Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is small but beautiful. Close to the famous "safari town" of Arusha (29 km) and Kilimanjaro International Airport, it is ideal for day safaris. With abundant wildlife for a park of this size, Arusha offers the opportunity to explore a great diversity of habitats and invites visitors to enjoy the tranquility of its multicolored lakes.

In short:

  • The rugged peaks of Mount Meru (the second highest peak in Tanzania after Kilimanjaro) make rock climbing in Arusha one of Africa's most rewarding adventures. Meet several species of birds and monkeys as you climb to the top. - Uninterrupted views of the savannah after one side of Mount Meru exploded 8,000 years ago.
  • Multicolored waters at the unique Momella lakes, a popular spot for flamingos too.
  • The Ngurdoto Crater, a 2-3 million year old mountain, provides a natural sanctuary for many African wildlife, including elephants, buffaloes, monkey and baboon species, and a number of rare birds .