Animalistic Arusha

Wildlife Arusha, Tanzania

Unleash yourself, as you tantalise your senses in the Safari and Mountaineering capital of Tanzania. Nestled in the lap of Mount Meru, and within striking distance of Mount Kilimanjaro. Bordering the Arusha National Park, and the Serengeti National Park. Enjoy animals and mountains as your neighbours - thrill yourself in a thriving city, buzzing with the business of mountaineering and safari. With great accommodation options, excellent food choices, and a vibrant nightlife. You can choose to relax, recover or party, the options are limitless in Arusha.

Location by Tanganyika outdoor safari and adventures

Packages at this location

Go South - Custom Safari Package Wildlife

Go South for exclusive boutique safari enjoyed by connoisieurs and aficianados. Fall in love with the most exclusive and unadulterated natural environments. Discover the best-kept secret amongst safari experts - explore remote, untouched ecologies where the truly wild roam free. Spring into action with the many antelopes of the Ruaha and Mikumi National Parks, attracting both safari connosieurs and apex predators. Find heaven in the ‘Garden of God’ the Kitulo National Park where this chilly high plateau provides one of the worlds best floral spectacles. Or get lost in the forests of the Udzungwa Mountains. Customize your exclusive boutique safari choosing the parks, lodges, activities and number of days to suit your agenda.

Customize your exclusive boutique safari choosing the accommodation that best suites your needs, level of luxury and budget.

Customize your exclusive boutique safari choosing the number of days, locations and activities from within the Southern Circuit.

All year round

Go North - Custom Safari Package Wildlife

Go North for adventure and the worlds most iconic safari circuit. Move yourself as you join the great migration of the Serengeti. Climb with lions in the dense riverine forests of Lake Manyara. Tell stories with enormous elephants and giant baobab trees on the Tarangire Savanah. Descend into the supernatural ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater and ascend to the rooftop of Africa on Mount Kilimanjaro. Customize your most iconic safari choosing the parks, lodges, activities and number of days to suit your agenda.

Customize your most iconic safari choosing the accommodation that best suites your needs, level of luxury and budget.

Customize your most iconic safari choosing the number of days, locations and activities from within the Northern Circuit.

All year round.

Go West - Custom Safari Package Wildlife

Go West for primal perfection and mountain safari. Rise up above Lake Tanganyika to find unique highland ecosystems filled with wildlife and humanities closest genetic relative the chimpanzee. Walk in the footsteps of Jane Goodall as you party with primates in the Gombe Stream National Park - playing with chimps, baboons, and monkeys. Ascend the mountains of Mahale and swim or snorkel Lake Tanganyika. Say hello to a hippo and smile at a crocodile in the Katavi National Park - known as the South-Western Serengeti. Customize your perfect primal safari choosing the parks, lodges, activities and number of days to suit your agenda.

Customize your perfect primal safari choosing the accommodation that best suites your needs, level of luxury and budget.

Customize your perfect primal safari choosing the number of days, locations and activities from within the Western Circuit.

All year round.

About the location

Accommodation

Arusha is a modern thriving city, with plenty of options for accommodation, including choices for all budgets. Accommodation ranges from backpackers through to luxury hotels with plenty in between. During your bespoke safari or adventure, you will have the choice to select from a range of accommodation options - all carefully pre-selected by the team at Tanganyika Outdoor Safari and Adventures

Location

Explore Tanzania from your base in Arusha. Find yourself on the doorstep of Mt Meru and neighbouring Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, and the Arusha National Park. Take a break from the heat and toil of travel as you luxuriate in the cooler air generated by an altitude of 1300 metres above sea-level. Ideal weather for visiting the many local markets. There is the Central Market in the centre of the city and the larger Kilombero Market just west. For some local colour try the Ngaramtoni Market or the Tengeru Market both a short distance out of town. Hunt out some fabulous arts, crafts, and local produce. For international travellers, the main route to Arusha is via the Kilimanjaro International Airport (IATA: JRO). Kilimanjaro Airport is approximately 45 minutes (60km) from Arusha. Taxi rides are available but many airlines run a shuttle service to Arusha.

Food

On safari, you will enjoy quality meals negotiated in your customized itinerary. In Arusha, you will find plenty of dining options. Enjoy the local African cuisine, or tempt your taste buds with food choices from India, Asia and Europe with vegetarian options. For self-catering make sure you visit the local markets which sell a wonderful variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. For an unforgettable local meal, you cannot beat the simplicity of a chipsi mayai, which is basically a hot chip omelette. It has become a favourite comfort food in Tanzania, available at food stands and many cafes and restaurants. Make sure you partake of the unofficial national dish of Tanzania - Ugali. Prepared with maize flour and water, it is cooked into a dough like consistency, which should be neither to dry nor too sticky. Usually served with a sauce containing either meat, or vegetables, or grilled meat such as the famous nyama choma. You will find many tasty local food choices to choose from, with many variations of spices and flavours.

Activities

Excellent bespoke safari. Iconic and Boutique Safari locations. Highly experienced and knowledgeable safari guides. Mountain experiences including Mount Kilimanjaro. Excellent accommodation. Customise your tour according to your group's needs. Hot Air Ballooning. Snorkelling. Swimming. Trekking and Tracking

Amenities

  • Guides

Available activities

  • Snorkeling

  • Hiking

  • Excursions

  • Climbing