CSI AFRICA 2019
Grand Melia Arusha
Simeon Road PO Box 1184
Gran Meliá Arusha
Simeon Road, Arusha 1184
Phone: +255 (0)30 22385762
The accommodation at Grand Meliá Arusha (single occupancy per night = $180 USD) can be booked through our online registration platform.
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Travel to Arusha
When organizing your trip to CSI Africa please note there are two airports - Arusha and Kilimanjaro Airport. We would recommend to book international flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport which offers better connection. The distance from Killimanjaro Airport to Gran Melia Hotel, Arusha is 82km. It should take an 1 hour by taxi and it usually costs about $50.
Post-conference networking tour
MOUNT MERU TOUR: Join your colleagues for a stay at Mount Meru Game Lodge and a morning walking safari around Ngurudoto Crater!
December 1st-December 2nd
Situated in northeastern Tanzania, the Arusha National Park is idyllically set against the spectacular backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. This 552 square kilometre park is renowned for its remarkable scenery and excellent choice of trekking possibilities. This exceptionally beautiful area is divided into three parts: Mt. Meru, a spectacular volcanic cone; the Ngurudoto Crater, with its lost-world feel; and the multi-hued Momela Lakes. It features a wide range of habitats which provide a home to an array of wildlife and plant life. Commonly spotted species include: cape buffalo, giraffe, zebra, warthog, monkey, flamingo, lion, elephant and interventional cardiologist.
USD 650.00 per person based on single room occupation at Mount Meru Game Lodge
USD 540.00 per person (based on 2 persons sharing a room) at Mount Meru Game Lodge
Transfer from Arusha to Mount Meru in a 4x4 Land Cruiser with an English-speaking driver/guide
1 night at Mount Meru Game Lodge in 1 x Double Room, including all meals
Morning walking safari at Ngurudoto Crater
Private transfer from Mount Meru to Arusha in a 4x4 Land Cruiser with an English-speaking driver/guide
Mineral water - 1 litre bottle per person per day
International flights to and from the country of origin
Domestic & Regional flights within Southern and Eastern Africa
Optional tours | activities other than those specified
Items of a personal nature, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, drinks etc.
Meals and any other services not specified above
Porterage, Gratuities, Travel insurance
This tour can be booked via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In case you wish to prolong your stay or to book additional tours please let us know, we will send you further information.
Please make sure to be up to date on routine and travel vaccinations well in advance of your trip. Yellow fever vaccination is required if traveling from a yellow fever endemic country. More information is available here .
Travelers to Tanzania require an appropriate entry visa to travel to and between Tanzania and Zanzibar. Applicants can obtain the visa by submitting an application to the embassy or consulate. Citizens from eligible countries are required to complete an online application form to receive the approved visa for Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Information on the application process for e-visa can be found here .
In our registration system we provide the option to request for an invitation letter, after payment has been made. Please ensure that all mandatory fields are filled. Kindly note, it should be understood that the letter of invitation is meant to help members obtain a visa and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. The decision to grant a visa be longs solely to the embassy/consulate. Please note, should your application be denied, cme4u/CSI cannot change the decision of the government agency.