistance from you if you would like to help cook, this is not compulsory. Vegetarian meals and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival. Please note all bottled drinking water will be at your own expense.

Dossier Disclaimer

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Rules & Other Requirements Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

Trip ID#: gadventure-22860

Great Choice!

Now, Unlock Member Savings

Our Stride Select trips allow you and your travel companions to save up to $700. You wouldn’t want to miss that, right?

Provide email and password

With your FREE membership you get to:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
Already a member?

We respect your privacy and take great care to protect your information. By joining you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Tours & Operators on Stride Awarded and Featured by:

  • National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure
  • Outside, The New York Times
Sign in to Save Trips
Welcome back! We're so happy to see you. ? Forgot Password?
Don't have an account? Join
  • Bookmark trips you like
  • Share with your travel companions
  • Track price changes
  • Access private discounts on trips you save
Sign in to see your results

TripFinder is a member-only feature. Don’t worry, it’s free!

With a membership you:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
Activate your free Stride membership

Just use the email address and password provided in the email we sent.

? Forgot Password?

With your free membership you:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
First name is required!
Last name is required!
First name is not valid!
Last name is not valid!
This is not an email address!
Email address is required!
This email is already registered!
Please enter valid email address
Password is required!
Enter a valid password!
Please enter 6 or more characters!
Please enter 16 or less characters!
Passwords are not the same!
Terms and Conditions are required!
Email or Password is wrong!
Please select the captcha checkbox!
Please select the valid captcha!
Something went wrong! Try again later!