137 km²




Arusha National Park is one of the smaller national parks in the northern circuit and is located at the foot of Mount Meru and is a gem among the country’s 16 national parks. While ranking 12th in size, this park’s compactness contributes to its unique charm, making it one of Tanzania’s smaller yet captivating wildlife havens. The proximity to Arusha town, a mere 40 minutes drive, and Moshi town, a convenient 1 hour 30 minutes drive, makes it an ideal choice for an unforgettable day trip safari.

One of the park’s major highlights is the awe-inspiring Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second-highest mountain. This majestic peak, an active volcano, looms north of Arusha. Standing tall at 4562 meters, it secures the fourth spot among Africa’s highest mountains. Additionally, you’ll find the enchanting Little Meru, a second peak rising to 3801 meters, which adds to the park’s allure.

Adding to the park’s natural splendour are the Momella lakes, a true tourist hotspot. Wildlife enthusiasts will be enthralled by the variety of animals inhabiting these picturesque lakes. Greater and lesser flamingos grace the serene waters, while hippos and an array of bird species add life to this beautiful landscape.

Whether you’re a passionate hiker, nature lover, or photography enthusiast, Arusha National Park promises an unparalleled safari experience. Its diverse and distinctive features, from the imposing Mount Meru to the captivating Ngurdoto crater and the vibrant Momella lakes, offer a delightful treat for all visitors.

Choose Arusha National Park in your Tanzania Safari, and let this hidden treasure reveal its wonders, creating memories to cherish for a lifetime.


Highlights of the Park

Nestled in Tanzania’s renowned northern circuit, Arusha National Park is a hidden gem that packs a punch with its diverse and captivating attractions. Despite being one of Tanzania’s smaller national parks, it boasts a unique blend of natural wonders that promise an enriching safari experience.

In conclusion, Arusha National Park stands as a captivating destination with its unique blend of wildlife, landscapes, and cultural experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a first-time safari-goer, this hidden treasure promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Tanzania’s natural beauty.




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