1. Basic accommodations: Budget safaris typically include accommodation options such as campsites or budget lodges. These accommodations may not have all the amenities of higher-end lodges but are clean and comfortable.
2. Privater or Shared transportation: Budget safaris usually involve private or shared transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle. This means that you will be sharing the vehicle with other travelers, which can help reduce costs or you can have a private just for you.
3. Experienced guides: Even on budget safaris, you can expect to have experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the wildlife and the national parks in Tanzania.
4. Game drives: Budget safaris include game drives in Tanzania’s national parks, where you can see a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and more.
5. Basic meals: Most budget safaris include meals, but the options might be more limited compared to higher-end safaris, you would be surprised on how delicious the food is during a budget safari. In the morning breakfast you can have eggs, pancakes, toast, tea and coffee.
For lunch, depending on how far in the national parks you go, you either have the food packed in a to-go box, or return to the camp. Your meal box will be impressive, with roasted chicken, boiled eggs, sandwiches, juice boxes and even muffins for dessert and some fruits. Besides traditional Tanzanian dishes such as ugali, pilau rice and beef stew, You can have pizza, French fries, and spaghetti bolognese.
6. Park fees and permits: The cost of park fees and permits is usually included in the price of a budget safari. These fees are required to enter and explore the national parks in Tanzania.
Overall, while budget safaris may not offer the same level of luxury and comfort as high-end safaris, they still provide an immersive and unforgettable wildlife experience in Tanzania.