Arusha National Park
Located just a few kilometres north east of Arusha, The 552 sq km Arusha National Park has three distinct zones. The Ngurdoto Crater, an experiment in nature, which remains untouched as no human interruption is allowed.
The Momella Lakes, a group of shallow alkaline lakes fed by underground streams and Mt. Meru, the most rewarding mountain to climb. Mt. Meru is the 2nd highest peek in Tanzania at 4566 meters
Wildlife includes giraffe, elephant, waterbuck, blue monkey, the rare black and white colobus monkey, leopard, hyena, buffalo, hippo and a variety of antelope.
Lions are not residents although they’re known to visit, and stay, especially during the dry season.
In the park you will be able to do walking safaris which include forest walks and game drives. Naipenda Safaris recommends this park for bird watching and for walking safaris, also for the
spectacular views of Mount Meru. The best time to view Mount Meru is December to February.
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