Lake Duluti is a small crater lake situated in eastern Arusha. It takes approximately 20 minutes from Arusha City. Lake Duluti is surrounded by a thick forest that is home to a number of reptiles like lizards and snakes while the lake itself is a sanctuary for varieties of bird species. Exploring the area around Lake Duluti is quite fun. Enjoy canoeing at Lake Duluti as well as the hike at the Duluti Forest and get to see the different animal and plant species.
Early morning after breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha town just a 20-minute drive away from Arusha, in the shadow of Mount Meru lays a crater lake. The Wameru tribe of the area named it Duluti. Lake Duluti is formed inside a volcanic crater and has water throughout the year, mainly from groundwater and seasonal rainfall.
The crater is a subsidiary vent to Mount Meru (4566m) that towers over the lake. You will cross the smooth surface of this small Crater Lake and view birdlife; Giant kingfisher, Fish eagle, Darters and many more. Surrounded by forested crater walls this is a very special and quiet 1.5-hour canoeing experience. View hundreds of cattle egrets returning to an island in the lake to roost for the night.
Location: Lake Duluti (Arusha)
Duration: 1.5-2 hours.
ACTIVITY PRICE: U$D 45 PER PERSON.
(EXCLUDING TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE LAKE).