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 varies 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.You could also enjoy bird watching or go fishing with the help of professional guides. Since the area is quiet popular with cultural tourism take time to visit the local market within the area. A trip to Mount Meru can be arranged upon request.
Morning at 0830, 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.Glide across the smooth surface of this small Crater Lake and view birdlife seldom seen; 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.After your 1.5hr on Canoe, Your guide will take you through rich coffee and banana plantations and on a relaxing walk around Lake Duluti Forest Reserve where many different bird species can be found.On Wednesdays and Saturdays, you can also take a stroll through the local market. Duration : approx. 4-8 hours.