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.