Chemka Hotspring day trip

Moshi, Kilimanjaro

  • Full Day
  • Max People : 12
  • Type of Tour : Private/Group

Chemka Hotspring Day Trip Overview

The Chemka Hotspring day trip offers a delightful escape into one of Tanzania’s hidden gems. This excursion is perfect for those looking to unwind in natural beauty and soak in the therapeutic waters of the Chemka Hotspring, also known as Kikuletwa Hotspring. Ideal for travelers of all ages, the day trip includes a scenic drive from Moshi or Arusha, a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters, and ample time to relax and enjoy the serene surroundings. Whether you’re seeking relaxation after a strenuous climb up Mount Kilimanjaro or simply looking for a unique way to spend a day in Tanzania, this trip promises rejuvenation and tranquility amidst stunning natural landscapes.

Chemka Hotspring Location

Chemka Hotspring is situated about 40 kilometers from Moshi and roughly 70 kilometers from Arusha, making it easily accessible for a day trip from either city. Nestled in the heart of the Tanzanian savannah, the hotspring is surrounded by lush vegetation and offers a stark contrast to the otherwise arid landscape. The journey to Chemka takes you through picturesque villages and open fields, providing a glimpse of rural Tanzanian life. This remote oasis, fed by underground volcanic activity, boasts waters that remain pleasantly warm year-round, inviting visitors to take a soothing dip.

Chemka Hotspring Facilities

The Chemka Hotspring area is equipped with basic yet essential facilities to ensure a comfortable visit. There are designated picnic spots where visitors can enjoy a packed lunch in the shade of large trees. Changing rooms and restrooms are available on-site, providing convenience for swimmers. The area is well-maintained by local caretakers, ensuring that the environment remains clean and welcoming. For those interested in a more immersive experience, local vendors often set up small stalls selling snacks, beverages, and handcrafted souvenirs, allowing visitors to take a piece of the experience home with them.

What to Expect on Chemka Hotspring Day Trip

A day trip to Chemka Hotspring is a blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Your journey begins with a drive through the scenic Tanzanian countryside, offering stunning views and opportunities to observe local wildlife. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by the sight of turquoise waters shaded by lush vegetation. The natural pool is perfect for swimming, floating, or simply relaxing in the warm waters. The clear water allows for excellent visibility, revealing the submerged roots and fish that inhabit the spring. After swimming, you can enjoy a picnic lunch, explore the surrounding area, or interact with friendly locals. As the day winds down, you will leave Chemka feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, having experienced one of Tanzania’s most enchanting natural wonders.

Chemka Hotspring day trip : Itinerary

Day 1

Going on a rejuvenating day trip with a morning departure from your accommodation in Moshi or Arusha. The journey leads to the hidden gem of Chemka Hot Springs, known for its pristine turquoise waters and serene surroundings. Departure time is set at 8:00 AM, ensuring a timely arrival for a day filled with relaxation and natural beauty.

Arrive at Chemka Hot Springs around 10:00 AM and immerse yourself in the soothing warmth of the natural springs. Enjoy a leisurely swim or simply unwind on the shores of this tranquil oasis. The midday sun adds a touch of serenity to the atmosphere, creating a perfect setting for a packed lunch. Delight in a picnic amidst the lush greenery surrounding the springs, creating a serene moment of connection with nature.

After a leisurely time at the hot springs, embark on a short exploration of the nearby area, taking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Depart from Chemka Hot Springs around 3:00 PM, bringing an end to a day filled with relaxation and the therapeutic benefits of nature. Return to your accommodation by evening, having experienced the rejuvenating magic of Chemka Hot Springs in just one day.

Chemka Hotspring day trip price includes

  • Transfer from Moshi and back
  • Entry tickets
  • All activities mentioned
  • Lunch & Soft drinks and water

Chemka Hotspring day trip price excludes

  • Guide tips
  • Any Personal expenses
  • Any other tours other than mentioned above
  • Any other meals than mentioned

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