You have been heard about the most popular destinations in Africa such as Serengeti, Masai Mara, Okavango delta, Kruger National Park, Marrakesh or Pyramid of Giza.
But today i will take you all the way to the safari capital city, Arusha where is the getaway for all safari heading to the Northern Circuit atractions of Tanzania, such as Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and many more. This is an ideal destination to explore before or after descending from Kilimanjaro mountain. Fasten your seatbelt and let me drive you there…!!!
For wildlife lovers
Arusha is the Safari city of the globe found in Tanzania, East Africa however it’s usually below the belt unnoticed in favour of its additional exciting, higher noted neighbours – Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater.
However Arusha contains a wealth of experiences to
offer tourists from safaris in Arusha Park, to breathtaking hiking on Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru, cultural tours, Tanzanite to mention but few.
Tarangire and Arusha National Park rolls out sort of a patchwork quilt of different landscapes, abundant forest where Black-and-White Colobus Monkeys chatter and play, Savannah and field, the Momella Lakes with acid pink flamingos, wallowing hippos, delicate herons, and shaggy antelope. Giraffes, elephants, and zebras locomote the inexperienced foothills.
Eagles and buzzards soar on top of Ngurdoto Crater, buffalo and bovid wander through the forest fringed rim. Bushbuck decide their way through ancient cedar
trees, volcanic cones lead the way up towards Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro stands proud and majestic on the horizon. You may also take a day excursion to Tarangire and experience everything from animal viewing to visiting a Masai village and enjoying a bush lunch.
Arts & Crafts Stores
Art Gallery shopping is also part of African Safari, so if you like them Arusha could be a noted crafts centre. The Cultural Heritage Centre in city boasts an array of very good Makonde carvings, Tingatinga paintings, gifts and souvenirs. If you’re looking for an additional exclusive gift.
Arusha is that the best place
to buy Tanzanite — an excellent blue gem found within the hills close Arusha and Moshi a place known as Mirerani.
The gem is employed by the Maasai to celebrate birth and gained international prominence, once a Tanzanite was featured within the motion-picture show Titanic as the centre jewel to the heart of the Ocean necklace.
For trek addicts
Mount Meru is Africa’s fifth highest peak, a dormant volcano, once worshipped as a rain god by the Arusha and Meru folks. The mountain provides difficult ascension and breathtaking scenery as an affordable alternative to Kilimanjaro.
All at once
The city of Arusha grew froma German settlement on the Boma Road, designed by Maasai labour. Plantations of sisal, tea and occasional thrived and the city flourished. Known as the Geneva of Africa, Arusha is home to the International Human Rights assembly and several NGOs.
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There’s a relaxed atmosphere to Arusha in the evenings, with a good alternative of restaurants offering Bantu, Indian and international dishes. There’s live music in the evenings, with everything from jazz and Salsa, to native hip-hop, traditional music and full phase of the moon parties in the bush without forgeting getting to know the locals and experience authentic Afican life.
The Kilimanjaro airport provides native and international transport links, creating Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and remote holiday camps solely a plane go away.
So, if you are heading out on safari, returning from days of game driving or living as International resident Arusha is a million dollar city to visit.
Since we are local trekking and safari company reside in Arusha – we can help you plan a safari from Arush before or after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or Meru to the Northern atractions like Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi, Tarangire National Park or the best memories that will leave you speechless are arranging local activities in our own local farm, using local transportation, trying local cuisine, and camping atop a forest hill. Also for the beach lovers we can organize a trip to Zanzibar and Pangani for remote beach excurcions. Just hit “Get Qoute” button and our travel expert will be ready to lead you on everthing you need to make your wanderlast come true.