Weekend Trips



Weekend trip from Ujamaa Hostel

Lake Chala(Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon) 

Located about 2 hours from Arusha Lake Chala is a crater lake fed underground from Mt Kilimanjaro. Right at the Kenyan Border it is a stunning place to go to visit the lake and see the open plains. While there you can swim in the lake and hike around it. Camping is available. They set up tents, which has a mattress etc inside so all you need is your sleeping bag. There is a bar and restaurant on site as well as toilets and showers.

Make sure you bring your own clothes, towel, toiletries, toilet paper, towel, sunscreen and bathers.

Cost of Transport, guide and camping fee (minimum 4 people)

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Masai Land (Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon) 

Go and spend a night in a local Masai Village. This is not a tourist village, just a simple local family who are happy to have visitors to come and see how they live their lives. Spend a night in a boma or tent and live alongside the Masai people.

Make sure you bring your own food, sleeping bag, wet wipes (no showers available) toilet paper, sunscreen and drinks.

Also ensure you bring a small donation of flour, sugar or rice to give to the village.

Cost of Transport and guide (minimum 4 people)

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Nairobi, Kenya weekend Trip (Friday Morning  through Sunday evening) 

Kenya is only 75km away from Arusha, this would be a great opportunity to check out Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi is a beautiful city with lots to do and see. It takes about 5-6 hours on a private shuttle bus to arrive in Nairobi. It only takes about an hour to get to Kenyan boarder. You will be staying at the wonderful hotel called “The Clarion hotel” located right in the middle of the city. The staff will take care of all your needs. The staff at the hotel will be your personal guide if you need help with anything they will be able to assist you. The rooms are based on double accommodation (two to a room).

Included within this package is transportation, hotel accommodations, and breakfast (both days). Not included is your tourist visa into Kenya; the price varies depending on your nationality.

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**This trip requires 7 days advance ***