General

The closest national park to Arusha town – northern Tanzania’s safari capital – Arusha National Park is a multi-faceted jewel, often overlooked by safarigoers, despite offering the opportunity to explore a beguiling diversity of habitats within a few hours.

Arrival Day

You will be met by one of our driver guide at the airport or bus stop and drive you to the Hotel in Arusha or Moshi. But if you are here already, then we always organize a guide to meet you at your location. Once in the Hotel you will be delivered with tour briefing by our professional guides then relax and get ready for the next day.

DAY 1

Arusha National Park

We travel east to the Arusha National Park. This small but beautiful Tanzanian National Park is the closest national park to both the famous Arusha “safari town” (40 km) as well as the Kilimanjaro International Airport, thus making it ideal for 1-day safaris or tours. Not only is the animal life in the park abundant, but it is also one of the most beautiful and topographically varied parks in Tanzania. The park’s three most significant features include the rugged Mount Meru (Tanzania’s second highest peak at 4566m), the notably different colored Momela Lakes, and the 3km wide Ngurdoto Crater, which was formed about fifteen million years ago.

We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do a morning and afternoon game drive, visiting both the Momela Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater. Wildlife which could be seen include African buffalos, elephants, hippos, giraffe, warthogs, antelopes, zebras, blue monkeys and sometimes a rare leopard or hyena. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha and drop you at the hotel.

Accommodation: L’Oasis Lodge, Arusha (B, )

 

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Tour Excludes and Includes

Tour inclusions:

  • Professional Guide
  • Transport to the park
  • Government tax
  • Lunch Box
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari

Tour Exclusions

  • Tips,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

Available departures

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Tailor-made: This Tour can be arranged at any time to suit you and adapted to your requirements as necessary.

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