Experience a Walking, Canoeing and Wildlife safari close to nature in the wilderness of Arusha National Park. This tour offers a unique experience of recreational opportunities, sense and touch of nature.
Arusha National Park - short safari with hiking and canoeing
Walking safari provides an alternative adventure to game drives. Here you come closer to nature as take a walk in the wilderness. Walking safari is one of the popular tourism activities within Arusha National Park. This activity means “Nature’s afoot”. It offers a unique experience of recreational opportunities, sense touch of nature, appreciation of conservation activities environmental education among others.
Day 1. Walking to Katoko-Njeku-Tululusia Waterfall view points. In the morning after breakfast at 0800hrs drive from the hotel in Arusha town to Arusha National Park for walking. You will be accompanied by armed Ranger for your safety and for them to give you an explanation of anything you want to know much about it.
You will descend through Meru Crater. Attractions here include Ngerenanyuki River, the Uwanja wa Mbogo(Buffalo Glade); this is a natural glade that consists of marsh, bushes and streams. The Fauna here includes; buffaloes, warthogs, giraffes.
Break off for lunch after which you continue with the nature walk through the Momella-Tululusia Waterfall trail. The waterfall is rewarding scenery, its appox 28meters high. The steep gorge walls created by falls itself are a home to the Red-winged Starlings. The Tululusia hill provides an excellent view of the lower areas of Arusha NP and the majestic Kili mtn. along this trail expect to see animals such as elephants, buffaloes, Colubus monkeys, red duiker, suni, leopard, and python among others. Retire for dinner and overnight at Meru mbega lodge/Campsite.
Day 2. Canoeing and Game Drive. In the morning after breakfast at 0800hrs drive from the hotel in Arusha town to Arusha National Park for canoeing safari following the shorelines of small Momella Lake inside Arusha National Park. This is the only place in Tanzania where you can get close to buffalo without being charged; where you can see giraffes, bushbucks, waterbucks; where you can witness a 600-species strong bird community; and where you can view Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro at the same time from the exciting luxury of our stable two-person canoes.
Then proceed with half day game viewing in the park which is the famous for white and black colobus monkeys, burchell’s Zebra, giraffe and herds of buffalo, bohor reedbuck, python, elephants bush buck, hippos and many water birds living in and close to the water. Late evening drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Meru Mbega lodge/Campsite.
Day 3: Lake Duluti Hike Hike under the canopy of the Lake Duluti forest on the shores of the Lake. From this location you have the perfect opportunity to view both forest and water birds. Experienced guides will assist you in identifying all the lesser know birds and trees.
Duration: 3 hours
Departure time: Any time between 07:30 and 15:00
After hiking drive back to your Lodge/Campsite for lunch. Rest and relax at your lodge/campsite. At 1500hrs transferred to the Airport for your flight back home.
Price includes: - All parks entrance fees. - Transport on 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof. - Accommodation and meals as per itinerary above. - Canoeing, hiking and walking fees. - Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day on safari. - Drive Guide/Ranger. - Activities as per itinerary above.
Price above exclude: - International flights. - Hot and cold drinks. - Accommodation on arrival and day after Safari - All Airport transfers. - Tips to the driver/guide - All items of personal nature/use. - And all not mentioned on the plan.