There are several alkaline lakes and the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater. Mammal species include elephant, buffalo, various primates, giraffe and leopard. Hiking is allowed if accompanied by an armed guard and the climb up Mount Meru is superb at 4,556m (at an extra cost), often giving the best views available of Mount Kilimanjaro. Canoeing at Momella Lake is also allowed at an extra cost. Mount Meru is the fifth highest mountain in Africa and is located in the Arusha National Park. The tour ends at the hotel at around 1700hrs.
Pick up from the hotel and drive to Arusha National Park with picnic lunches. The park (137km2), has terrain ranging from open savannah through acacia scrublands to Afro-montane cloud and rain forest and Afro-alpine vegetation similar to Mount Kilimanjaro.
Note: Rates are based on minimum 4 paying participants per vehicle. If the minimum is not obtained, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour and refund the participants, or alternatively the participants have the option to pay a small supplement and materialize the tour.