Arusha National Park day trips are always rewarding experiences to come from within Arusha town, which is only 45 minutes away and the most accessible park in Tanzania. It’s not only handy, but it’s also the ideal site in the country to go on walking and canoeing safaris, placing you closer to the activity than anyplace else! Additional fees apply to both a walking safari and a boat safari. Despite the lack of major predators, Arusha National Park is home to Africa’s largest giraffe population and diversity of primate species.
After a hard day of Kilimanjaro hiking or waiting for a flight to your next destination, a trip to Arusha National Park will be a day full of experiences and a wonderful day for all of our tourists.
We organize this 1-day tour to Arusha National Park which is fantastic all year round since it is such a lovely site and we don’t want our visitors to miss out on this unique Tanzania Wildlife adventure.
Arusha National Park is one of Tanzania’s most beautiful and topographically diverse parks. Enchanted forest pathways, vast green meadows, beautiful lakes, and rushing rivers abound in the different sceneries.
Walking safaris in Arusha National Park
Tanzania’s biodiversity and distinctive vistas may be explored freely. A fantastic way to begin your safari adventure. Arusha National Park is located at the base of Mount Meru. A lovely park known for its lush greenery, lakes, unusual vistas, and black and white colobus monkeys.
Ngurdoto Crater is a large crater that developed around fifteen million years ago.
We will go on a thrilling morning game drive, lunch at a picnic, and an afternoon game drive in Arusha National Park, viewing both the Momela Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater.
African buffalos, elephants, hippos, giraffes, warthogs, antelopes, zebras, blue monkeys, and the occasional unusual leopard or hyena have all been spotted in the park.
A walking safari is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up and personal with exotic wildlife. This is something that just a few national parks allow.
The Walking safari day trip in Arusha National Park
The day will begin with a short journey to Arusha National Park, which will take around 30 minutes (from Arusha). From here, we’ll begin driving through the lush greenery of Arusha National Park in the hopes of spotting some local animals. All of this is set against a gorgeous backdrop of Mt. Meru.
After that, you’ll go on a walking safari with your local safari ranger. The walking safari offers a whole different and distinct perspective of the national park, and it’s a lot of fun!
The finest way to explore the scents and sounds of the African wilderness is on foot. You’ll be wandering with free-ranging wild creatures in their natural environment. Your ranger is knowledgeable about what you may and cannot do in the presence of wild animals. If you pay attention to him, you will have the finest experience imaginable. Your guide will teach you everything about the unique flora and wildlife of Arusha National Park, in addition to offering a wealth of information on the creatures you may encounter.
Several unique views will be explored during the walking safari, including the magnificent waterfall in the park’s center, the Ngurdoto Crater, and Lake Momella, where tens of thousands of pink flamingos may often be seen.
What you will see at Arusha National Park:
Many tourists flock here in the hopes of seeing the rare colobus monkey. Giraffes gracefully stroll over the countryside, while buffalo, zebras, warthogs, and blue monkeys wait to be discovered. This day excursion is especially ideal for birdwatchers since Arusha is home to a diverse range of species, including trogons, starlings, turacos, and tens of thousands of migratory flamingos.
Tour of Arusha Town
This is a popular day trip that takes about three hours and requires little or no transportation.
Those interested in seeing the main attractions of Arusha on foot with one of our guides would normally start walking northwards in an anti-clockwise route, passing through the Natural History Museum, different independence monuments, the local market, and some artisan shops. A typical town trip lasts around 2-3 hours and covers about 4 kilometers.
Our tours are performed on foot with the assistance of one of our guides. Climbers must purchase their own food and drinks along the way, which costs USD 20 per person.
Tipping the guide on this town tour is totally up to the climber’s discretion, although for smaller groups, it’s approximately USD 10 per climber, and for bigger groups, it’s around USD 5 per climber. Climbers staying at motels outside of town must pay an extra car transfer fee.
Those staying in town hotels may either walk the entire trip (about 13 kilometers) or hire a car (USD 26 per car) to transport them from point to point along the route.
Visit Lake Duluti in Arusha
On this expedition, you have the choice of walking around the lake or canoeing across it. The journey to the lake takes about 15-20 minutes, depending on which hotel we start from.
The walk around the lake is around 3.5 kilometers long, although we usually stop for a lunch along the route and may stop more often if we see birds, monkeys, or monitor lizards.
A Day Trip to Lake Duluti
The government conservation charge is included in the cost of the lakeside stroll. Please note that canoeing is an optional addition that must be paid directly to the local government office.