Arusha National Park.
Arusha national park
Explore the Arusha national park.
Arusha National Park.
Do not be deceived by Arusha National Park’s diminutive size (552 km2). It offers amazing animals and a variety of topography within its bounds. There is a lot to see here, including the craggy summits of Mount Meru, the swampy depths of the Ngurdoto Crater where warthogs wallow, monkey-filled montane forests, and rolling green slopes where giraffe and zebra graze.
An easy trip of 40 minutes from Arusha
diverse wildlife and vegetation
Monkeys abound in the mountainous woodland, including the endangered Colobus monkey.
amazing views of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day
One that can be climbed is Mount Meru (a four-day, guided hike)
The stunningly colored Momela Lakes are alkaline.
fantastic picnic areas and vantage locations
escorted strolling tours
While the Big Five, with the exception of buffalo, are absent from Arusha National Park, visitors may still enjoy breathtaking landscapes and encounters with a variety of wildlife, such as monkeys, giraffes, zebras, and the world’s cutest antelopes, the dik-dik. It’s the ideal starting point for your African safari because it offers commanding vistas of Mount Meru and, on a clear day, Kilimanjaro.
It could be more challenging to find wildlife in its numerous forested regions, so make sure to keep a look out!
Mount Meru, the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, is located in Arusha National Park and has rocky summits and forested foothills. Here, you can see giraffes, buffalo, and, with a lot of luck, the elusive leopard.
When the park’s main gate opens, a magical
Best Time to visit
The best time to see wildlife in Arusha National Park is During the dry season, which lasts from late June until October. But the park is all year round destination, and can be visited at anytime.
Things to do
- Game Viewing
- Walking Safaris
- Bird Watching
Despite its small size, the park is home to a variety of animals, including colobus and vervet monkeys, giraffes, hippos, elephants, buffalo, red forest duikers, and bushbucks. There is a wide variety of birds, particularly interesting waterfowl.