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Tanzania Day Trip Tour to Lake Chala

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A LAKE CHALA DAY TRIP TOUR is an exciting adventure in which visitors can explore the stunning Lake Chala, a unique and picturesque crater lake located on the eastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The tour typically begins with a scenic drive.


  • Affordably Priced: Our tours are budget-friendly.
  • Guided by Professionals: You' wil be accompanied by experienced guides.
  • Immerse in Tanzanian Culture: Gain a deeper understanding of Tanzania's rich cultural heritage.
  • Embrace Tanzanian Culture and Nature: Experience the best of Tanzanian cultures and natural wonders.
  • Water Sports and Recreation: Enjoy a variety of water-based sports and recreational activities.
Tanzania Day Trip Tour to Lake Chala


Tanzania Day Trip Tour to Lake Chala


A Lake Chala day trip tour is a captivating and immersive experience that takes you to Lake Chala, a hidden gem nestled amidst the natural beauty of Tanzania. Lake Chala, also known as Chala Crater Lake, is situated on the eastern slopes of the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and adventurers.

The tour usually begins with a scenic drive from your starting point, which could be in Arusha or Moshi, offering an opportunity to soak in the diverse landscapes and the local culture of the region. As you journey towards Lake Chala, you'll pass through quaint villages, lush greenery, and picturesque scenery.

Upon arriving at Lake Chala, the true magic unfolds. You'll be greeted by a sight that's almost otherworldly. The lake is set within a steep, ancient volcanic crater, and its deep blue waters are beautifully framed by towering crater walls covered in dense vegetation. The contrast between the vibrant blue of the lake and the lush greenery is simply breathtaking.

The day trip tour typically offers a variety of activities to make the most of your visit. These may include:

  1. Hiking: You can explore the crater rim and take in panoramic views of the lake and its surroundings. The hike is relatively moderate and offers a chance to appreciate the diverse flora and fauna of the area.
  2. Swimming: Lake Chala's clear, freshwater is perfect for a refreshing swim. Whether you're a serious swimmer or just want to cool off, the lake's inviting waters are a highlight of the trip.
  3. Kayaking: Many tours offer kayaking on the lake, allowing you to paddle out and admire the scenery from the water. The tranquility of the lake is best experienced up close.
  4. Picnicking: There are designated picnic spots where you can enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the mesmerizing views. It's a great opportunity to relax and connect with nature.
  5. Snorkeling: The lake is home to a variety of fish species, and the clear waters make it an excellent spot for snorkeling. You can witness the underwater world and its vibrant inhabitants.

Throughout the tour, you'll have the chance to interact with local guides who can share their knowledge of the area's geology, wildlife, and cultural significance. Lake Chala's rich history and ecological diversity make it a truly unique destination.

A Lake Chala day trip tour is an opportunity to connect with the natural wonders of Tanzania and create lasting memories. It's an adventure that combines stunning landscapes, outdoor activities, and a glimpse into the local way of life, all within the span of a single day. It's an experience that will leave you with a deep appreciation for the beauty of our world.

What's included

  • Inclusions:
  • Professional Guide
  • Lunch box
  • Bottled water
  • Day Trip Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Exclusions:
  • Visas
  • Tips to driver Guide
  • International Flights
  • Accommodation


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Lake Chala


9 Hours

You will be picked up after breakfast and make the drive to Lake Chala on the eastern side of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Your day trip adventure starts with a guided hike through the lush forest that surrounds this crater lake. Along the way, you will have the chance to spot playful primates and a variety of other animal and bird-life.

After soaking in the view from the crater rim, you will descend to the water’s edge where you can choose to take a dip, enjoy a canoe safari, or simply take out a good book and read in the serenity.

After a picnic lunch, you will make your way back to your hotel.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time does the Tanzania Day Trip Tour to Lake Chala take?

Tanzania Day Trip Tour to Lake Chala duration is 12 hours.

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