Attractions in Arusha national park, Tanzania



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uwanja wa mbogo (buffalos glade)
uwanja wa mbogo (buffalos glade)

attraction

in Arusha national park
A large grazing field for buffaloes, girrafe and warthogs where walking safaris to Tululusia waterfalls or mount Meru climbers normally go through. It is located a short distance west of the Momela gate.
ngurudoto
ngurudoto

crater

in Arusha national park
One of three beautiful craters located inside the Arusha region. Located just about 20 km from the city, it is the closest.
cave
cave

waterfall

in bangata, Arusha national park
a waterfall as well as one of the many water sources for the Arusha Urban Water Supply Authority that are located just a short distance inside the Arusha national park and on the slopes of mount Meru - Tanzania. They also serve as one of the tourist attractions in the region
tululusia
tululusia

waterfall

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1660 m.a.m.s.l.A tall and beautiful waterfall that is located deep inside Arusha national park and on the slopes of mount Meru. It normally requires a short walking tour to get there from Momella gate, normally going through a buffalo grazing field. The height of the falls is so la
maio
maio

waterfall

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 2240 m.a.m.s.l.One of the best waterfalls that we have seen so far on the slopes of mount Meru, despite its small size. The pools next to it hold catfish - a spectacular site at this altitude, and there is a natural evergreen lawn that serves as a picnic site
napuru
napuru

waterfall

in Arusha
A beautiful waterfall on the slopes of mount Meru, that normally requires a short walk to get to.
small momella
small momella

lake

in Arusha national park
One of the multitude of alkaline lakes that are located within Arusha national park's north eastern end, in northern Tanzania. It is the second largest in the park - by volume after big
momella lakes viewpoint
momella lakes viewpoint

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1600 m.a.m.s.l. A picnic site that is situated atop a small hill, a short distance west of the Momella lakes. This makes it one of the few places inside Arus
public campsite number 1 (arusha)
public campsite number 1 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1650 m.a.m.s.l.One of three beautiful campsites inside the Arusha national park that are accessible to the public - even those not climbing the mountain. It is located on the slopes of mount Meru and can be shared if there is more than one camper using it on the same day. It has running
public campsite number 2 (arusha)
public campsite number 2 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1650 m.a.m.s.l.One of three beautiful campsites inside the Arusha national park that are accessible to the public - even those not climbing the mountain. It is located on the slopes of mount Meru and it is termed public because it can be shared if there is more than one camper using it
public campsite number 3 (arusha)
public campsite number 3 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1675 m.a.m.s.l.One of the public campsites that are located inside the Arusha national park that is open to all - even those not climbing the mountain. Unlike it's two predecessors, it is the only one located next to a river valley, filling it with a constant sound of gushing water. It
fig tree arch
fig tree arch

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1930 m.a.m.s.l.This is a Fig tree whose roots have grown to take the shape of an arch, large enough for a car (elephant size) to pass underneath. It was formed when seeds of the parasitic tree were dropped by foraging birds in the fork of a host tree, allowing germination to take place
napuru picnic site
napuru picnic site

attraction

in Arusha
A beautiful picnic site on the slopes of mount Meru, right next to the ranger's post to the Napuru waterfalls.
big momella
big momella

lake

in Arusha national park
The largest of several alkaline lakes that are located inside Arusha national park of northern Tanzania. It serves as a tourist hospot, with several animals to see including lesser flamingoes, hippos and several bird species. What to do there?Game drives around it and its neighbouring lake - yes
rishateni
rishateni

lake

in Arusha national park
A small lake in the north eastern section of Arusha national park that is known for having the highest concentration of fluoride, possibly in the whole world. Just like many of its neighbouring lakes, its water comes from rainfall, with no
ngongongare
ngongongare

national park gate

on momella rd. in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1400 m.a.m.s.l. One of the entrance gates into Arusha national park that is located on its south eastern border. It serves as a TANAPA administrative checkpoint where permits for entering the park may be obtained or checked - wit
kilimanjaro view point (arusha)
kilimanjaro view point (arusha)

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1870 m.a.m.s.l.A picnic site on the slopes of mount Meru that provides amazing views of mount Kilimanjaro from afar, but only on a day with clear skies. More reliable views are those of most of Arusha national park's lowlands from an elevated altitude, along with that of Ngurudoto
mikindu view point
mikindu view point

attraction

in Arusha national park
One of four view points on the southern side of the Ngurudoto crater
rhino view point
rhino view point

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1560 m.a.m.s.l.One of the view points for Ngurudoto crater that is located on the southern part of its crater rim.
leitong view point
leitong view point

attraction

in Arusha national park
The northern most of six view points for the Ngurudoto crater. It gives the best views of the crater along with some of the Momela lakes.
ngurudoto
ngurudoto

museum

in ngurudoto crater, Arusha national park
Altitude: 1400 m.a.m.s.l.The Ngurudoto museum is one that is dedicated to showcasing the different types of animals that are found inside the Ngurudoto crater. It contains taxidermy as well as skeletons along with various other information about these animals and serves as a good place to learn
lekandiro
lekandiro

lake

in Arusha national park
A small lake that is located near arusha national park’s northeastern border, and the small town of Momella. Just like most lakes nearby, most of its water comes from rainfall. What to do thereSightseeing, canoeing etc. The entran
mini serengeti
mini serengeti

attraction

on momela rd. in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1400 m.a.m.s.l.Locally known as 'Serengeti ndogo' (swahili), the mini serengeti - is an open grassland inside Arusha national park where various animals come to graze including giraffes, buffaloes, Zebras, Warthogs, Waterbucks etc. It is the first attraction that you would see if ente
longil
longil

lake

in Arusha national park
One of the smaller lakes inside Arusha national park
socialist

peak

in arusha national park
Altitude: 4566 mamslThe highest point of Mt. Meru as well as it's summit, normally reached on the third morning of a three or four day trek. From there, one can enjoy breathtaking views of neighbouring mount Kilimanjaro, the city of Arusha and Ngurudoto crater.
miriakamba huts

campsite

in arusha national park
Altitude: 2514 mamslThe Miriakmba huts camp is the first camp encountered along the only route to the summit of Mt. Meru. It consists of lodges/houses that are split into several dormitory style rooms. Each room is c
momela
momela

national park gate

on momela rd. in arusha national park
One of the entrance points into Arusha National park and also the starting point for the Mt. Meru hiking trail. The location actually has two gates, one for the hiking trail and one for the dirt roads that go deeper into
rhino point

tourist site

in arusha national park
Altitude: 3800 mamslThe first point encountered on the third day (summit day) of the Mt. Meru climb. Above this point, no vegetation exists. It signals that you have reached what's left of mountain's crater rim (afte
saddle huts

campsite

in arusha national park
Altitude: 3566 mamslThe second camp encountered along the only route to the summit of Mt. Meru. It consists of lodges/houses that are split into several dormitory style rooms. Each room is capable of housing up to 4

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