Lake Chala is set in a caldera on the edge of Mount Kilimanjaro. The crater lake is fed by underground water flowing from the mountain. Its colour ranges from deep blue to turquoise and green, depending on the time of the year.
The lake is home to the critically endangered Lake Chala Tilapia. Over the years, it has become a major tourist attraction because of its great diversity in life. It boasts a lush shore forest with a huge variety of flora. Bird enthusiasts would literally around lake Chala. Wild animals that gather around the lake include baboons, colobus monkeys, dikdiks, kudu and elephants.
Visit Lake Chala to get back in touch with nature and enjoy fishing sessions with the family, bird watching, canoeing, swimming, walking safaris and fishing.