Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Excursion

Tour at a Glance

Tour Summary
Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Excursion will take you close to Mount Kilimanjaro which is situated on the Northern Tanzania, near the town of Moshi. It is here that you will take your time to enjoy the beauty of the mountain. The size of the park is 1668 sq km. The Mountain is the highest peak on Africa and the tallest free standing mountain in the world rising 5,895 meters above sea level.

  • Safari Duration: 1 day (Day Excursion)
  • Departure Dates: Daily departures
  • Starting From:   Mount Kilimanjaro National Park -Marangu

Itinerary Details




The driver or tour guide will pick you at 0800 hrs from your place of residence in Arusha or hotel ready for a day excursion to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. Before departure you will have a short briefing on what to expect and what to do. You will proceed to Moshi Town, which is situated east of Arusha city, and takes approximately one hour drive.

On arrival at Moshi you will drive another 40kms to reach the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, where your days adventure will begin.  The safari will take you to the foot of the mountain where you will see the rain forest and then walk to the water falls.

Lunch will be served at one of the hotels at the foot of the mountain. After an afternoon game excursion in the park return to the city to arrive in Arusha at around 1700hrs

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the best known mountains in the world and is the highest peak on Africa and the tallest free standing mountain in the world, rising 5,895 metres above sea level. The size of the park is 1668 sq km and it is situated on the Northern Tanzania, near the town of Moshi. It is also one of the largest volcanoes in the world.

The mountain is one of the world's most accessible high summits and highly visited by travelers from all over the world to just have a spectacular view of the mountain and climb it. The mountain itself is a spectacle; at different heights you will find a variety of habitats, both animals and Vegetation.

The park is home to a wide variety of animals such as elephant, buffalo, leopard, the endangered Abbots duiker and other small antelope and primates.

If you spend more days within the park, there are many activities that can be carried out such as hiking on the Shira plateau, Nature trails, Trout fishing, a visit to the beautiful Chala Crater Lake and climbing the mountain which is advised to have at least six to seven days

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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

Excursion Includes Excursion 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) Rate Per Person (4 Pax)

 1 Jan 2016

31 Dec 2016

US$ 270

US$ 173