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Arusha National Park

Tourists can easily access Arusha National Park from Moshior Arusha city. You can embark on a canoe safari, game drives, and mountain climbing at Meru, picnic or walking safari at the park.

It hosts the largest concentration of giraffes in the market. There are diverse sceneries such as alpine features, acacia shrubland, rainforest, and savannah.

The best time to visit the Arusha NP from game viewing is during the dry season. Bird watching is favorable throughout the year. From Nov-April, the migratory avifauna arrives from various places. Some of them are; Snake Eagles, flamingos, hornbills, Augur Buzzard, Tawny, African Crowned, bee-eaters, herons, pelicans, waders, ducks, and others. One day is enough to tour this place.

You can spot other animals: the blue monkey, waterbucks, turacos, Cape buffalo, black and white colobus monkeys, elephants, trogons, leopards, and lions. It would help if you visited Mount Meru while in this park. The natural surrounding is home to elephants, giraffes, antelopes, and other animals.

You can easily see the striking view of both Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru on a blue day. A charming montane rain forest is the welcoming sight at Arusha NP. The park is a masterpiece with various ecosystems. The ash cone, sloppy summit make the journey worth experiencing.

Ngurdoto Crater and Momella Lakes are other destinations in the park. Canoeing trips are a great relaxation and experience. You get to admire the wildlife around the aqua as they graze or drink the water.

Animals at Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park has rich Tanzania Wildlife. Some animals that can be seen here are warthogs, zebras, bushbucks, giraffes, cape buffaloes, etc. Colobus and Blue monkeys are also present in the park.

Activities at Arusha National Park

There are several activities at Arusha National Park that visitors can take part in. They include trekking Mount Meru, visiting the Ngurdoto crater and museum, and canoeing in the lakes of Momella and Longil.

Highlights of Arusha National Park

  • Brilliant Wildlife and Birding Safari Destination.
  • Chances to witness the Cave Waterfalls of Mount Meru.
  • A great trekking destination. You can trek Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru.

Best Time to visit Arusha National Park

The Dry Season (from June to October) is an ideal time for observing Tanzania Wildlife in Arusha National Park. November and December, and March to May is the best time for a Tanzania Birding Safari in Arusha National Park. Thus, Arusha National Park will give the visitors an excellent safari experience.

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