Arusha & Mount Meru

Arusha & Mount Meru

Arusha is a relaxed town in Northern Tanzania where most northern circuit safaris begin. It has plenty of bars, restaurants and nightclubs with a bohemian atmosphere. The dormant volcano Mt Meru dominates the skyline rising out of the nearby Arusha National Park.

  • Big game:Good
  • Birding: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Arusha and Mt Meru: June-September and Dec-March.
  • How to get to Arusha and Mt Meru you can drive or fly.
  • Safari types available: Cannoe Safaris, Walking Safaris & Game drives

    It is possible to go canoing around the Momella Lakes in Arusha National Park. Mountain biking, horse riding and visits local cultural projects can also be arranged on request. There is a large range of hotels and lodges in and around the Arusha area and our safari team will help you pick the best option for you.

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    • Attractions: Education, Nature, Safari Activties, and Walking and Climbing.
    • How to get there: Drive, Fly, Train
    Where to go in Arusha & Mount Meru

    • We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!

      Jackie, David and Sarah

      Australia, Oct 2013

    • I am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.

      Samantha Crichton

      United Kingdom, Jan 2013

    • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

      Vickie Waltham

      United Kingdom, Aug 2013

    • I'd like to say that our entire trip was truly amazing and a great once in a lifetime excursion. Everything was very well setup and we had no problems with any of the trip. Thanks to Wild Things.

      Katye Vytal

      United States of America, Jun 2013

    • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

      Massimo Randi

      Austria, Jul 2013

    • Thank you so much for the amazing safari! This was a great safari and I can't wait to give you a full brief and photos!

      Genevieve Champagne


    • A very exciting adventure

      Andrew Bird

      United Kingdom, Jan 2014