Mkomazi National Park – 1 Day Tour

Mkomazi National Park - 1 Day Tour

Welcome to an exciting one-day adventure from Arusha to Moshi, exploring the magnificent Mkomazi National Park. This itinerary will take you through the park’s highlights, allowing you to witness its diverse wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, and unique ecosystem.

Brief Overview of Mkomazi National Park

Mkomazi National Park is situated in northern Tanzania, between Moshi and Tanga. The park is surrounded by the stunning Pare and Usambara mountains, with Mount Kilimanjaro also visible from certain vantage points within the park. 

The park’s flora represents the southern tip of the Sahel zone, characterized by a desert-like landscape. 

The vegetation primarily consists of Acacia-Comephorid woodlands, while the western mountains feature dry land forests.

The park is home to various wildlife species, including the endangered black rhinoceros, African elephants, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species.

Mkomazi National Park Tanzania 1 Day Safari Itinerary
  • Distance: The distance from Arusha to Mkomazi National Park is approximately 200 kilometers, and it takes about 4 hours to reach the park by road.
  • Park Size: 3,245KM
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Lunch
Itinerary Details: Mkomazi National Park Tanzania 1 Day Safari
06:00 AM: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel/ residence

7:00 AM: Departure from Arusha

Depart from Arusha early in the morning, around 7:00 AM, to make the most of your day in Mkomazi National Park.

Enjoy the scenic drive as you make your way to the park, taking in the beauty of the Tanzanian countryside.

11:00 AM: Arrival at Mkomazi National Park

Arrive at Mkomazi National Park around 11:00 AM.

Meet your knowledgeable park guide, who will accompany you throughout the day and provide valuable insights about the park’s flora and fauna.

Morning Game Drive

Embark on an exciting morning game drive to explore the park’s wildlife.

Spot majestic African elephants, graceful giraffes, antelopes, zebras, and other herbivores as they roam the savannah.

Keep an eye out for predators such as lions, cheetahs, and hyenas.

Visit the Rhino Sanctuary

Proceed to the Rhino Sanctuary, dedicated to the conservation of the critically endangered black rhinoceros.

Learn about the conservation efforts and success stories of Mkomazi National Park in protecting these magnificent creatures.

13:00 PM: Lunch Break.

Take a break from the adventure and enjoy a packed lunch amidst the park’s serene surroundings.

Observe the scenic landscapes and soak in the tranquility of the park.

14:00 PM: Afternoon Game Drive

Resume your exploration with an afternoon game drive, allowing you to encounter different wildlife species and capture incredible photographs.

Marvel at the diverse birdlife present in the park, with over 450 species recorded.

16:30 PM: Departure to Arusha 

Bid farewell to Mkomazi National Park and begin your journey towards Arusha in the late afternoon, around 16:30 PM.

Enjoy the picturesque drive back, relishing the memories of your unforgettable day in the wilderness.

19:00 PM: Arrive in Arusha

Arrive in Arusha, where the safari ends by dropping you off at your hotel/ residence. Freshen up and relax before enjoying a delicious dinner.

Conclude your one-day adventure from Arusha to Moshi, having experienced the wonders of Mkomazi National Park and its remarkable wildlife.

TOUR Price Include
  • English speaking guide
  • A vehicle with pop up roof safari vehicle
  • Mineral water
  • Lunch
  • Park fee
TOUR Price Do Not Include:
  • International Airfare
  • Cost of obtaining passport and visas
  • Gratuity for your professional driver-guide
  • Accommodation in Arusha/ Kilimanjaro/ Moshi
  • Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps, and airports
  • Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)
  • Personal expenses such as traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes, and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, and wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

Starting price per adult*