1 Day Arusha National Park Safari – Hail Tours Tanzania
The 1 day Arusha National Park Safari is one of our short Tanzanian tours leading to a Protected Area that is about 52 kilometers from the Town of Arusha. This remarkable Arusha National Park is found in the extreme North-eastern side of the country and boasts of an area of only 13700 hectares.
The magnificent Arusha National Park also covers the slopes of Mount Meru, standing at 14,980 feet above sea level and shelters a number of iconic animals especially common warthogs, African bush elephants, bushbucks, Cape buffaloes, Masai giraffes, Cape hares, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, yellow baboons, blue monkeys, zebras, Topis, giant forest hogs, and many others living in the savannah grasslands, wetland, montane and tropical forest ecosystems.
Starting in Arusha Town, a one-hour and 30 minutes’ drive leads visitors to this remarkable Safari Destination.
Detailed itinerary for 1 day Arusha National Park Safari
Day 1: Early drive to Arusha National Park, guided bush walk and afternoon game drive, then drive back to the City
Very early in the morning, visitors are picked-up from their place of residence in Arusha City by our Hail Tours guide. This is after orientation briefing on the trip, then embark on the one hour’s drive through jaw-dropping landscapes until the remarkable Arusha National Park.
Be there on-time to meet the armed Park Ranger at Momella Gate who takes you through the guided bush walk while visiting the stunning Ngurdoto Crater and many other areas where views of warthogs, Cape buffaloes, yellow baboons, Defassa waterbucks, common warthogs, Masai giraffes, blue monkeys, blue monkeys, zebras and so much more are relished.
Also look-out for the birds especially the scaly spurfowl, silvery-cheeked hornbills, Narina trogon and Hartlaub’s Turaco among others to make your short excursion complete.
Not to waste time, a picnic lunch will be enjoyed in the middle of the wilderness to allow you immediately embark on an afternoon game drive as the animals are out enjoying their lunch as well. This drive is a way of adding the final touches with more animals encountered as you exit the Park for Arusha Town/Airport.
What’s included in the 1-day Safari to Arusha National Park?
- Game drive.
- Park entry fees.
- Bottled water.
- A professional fulltime safari driver.
- Park ranger fees.
- Ground transportation by a 4X4 open safari vehicle.
- Meals according to the itinerary.
What’s excluded on the 1 day Arusha National Park Safari?
- Travel and medical insurance.
- Gratuities to the Ranger guide, waiters/waitresses and the driver.
- Personal expenses for souvenirs, laundry fees, telephone calls and beverages.
- Activities not stipulated on the itinerary.
What you need for the 1 day Arusha National Park Safari
- Wide brim safari hat.
- Re-usable water bottle.
- Good camera with extra batteries and memory space.
- A light sweater.
- Pair of binoculars.
- Toiletries (facial tissues, hand wipes, sunscreen, hand and body lotion, wet wipes and hand sanitizer).
- Insect repellant.
- First aid kit.
- Safari guidebook, and many others.