DAY TOURS AROUND TANZANIA
Departures: Daily - Private Day Tours
Duration : Half day or Full day
Arusha National Park - Full Day Tour
0800 Pick up from Arusha and drive to Arusha National Park
0900 Morning game viewing in Arusha National Park. Arusha National Park is the closest national park to Arusha town covering an area of 137 sq. km and is about 60kms from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The Park has a wide range of habitats, from the string of crater lakes where many water birds can be watched, through the highland montane forest and on up to the imposing summit of Mt. Meru. The interesting geology of the area is reflected in the impressive view of the ash cone and cliff face leading to the summit of Mt. Meru.
1300 Enjoy lunch inside the park by the scenic waterfalls.
1430 Continue with your game viewing experience in the park
1700 Depart for Arusha
1800 Arrive back in Arusha town.
Tarangire National park - Full Day Tour
0800 Pick up from Arusha and begin the 2 hour drive to Tarangire National Park
1030 Morning game viewing in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire has a wonderful concentration of wildlife. During certain months, many of the migratory species come back to the waters of Tarangire River, from which the Park derives its name. Large herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, eland and oryx gather until the beginning of the rains when they migrate to other areas for grazing.
1300 Enjoy lunch inside the park.
1430 Continue with your game viewing experience in Tarangire
1600 Depart for Arusha
1800 Arrive back in Arusha town.
Bagamoyo - Full Day Tour
Bagamoyo lies 75kms north of Dar es Salaam. Bagamoyo was the starting point of the slave caravan routes and also the terminus of the white missionaries. Bagamoyo was founded towards the end of the 18th century as a small port trading in dried fish, gum, cobalt and salt. Bagamoyo also served as a caravan entreport, with traders coming from distant areas of the interior, as far as Morogoro and Usambara. Later on, the use of this town for Ivory and slave trade increased its importance in the 19th century.
Renowned European explorers like Burton, Speke, Stanley and Livingstone all passed through Bagamoyo. The Holy Ghost fathers established their first mission station in Bagamoyo in 1868, and it was in its chapel that Dr. Livingstone’s body was brought from the interior and kept before being shipped back to Europe.
0800 Depart from Dar and drive towards Bagamoyo
1000 Arrive in Bagamoyo and visit the Kaole Ruins (dating back to the earlier part of the 15th century) and the Old Fort as well as the beach market
1230 Visit the Caravan Serai
1330 Make a beach side lunch stopover
1500 Visit the Roman Catholic Church built by the Germans in the 1880's.
1600 Depart back for Dar city center
Dar es Salaam - Half Day City Tour
This is a half day tour that can be done either at 0800 in the morning or at 1400 in the afternoon. The pick up point is at your hotel for this private tour of Tanzania's largest city. Your tour will include visits to the following:
- Kariakoo Market
- Mwenge art and craft market
- Village Museum
- Tinga Tinga Center
- The fish market and a drive past some important government buildings
- Visit to the National Museum
- Visits to various monuments symbolizing Tanzania's freedom
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