Arusha Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Arusha National Park

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This national park, stationed in the northeastern region of Tanzania, is located an easy drive from the center of Arusha, making it a popular stop for travelers to this beautiful and diverse city. ...  Read more

Marangu Village

Eager trekkers embarking on Mount Kilimanjaro’s less strenuous route will likely find themselves in the quiet village of Marangu on the eastern side of this iconic mountain. And while the village ...  Read more


Tucked amid the scenic slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Moshi is one of the smallest—and also one of the most beautiful—municipalities in the country. This tiny town serves as a base camp for travelers ...  Read more

Ol Doinyo Lengai

This stunning volcano is located in a remote region of Tanzania near the Gregory Rift, just south of Lake Natron. It’s known by the Maasai people as “Mountain of God” and its impressive lava ...  Read more

Tengeru Village

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Small scale farms, lush banana fields and traditional mountain homesteads give this peri-urban village in near Arusha its distinct character. Travelers can visit old-world coffee farms and learn ...  Read more

Amani Children's Home

A trip to Tanzania puts travelers face-to-face with beautiful beaches, exciting cultures and incredible African wildlife. But a visit to Amani Children’s Home, just outside of Moshi, offers a unique ...  Read more

Lake Manyara National Park

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Ernest Hemingway called Lake Manyara National Park the most beautiful place in all of Africa. Today, the same winding roads, lush jungles, grassy floodplains and blue volcanic mountaintops that left ...  Read more

Meserani Snake Park

Traveler to Meserani Snake Park can feed baboons, hold wild tortoises and get up close with dozens of slithering snakes. Expert guides explain the difference between each of the species protected at ...  Read more

Mount Meru

Mount Meru, Kilimanjaro’s more accessible cousin, is located east of the Great Rift Valley in the small but beautiful Arusha National Park. Recognized as the second tallest mountain in Tanzania and ...  Read more

Mshiri Village

Visitors to Mshiri Village can interact with the Chagga people and see first-hand the cultures and traditions of this mountain tribe. Travelers can wander the fertile fields of these traditional ...  Read more

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