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Arusha National Park Day Trip

Arusha National Park Day Trip

Arusha National Park Day Trip

Arusha National Park offers a captivating glimpse into Tanzania’s diverse ecosystems and lush landscapes, encompassing three distinct regions: Mount Meru, Momella Lakes, and Ngurdoto Crater. This park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, providing opportunities for exhilarating horseback riding adventures, challenging mountain climbs, and invigorating treks. Immerse yourself in the wilderness and experience the thrill of a walking safari alongside an experienced ranger. As you traverse the tropical forests, observe the captivating wildlife from a unique perspective outside of a 4×4 vehicle. This exceptional experience will undoubtedly add an unforgettable dimension to your African adventure.

This safari includes

  • All transfers (pick-up & drop-offs)
  • Private 4×4 Safari vehicle with pop-up roof, fridge & power sockets
  • Private Experienced, English Speaking Driverguide
  • Lunch
  • Parkfees & Government Taxes
  • Unlimited Water, Tea & Coffee during the safari
  • 24/7 Available assistent on location

Not included in this package

  • (Inter)national Flights
  • Visas & (Flying Doctors) Insurance
  • Tips for the driver
  • Travel & Health insurance
  • Meals not explicitly listed as included
  • Items of a personal nature

Our indigenous guides. We hold the conviction that the most joyful guides craft the most indelible safari experiences. At Sarafika Tours, we exclusively collaborate with local guides who possess not only knowledge but also a genuine passion for their craft. We firmly believe that a competent guide ensures a good safari, yet an exceptional guide transforms it into an unforgettable journey.

Each of our guides demonstrates exceptional dedication, consistently going above and beyond to ensure you feel completely at ease. Proficient in wildlife spotting and possessing an intimate familiarity with the parks, their expertise is a source of pride for us.

Our choice of safari vehicles epitomizes excellence. Utilizing the latest 4×4 Toyota Landcruisers, these vehicles are adept at conquering the most challenging terrains. Boasting expansive windows and a pop-up roof for a panoramic 360° view, each vehicle is equipped with amenities such as electricity ports for camera and phone charging, a fridge stocked with refreshing beverages, two-way radio communication, plush seats, binoculars, animal books, and more. This guarantees a comfortable journey wherever you go. Additionally, we offer unlimited game-mileage, allowing you the freedom to drive as far and as long as your heart desires!

The significance of a reliable vehicle: Tanzania’s terrain is rugged, characterized by off-road trails that can swiftly transition from sandy paths to deep mud puddles. In light of this, we recognize the critical importance of a well-maintained car. Before each journey, our vehicles undergo thorough servicing to ensure they are in impeccable condition. We firmly believe that a dependable vehicle is pivotal, constituting half the battle. By meticulously maintaining our fleet, we significantly minimize the risk of breakdowns that could potentially disrupt and delay your safari experience.

A private, tailor-made safari is simply the best way to experience Tanzania.

Every safari we offer is completely tailor-made. This signifies that we provide personalized travel experiences down to the minutest details. Each day and every accommodation can be customized to align with the specific needs and interests of your group. Whether you prefer the pinnacle of luxury or seek a raw, local experience, anything is possible with our tailor-made approach.

Embarking on a private safari grants you absolute control over your itinerary. Your dedicated safari guide accompanies you wherever you desire. Whether you wish to dedicate an entire day to seeking out that elusive leopard or prefer to unwind by the pool while observing elephants at the waterhole, the choice is entirely yours!

Collaborating closely with your dedicated Tanzania specialist, you craft your ideal safari experience, one-on-one. By merging your preferences and wishes with our in-depth knowledge of Tanzania, we strive to fashion the perfect holiday tailored to your unique desires.

Sustainable Tourism in Tanzania

As travelers, our goal is to maximize the enjoyment of our holidays while being mindful of the environmental impact our journeys may have. Consequently, we make concerted efforts to minimize our environmental footprint.

Sarafika Tours was established out of a profound love for nature and wildlife, and our entire business is grounded in that passion. Naturally, we aspire to see Tanzania’s wildlife thrive and its nature flourish, ensuring that the incredible natural wonders can be enjoyed by generations to come.

Driven by this commitment and many others, we actively engage in building a more sustainable future for the safari industry, all without compromising the quality of our guests’ experiences. Our initiatives include a substantial reduction in plastic usage and waste, opting for sustainable alternatives across all aspects of our operations, and sharing our knowledge and practices with our local partners.



Arusha National Park Safari

National parks visited: Arusha National Park


Trip Schedule


  • Depart from your hotel or guesthouse in Arusha.
  • Embark on a thrilling journey towards Arusha National Park, a haven for diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery.
  • Arrive at the park gates and embark on an exhilarating full-day game drive, accompanied by your experienced guide.
  • Immerse yourself in the park’s diverse ecosystems, ranging from lush grasslands to volcanic craters.
  • Afternoon:

  • Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst the park’s tranquil surroundings.
  • Continue your game drive, keeping your eyes peeled for an array of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, and lions
  • Make your way to the Momella Lakes, a picturesque haven for flocks of vibrant pink flamingos.
  • Commence your journey back to Arusha, reminiscing about the incredible wildlife encounters of the day.
  • Arrive in Arusha and be dropped off at your hotel or guesthouse.
Highlights of the journey
  • Visit Arusha National Park
  • Encounters with Tanzania’s indiginous tribes
  • Off the beaten track walking safari
  • Unique & Adventurous bond-strengthening activities

Day Itinerary

Tour Guide


Embark on an unforgettable wildlife safari through Arusha National Park, a haven for diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery. This day trip offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the wonders of Tanzania’s natural world, from the towering peaks of Mount Meru to the vibrant pink flamingos of the Momella Lakes.

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania’s safari wonders. As you approach the park gates, anticipation builds as you prepare to enter a realm teeming with life. Join your experienced guide on an exhilarating game drive, traversing the park’s diverse ecosystems – lush grasslands, volcanic craters, and the serene Momella Lakes. Keep your eyes peeled for the majestic elephants, tall giraffes, graceful zebras, and the elusive lions that call Arusha National Park their home.

As the day unfolds, immerse yourself in the park’s tranquil beauty, savoring a delightful picnic lunch amidst the verdant surroundings. Your guide will share fascinating insights into the park’s ecology and wildlife, deepening your connection to this mesmerizing natural world.

In the afternoon, embark on a journey to the enchanting Momella Lakes, a haven for flocks of vibrant pink flamingos. As you approach, the sight of thousands of these magnificent birds will take your breath away. Capture breathtaking photographs of the flamingos as they gracefully glide across the shimmering waters, their pink plumage contrasting with the lush greenery that surrounds them

As the sun begins to set, bid farewell to this extraordinary natural spectacle and embark on your return journey to Arusha, your heart filled with the memories of the incredible wildlife encounters you have witnessed. This day trip to Arusha National Park promises an unforgettable adventure, offering a glimpse into the rich biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes that make Tanzania a true safari paradise.

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