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We plan your day

Plan a Day

There are several activities that could give you a fulfilled day while in Tanzania, you will get the opportunity to catch a different experience in holiday and adventure. While staying at the Arumeru River Lodge which is strategically located, there are several activities that will make a perfect day for you. Your day could begin with Rainforest walk after breakfast, this could last up to three hours. After the walk, you can take your lunch on the terrace in the tranquility of a tropical garden and also relax for a few hours in the pool. Alternatively, you can explore the garden as we provide you with botanical highlights. You might end the day at the open fire or in a cozy safari bar, there are several options available to give you full value for your money and excitement. Take a look at some activities that you can plan to attend while in Tanzania.

Nature Walks

There are several ways to enjoy nature, apart from exploring the beautiful landscapes and wildlife, nature walk also provides our clients with the opportunity to see other aspects of Tanzania, wildlife, magnificent landscapes, marine life, and the local people.

Rainforest Walk

This is one of the best walks that we offer our clients, it takes us through different routes across the indigenous rainforest located at the foothills of Mt. Meru which is not very far from the lodge. Often times, we spot the rare black and white colobus monkeys and blue monkeys at close range. It is an experience you will not like to miss, the beauty of the landscape is breathtaking, with a brilliant climate, you can easily spot butterflies that are attracted by the natural springs in the forest and also several birds like hornbill or marabou storks and ibis. This walk will last for an estimated time of 2.5 hours and it can be combined with a visit to the local market which is in the nearby village on Sundays and on Thursdays.

USD 20 per person

Village Walk

The village walk offers you the chance to experience “A True African Lifestyle”, this walk is a total of 2 ½ hours and it extends a bit beyond the Safaris car experience and the lodge. Leading you right into the middle of the action of the everyday life of the African people in Tanzanie. Although you will walk on dusty tracks and pass through burning litter while walking, you will enjoy the warmth and friendship of the local people which you will find incredible. You will also get insights into some grass root initiatives such as the Usa River Children Center which is run by one of our staff members living in the village.

USD20 per person

Coffee Walk

Ten minutes walk away from Arumeru River Lodge, you will see the village that was established by 20 coffee farmers and they jointly process their harvests and also market their coffee. The starting point for the coffee walk is the missionary church and this leads you through the beautiful banana and coffee fields of the village and then reaches the central coffee processing facility. The central coffee processing facility is where you will learn about the main processes of coffee production. The two-hour walk will climax with a visit to the coffee roasting facility where you will have the chance to try out the coffee at the production location. Indeed, this walk appeals to the senses of the tourists and you will be glad you were part of it.

USD 30-45 depending on the number of people including transfer.

Vibrant Arusha

There is no doubt that Arusha is the heartbeat of the Northern Circuit, although the city is not a romantic honeymoon destination like Zanzibar, there are some locations that are exciting and will remain unforgettable when you visit them. You can explore Arusha and its environment by using a Private Driver Service. Take a look at some of the places that will provide you with fun and excitement:

  • The Sable Square Shopping Mall- The mall is a selection of restaurants and shops and they are all designed in Cape Dutch Architecture, the shopping mall provide you with a great atmosphere for relaxation especially with the lush environment
  • You can also spend time in one of the gardens restaurants in Arusha such as Fig and Olive, Le Patio and Blue Heron. They will provide you with nice options for a light lunch like international dishes.
  • The Iconic Cultural Heritage Center- The center hosts the largest gallery for contemporary African Art in Africa and for travelers that are seriously interested in African Art.
  • You can also pay a visit to the central market which is vibrant and very safe


The Kiligolf Estate comprises of real estate development and an 18-hole golf championship course which is surrounded by an outstanding natural beauty. The natural beauty of the highlands of Northern Tanzania provides a spectacular environment for the golf course and the estate which is the most striking and newest addition to Africa’s golfing estates. Located in 1000 acres of African vegetation, and approximately 25 minutes’ walk from Arumeru River Lodge. Kiligolf provides you with the amazing view of wildlife roaming free, Mt Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.

USD 85 per person including a green fee for club rental, 9 or 18 holes, caddy, and transfers.

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