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.
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Tanzania Explorer – Guided Overland Safari
Explore the most magnificent wildlife destination on the continent on a guided 4x4 safari
10 Days, 9 Nights | From USD 8 395 | Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park (Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp or Klein's Camp options)
Remote Western Tanzania – Chimps and Big Game
Travel off the beaten path to Tanzania's remote west, enjoying unspoiled and isolated landscapes
9 Days, 8 Nights | From USD 7 448| Arusha / Katavi / Mahale
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 …