Tanzania is famous for its natural beauty & jungle safaris. One of the most important tourist destinations in Tanzania is Arusha. It is a beautiful small city which serves as the base camp for the tourists in Tanzania. Arusha, is very well connected to all the tourist attractions like Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, Zanzibar etc.
Entry Fee – Arusha National Park
Age above 16 yrs – 1500 Tsh
Age 5 – 16 yrs – 500 Tsh
Below 5 yrs – No Fee
Age above 16 yrs – 35 USD
Age 5 – 16 yrs – 10 USD
Below 5 yrs – No Fee
1. Game Drive – You can do the safari by your own vehicle. But, you need to pay extra for vehicle depending on the type of vehicles you are using.
2. Walking Safari – The best way you can experience nature with the help of guide. There are various trails which you will explore with a professional guide. You will pay extra for the guide.
3. Canoeing Safari – It is conducted on Small Momella lake. The lake has perimeter of 7.35 km & max. depth of 10.2 meters. An adventurous way of exploring the aquatic & wild life present in the park.
There are camping sites also in the park and at one of the sites you can barbeque too. That’s fun!
Animals in the Park
There are hundreds of animals and birds present in the park. Some of the most prominent ones are – Giraffe, Zebra, Buffaloes, Waterbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, Bushbuck, Baboons, Columbus Monkeys and Warthogs.
The other animals which you can see if you are lucky are Hippopotamus, Elephants and Pythons.
Tululuisia Waterfall – Height approx. 28 meters (84 ft). You can cool your body here after a long hike. Spectacular site for taking photos.
Fig Tree Arch – There is a distinctive arch made by a fig tree and it is large enough for a elephant size car to drive through.
Meru Crater – There are several view points from the heights in the terrain from where you can get the view of the Meru Crater. The best view point is “Njeku View Point”. It gives you a picturesque view of the Ash Cone & the crater.
Visit to Arusha National Park will be an unforgettable experience. You will find yourself in the lap of nature amused and bewildered by the enchanting world of inhabitant wildlife. A superb destination for nature lovers.
If you are planning to visit and want to know more about it then please feel free to contact me.