Arusha National Park

Considering an Arusha National Park safari?


Located just a short drive from Arusha and Moshi, Arusha National Park is Tanzania’s most accessible national park and the perfect place for a day trip or as the first stop on a longer Tanzania safari. It’s a small park with a lot to see – it includes the slopes, summit, and ash cone of Mt. Meru, Ngurdoto Crater, the Momella Lakes, and the lush highland forests that cover its lower slopes. The closest national park to northern Tanzania’s safari capital, the town of Arusha, Arusha National Park is a multi-faceted diamond that is often bypassed by safari goers, despite offering the opportunity to explore an engaging diversity of habitats within a few hours. After your Arusha NP safari, you may like to check out some of Tanzania’s other breathtaking national parks; take a look at our guides to Tarangire National Park and Serengeti National Park to get a better idea of what else is on offer.


Tanzania tours and Tanzania safaris are also part of the experience which tourists get as they visit Arusha national park . Arusha national park’s name is derived from the local Waarusha people who used to live in the area, great ecological system with many attractions which are highlights of the parks and the reasons why the park is a great tourist destination in the Tanzania. The park is dotted with three varied spectacular landscapes that is Meru crater funnels, Kekukumia River, peak of mount Meru on its rim in the west, Ngurdoto crater in the south-east, the shallow alkaline Momelia lakes in the north-east region of the park. Arusha national park is established with very rich Flora and fauna, tourists can engage in various activities at the park.

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