Arusha – Tanzania
Arusha is a city in north eastern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region. The city is close to Kilimanjaro international airport and offers an easy access to the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Mount Meru in the Arusha National Park and is thus considered the safari capital of Tanzania.
Arusha National Park
Arusha National Park has a rich variety of wildlife, but visitors shouldn’t expect the same game-viewing experience they find in other national parks of Tanzania’s northern circuit. It is a great place for walking; one can enjoy natural forest in comfort because of the cool climate. The walking activity has to be arranged in advance and must be accompanied by armed ranger.
Canoeing on a small Momela lake is also available by prior arrangements withbushbuck, Buffalo, Giraffe and hippos often seen during this excursion.
Arusha Nation park is close to, and between Arusha city and Kilimanjaro international airport therefore it can be featured at the start of your Safari. However, it is also a great way to end a safari due to its greed tranquility and cool climate.