Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is an easily accessible national park in Tanzania. This is because from Moshi and Arusha it is a short drive. An ideal place for a trip. There are lots to see in this small park.

Arusha National Park houses the largest Giraffe population in the world. If you love watching these beautiful long-necked animals, you should not miss Arusha National Park. Arusha National Park has landscapes in a variety. It includes open savannah to rainforest through acacia scrubland and the alpine conditions.

Places of attraction

Arusha National Park visit can be completed in one day. The places of attraction include:

Outstanding Wildlife Diversity
Varied landscapes and high diversity wildlife exist within the park. There is a giraffe population in huge numbers, but visitors can see cape buffalo, blue monkeys, waterbucks, black and white colobus monkeys, elephants, trogons, turacos, and occasional leopard or lion. A variety of birdlife makes attract birding enthusiasts.

Mt. Meru
Mt. Meru is a well-known climbing destination. It has good visibility throughout the year. It is a nice way of getting introduced to climbing mountains so that it helps in climbing Kilimanjaro. Walking safari shows you multiple habitats and you can see antelopes, elephants, giraffes, and lots more.

Ngurdoto Crater and Museum
This crater is a shady expanse offering a home to playful colobus black and white monkeys. The Ngurdoto Museum presents an impressive collection of insects, birds, and animals, found here in the park.

Lake Longil
Lake Longil is the single freshwater lake in the park and popular for waterbucks and buffaloes.

Things to do

How to access

Arusha is a 45-minute drive from the Arusha town, which is the northern Tanzania starting point. There are many ways to reach Arusha National Park.
The flight is the easiest to reach Kilimanjaro International Airport that is 46Km from Arusha. You can also take cheaper flights located at Nairobi.

Shuttle bus service is best for the Arusha town. There are tour operators to receive at the airport and make ongoing arrangements.

Best Time to Visit

Note:

You may freeze in Arusha at night during the drier months (June to October) as an occasional cold front sweep through. But the real challenge is the wildlife watching is the best at this time, and the sunshine is also bright. The wetter months are to see the migratory bird’s arrival.

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1 Day (Half Day) Hiking Trail for 6 Hours
fixed Rate USD
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1 Day (Half Day) Carnivore Feeding Tour
fixed Rate 100.00 USD
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1 Day Cheetah Feeding & Wildlife Game Drive
fixed Rate 100.00 USD
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1 Day (Half Day) San Tribe Cultural Tour
fixed Rate 90.00 USD
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1 Day (Half Day) Okapuka Game Range Drive
fixed Rate 75.00 USD
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2 DAY SOSSUSVLEI SAFARI TOUR NAMIBIA
custom Rate 260.00 USD
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2 DAYS ETOSHA WILDLIFE SAFARI NAMIBIA
fixed Rate 250.00 USD
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2 DAYS SPITZKOPPE HIKING TOUR
fixed Rate 260.00 USD
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2 DAYS SWAKOPMUND ACTIVITY TOUR NAMIBIA
fixed Rate 270.00 USD
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2 DAYS SWAKOPMUND ACTIVITY TOUR (Accommodated/Lodging)
fixed Rate 320.00 USD
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2 DAY SAN TRIBE CULTURAL TOUR (Camping)
fixed Rate 250.00 USD
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2 DAY SOSSUSVLEI SAFARI TOUR (Camping)
fixed Rate 300.00 USD
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