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The closest national park to Arusha Town is Arusha National Park.The town of Arusha is regarded by many as northern Tanzania’s safari capital. The park is a multifaceted jewel where at the entrance  leads to shadowy montane forest home to blue monkeys and beautiful turacos and trogons and the rare acrobatic colobus monkeys.

The spectacular Ngurdoto Crater whose steep walls that encloses a mushy floor where herds of buffalo and warthog are found.
The rolling grassy hills enclose the tranquil beauty of the Momela Lakes each with a different hue of green or blue.

 

Arusha National Park: What Game

  • Leopard, hyena, giraffe, zebra, dik –dik, flamingoes, both resident and migrant water fowls

Arusha National Park: What Activities.

  • Forest walks, picnic, Mt. Meru climb good for acclimatization for Kilimanjaro.

Arusha National Park: Best time to visit.

  • June – February to climb Mt. Meru although it may rain tin November.
  • Best views of Mt. Kilimanjaro December – February.

Arusha National Park: Where to stay

  •      Accommodation in Arusha Town
    • Moivaro Lodge – Arusha

      Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge & Estate has a charming atmosphere and enjoy. The lodge is situated   in the middle of beautiful and natural scenery only seven kilometres from Arusha Town and it is  an ideal place to enjoy the impressive flora and fauna of East Africa. At Moivaro Lodge we will ensure that you are looked after in a unique, friendly and peaceful manner, helping you to prepare for your safaris and cosseting you on your return in the evening. The spacious thatched brick cottages are set in a lovely tropical garden, with private verandas ensuring every visitor all the privacy needed. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Meru from the comfortable veranda, go for a stroll around the Moivaro property, or laze at the pool nestling in the midst of tropical trees and coffee plants. Moivaro Lodge: Highlights  Support of the local village by daily bed night fees, a yearly grant and a special school & nursery project Moivaro Lodge: Accommodation Forty  spacious thatched brick cottages set in beautiful green gardens Spacious rooms with fire place, en-suite bathroom    Moivaro Lodge: Activities Enjoy a relaxing massage Cultural tour in and around Moivaro Village Visit to Arusha National…
    • Lake Duluti Serena Hotel

      Lake Duluti Serena Hotel nestling at the foot of the forested slopes of Mount Meru, this unique hotel in Arusha Tanzania stands amid coffee plantations on the shores of tranquil Lake Duluti. Lake Duluti Serena Hotel is designed to echo the traditional style of the colonial coffee farm. The imposing in stature and spacious in concept, the design of the new building echoes the hotel's original incarnation as a working coffee farm dating back to colonial times Mount Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania and the fifth in Africa at 4466meters and a much underappreciated mountain climb  due to its close proximity to Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in continent. The mountain is often used as warm-up hiking in preparation for the Mt. Kilimanjaro climb. However, the technical requirements are greater on Mount Meru than on the Mt. Kilimanjaro Routes. Mt. Meru is a horseshoe-shaped volcanic crater with a spectacularly narrow ridge and superb all round views. The cliffs of the inner wall below the summit are over 1500m high, and inside the caldera is a subsidiary peak called the Ash Cone (3670m) that last erupted about 100 years ago. Lake Duluti Serena Hotel: Highlights At the gateway…
    • Lake Duluti Lodge

      Lake Duluti Lodge is found on the shores of the stunning Lake Duluti named after the Crater Lake it straddles outside Arusha Town. The lodge is located inside a thirty acre coffee farm in a safe and exclusive area. Lake Duluti Lodge is the finest countryside retreat that has perfectly incorporated the authentic African rural life setting. The lodge boasting and idyllic scenery, mild climate, stunning architecture and design. The lodge is a haven of peace for relaxation and also a fantastic place to spend your arrival or last night in Tanzania before/after going on the Northern Circuit safari that includes Ngorongoro, Serengeti etc.  Lake Duluti Lodge: Highlights Offers a peaceful, calm and rejuvenating atmosphere to create an endless bundle of new memories. A retreat in one of Tanzania’s most famous landscapes and a cultural education in a region that is home to a strong cultural heritage. Experience relaxation in massage and Spa room for a bout of pampering Tours to coffee plantations, vegetable farms and cultural villages, hiking, bird watching, canoeing. Nature walks and day trips to Mt Kilimanjaro are enough to keep the adventurous happy. Lake Duluti Lodge: Accommodation Eighteen beautifully designed African chalets. All the chalets face…