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Lake chala Safari

Discover the Enchanting Beauty of Lake Chala on a Day Trip

1 Day

Day Trip

Experience Price

From $340 per person

1 Day

Experience Price

From $340 per person

Trip Overview

Region: Kilimanjaro

Duration: 5-6 hours

Distance: 80 km

Highlights: Crater Lake, tropical forest, canoeing, Mount Kilimanjaro view

Price: Starting from $200

Trip Highlights

  • Embark on a Memorable Journey: As we approach the lake, you’ll be greeted by stunning views of the tropical forest and the tranquil waters of the crater lake. Along the way, keep an eye out for playful baboons, adding an element of excitement to your journey.


  • Canoeing and Exploring: Upon reaching Lake Chala, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on a peaceful canoeing adventure. Glide across the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by the beauty of the African wilderness. This unique experience allows you to fully appreciate the tranquillity and pristine nature of Lake Chala.


  • Scenic Picnic Lunch: Indulge in a delicious picnic lunch amidst the captivating surroundings of Lake Chala while Relaxing on comfortable chairs.


  • Spectacular Mount Kilimanjaro View: As we make our way back to the hotel, prepare to witness the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in all its glory. Marvel at the snow-capped peaks and capture this iconic sight as a lasting memory of your day trip to Lake Chala.


  • What to Bring: To make the most of your Lake Chala experience, we recommend bringing sneakers for comfortable walking, a sunhat to protect against the African sun, and sunscreen cream for added sun protection.

Day Trip Itinerary

Our friendly guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Arusha, marking the beginning of your Lake Chala day trip adventure. Get ready for a day filled with stunning landscapes and memorable experiences.

As we arrive at Lake Chala, be prepared to be captivated by the picturesque views of the tropical forest and the tranquil waters of the crater lake. Take a moment to immerse yourself in the serene ambience and connect with nature.

Canoeing on Lake Chala: Embark on a peaceful canoeing experience, gliding across the crystal-clear waters of Lake Chala. Feel the gentle breeze on your face and marvel at the untouched beauty surrounding you. Take in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness as you navigate the calm waters.

Picnic Lunch by the Lake: Savor a delicious picnic lunch set against the backdrop of Lake Chala’s scenic beauty. Relax on comfortable chairs and enjoy a carefully prepared meal amidst nature’s tranquillity. Take your time to soak in the serene atmosphere and appreciate the serenity of the surroundings.

Exploring the Surroundings: After lunch, take a leisurely walk around the lake’s vicinity, exploring the tropical forest and its unique flora and fauna. Absorb the sights, sounds, and scents of this enchanting ecosystem, allowing yourself to connect with the natural wonders of Lake Chala.

Capture the Magnificence of Mount Kilimanjaro: On our return journey to Arusha, prepare yourself for a breathtaking view of Mount Kilimanjaro. Marvel at the majestic snow-capped peaks of Africa’s tallest mountain and capture this iconic sight as a cherished memory of your Lake Chala day trip.

As the day draws to a close, we reluctantly bid farewell to Tarangire National Park. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you’ve made throughout the day as we make our way back to Moshi.

Trip Price

  • 1 pax

  • 2 pax

  • 3 pax

  • 4 pax

  • 5 pax

  • 6+ people

Experience Inclusion & Exclusion

  • Transfer from Moshi and back;
  • Entry ticket;
  • Picnic lunch;
  • Soft drinks and water;
  • Canoeing;
  • Chairs and table for picnic.
  • Personal hygienic items.
  • Tips for the safari guide (suggested amount: $30-50 per day per car)
  • Personal expenses and souvenirs
  • Any additional activities or services not mentioned in the inclusions.

Polite Notice

Please note that the timings mentioned are approximate and subject to change based on weather conditions, traffic, and other factors. Our priority is to ensure you have the best possible experience during your Lake Chala day trip.

Book Your Trip

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Lake Chala with Alkebulan Travels. Experience the tranquillity of the crater lake, enjoy canoeing on its serene waters, and embrace the stunning landscapes surrounding this hidden gem. Contact us today to book your Lake Chala day trip and embark on a remarkable journey into the heart of Tanzania’s natural wonders.


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