Arusha National Park is one of the national parks in Tanzania that may be visited on a one-day safari because it is about one hour from Dar es Salaam and around 40 minutes from Arusha. It is situated in the country’s northeastern region. It is one of Tanzania’s smallest protected areas and was established in 1960. The national park has a total area of 552 square kilometers. Stunning alkaline Momella Lakes, the Ngurdoto crater, montane forest, savannah, alpine, lush rainforest, and craggy Mount Meru—the second-highest mountain in Tanzania and the fifth-highest in Africa—all may be found in Arusha National Park’s diverse ecosystem.
Arusha National park is situated between the Momella Lakes district, Mount Meru district, and Ngurdoto Crater district. Depending on the season, you may be able to see thousands of flamingos migrating between Lake Manyara and Momella Lakes. Because of the park’s lack of predators, Walking safaris are allowed. It is home to amazing wildlife that cannot be seen in other northern circuit national parks, including lush rainforest, savannah, alpine vegetation, animals like buffalo, bushbucks, warthogs, zebras, red duikers, elephants, giraffes, leopards, hippos, primates like black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, and blue monkeys, and bird species like the grey-crowned crane, flamingos, African fish.
You will be picked up from your Arusha hotel early in the morning for the one-day safari in Arusha National Park, where you will take part in one of the park’s thrilling activities. such as guided nature walks that allow you to explore the park on foot and get up close and personal with animals, game drives where you can see animals like giraffes, waterbucks, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and primates like blue monkeys, mountain climbing where you can climb Mount Meru, etc. You can enjoy canoeing on the little Momella Lake while viewing migratory, water, endemic, and near-endemic bird species such the red-fronted parrot, African fish eagle, augur buzzard, spur-winged goose, secretary bird, tawny eagle, and bar-tailed trogon.
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