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Arusha National Park

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Arusha | Mageso Chember, Arusha National Park, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived in Arusha a day before our actual Thomson Safaris began so we arranged with Thomson to visit Arusha National Park. Because so many safaris start in Arusha I think most people forget about ANP. Our driver/guide collected us after breakfast and off we went...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Randy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not a best game viewing park. We visited it because we had 13 days and arrived in Arusha. If you have less time I would skip it. It did have nice terrain and a waterfalls we walked to. Animal life was not as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tabhauser
Reviewed 13 December 2018

located not so far from Arusha town, the park is easily accessible. we had an amazing walking safari to the water falls, the guides were friendly and full of knowledge. The animals were so close(giraffes) very interesting it is such a wonderful park with the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mwanagwila
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Arusha National Park and found the place very dense forest and all green. This park lies on the foot of Mount Maru. There is large manmade elephant on rhe entrance- that was the only elephant we saw in the park. The Ranger with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MohanMalhotra
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Arusha was the first national park we visited during our trip to Tanzania and it was well worth it. It's a rather small park, but very diverse - there is a part with mountain forest where you can encounter endemic monkey species, Serengeti Ndogo (small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LikeAnOcean
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Wonderful day trip from Arusha. Loved Mount Meru view. Really enjoyed seeing the different monkeys and baboons. I never got tired of seeing the giraffes, flamingos, just every thing. Stopped for lunch , watched the hippos and birds and just enjoyed. Washrooms were neat and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Arusha national park isn’t endless but yet of a respectable size around Mt. Meru. It’s a place to see giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, hippos, Antilope, apes and, if the season is right, a lot of birds. It’s a must to take a walk with a ranger....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KajsaWargh
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I'm sure you will enjoy visiting this park after seeing black and white calabos Monkey, Mount Meru View and Small serengeti in the Park with also other Mammals.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Venance K
Reviewed 20 September 2018

If you are in Arusha you should visit this National Park,this will be a day to remember. There are an abundance of wildlife to see and you will be amazed just how close they are willing to come to your vehicle.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jo P
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop on our northern circuit safari with a group of 7 adults. This park boasts an ecosystem different from all of the others in the northern circuit- it is lush and green! We visited in early September and experienced minimal tse...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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8 October 2018|
Response from annminky | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kate O. Yes, you would definitely need a PR while you do the walk inside the park. Park Rangers are there waiting to guide the tourists. Just want to share a little more about my experience and why you need a PR with... More
26 September 2018|
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Response from 419ond_ejh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as mentioned above ask at the accommodation you're staying at. They can also arrange a pick up service. Or keep your eyes open on the street in the city, a lot of tour offers directly there. ANP is a good choice for a... More
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3 December 2017|
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Response from Dawn960 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am late in answering this. We took two trips with WAYO, the canoe trip and a bike trip. Both were great, though rather expensive. I would suggest you call Sophie Augustino at Matriarch Hill Safari. A new company with... More