Arusha-park

Arusha National Park

A little bit about Arusha National Park

Located just a short drive from Arusha and Moshi, the Arusha National Park is Tanzania’s most accessible national park and the perfect place for a day trip or as the first or last stop on a longer itinerary. At just 552 square kilometers, it’s a small park with a lot to see.

With diverse wildlife that includes herbivores such as elephants, hippos, buffalo, zebra, and even the occasional wildebeest, Arusha National Park is also a perfect place to get out and stretch your legs – with both walking safaris and canoe safaris available within the park.

Arusha National Park is also home to the world’s largest population of giraffes, making it a great place to visit for fans of these long-necked, beautiful animals.

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Arusha National Park boasts a broad variety of landscapes, ranging from open savannah through acacia scrubland to rainforest and, eventually, to alpine conditions on the higher reaches of Mt. Meru.

Arusha National Park Highlights

  • Location: Approximately an hour to an hour and a half drive from Arusha. Approximately ninety minutes from Moshi.
  • To Do: Game drives, walking safaris, canoe safaris, picnicking, and climbing Mt. Meru.
  • Known For: Walking and canoe safaris. Day trip destination.
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