Go on an exciting safari in northern Tanzania from Arusha. Make the most of this pretty settlement, one of the fastest growing towns in Tanzania. While enjoying this bustling town standing on the lower slopes of Mount Meru, photograph unforgettable views of this 5th highest mountain in Africa.
Arusha offers a refreshing break from the rigours of the road trip. Stop here if this is your first time in Africa, a gentle introduction to Tanzania.
Land at Kilimanjaro International Airport, head to Arusha and stay the night. Then drive to the Tarangire, Serengeti or the Ngorongoro Crater National Parks for your dream safari holiday.
WHERE TO STAY
Lodgings cater for every budget, taste and trip type - choose luxury safari lodges or affordable boutique hotels.
Check out our selection of great Arusha villas, bed and breakfasts, guest house and hotels if you want a stopover before or after your Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater safari. Smooth and hassle-free travel is the key.
Explore the diverse first-class restaurants, bars and markets in Arusha.
Spend a few relaxing days in this warm town before embarking on your dream safari or setting off to scale the famous Mount Kilimanjaro.
ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK
Book a special walking trail or spectacular game drives in the foothills of Mount Meru when you stop over at the fantastic Arusha National Park. Try the unique canoeing safaris at Momela Lakes.
Look out for elephant, buffalo, zebra, hippo as well as many species of antelope. You may be lucky to spot regal predators such as leopard and the spotted hyena. Birders can tick off some of the 400 winged species. Explore Arusha’s biodiversity, ranging from acacia scrublands to open savannah and from alpine vegetation to rain forests. Havens for wildlife and magnificent flora!