Kilimanjaro International Airport is the closest international airport to Arusha. It takes approximately 1,5 hours by car to get from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Ujamaa Hostel.

We can pick you up from the Kilimanjaro Airport for US$40.

If you are flying from within Tanzania you may be able to fly into the Arusha Domestic Airport. It takes approximately 35 minutes by car from Arusha Domestic Airport.

We can pick you up from the Arusha Airport for US$20.


Alternatively you can take the bus. From Nairobi the bus takes approximately 5-6hrs and costs around US$25. From Dar es Salaam the bus takes approximately 8-9hrs and costs around US$25.

We can pick you up from any bus station within Arusha town for 6$.

Transport within Arusha

Arusha is a reasonably small town, so for many of the places you need to go you can simply walk. There are local public buses called a dala dala, which are very cheap, approx 20-50cents per journey. Dala dalas and taxis only accept local currency in cash.

Directions to the Hostel

TAXI: Tell the driver to go to Njiro and turn right after the Cinema Complex. The Ujamaa Hostel is 400m on the left.

DALA DALA: Take the black line to Njiro and get off at the first stop after the Cinema Complex (the SDA stop). Take the road on the opposite side, the hostel is 400m on your left.