Popular Day trips from Airport Planet Lodge.
3 Popular Day trips for Guests staying at Airport Planet Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania
1. Cultural Tours: Being between Kilimanjaro and Arusha, Airport Planet Lodge is surrounded by rich cultural heritage of the northern Tanzania tribes including the Maasai, Chagga, Meru, Pare among many. You can take a cultural tour and visit places like local farms, homesteads operated by women groups, tribal sites and Bomas for an immersive experience of the Tanzania cultures. Likewise, a stop at the Natural History Museum or the Cultural Heritage Centre will give you insights to history, traditions, art, crafts, and artifacts from Tanzania’s diverse ethnicities and beyond.
2. Hiking and Trekking: Being between the cities of Moshi and Arusha, the Lodge is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Towards Moshi is Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the most iconic destination for hikers looking for a challenging but rewarding experience with stunning views in Tanzania. Mount Meru, which is the fifth-highest mountain in Africa, is also nearby on the Arusha side. You can go on a hiking or trekking tour and explore the stunning scenery around Arusha. The hotel can arrange a guided tour for you.
3. Local Markets: Moshi and Arusha are known for their vibrant markets, where you can find a variety of goods, including local crafts, souvenirs, and fresh produce. In Arusha, the Maasai Market and the Arusha Central Market are popular places to visit. On the Moshi side, the Moshi Central Market and Soko la Kimataifa where you can find food items (spices, dry as well as perishable goods) and arts and crafts respectively. You can explore these markets on your own or as part of a guided tour. Having cash in Tanzanian Shillings with some smaller bills will allow you more leverage to negotiate and offer exact change.
Yes, the Lodge offers many more activities, and more details are provided on the activities page. We want you to feel at home with us!