Day Trip to Arusha National Park

Located just 45 minutes’ drive from Arusha, Arusha National Park is Tanzania’s most accessible park in more ways than one. It’s not only conveniently located, but it’s also the best place to embark on walking and canoeing safaris – putting you closer to the action than anywhere else in the country!

While Arusha National Park has no large predators, it is home to Africa’s largest giraffe population, a variety of primate species, and a number of large herbivores.

It’s the perfect day out for a family or those wanting something different to the standard game drive experience.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arusha – Arusha National Park

In the morning, we will collect you from your hotel in Arusha and take you to the Arusha National Park. The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hatari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. Your day trip will include a visit to the Ngurdo Crater. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, zebras and baboons can be seen all year round as well as many different bird species. At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will be waiting for you to accompany you on the walking safari which will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed. Lunch will be taken at a picnic place and in the afternoon, you will continue your tour in the safari vehicle through the Arusha National Park. After plenty of time allocated for you to observe the wildlife, we will take you back to Arusha.

Lunch

Trip Included:

Day trip according to the itinerary

Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle

Professional, English-speaking guide

National Park Ranger

Meals according to the itinerary

Mineral water

All mentioned activities

All national park fees

Trip Excluded:

Flights

Optional Activities

Alcoholic and soft drinks

Visa fees

Tips

Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.

Travel Insurance

Skills

Posted on

August 23, 2023

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