BACKPACKERS DAY TRIPS

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$195 - $315
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
1 day
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Backpackers Tanzania day trips is well designed to offer visitors, with a free day on hand, a choice to visit Arusha NP, Killimanjaro NP, Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Ngorongoro Crater, Meru waterfall, Chemka Hot Spring and Arusha town Tour. These trips provide just the answer for you to get a brief but unforgettable African wildlife safari experience and the beauty of Tanzania. The client can choose to visit one of above mentioned. All these tour start from Arusha town and end to Arusha town.

ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK                              
Early in the morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha town drive to Arusha National Park. The park (137km²), has terrain ranging from open savannah through acacia scrublands to Afro-montane cloud and rain forest and Afro-alpine vegetation similar to Mount Kilimanjaro.

The park and the town derive their name from Wa-Arusha people who traditionally live in this area. The Ngurdoto Crater, Momela Lakes, the highland montane forest, and the rugged Mount Meru (4575m) are the four distinctive features of the park. Although small, the park has a wealth of wildlife including Columbus monkeys, vervet monkeys, bushbucks, buffaloes, red forest duikers, hippos, elephants, and giraffes. Birdlife, especially waterfowl, is abundant and interesting.. This is a good trip for people who are not doing a safari in Tanzania.

Extra activities for Extra cost

Canoeing safari / walking safari)

And later afternoon drive back to your hotel in Arusha. 

PRICE  

US$ 315 One person travelling alone  
US$ 195 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 160 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax 
US$ 140 per person sharing – Minimum 4Pax

  Package Includes: 
• Picnic lunch Box
• All sightseeing and game viewing
• Professional English speaking driver-guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person on safari
• Park fees

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Canoeing safari / Walking safari
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention above
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TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK 
early in the morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha town drive heading south to stunning Tarangire National Park. We arrive at the Tarangire national park for game viewing, Afternoon you will stop for a picnic lunch. Your afternoon game-drive will reveal all the wonders of Tarangire,  Tarangire National Park has the highest number of elephants in the whole of the northern Tanzania parks, exceeding Lake Manyara and Serengeti. There have also been a 550 bird species recorded in the Tarangire National Park, making a sure pleaser for any bird lover.

Tarangire National Park displays a diverse number of wildlife namely: elephant, lesser and great kudu, African buffalo, cheetah, fringe-eared Oryx, leopard, lion, Masai giraffe, spotted hyena, common zebra, white-bearded wildebeest, warthog, eland, olive baboon, bat-eared fox, impala, common waterbuck, bushbuck, coke's hartebeest, gerenuk, and bohor reedbuck. Late in the afternoon drive back to your hotel in Arusha.
PRICE  

US$ 375 One person travelling alone
US$ 225 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 180 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 160 per person sharing – Minimum 4Pax 

Package Includes: 
• Picnic lunch box
• All sightseeing and game viewing
• Professional English speaking driver-guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person on safari
• Park fees 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above
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LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
early in the morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha town drives heading westwards to Lake Manyara National Park. First of all, we enjoy this morning with an introduction to northern Tanzanian culture, taking a short break to fascinating Mto wa Mbu village. Incredibly, this 'village' is actually home to over eighteen thousand inhabitants, drawn from 120 different tribes.

Lake Manyara is a beautiful Park which contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the Rift Wall, ground water forest, acacia woodlands and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. Picnic Lunch is served at Msasa Picnic site which affords fabulous views of the lake.

Following lunch we’ll have afternoon game viewing in the park searching for the diverse flora and fauna of the park.
There are some 350 different bird species in the park. Lake Manyara provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the lake. Late afternoon drive back to your hotel in Arusha
PRICE  

US$ 375 One person travelling alone
US$ 225 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 180 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 160 per person sharing – Minimum 4Pax 

Package Includes
• Picnic lunch box
• All sightseeing and game viewing
• Professional English speaking driver-guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person on safari
• Lake Manyara national park fees 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above

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NGORONGORO CRATER
early in the morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha town drives heading to Ngorongoro Crater. This day trip will gives you the opportunity to visit the famous world famous Ngorongoro Crater, nicknamed the eighth wonder of the world. The Crater is a world's largest unbroken caldera which hosts varieties of animals includes the rare black Rhino. 

Once you have reached the Ngorongoro gate, located approximately 200km outside of Arusha town, you will descend into the Crater for a 6 hour game drive. During this time you will break for lunch at Ngoitokok swamp, a Hippo pool. In this idyllic picnic spot, you get the opportunity to take in and picture the beautiful landscape that surrounds you. 

As well at the Black Rhino, the crater is home to Elephants, Zebras, Wildebeests, Buffalos and Impalas. The carnivores that inhabit the crater are Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyena and other small cats. And later afternoon drive back to your hotel in Arusha. 
PRICE  

US$ 815 One person travelling alone
US$ 455 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 335 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 275 per person sharing – Minimum 4Pax 

Package Includes: 
• Picnic lunch
• All sightseeing and game viewing
• Professional English speaking driver-guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person on safari
• Crater fees 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above
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KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK- HIKING
this trip is starting about 7:30 morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha/Moshi town then drive takes about 40 minutes. When you arrive to Marangu gate you will meet your professional Kilimanjaro climbing guide and register yourself ready for climbing.

About 8:30 am you will start the climb. During the day you will climb up to Maudi Crater which is about 3000 meters from sea level. In the middle of your day you will enjoy picnic lunch while admiring amazing views. The hiking takes about 7 hours. Around 5 pm you will be picked at the gate and drive back to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha town.

Prepare your hiking shoes, it´s also good to wear something on your head to protect your face from sun burn.
You should have a light back bag for your small things and drinking water. 
Remember to take your camera.

 

PRICE 

US$ 440 One person travelling alone
US$ 330 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 265 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 240 per person sharing – Minimum 4Pax 
 

Package Includes: 
• Picnic lunch box
• Professional English speaking mountain guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person on safari
• Park fees 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above
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ARUSHA CITY TOUR

This is a popular day trip, requiring only some three hours and little or no transport. Those interested to see the main features of Arusha will begin somewhere around the Clock Tower, on foot, with one of our guides and will usually begin walking northwards in an anti-clockwise direction, taking in such sites at the Natural History Museum, various monuments celebrating independence, the local market, and some craft shops. A town tour typically takes some 2-3 hours and covers around 4km.  This tour is completed on foot with one of our guides.

Extra activities for Extra cost

·         Visiting Meserani Snake Park

·         Irkiding’a Maasai Village

·         Visiting Orphanage Center Or Schools

·         Lake Duluti for Canoeing safari / walking safari

PRICE 

US$ 56 one person travelling alone 

US$ 45 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 40 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 35 per person sharing – Minimum 4 Pax and above 
 

Package Includes: 

• Park fees and Guide fees
• Professional English speaking guide

• Complementary bottle of water per person
 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above
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CHEMKA HOT SPRINGS

This is probably the best place to swim. Emanating from within the earth, the geo-thermally warmed water is constantly renewed and is therefore very fresh and clear and clean. It’s a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours with family, or to relax before or after a climb or safari.

The distance from Arusha to the hot springs is 69km and the journey normally takes around 1 hour 20, so one should allow at least 5 hours for this excursion.

PRICE 

US$ 185 one person travelling alone 

US$ 105 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 95 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 85 per person sharing – Minimum 4 Pax and above 

Package Includes: 
• Transport

• Picnic lunch box
• Professional English speaking driver-guide
• Complementary bottle of water per person
• Entry fees 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above

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 MERU WATERFALLS (Songota Waterfalls)

This is a beautiful little waterfall, with its principal advantage being its proximity to Arusha. The journey from Arusha is just 7km and takes only 15 minutes. Having parked, there is a short walk that involves some steep ground and some clambering, but is quite manageable, even for young children.

Once we reach the waterfall, it is usual to enjoy the environment with and water flowing. It is good place to visit when you’re in Arusha.

PRICE 

US$ 130 one person travelling alone 

US$ 75 per person sharing – Minimum 2Pax 
US$ 65 per person sharing – Minimum 3Pax
US$ 50 per person sharing – Minimum 4 Pax and above 

Package Includes: 
• Picnic lunch box
• Transport
• Complementary bottle of water per person
• Entry fees 
 

Package Excludes: 
• Spirits and cocktails
• Gratuities for the guide
• Hotel accommodation in Arusha
• All not mention on Itinerary above

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

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Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Bird watching
Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
Rock climbing
Rock climbing
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