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Mkomazi National Park Day Trip

Explore the hidden wonders of ‘real’ Tanzania on our Mkomazi National Park 1-Day Safari with Eco-Africa Climbing & Safari. Just 3 hours from Moshi, this off-the-beaten-track escapade reveals diverse wildlife, breathtaking views, and a unique blend of landscapes. Encounter rhinos, wild dogs, and 450 bird species in this often-overlooked Tanzanian gem. Book now for an extraordinary journey beyond the ordinary!

  • 1 Day Safari.
  • This tour is a Private tour (Meaning this tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others).
  • You can start any day. If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
  • Suitable for solo travelers can book this tour.
  • This tour can be a great add-on to your Kilimanjaro climb or Zanzibar Trip
  • Game drives pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle.
  • Just 3 hours from Moshi, Mkomazi spans 3,245 sq km between Arusha and Tanga.
  • Breathtaking setting with Pare and Usambara mountains, potential views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
  • Encounter diverse wildlife, including African wild dogs, black rhinos, and a variety of other species.
  • Bird-watching delight with 450 species, ranging from go-away birds to flamingos.
  • Unique desert-like landscape, from acacia-Commiphora woodlands to a dryland forest.
  • Up-close experiences with black rhinos in a private sanctuary.
  • Thrilling moments as you spot African wild dogs in their natural habitat.
  • Uncover Mkomazi National Park, a often-overlooked gem with unique species.
  • The best time for this tour is December to March and June to October yearly.


Embark on an exhilarating one-day safari adventure, commencing with a hearty breakfast at your hotel or residence at 0600 Hours. By 0700 Hours, you’ll be picked up in Moshi with packed lunch boxes, departing for Mkomazi National Park, approximately 120 km away. Upon arrival at 1000 Hours, dive into a captivating game drive, seeking Oryx, gerenuk, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, jackal, elephant, buffalo, hartebeest, giraffe, warthog, and crocodiles. Mkomazi, sharing a border with Tsavo National Park in Kenya, offers the chance for an optional visit to Nkomazi Rhino Sanctuary, delving into the black rhino breeding program and anti-poaching initiatives.

At 1300 Hours, savor a picnic lunch at a designated site, followed by an afternoon game drive at 1400 Hours. The park, a vital refuge for black rhinos and African wild dogs, ensures their conservation and safekeeping. Depart Mkomazi at 1630 Hours, concluding your safari adventure with a return journey to Moshi or Arusha, reaching your destination by 1900 Hours, where your memorable day concludes as you’re dropped off at  Kilimanjaro Airport.


Meal Plan: Lunch 

The client can make a flight departing in the evening on the same day out of Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or he or she can spend the night at Arusha or Moshi for extra cost so as to have the flight departing the next day out of Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

  • All Our Safari Prices are in US Dollar
  • This tour accepts children of all ages, but an adult must accompany them.
  •  Tanzania National Park children policy 
    • An adult aged 16 years old and above
    • The Child is aged from 5-15 years old. (Receive Discount)
    • Children under 2 are free of charge
  • Request children price according to their age.
  • We can customize this tour according to your needs
  • If you request changes to this tour, the price will change.
  •  The price is the US  $550  per person when one person travels alone
  • The price is the US  $350  per person when 2-12 people travel together.
  • 1 Day private  safari .
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch.
  •  Services of a professional English speaking safari guide.
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees.
  • All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  Mineral water 
  • Lunch
  •  Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority. 
  • International Flights.
  •  Domestic flight. 
  • Airport taxes.
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Accommoadation before and after Safari.
  • Airport Pick up
  • Gratuities (Tip) for safari guide
  • Travel insurance we are highly recommends.
  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival). 
Safari Tipping Guideline: 
    • Safari guide $3050 per day per car
  • This tour starts in Moshi  and will end at Kilimanjaro  International  Airport 
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport  (JRO – Check price).