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Located in northeastern Tanzania, Arusha National Park is a tiny but attractive park. Great views of Mount Kilimanjaro may be seen from this location, which is close to the city of Arusha. The park is beautiful and diversified, with many different kinds of plants and animals to see.  It also boasts an abundance of varying scenery. The perfect refuge for all sorts of creatures, the reserve boasts a wide range of habitat types, from lakes and waterfalls to mountains and tropical jungle. Many species of exotic birds, such as the silvery-cheeked hornbill and flocks of pink flamingos, make their home in the marshes, forests, and lakes of the region. The black-and-white colobus monkey is endemic to this park and can only be seen here.

Mount Meru

Arusha National Park is where you can find Mount Meru. At 4,566 meters (14,990 feet), this extinct volcano is Tanzania’s second-highest mountain. It’s a beautiful, but hard to climb, mountain. From the top, you can see a great view of the park’s steppes, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the Momella Lakes. A day walk on Mount Meru lets you see things from a different point of view and is a nice change. We also set up trips to the top…

Walking safari

A canoe or walking safari with an armed ranger is a popular safari activity in Arusha National Park. The Momella lakes in the northeast, for example, are home to a diverse range of wildlife. They are located in an open landscape and are home to hippos and various birds. Numerous deer and buffalo can be observed around the lakes. It’s a terrific way to see wildlife up close and from a different angle than sitting in a safari vehicle. A truly unforgettable safari trip!

Most common animals in Arusha National Park

Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, More than 400 bird species including flamingos, Monkeys: black-and-white colobus monkey, vervet monkey, blue Monkey, baboons, Hippo, Waterbuck, Bushbuck

Arusha National Park
Arusha National Park

Explore the rich diversity of Arusha National Park!

Nestled at the base of Mount Meru, one of Africa’s most stunning volcanoes and the fifth highest peak on the continent.

Just a short 45-minute drive from Arusha City center, this beautiful park awaits.

Mount Meru provides the perfect high-altitude acclimatization before attempting to conquer Kilimanjaro.

With a wealth of attractions within its compact size, from the rugged landscapes of Mount Meru and the Ash cone to the picturesque Momella Lakes and lush tropical forest glades, there is plenty to discover.

Visitors can enjoy game viewing, horseback riding, climbing Mount Meru, and guided walks with a ranger in this remarkable park. Explore all that Arusha National Park has to offer today!