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

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      Steve Wallis

      Belgium, Oct 2013

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      United Kingdom, Aug 2013

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      United Kingdom, Dec 2013

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      United Kingdom, Jun 2013

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      United Kingdom, Jan 2013

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      United Kingdom, Jan 2013

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      United States of America, Sept 2013