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Lake Chala Day Trip

Lake Chala Day Trip

By Uphill Treks & Safaris
Lake Chala Treasure Trail Day Trip The tranquillity and peace of Lake Chala seem a thousand lifetimes away from the bustle of Moshi town, but it’s actually only an hour’s drive away, so perfect for a day trip with a difference. Lake Chala is a caldera lake fed by clean, cold underground streams from Kilimanjaro itself, and it’s renowned for its gloriously changing colours; from deepest turquoise to emerald green to azure and all colours in between. It’s a perfect place to relax and unwind and you’ve the choice of hiking the picture-perfect countryside around the lake, swimming in its sparkling waters (don’t forget your cozzie!) or kayaking across the border to Kenya. Or all three! It’s a day full of getting up close and personal to one of the greatest (and quietest) treasures of Tanzania.
from
$145.00
per adult
from
$145.00
per adult

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Ages 4-90
Duration: 8h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
English
Features animals


  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Chala
What's not included
  • Personal items (Sturdy shoes, swim wear & towel)
  • Gratuities / "tip" for guide
  • Travel Insurance


Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Moshi Urban, Tanzania
  • Airports:
  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 141761P2

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

How much is Lake Chala Day Trip?
Lake Chala Day Trip price starts from $145.00. Discover and book Lake Chala Day Trip on Tripadvisor
What is the Lake Chala Day Trip cancellation policy?
Lake Chala Day Trip cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Lake Chala Day Trip on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Lake Chala Day Trip?
Lake Chala Day Trip is hosted by Uphill Treks & Safaris. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Uphill Treks & Safaris on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Lake Chala Day Trip on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 141761P2

Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Moshi Urban
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See departure details
  • 1
    Lake Chala
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Your friendly guide will arrive at your accommodation armed with your tasty packed lunch. Then he or she will bustle you into the transport and drive you to Lake Chala Safari Camp. On the way you’ll journey through the everyday life of Moshi and on to the freeway, and you can spend a relaxing, comfortable hour-and-a-bit taking in the sights. Lake Chala Safari Camp is a beautiful private game reserve overlooking Lake Chala. You’ll arrive there and our guide will take you down to the lakeside, through vividly green flora, with the blue, blue lake ahead of you. It gets quite rocky near the lake so wear sturdy footwear. It’s a stunning area perfect for hikers and birdwatchers, and in season you might be lucky enough to spot elephants gathering at a distant waterhole. Spend the day wandering the paths around the lake or across the nearby savannah, where you’re likely to see baboons, vervet monkeys and blue monkeys as well as (perhaps) the shy dik-dik and graceful kudu, too. After your hike, spend some time sitting by the lakeside enjoying the stillness, only disturbed by birdsong and the gently lapping waters. If you’re feeling a little more active, you can jump into a kayak and explore the lake further. You’ll be serenaded by the ever-present birdsong and gentle plashing of the water as you row. After your adventures, stop at the bar for a drink (alcoholic or otherwise) and, if you’re a little peckish, an afternoon snack. If you haven’t opted to camp at the Lake (think campfire under the star-filled heavens), you’ll be driven back to Moshi in the late afternoon. The pleasant drive will give you some “you” time to reflect on your day and wonder if it would be rude to go straight to bed when you get back – you won’t believe how tired you’ll feel after a day of restorative, stress-relieving peace.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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2023 Lake Chala Day Trip provided by Uphill Treks & Safaris