Arusha National Park Day Excursion

Tour at a Glance

Tour Summary

Arusha National Park Day Excursion will take you to Arusha National Park where you will explore the park for the full day. The National Park is located in Northern Tanzania and is the nearest park to Arusha Town; covering an area of approximately 552 sq km. You will discover a variety of diversity of habitats within a few hours.

  • Safari Duration: 1 day (Day Excursion)
  • Departure Dates: Daily departures
  • Starting From:   Arusha National Park

Itinerary Details


The driver will pick you at 0800 hrs from your place or residence or hotel in Arusha and proceed to Arusha National Park. On arrival at the gate and after paying the entrance fees proceed for a full day game drive in the park.

Arusha National Park which is just a few minutes drive from Arusha and the nearest national park, provide the visitors a destination to explore the spectacular diversity of habitats. The park is abundant in Flora and Fauna, at the same time diverse which can all be found at different altitudes; Mount Meru which contains a forest and bare rocks, Momela Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater

The entry gate proceeds into shadowy montane forest occupied by blue monkeys and colorful turacos and trogons. Amongst the forest stands the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater,on which steep, rocky cliffs enclose a wide marshy floor dotted with herds of buffalo as well as warthogs

Animals that can be viewed within the National Park include waterbuck, bushbuck, buffalo, reedbuck, black and white colobus monkey, zebra, giraffes, warthog, blue monkeys and colorful trogons, turacos, dik-dik as well as other animals.

For birdwatchers there are more than 400 bird species that have been spotted here, Momela lakes and the forests provide the best place to see them. Some of the bird species are residents while others are migratory.

The Vegetation on the park can be found on the mountain rainforests, alkaline lakes, open savannah, and even a volcanic crater.

There are many activities that can be done within the park, these includes forest walks, game drives,  nature walks or walking safaris, having picnics in the park, canoeing on the Momela Lakes and Mt Meru climbing.

Your lunch will be served at Momella Wildlife Lodge. After the afternoon activities or game drive, depart for Arusha to arrive around 1700hrs, drop of at your hotel or city.


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Remarks: Pricing is meant as a guide only; all rates are quoted for 2 people per person sharing.

All prices are subject to availability, change or increase without notice and seasonality depending on the supplier. The tour cost can change depending on the type of accommodation used or a client request to make the safari a memorable experience.

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Package Includes Package Excludes
  • Transportation with an English speaking guide or driver
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Airport or border transfers
  • Visas to Tanzania
  • Tips
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • International flights as well as departure taxes
  • Any internal flights and departure taxes (within Tanzania)
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone, beverages, postage etc
  • Optional activities and excursions

Season Rates and Dates

     1. The rates below are in US$
     2. The rates are meant to act as a guide, since they are subject to fluctuations, always enquire with us for the latest rates

From To Rate Per Person ( 2 Pax)
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 1 Jan 2016

31 Dec 2016