Size: 552 sq km (212 sq miles)
Distance from Arusha: 25 km (15 miles)
Location: Northern Tanzania, northeast of Arusha town.
Arusha National Park is a popular destination for day trip visitors who are about to embark from the town of Arusha or Moshi. It is a 40-minute drive from Arusha, approximately 60 km (35 miles) from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Arusha national park is the home to the Fifth highest mountain in Africa-the Mount Meru 4566meters.
This park offers a spectacular view of the two brothers mountains, Mount Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru, the Park has terrain ranging from open savannah through acacia shrublands to Afro-alpine vegetation likewise his brother Mount Kilimanjaro. There are several alkaline Lakes creating another beautiful feature of this magnificent small park when flamingos flock on it. The park has a wealth of wildlife including Black&White Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, bushbucks, buffaloes, red forest duikers, elephants, and giraffes. Birdlife, especially waterfowl, Lesser flamingos is abundant and interesting. Visitors also have the option of going on a canoe trip on the small Momella Lake.
you don't have enough time to go for long safari? this is the best choice for you, do not miss this opportunity to experience nature walk and game drive at one park
Departure time depends on your arrival time.
Early morning pick up from the hotel with packed lunch and proceed to Arusha National Park for game viewing in the Park. The park has an incredible variety of flora and fauna, expect to see wild animals such as buffaloes, giraffes, monkeys, waterbucks, warthogs(Pumba), Zebra, baboons, and elephants.
At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will accompany you for the walking safari which will last for 1hour-2hours. This experince will give you the opportunity to experience the wildlife up-close. In Tanzania, there are very few national parks that give you such an opportunity and it is something that you should experience whether it is with your partner, family, or friends.
You will break for refreshment and lunch at the picnic site which has designed along Lake Momela. After lunch continues with a game drive along the Lake Momela onward to Ngurudoto Crater. Late evening we will drive back to Arusha. And that will be the end of our service.
Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
Professional, English-speaking guide
National Park Ranger
Meals/packed lunch Box
Mineral water & soda/Cocacolar
All national park fees
Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) evacuation
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Tips to the driver/ranger
Personal spending money on souvenirs etc.
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Enjoy the view Mount Kilimanjaro while having your lunch