Top things to do in Arusha
Your safari trip in Tanzania will take place in you will haven’t been before in Tanzania. You can extend your tour to Lake Manyara or Serengeti depending on the time you wish to stay in Tanzania during your honeymoon safari or family safari in Tanzania
Remember that it is just to see Kilimanjaro in the distance. If you are going to do that, it might be worth visiting Kilimanjaro National Park, at 128km from Arusha.
With lots of superhubs National parks, cultural background, nature, and wildlife, attracting a large number of tourists each year. Also Arusha the gateway to a Safari in Tanzania offers Unique Tanzanian Trips for hiking, treks tours holidays in the Exciting nature of wild in Tanzania safari.
How to Get Tanzania?
Tanzania has two International Airports and many regional airports and bush airstrips. Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam is the best port of entry for the Southern and Western Circuits. Kilimanjaro International Airport is the usual port of entry for the Northern Circuit.
The roads of Tanzania are a mixture of well-maintained tarred roads to bare tracks. Driving safaris are popular, especially for small groups of 4 to 6 family or friends traveling together, as it often works out cheaper than flying. The other advantage of a driving safari is that you have a private vehicle and the same guide throughout your safari. The disadvantage is that the distances between areas can be colossal and much of your time is spent traveling, whereas by air the distances are covered quite quickly and smoothly.
Short Activities to do in Arusha for your Safari in Tanzania.
Arusha City Tours
Things to do in Arusha in 24hrs: Visit some of Arusha’s main sites on a walking tour that’s a great way to explore the city while getting a glimpse of daily life in local neighborhoods. You’ll see the Natural History Museum, independence monuments, the Arusha Central Market, and craft shops that are ideal for picking up unique souvenirs, with a guide to share the stories behind each destination. You can extend your tour to Meserani Day tour as well
Tarangire -Unforgettable Safari Tanzania
Tarangire National Park has up to 300 elephants, nomadic wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, impalas, gazelles, hartebeests, and elands. It is the most attractive wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem and a smorgasbord for predators.
Tarangire National Park is one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelopes such as the stately fringe-eared oryxes and peculiar long-necked gerenuks are regularly practical. It is the only national park that holds the migration during the dry season and home to various species of animals.
Lake Manyara -Wildlife Adventure Safari in Tanzania
Safari in Lake Manyara: Lake Manyara National Park is a protected area that hosts giant flamingo colonies, waterfowls, elephants, hippopotami, buffalos, guenons, banded mongooses, and numerous types of gazelles and antelopes. The park is also well known for its “tree climbing lions”.
Adventurous Kilimanjaro Safari in Tanzania
Experience the magnificent Kilimanjaro known for its eternal snow-capped peak. With this package, you will have the best opportunities to climb Africa’s highest point without the need for technical climbing ability. These safari trips and trekking are open to any fit and healthy person prepared for physical exertion and exercise. You will enjoy the wonderful wildlife and seize the Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro!
Masai Village Moduli Juu-Classic Cultural Safari Tour in Tanzania
After breakfast, depart from the hotel with lunch box together with the guide and drive to Monduli Juu, a collection of four small Masai villages namely Emairete, Enguiki, Eluwai, and Mfereji. Emairete comprises of a wonderful crater where, in former times, the cattle of only medicine men were supposed to graze. Enguiki Village is named after its famous pastures.
Eluwai is a village called after the trees where certain small ants have their habitat whistling in the wind. Mfereji is a village down the escarpment that, a long time ago, developed from a place where a South African lived who pulled a ditch down to bring water from the Monduli Mountains.
You will have a climbing trip through the evergreen rainforest where you will see the trees, the birds, and other animals of that habitat. You will also have a medical trip where you will feel and smell different medicinal herbs and visit a Maasai traditional healer. Additionally, you will be given warm welcome in Naramatu, a small factory where Maasai jewels are made.
You will also experience a traditional ‘Nyamachoma’ with the Maasai warriors in ‘orpul’ where you will taste the meat yourself as well as a rest at the astonishing panorama overlooking the Rift Valley, Oldonyo Lengai, and Lake Natron. You will also discover the story of the secret cultural differences between Maasai and Waarusha. Later in the evening, return to Arusha for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Arusha National Park- Awe-Inspiring Tanzania Safari
Arusha National Park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hartari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. You will also visit the Ngurdoto Crater, affectionately known as the “Little Ngorongoro”. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, and zebras can all be seen all year round here as well as many different bird species. The elephants are a little shyer here but with patience and some good luck, it can sometimes be spotted. You may also spot a leopard.
Meru Waterfalls Songota Waterfalls
This is a beautiful little waterfall, with its principal advantage being its proximity to Arusha. The journey from Arusha is just 7km and takes only 15 minutes. Having parked, there is a short walk that involves some steep ground and some clambering, but is quite manageable, even for young children.
This is a typical itinerary for this product picks up you at the hotel around Arusha. This is a beautiful little waterfall, with its principal advantage being its proximity to Arusha. The journey from Arusha is just 7km and takes only 15 minutes. Having parked, there is a short walk that involves some steep ground and some clambering, but is quite manageable, even for young children. Once we reach the waterfall, it is usual to enjoy the environment and water flowing. It is a good place to visit when you’re in Arusha.Duration: 6 hours
Include for your Safari in Tanzania
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
Meals (as specified in the day by day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
Transportation (unless labeled as optional)
The government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Exclude for your Safari in Tanzania
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What To Bring
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes