Lake Chala is a unique caldera lake, and is thought to be the deepest inland body of water in Africa. This lake is fed by underground springs from Mount Kilimanjaro. The lake has a great diversity of life. From lush lake shore forest to stunning volcanic savannah; from river beds marvelously carved through ancient rock, to thick bush or open. Walking at Lake Chala is a magical experience that will put you back in touch with nature.
Chala has a huge variety of amazing trees, grasses and plants; some are unique to the area. According to the time of year there are hundreds of species of butterflies and birds, including spectacular birds of prey. The African Fish Eagle, with its hunting techniques, Verreaux’s Eagle, Augur Buzzards and many other species of birds can be seen around the crater walls.
After swim and take a break for lunch in this beautiful valley or we will also visit an old Chagga cultural site (the largest tribe in Northern Tanzania) village, and depending on the season, a coffee plantation, where we can roast, brew and drink you very own cup of fresh coffee and having the lunch in this area it will be your optional to get a picnic lunch or hot lunch , the choice is yours we are more democratic most of our service are optional
Wild mammals do varies from monkeys to baboons again from dik-dik to kudu, to elephant. Chala is an untouched part of a truly ancient land and a must visit place. The lake is located in a stunning volcanic area on the eastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Depending on the time of year, its colors range from a vibrant turquoise to a rich emerald green, reflecting a timeless beauty that is etched in Tanzania’s soul.
Dear visitors you will be picked up from your hotel or hostel in Moshi at a given time and drive to Lake Chala, the lake chala itself will be the full day trip, time up to 4:00pm approximations then you will drive back to your accommodation in Moshi, this will be the end of our tour and say good bye to the lovely driver and Guide. Dear customer please do not forget to tip them at the end of your tour as more as you appreciate their job to you guys we hope everyone will be kind to our service.
All other gorvernment fees
Picnic lunch box
purified Drinking water
Transport to and from the destinaton
Please call us for special Meal.
Pre/post accommodation and airport transfers (booking is available upon request).
Tips for your guide and driver. Kilibush Adventures recommendation is $20 to your guide divided per group in the vehicle.
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, cameras, visa, and travel insurance.).
Meals not listed in the itinerary.
Liquors, beers and bottled beverages.
Please Kilibush Adventures design the numerous day trips and point to note is , the price may vary due to the distance and the value of the place, for example day trip to Kilimanjaro can be the most expensive one among the day trips plan. Be happy please because we are committed with our services that we providing and caring about our clients for delivering the best services please your welcome to have a fun together
Please remember that if your fun with mountain biking , good news is that we design this one day tour with three options
Options number 1; for those who are not experience with mountain biking we will use only min bus or Tax
Option number 2; for those who love mountain biking tour and travel but has no enough experience or exercises before there tour , here we will hire both min-bus or Tax and mountain bike
Option number 3; for those have enough experience with mountain biking and ready to challenges their bodies , according to our day trip tour here the minimum distance is 10km this include Moshi town and Njoro forest are very closed to each other so we will make two in one inclusive and the maximum distance is Olipopongi maasai cultural site and game reserve about 150km go and return to Moshi town the choice is yours , tell us and we will handle your trip