Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour

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Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1-Day Tour: Explore some of Tanzania’s finest scenic, birding, and wildlife spots on this guided full-day Safari from Arusha to Arusha National Park. This action-packed day safari in Arusha National Park begins and ends in Arusha or Moshi. Spend the day out in the African bush watching over 400 different migrant and resident bird species and wildlife such as cape buffalo, elephants, hippos, zebra, and all kinds of other wild animals and birds in Arusha National Park. Sit back and relax while your experienced guide takes you on exciting game drives in search of the Big Five and more, sharing his or her knowledge as you explore. A coffee break and lunch stop are also included in your Full-day tour.

An affordable, short Arusha National Park birding Safari you’ll be forever glad you took.

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour
Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour
Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour
Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour takes you for a full day excursion in Arusha National Park. Located just 45 minutes drive from Arusha and about 60 km (35 miles) from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Arusha National Park is not only conveniently located, but it’s also the best place to embark on bird-watching safaris, walking tours, and canoeing safaris. This puts you closer to the action than anywhere else in the country!

While Arusha National Park has no large predators, it is home to Africa’s largest giraffe population, a variety of primate species, and a number of large herbivores and over 400 bird species recorded. The Arusha National Park is known for the Ngurdoto Crater, Momela Lakes, and the forest ecosystem that contains a wealth of birds and animals.

These include bushbuck, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalo, hippo, reedbuck, waterbuck, giraffe, baboon, bush pig, Sykes monkey, vervet monkey, mongoose, and warthog. The Arusha National Park and particularly the Momella Lakes offer gorgeous bird-watching opportunities.

The national park is inhabited by over 400 different migrant and resident bird species. The most famous bird species in the Arusha National Park are waterfowls such as little grebes, eagles, pilchards, geese, hamerkop, red shark, spur-winged goose, woodpecker, herons, secretary bird, and grey parrot.

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour Itinerary

0800 Hours: Pick up from Arusha town/ Moshi (at your hotel/ Residence) and drive to Arusha National Park

0900 Hours: Enter the park and enjoy a full day of bird watching and wildlife safari game drive

1300 Hours: Stop for a picnic lunch and a chance to relax and enjoy the views

1400 Hours: Continue with your bird watching and wildlife safari

1630 Hours: Exit the park and return to Arusha/ Moshi (to your hotel/ Residence)

1730 Hours: Arrive at your hotel/ Residence

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour Activities

After breakfast at your hotel, you will drive to Arusha National Park, which is 40-60 minutes from either Arusha or Moshi Town. Your visit to Arusha National Park is a flexible one, as you’ll have three choices as to how you’d like to experience the park.

Game Drive: You can embark on a half-day or full-day game drive through the park. Your drive will pass you past park landmarks such as the Momella Lakes and Ngurdoto Crater – sometimes known as ‘Little Ngorongoro’.

Canoe Safari: Available at extra cost, you’ll trade the car for a canoe as you take a guided canoe safari out on the Momella Lakes to see bushbuck, giraffes, hippos, and buffalo.

Walking Safari: Stretch your legs with a guided walking safari through the park. While on your walking safari, you can expect to see endless acres of forest, home to black and white colobus monkeys, zebras, buffaloes, and a variety of antelopes.

You will also have a chance to observe more than 400 bird species including the Crowned Eagle, Lanner Falcon, and Levaillants Cuckoo. You can combine the above three options as you please, although the canoe safari and walking safari both attract an additional cost.

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour Prices

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour Rates Includes:

Picnic lunch + Game driving safari at Arusha National Park + All park entry fees, service charge, and taxes + Pickup from your hotel in Arusha and drop-off to your hotel & Professional English speaking guides. All are experts in the African wildlife, culture, and tour guiding, many of who speak other European languages

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* On a clear day, enjoy views of the majestic snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro, only 50 km away, and Mount Meru – the 5th highest in Africa at 4,566 meters (14,990 feet) – that dominates the park’s horizon.

Arusha National Park Birding Safari 1 Day Tour Rates Do Not Include:

* Drinks
* Tips or gratuity
* Optional activities
* Travelers insurance
* Communication charges
* Minimum of 1 person required
* International airfares and airport taxes
* Meals, and sightseeing not included in the package
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport) or hotels outside Arusha

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