Arusha National Park 2021
Although not very extensive, Arusha National Park offers a wide variety of flora and fauna in a pleasant setting. Located 25 km from the city of Arusha and only 35 km from Kilimanjaro airport, it allows you to enjoy a short horseback safari and then continue to other parks. It belongs to a group of parks known as the “Northern Safari Circuit”, which also includes Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Nature Reserve. The name “Arusha” comes from Warusha, the name of the local people of the region.
Departure dates on request all year round with a minimum of 2 participants except for the months of April and May.
PARTICIPANTS: MIN 2 MAX 6
Pick-up at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and transfer of about 40 minutes to the farm at the foot of Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak and starting point of our tour, where the 358 acre farm is located , immersed in the luxuriant vegetation. Depending on the arrival time of your flight, you will have time for a short safari (relaxation for non-riders) in the surrounding area to familiarize yourself with the horses. In the farm land, in addition to being inhabited by horses and cattle, it shelters several other species such as monkeys, baboons, various antelopes, warthogs, jackals and porcupines. Return for an aperitif at sunset. Dinner and overnight at the farm with safari briefs for the following days.
After breakfast, transfer to the real interior of the Arusha National Park where we will get on the saddle and go into dense forests where we will spot zebras, giraffes and antelopes. Picnic lunch and back in the saddle towards Mount Meru, where our mobile comfort camp awaits us for the night.
Wake up very early and ride in the territories inhabited by mammoth buffaloes. Return to the camp for lunch and in the afternoon, spend the hottest hours, all by jeep to reach Lake Momella where we will enjoy the spectacle of a myriad of pink flamingos. With a little luck we will also spot other various species drinking. In the late afternoon we will get back on the saddle for the viewpoint known as “Fig Tree Arch”. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Very early breakfast and last horseback safari to the farm, where we will say goodbye to the horses. Transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Italy or to continue your vacation (ask for your personalized quote).
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021||€ 3,930|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°
DURATION: 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
DIFFICULTY: °°°° (ADVANCED)
ACCOMMODATION: farm + mobile comfort tented camp
EQUIPMENT: Very comfortable TREKKING STYLE SADDLES
HORSES: ANGLO – ARAB, PURE BLOOD, BAVARIAN SADDLE HORSE AND AUSTRALIAN SADDLE HORSE.
PACE: FROM 4 to 6 H IN THE SADDLE (up to 60 km per day) The three paces will be used but the prevailing pace will be the pace due to the dense vegetation. It is necessary to have absolute mastery of the horse in open spaces and in good physical condition.
MINIMUM AGE : 15 years
TYPE : itinerant horse safari with overnight stay in a farm + mobile tented camp
The first night will be at the farm, a delightful lodge recovered from an ancient coffee plantation. The rooms are located 5 in spacious cottages with private bathrooms. There are no wi-fi networks.
The other two nights will be inside the National Park in a very comfortable mobile tented camp, with beds, linen sheets, bathroom with hot water shower inside the tent.
Full board from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 4. Meals are prepared with fresh local products for the most part produced in the farm land. Breakfast and dinner will be served at the farm or at the field, while lunches can be picnics in very beautiful viewpoints. Water, tea, coffee, juices available all day, local wine at dinner (extra spirits).
It is possible to request special menus for celiacs, vegetarians etc. in advance.
Note: The itinerary described above is to be considered indicative. There are several itineraries and to better enjoy this experience, the guides can modify it to follow the natural movement and migration of the animals, according to the seasons and rains.
Exchange rate 1 EUR = 1.08 USD
Exchange rate variations with fluctuations greater than 3% will result in an adjustment of costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
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