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Arusha National Park

Arusha: the crossroads of tourism in Tanzania.

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Arusha National Park

The Arusha National Park is a protected natural area located in northern Tanzania a few kilometers from the city of Arusha (25/30 Km) and from Kilimanjaro airport. Despite being one of the smallest parks in Tanzania (137 square km), Arusha is part of the group of parks known worldwide as the "Northern Safari Circuit" , together with the lake national park Manyara , Tarangire National Park , Serengeti national park and Ngorongoro nature reserve .

The main habitats of this region are the Ngurdoto crater , the Momela lakes and the Mount Meru characterized by dense rainforests, swamps, savannas and climbing of altitude from an alpine type vegetation.

The local fauna is also very varied, in fact in the park various species of amphibians and reptiles have been recorded, as well as 300 species of avifauna that pass near the lakes during the migratory waves.

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Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park takes its name from the population living in this region: i Warusha . Many other places in this area take their name from another very famous local population, the Masai, who also live in this area.

If you want to visit northern Tanzania, the Arusha National Park is the epicenter of your trip; in fact from this location you will have no difficulty in visiting many other areas. Here are some things to do in Arusha, if you want to get the most out of your visit.

Pugu Hills , excellent place for bird watching and picnics with panoramic views over the entire valley below.
Don't miss a guided tour of Mereka Traditional Village , a very realistic reconstruction of a traditional Masai village covering a large area on a hill just outside the city, just south of the Papyrus circuit.

When to visit Arusha National Park

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Which Safari to choose to admire the Arusha National Park?

Choose one of these safaris if you want to visit this beautiful destination or find out how to customize your safari by contacting the Enjoycollectionsafari team.

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