Arusha National park covers an area of about 137square kilometers. It is located near Arusha town between the peaks of Mountains Kilimanjaro and Meru. The Park and the town derive their name from Wa-Arusha people who traditionally live in this area. The Ngurdoto Crater, Momela Lakes, the highland mountain forest, and the rugged Mount Meru (4575m) are the four distinctive features of the park.

Arusha National Park lies on a 300-kilometre axis of Africa’s most famous national parks, running from Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in the west to Kilimanjaro National Park in the east.

Although small, the park has a wealth of wildlife including Colobus monkeys, velvet monkeys, bushbucks, buffaloes, red forest duikers, hippos, elephants and giraffes. Arusha National Park Day Tour. Bird life, especially waterfowl, is abundant and interesting. You can do some hiking with an armed ranger at the Ngurdoto Crater and to the Mt. Meru Crater. This is a good trip for people who have a short stay in Tanzania.

With diverse wildlife that includes herbivores such as elephants, hippos, buffalo, zebra, and even the occasional wildebeest, Arusha National Park is also a perfect place to get out and stretch your legs – with both walking safaris and canoe safaris available within the park

Arusha National Park is one of the most beautiful and topographically varied game reserves in Tanzania

Take a chance to experience the wildlife up-close on a walking safari

Break from the city and explore the Arusha National Park Day Tour

Your trip off-road aboard a 4×4 jeep


Travel Style:  Private and Tailor-Made Safaris

Destinations:  Arusha National Park

Duration:  1 Day

What to expect

Pick up at your hotel or Airport in the morning drive you to Arusha National Park for wildlife game drive + walking safari to up-close with wild and nature.

Arusha National Park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora which cannot fail to impress. The park is dotted with an abundance of unique mammal species such as the African elephant, cape buffalo, hippo, zebra, giraffe, and even the camera-shy wildebeest. Not only is the wildlife in the Arusha National Park abundant, but it is also one of the most beautiful and topographically varied game reserves in Tanzania.

Your day trip will include a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, zebras and baboons can be seen all year round as well as many different bird species. At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will be waiting for you to accompany you on your walking safari that will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed. Lunch will be taken at a picnic place and in the afternoon you will continue your tour through the Arusha National Park in the safari vehicle.

Arusha National Park Fees & Costs: Be Prepared For Your Visit.

  • 1 person – Price cost US$750 for a day trip
  • 2 people – Price cost US$ 395 for a day trip
  • 3 people – Price cost US$ 350 for a day trip
  • 4 – 7 people – Price cost US$ 335 for a day trip
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