This Park lies about 45km east of Arusha city. This is the nearest national park to the safari capital of Tanzania. Main attractions of this park are “ Mount Meru which stand at 4565m,Ngurdot crater and the Momella lakes. Also the park offer other attractions like Colobus Money’s, Flamingos, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Buffalos and a variety of birds and pant species.
How to get to Arusha National Park : From Arusha city it take about an hour drive.
What to do : Climbing Mount Meru, walking safari inside the Park , game viewing to Ngurdoto crater and the Momella lakes. At dawn or late afternoon you can see Mount Kilimanjaro quite clearly
When to visit this Park : All Year round.
Recommended Accommodation at Arusha National Park. This will depend with your budget
- Hatari Lodge : www.hatarilodge.com
- Serena Mountain Village Lodge : www.serenahotels.com
- Ngaresero Mountain Lodge : www.ngare-sero-lodge.com
- Meru View Lodge : www.meru-view-lodge.com