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Day trip to Mkomazi National Park

Mkomazi National Park - Day trip


Depart from the hotel by private car just after breakfast earlier in the morning and drive to Mkomazi National Park; 3hrs arrive in the late afternoon drive back to hotel in Moshi. Mkomazi National Park is located in northeastern Tanzania on the Kenyan border, in Kilimanjaro Region and Tanga Region. It was established as a game reserve in 1951 and upgraded to a national park in 2006. The park covers over 3,234 square kilometers, and is dominated by Acacia–Commiphora vegetation; it is contiguous with Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park. Mkomazi national park is the compounds for African wild dog, and the extensive, patrolled sanctuary for the white and black rhinoceros (which are breeding) have put the reserve on the map, giving it international recognition..

Enjoy enforgettable Day trip to the Great Mkomazi National Park.

Mount Kilimanjaro Day Hike – Marangu

Tanzania Bike Day Trip


Mount Kilimanjaro Day hike is a 1 day trek on Mount Kilimanjaro via Marangu route for Kilimanjaro trekkers who affords only single day hike on Kilimanjaro and those with short-time stay in Tanzania after or before their Safari or business trip in Tanzania.

Majestic Mount Kilimanjaro is the awe-inspiring landmark of Tanzania but you don’t need to climb it to experience its full beauty and the captivating terrain that surrounds it. Our Sneak Peek of the Peak Hike is a Kilimanjaro day trip that gives you the opportunity to scramble up the first leg of the famed Marangu Route, through rainforest twittering with birdlife and chattering, curious blue monkeys. Watch out for a colobus or two!

Tanzania Bike Day Trips

Tanzania Bike Day Trip


Our Tanzania cycling packages or Tanzania Biking Tours range from day trips to week long tours across various parts of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit covering a wide range of terrains. From lush, green forests to dry bush lands, remote villages to bustling towns and from lakeside shores to plantations.

Let the cold, moist wind blow against your face as you cycle down the slopes of Kilimanjaro and experience the daytime heat as you cut across the dry, dusty acacia woodlands. Our Tanzania Biking Tours gives you a wide tour options. Visit Chagga and Maasai villages, experience the locals’ ways of life and immerse yourself in their culture. Our itineraries are flexible and tailor-made to suite your needs. You can also suggest places of interest and we plan out itineraries that suit their interests. Let Tanganyika Travels take you on an unforgettable Tanzania journey as you experience Tanzania on two wheels.

Tarangire National Park Day Trip

Day Trip – Tarangire National Park


Pack your baggage and join this exciting 1-day safari holiday in Tanzania (Tarangire Day Tour) one of affordable private Tanzania Safari

During this safari, you will go on extensive game drives in Tarangire National park. You will have the opportunity to spot wildlife in their natural habitat and explore the magnificent of one of the finest Tanzanian national park. Tarangire national park is referred as playground of Elephant but also known as home of Buffalo, Lions, Wildebeests, Zebra, and Gazelle in dry season. Also along the shore of lake Barungi attract a lot of mammals for water and various bird species like Kingfisher, Hoopoes and White Bellied bird, Tarangire noted for rolling Savannah, acacia woodland, and splendid baobab Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania, it is located in Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire ecosystem during the annual dry season.

The Tarangire Ecosystem is defined by the long-distance migration of Wildebeest and Zebras During the dry season thousands of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet-season dispersal and calving areas. It covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 square miles.) The landscape is composed of granitic ridges, river valley, and swamps. Vegetation is a mix of Acacia woodland, seasonally flooded grassland, and Baobab trees Tarangire National Park is probably one of mostly visited park in the northern Tanzanian game parks, and retains a real air of undiscovered Africa, particularly in the south of the park. The driving distance from Moshi is 240km and 139km from Arusha.

Book for Tarangire Day tour with Tanganyika Travel to enjoy an amazing home of Elephants!


Activities to do::
  • Game drive
  • Photography taking
  • Elephant Watching Tour
Arusha National Park Day Trip

Day Trip – Arusha National Park


Arusha National Park can be reached by means of an easy 60-minute drive north west from Moshi or 30 minutes from Arusha. Despite of closeness of this National Park to Arusha, this National Park is probably one of the least visited, making it a wonderful and rewarding off-the beaten-track excursion.

Covering 137 sq km, the Arusha National Park has three major attractions which can all be visited in the course of a day outing.

Arusha National Park cover Mount Meru a prominent Volcano with an elevation of 4566 m, in the Arusha region of north eastern Tanzania. The park is small but varied with spectacular landscapes in three distinct areas. In the west, the Meru Crater funnels the Jekukumia River; the peak of Mount Meru lies on its rim. Ngurudoto crater in the south-east is grassland .The shallow alkaline Momella Lakes in the north-east have varying algal colours and are known for their wading birds

Mount Meru is the second highest peak in Tanzania after Mount Kilimanjaro which is just 60 km away and forms a backdrop to views from the park to the east. Arusha National Park lies on a 300-kilometre axis of Africa’s most famous national parks, running from Serengeti and Ngorongoro carter in the west to Kilimanjaro national park in the east. Wildlife

Arusha National Park has a rich variety of wildlife, but visitors shouldn’t expect the same game-viewing experience they find in other national parks of Tanzania’s northern circuit. Despite the small size of the park, common animals include giraffe Cape buffalo, zebra Warthog, the black and white colobus monkeys, the blue monkey, flamingo elephant, and many other African animals. Leopard and lions populations are present, but rarely seen. Birdlife in the forest is prolific, with many forest species more easily seen here than elsewhere on the tourist route – Narina trogon and bar-tailed trogon are both possible highlights for visiting birders, whilst the range of starling species provide somewhat less gaudy interest


Activities to do::
  • Game drive
  • Walking Safaris
  • Canoeing tour
Lake Chala Day Trip

Day Trip – Lake Chala


Lake Chala, also known as Dschalla, is crater in caldera on the Borders of Kenya and Tanzania on the eastern edge of Mount Kilimanjaro, 8km north of Taveta and 55 kms from the town of Moshi. Depending on the time of year, it ranges in colour from deep blue to turquoise and green, it is surrounded by a 100 meters high crater rim. The lake is fed by groundwater flows, which come from Mount Kilimanjaro, fed and drained underground with a rate of about 10 million m³ / year. Even the Chala loses volume. Its level had dropped in the last 6 years, by 2.4 meters; at the start of 2011 the water level has risen again by over 1 meter.

Now days its possible to stay and swim in this lakes.

Ngorongoro Crater Day Trip

NGORONGORO CRATER DAY TOUR


This is World largest caldera fully of grassland, forest and swamp, a setting of jaw-dropping beauty. The permanent water of crater floor supports a resident population of more than 25,000 large mammals. Here you will find many of reason you chose to do Safaris in Tanzania. Lions, Water buck, Hippo Baboons, Black Rhino, leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Buffalo, Warthog, Gazelle and many more are shelter here. Maasai are sharing the awesome space with animals, their cattle in an area which has been a separate conservation area since 1956 and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1978. This harmonious co-habitation of Man and beast makes Ngorongoro unique in the world. The driving distance from Moshi is 260km and 190 from Arusha. Below is the full itinerary for Ngorongoro Crater Day Tour.


Full Itinerary Ngorongoro Crater from Moshi

0600 hours: You will start from Moshi with a lunch box for the Ngorongoro crater day tour. You will move 2000 feet downwards to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. The beautiful forest habitat is full of monkeys and elephants. You get to see beautiful flamingos near the lake area which adds to the beauty of the lake. The beautiful sighting of lions hunting in the open savannah will give you immense pleasure.

1300 hours: You will love to have picnic lunch in the crater at a picnic site with great views of swamps with hippos and birds. People also call it “the eighth wonder of the world”. Here you will discover beautiful picturesque scenery; a collapsed volcano stretching across 102 miles is home to lions, rhino, hippo, hyena, and antelope. You can enjoy Ngorongoro crater day tour to the utmost exploring the wildlife which seems like a wonderland on safari vehicles ideal for game viewing. 1530 hours: You will drive back from the crater with a game drive to reach Moshi.

Book for Ngorongoro Crater Day tour with African Choice Safari for an amazing Adventure of your life-time!

Lake Manyara Day Trip

Day Trip – Lake Manyara National park


Covering about 330km², of which about two-thirds is underwater, Lake Manyara National Park is small by African standards. However, it’s also very beautiful and contains a tremendous diversity of habitats and wildlife. Set beneath the spectacular backdrop of the Great Rift Valley’s steep western escarpment, this long, narrow park protects an area between the escarpment and Lake Manyara.

The driving distance from Moshi is 190 km from Moshi and 100 km from Arusha.

Materuni Water falls

Materuni Waterfalls & Coffee Tour


From Tree to Cup

Nestled on the mountain slopes of Kilimanjaro lies the beautiful coffee village of Materuni. Produce your own cup of coffee from tree to cup. Receive first hand secrets of what makes a good cup of coffee from the local Chagga people. Only a small hike from the village lie the homonymous 80m high Materuni waterfalls. A relaxing swim in Kilimanjaro’s Fletcher water grown the day. Materuni Waterfalls & Coffee Tour

Begin the day with a short drive up onto the slopes of Kilimanjaro, to the village of Materuni, approximately 1,800 m above sea level. This lush rain forest region is known for producing some of the best coffee in East Africa. Start the day with a visit to a small coffee farm and learn about how the coffee is grown, harvested and processed locally. Try your own hand at processing, roasting and preparing a fresh cup of coffee in the local Chagga way. Once you have finished enjoying your coffee break, you will depart on a beautiful 45 minute hike through the hills and valleys en route to the waterfalls. Along the way your guide will teach you about local plants and how they are used for food and traditional medicine, as well as giving you more insight into the local Chagga culture. The waterfalls are hidden in a pristine valley with cliffs towering up to 200ft overhead. The water falls straight down in a curtain to land in a small pool where you can relax, take lunch and go for a swim in the chill mountain waters. After the falls hike you will return back to the car and return to Moshi. This is an experience you are sure to love, full of natural beauty, engaging education, and of course coffee.

Kikuletwa Hotspring

Kikuletwa Hot Spring Day Tour


Kikuletwa hot spring is among the best natural water springs found in the Kilimanjaro region though here there’s is much to explore ranging from cultures, nature and of course hot natural swing pool.

We will pick you up from your hotel in Moshi  and drive in Moshi /Arusha highway for 40 minutes before  divert to small town called Boma ng’ombe we take dust road and drive for about 30 -45 minutes through the local villages you will cross various green vegetation supported by irrigation from the various streams channel also the village decorated with various beautiful baobab trees with unique features. Once you arrive at Rundugai village you will sign in the village guest book and get briefing of the village. After you will meet your local guide who will take you to Maasai village for tour, as soon you arrive at the Maasai village you will be welcome by the great songs from Maasai women and you will be directed where to seat, at this moment your local guide will explain in details about Maasai culture also you will be able to dance, visiting they are houses as well as taking picture with them.

After all enjoyment and excitement you will back to your car where we will drive to other local places in the village to enjoy your local lunch in African style. After lunch we will drive you to hot spring for refreshing  and start enjoying most of the time here spent on swimming and rest on the mattress have nap then get back swimming till your body says yes it’s enough then get in the vehicle start driving back to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha.

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