Colobus Mountain Lodge & Campsite

P.O. Box 1436, Arusha, Tanzania | Lodge

Travel Blogs from Arusha

Maji ya Chai School and Kili Film Institute

A travel blog entry by hilary.bacon.1


On Thursday we spent some time in ACTT first thing. We didn't get as much done as we would have liked due to a powercut. About 11.30 we set off in the direction of Arusha. We stopped on the way for a light snack at a roadside bar and then called in at the offices of the Education Officer for Arusha. This guy has some funding for computers ...

Arusha National Park

A travel blog entry by hilary.bacon.1


... As the morning went on we had sodas and beers and snacks in the car.

Then about 1.30 we stopped for lunch at a place with amazing views down over the lake. Lunch was Tanzanian style lunch boxes which were great.


The Long And Winding Road

A travel blog entry by zoeandnick


Tanzanians start the day early - we got up at 5.15am in order to catch the coach to Arusha.

Ubongo bus station is a sight to see in itself - a crazy, sprawling mess of coaches and minibuses packed tightly together, men of varying levels of officialdom trying to carry your bags or sell you tickets, people selling food, drinks, books, toys....

Even once you're on the coach, they hold their baskets up to the windows - you look up from your book ...

Waterfalls and volcanos

A travel blog entry by matt746

... a great deal of reluctance that I eventually got out of the water. The walk back down was just as enjoyable as the walk up and I was a bit sad once it was all over. We retired to the campsite with the plan of meeting up again after lunch at 1400 to try and find some transport for the night. As I opened up my rations and tucked into a fine lunch of baked beans and bread a safari car arrived and out steeped four young Germans. Always the most redoubtable of travellers ...

Tantalizing Tanzania

A travel blog entry by sarzmc


... Next we came across a pride of more than a dozen female and young lions, all lying about on a fallen-over dead tree. Despite what eventually became over 20 safari vehicles’ full tourists watching them, they did their own thing and weren’t bothered by the attention at all. There was another lion up a tree not far way which looked so comfortable that another bounded up to join it while we were there, which was great to see.

Once again, we could ...


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