National Park is the closest to Arusha Town and can be visited
in one day from there. It has 137 square kilometers and lies
between Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro. This park, which
lies between 1500 meters and 4566 meters, holds Mount Meru,
Ngurdoto Crater and Lake Momella. The lanscape is made of
forest and swamps, and the famous summits can be seen from
other particularity of Arusha Park, is the fact that one can
do walking safari, with an armed ranger, as there are no predators,
and it is fun for kids as well.
Park has many grazers, monkeys and predators. White Colobus
monkeys, elephants, giraffes, buffalos, gazelles, hippos,
leopards, hyenas, wild pigs are all to be seen in this park.
are about 400 different species of birds and it is easy to
observe them around Momella Lake.
and how to visit?
National Park can be visited the whole year round, but the
air is the clearest from December to February. It is visited
from Arusha, and combines well before your safari, or at the
end of it, before flying out.