The Arusha National Park is known for the Ngurdoto Crater, Momela Lakes and the forest ecosystem that contain a wealth of birds and animals, including bushbuck, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalo, hippo, reedbuck, waterbuck, giraffe, baboon, bushpig, sykes monkey, vervet monkey, mongoose and warthog. Birdlife includes grebe, African pochard, ibis, flamingos, heron and egret amongst others.
On a clear day, enjoy views of the majestic snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro, only 50km distant. It is Kilimanjaro’s unassuming cousin, Mount Meru - the 5th highest in Africa at 4,566 metres (14,990 feet) – that dominates the park’s horizon.
Enjoy a full day safari.
0800: Pick up from Arusha town (your hotel) and drive to Arusha National Park 0900: Enter the park and enjoy a full day safari game drive 1300: Stop for a picnic lunch and a chance to relax and enjoy the views 1400: Continue with your safari 1630: Depart from the park and return to Arusha 1730: Drop off at your hotel