The attractive little town of Arusha is situated beneath the towering peaks of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro. Renowned as the safari capital of Tanzania, it offers a plethora of attractions and adventures. The town has numerous first-class restaurants, bars and markets, and is the ideal place to spend a few relaxing days before embarking on a safari or attempting to scale Kilimanjaro. Highlights include the Arusha National Park in Ngurdoto Crater, the National Natural History Museum and the ancient Laetoli Footprint, set in volcanic ash, as well as the beautiful coffee plantations that dot the landscape.
Tanzania – what should I pack?
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Secluded Tanzania safari
Travel off the beaten path to Tanzania's remote west, enjoying unspoiled and isolated landscapes
9 Days, 8 Nights | From USD 7 921 | Arusha, Katavi, Mahale
Tanzania Explorer Safari
Explore the wonders of Tanzania’s northern circuit on a privately guided overland safari
10 Days, 9 Nights | From USD 8 450| Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park
Why visit Arusha?
An attractive little town situated beneath the towering peaks of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is the gateway to Tanzania’s northern wildlife area and is often the first port …