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Tourist Activities to do in Arusha National Park

Hiking Mount Meru

the park is within the same region as  Mount Kilimanjaro and also Tanzania’s second-highest mountain and Africa’s fifth-largest mountain. Mount Meru is taken as an alternative adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro, and it is also common to many people that before climbing Tanzania’s tallest peak Mount Kilimanjaro, its better you take on an adventure to climb Mount Meru to test your abilities and shape for the bigger fish Mount Kilimanjaro. Despite it being underrated, Mount Meru is one of the best attractions in Tanzania and Arusha national park because it has it with almost all: adventure, fun mountain cabins along the way, and memorable views and scenery from the ash cone and crescent volcano crater’s peak. When hiking around Mount Meru on a good clear day, you will enjoy marvellous views of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is around 50 miles away and close to Moshi town

 Game drives

This is another marvellous tourist activity and it’s mostly enjoyed by everyone by car hire with a popup roof that you can uptake while at Arusha National Park since it has numerous and various special kinds of attractions such as wide range populations of wild animals like in particular the giraffes. Game drives within the Arusha national park can be organized or arranged at any time of the day be it early in the morning, afternoon, or night, the early morning game drive is majorly being the best time of all just because most of the animals in the national park are easy to see and observe in the morning and they get to reduce as the afternoon time approaches. In addition to wildlife creatures, during the game drive at Arusha National Park, you will also be able to see a variety of habitats as well as a variety of bird species. For one that would like to see as much wildlife as possible, it’s recommendable to go for a game drive during the dry season.

Walking Safari

Arusha National Park does not have numerous to most dangerous animals as compared to other national Tanzanian parks for example the Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Due to fewer predators, the walking safari can safely be performed and can be done in peace and order without being disturbed by dangerous creatures. Walking relaxed alongside Tanzania’s habitats and wildlife provides visitors with a different unique feeling or experience, just because it is the only tourism activity that gives visitors to get up physical and close personal feeling with Arusha national park nature and wildlife. On a walking safari in Arusha National Park, you will be on an activity of walking at the ground levels of Mt. Meru surrounded in the environment by woods, lakes, waterfalls, and a large population of giraffes but not only giraffes but also other wild animals like the Colobus monkeys which may also be seen swinging from one branch to another of the trees within Arusha National Park. This activity is just one of the many activities that can be enjoyed within the mighty park while putting into consideration whether there are few  predators within the area, the walking safari is always escorted by an armed park ranger to make sure  your safety is put first into consideration

Canoeing on Lake Momella

The Momella lakes, which is located within Arusha National Park and is habitant to the flamingos within the park, is the correct and appropriate venue to catch on a canoe safari and fully appreciate the unlimited beautiful nature of Arusha National Park. Canoeing within the shorelines of little Momella Lake on a tranquil and enjoyable canoeing moment of activity is just another perfect experience one can ever have. On this journey of canoeing around the lake for probably a two-hour canoe safari, you will be able to encounter the various wildlife species such as hippos, buffaloes, giraffes plus other varieties of water birds that live near the water. Arusha National Park and Lake Manyara National Park are the only sites in Tanzania’s northern safari parks where one can go and experience the beauty of canoeing.

Bird watching

Arusha National Park is amongst the parks in Tanzania and Africa that make the beauty of bird watching come to life in a precious manner. Unexplainable bird-watching opportunities may be found in Arusha National Park, particularly in the Momella Lakes. More than 400 different migrant and resident bird species can be got around and within the national park such as eagles, geese, hamerkop, red sharks, spur-winged geese, woodpeckers, herons, secretary birds, and grey parrots are among many of the well-known bird species within the Arusha National Park. The park has both permanent and temporary or in other words migratory birds that arise from the nature of the many environments around the park, the Arusha National Park is home to a variety of bird species, for example, woodland birds, water-loving birds and other bird species. Bird watching from Arusha national park is perfectly done during the wet season because the rainy months are mostly when most of the birds have arrived from different parts of the world.

Visiting the Ngurdoto Museum.

Being one of the attractions within Arusha national Game Park that allows visitors from different places of the world to explore the park plus all the natural splendour within it. The Ngurdoto Museum, which is just above the beautiful Ngurdoto Forest that majorly harbours the black and white colobus monkeys as the major wildlife species around it includes an incredible collection and combination of representatives of the park’s various and different animals, birds, and insects.  Egrets, grey herons, kingfishers, and fish eagles, as well as butterflies, primates, and reptiles just colour and make the area the perfect and unexplainable environment for nature lovers around the world.

Other Arusha national park tourism activities or things to do include visiting different waterfalls that are located within the national park, such as the cave waterfalls and Tululusia waterfall and also visiting the local people in the Arusha region for example the residents of the Waarusha and Maasai tribes and also taking a more advanced tour in the Arusha town to discover more hidden beauty that lies in the national park of Arusha

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