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 - with several facilities on site such as TANAPA offices, toilets, information displays a cafe and a souvenir shop.What to do there ?
Get information about the park - including fees, permits, maps, locations, and available activities. There are TANAPA offices there from where you could pay for permits - though at the time of writing, most payments are done by well recognised electronic debit or credit cards.
The gate is also a checkout point and where you could obtain rangers or guides to accompany you.
For a list of other attractions you could visit in the nearby area, please see the section below after map or the attractions page
.Best time to visit ?
Any time of the year.
Location of Ngongongare gate
Ngongongare gate is located a short distance inside the south eastern border of Arusha national park, far from the rainforest that is characteristic of the park. Just a few minutes up north is the mini Serengeti
- a small field where animals graze in the mornings. For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there ?
From the city of Arusha
or Moshi, there are passenger buses that go through the park - all the way to Momella, a small town north of the park; However these do not stop inside the park. Alternatively, you could either use any kind of private, rental or tours and travel vehicle - with the journey there from the Arusha - Moshi highway taking about 20 minutes.
For more information on park fees and permits, please see the TANAPA website
m.a.m.s.l. - metres above metric sea level
TANAPA - Tanzania National Parks.