1 Day Safari Arusha National Park

1 Day Safari Arusha National Park – Day Trip

Overview: 1 Day Trip Arusha National Park

1 Day Safari Arusha National Park offers a one day short tour just about 52 Km from Arusha town, the safari capital of the world. Arusha National Park is just about 1 hr 3 min drive from the safari capital which makes it a convenient place for a day trip convenient for tourists who just have 1 day to spend for a trip in the country.

Young giraffe with zebra and cape buffalo Arusha National Park

Young giraffe with zebra and cape buffalo Arusha National Park

Being very accessible from Arusha town, the park offers great walking and canoeing safaris. Arusha National Park isn’t home to large predators but to Africa’s largest giraffe population. There is also a variety of primates and a number of large herbivores found in the park.

Within Arusha National Park is also Mount Meru (4566m) an altitude worth hiking for those who want short hiking trips. On a visit to the park be ready to encounter the beautiful landscape comprised of the Mount Meru, vegetation blended by swamp, grassland, montane and tropical forest and a variety of wildlife and flora.

Tour Summary

  • Tour starts with Day 1 departure/ starts from Arusha and return/ends in Arusha.
  • Tour is exclusively private, organized for only interested groups, families or individuals. No group tours available for the day trip.
  • The tour can also be customized on request.
  • Minimum age for tour is 7 years of age.
  • Day trip, excluding accommodation
  • Best time to visit is June to September, however, tour available all through the year.

Itinerary brief

Day 1: Have early morning breakfast and transfer to Arusha National park for a game drive.

Detailed Itinerary: 1 Day Safari Arusha National Park

Departing from Arusha town, you will be picked up by a Tanzania Tour guide for an early morning drive to Arusha National Park. Have breakfast before departure or ensure to carry packed breakfast from hotel or place of residence.

Board your safari vehicle and embark on the 1.5 hours’ drive to the park. On arrival at the park, check in and head out to the park for a walking safari with an armed park ranger. After a short walking safari, have picnic lunch then go for an afternoon game drive. During the game drive that’s when there is a possibility of seeing the wildlife in the park including buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks, zebras and gazelles. Elephants and leopards though are rarely spotted however much they are existent in the park.

After a few hours driving through the park and spotting wildlife, you will be driven back to Arusha town. Drop off will be at your place of preference within Arusha that should have been earlier communicated. This marks end of the 1 day tour to Arusha National Park.

End of 1 Day Safari Arusha National Park

Meal Provided: Lunch

Tour Cost Inclusions

  • Park entrance fee & taxes
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Tour guide
  • Transport in 4×4 pop up roof vehicle
  • Bottled drinking water

Tour Cost Exclusions     

  • Internal Flight fees
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Alcohol
  • Accommodation
  • Any add on to trip

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