Arusha National Park Day Trip

Explore Arusha National Park on a thrilling day trip. Encounter diverse wildlife, enjoy guided nature walks, canoe on Momella Lake, and marvel at Ngurdoto Crater’s stunning vistas. Unforgettable adventure awaits!


Duration : Day Trip

Pickup/ Drop Off : Kilimanjaro Airport

Destination : Arusha National Park

Activity : Wildlife Safaris


Arusha National Park Day Trip Itinerary

Early Departure: Begin your day with an early departure at 6:00 AM from your accommodation in Arusha or Moshi. The early start allows for maximizing your time in Arusha National Park, ensuring you can make the most of your day exploring the park’s attractions.

Arrival at Arusha National Park: Arrive at the entrance gate of Arusha National Park around 7:00 AM. Here, you’ll complete any necessary paperwork and meet your guide for the day who will accompany you on your adventure through the park’s stunning landscapes.

Game Drive: Embark on a thrilling game drive from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM, traversing through the park’s diverse terrain. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, and various antelope species roaming in their natural habitat. Arusha National Park is also renowned for its abundant birdlife, providing excellent opportunities for birdwatching enthusiasts.

Picnic Breakfast: Take a break from the game drive around 11:00 AM to enjoy a delicious picnic breakfast at a designated spot within the park. Relax amidst the scenic surroundings while replenishing your energy for the rest of the day’s adventures.

Guided Nature Walk: After breakfast, embark on a guided nature walk led by an experienced ranger. From 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, explore the park’s lush forests on foot, immersing yourself in the rich biodiversity of flora and fauna. Gain insights into the park’s conservation efforts and the importance of preserving its delicate ecosystems.

Canoeing Safari: Experience a unique canoeing safari from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Momella Lake. Paddle along the tranquil waters of the lake, soaking in breathtaking views of Mount Meru while observing a variety of aquatic bird species, including flamingos and herons.

Lunch: Enjoy a packed lunch or return to a designated picnic area around 3:00 PM for a leisurely lunch break, allowing time to relax and savor your meal amidst the park’s natural beauty.

Visit to Ngurdoto Crater: Explore Ngurdoto Crater, a collapsed volcanic caldera within the park, from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Admire panoramic vistas from viewpoints around the crater rim while learning about its fascinating geological history.

Departure: Bid farewell to Arusha National Park around 4:30 PM as you make your way back to the park entrance. Reflect on the day’s adventures and wildlife sightings during the return journey.

Return to Accommodation: Arrive back at your accommodation in Arusha or Moshi between 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM, concluding your memorable day trip to Arusha National Park filled with exciting wildlife encounters and scenic landscapes.

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