Lake Chala Day Trip – Tanzania Short Tour

Tanzania Short tour to lake chala day trip

This Tanzania Short tour to Lake Chala day trip packages, The majestic tranquility 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, making it 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 colors, from deepest turquoise to emerald green to azure and all colors in between.

It’s a perfect place to rest and unwind, and you’ve got the option of hiking the picture-perfect countryside around the lake, swimming in its sparkling waters (don’t forget your cozy!), kayaking across the border to Kenya, or all three! It’s a day full of getting up close and personal with one of the greatest (and quietest) treasures of the great country of Tanzania.

Departure / Return Location 

Moshi, Kilimanjaro

Departure Time 

Please arrive at least 2 hours before flight.


  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Village & waterfall fees
  • Local guide
  • Lunch box
  • 1,5l bottle of water

Not Included

  • Personal stuff
  •  Gratuities / “tip” for guide

Day 01:Day trip Lake Chala

Your friendly guide will arrive at your accommodation armed with your tasty packed lunch. Then he or she will bustle you into the vehicle and drive you to Lake Chala Safari Camp.

On the way you’ll enjoy seeing the everyday lives of Chagga people, you will get a chance to relax for a comfortable hour and a  bit while taking in the attractive 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 the green flora, with the blue lake ahead of you. lake Chala.

It’s a stunning and spectacular 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.

If you’re feeling a little more active, you can jump in a kayak and explore the lake further. You’ll be serenaded by the sound of birdsong and the gentle splashing of the water as you row.

After enjoying the marvelous adventures in Lake Chala, you’ll be driven back to Moshi in the late afternoon. This is the perfect ending to the tour. .