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Camping Plus – what is it

Camping Safaris


Mobile camps allow total flexibility in terms of areas chosen to visit, as well as the campsites selection itself. In conjunction with the guests’ requirements they will be designed to their desires, whether it be tracking the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti, or doing some walking with Maasai at Lake Natron, adventurous activities around Lake Manyara.

The safaris travel into the best areas of this game packed region camping amongst the Big Five with the sounds of the African bush all around. Camping is a perfect way to get close to nature, but with this style of trip you do not miss out on the comforts! All the tedious chores are taken care of by the crew, who travel ahead and prepared the camp for you allowing you maximum time to enjoy the bush.

The ultimate in mobile camping style holidays, with great flexibility in terms of camps etc, yet with a higher level of comfort then the ‘Adventure camp trips’. No noisy lodges surrounded by others, you awake to the sounds of the birds in the morning and go to sleep with the sound of distant lions. Private campsites are used, with a bush shower and mobile bush toilets en-suite, and a friendly crew sets up the camp ahead of your arrival.

These safaris have full back-up staff. The supply vehicle travels ahead of the guests to set up camp ready for your arrival. All meals will be prepared by our safari chef and served by our friendly staff, usually in PRIVATE camps.

The guests travel with their driver guide in a separate safari vehicle. These trips are booked on a private basis but there are some SCHEDULE trips over the year.


• Insect proof, large spacious walk in dome tent (3.5m x 3.5 x2.2m) with shower/toilet en-suit
• Mess/dining tent with table for meals.
• Fridge and/or cool box.
• Comfortable camp beds and mattresses
• Pillows and towels
• Bedding –sleeping bag and liner
• Comfortable safari chairs & table
• Lanterns
• All cutlery, crockery, glassware, tablecloths etc.
• Wash stands


• Services of a professionally trained driver/guide
• Safari chef
• Camp assistants, number depending on group size.
• Support vehicle driver.


• Transport in custom built 4×4 safari vehicles, generally land cruiser
• Game viewing hatches in roof
• Separate support vehicle of camping equipment and camp staff.


Generally private campsites are used. These campsites often need to be booked months in advance to avoid disappointment, particularly during peak seasons of January-March, and again July-August. Water brought to the camp by the camp crew may be limited in some areas due to logistics and distances.