Mc-Ellys Hotel

Uhuru Road, Arusha, Tanzania | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $90.00

Travel Blogs from Arusha

Day 4-5: Arusha NP & Lake Manyara NP

A travel blog entry by nathanasi


... trees are known to have lived over 1,000 years. They source water and nutrients to elephants, mainly. We saw our first big group of hippos near the lake and monkeys whose male private parts are blue, the brighter the colour the higher the standing they have in the group. There was also a small stampede of wildebeest and a stand off with a larger group of Buffalo, but after a few minutes the wildebeest backed off. We had a local lunch in a town called Wto Wa Mbo ...

Hot air ballooning and a dream come true!

A travel blog entry by linziprytz


... and elephant. As the morning sun begins to rise over the horizon, the mist is burnt away, just as the wind changes direction and we fly north west away from Ngorongoro and over the open plains of the Serengeti. Its breathtaking! We are as high as 200m above the ground, then in just a few minutes we are scraping the tree tops with the basket. Most of the game are scared of the balloon so begin running when they hear us, so we don't get too low, but low enough to get a ...

Update from Arusha

A travel blog entry by emdenbigh


Judging by my last entry, it might look like I've just been on holidays, but I have been really busy at work too! Most days, we have been going out to different courts and law libraries to help us with our research. We have visited the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the inner law nerd in me was very excited! We also visited the East African Courts ...

The Streets of Arusha

A travel blog entry by leomcyr


... In addition to seeing a fascinating array of the stones, we learn that Tanzanite is only found in Tanzania and only in one small mine within six miles of Mt Kilimanjaro Airport.

Beth & I return to the hotel for lunch and a fascinating conservation discussion with Bill. We learn Botswana is not the only African country to outlaw hunting. Zambia has done so as well ...

Day 8: Mweka Hut- 3100m to Park Gate- 1640m

A travel blog entry by sarah85


... for 7pm. Our crew still hadn't arrived when dinner started so we decided to eat while waiting. They eventually made it at 8:15, most of them pretty trolleyed! We sat together while Bruce congratulated us again and presented us with our certificates for reaching the summit. The guides sang and picked each of us up to spin around to celebrate- it was pretty hilarious. We shared a "congratulations cake" which became a bit of ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Uhuru Road, Arusha, is near Serengeti Balloon Safaris, The East African Safari And Touring Company, Usambara Mountains, and Arusha Photo Safari.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good