Idea for the weekends in Arusha
Does anyone have recommendations for what to do during my weekends here whilst working? I am keen to make the most of my time, explore the area around Arusha, and see some nature (obviously not expecting Serengeti-style experiences here).
I am hoping to do this on a budget, so can’t afford to be paying the Arusha National Park entry fee every weekend. Are there more cost-effective ways / areas to explore? Any ideas for places to visit / cheap excursions / places to go hiking would be appreciated.
Is a cheap, local weekend safari an option? It’s worth saying that I DON’T have a car / vehicle, but am happy to use public transport where available.
Answer ( 1 )
There are so much options!
Try Chemka hot spring, Ilkidinga village for cultural tourism and waterfalls, Visit materuni village and waterfalls, tour longido village, visit Lake duluti, a day tour to arusha national park etc.
For Arusha park you need to hire a jeep, you can use small 4wd cars like Rav 4 to cut cost and the rest of the places you can use a mix of public bus and boda boda (Motorcycle).
Karibu and Enjoy your stay in Tanzania,