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Safari parks

Arusha is the gateway to the world famous Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Lake Manyara. There are plenty of options, from one-day to six-days safari. Or even longer. You can choose from a luxury (tented) lodge safari or an adventurous camping safari. Let us know your needs and we offer a tailored safari for you. Check out the safari intinaries

Lake Manyara

This park is known for its breath taking panoramic views, waterfalls, babbling brooks with clear water and hot springs. Lake Manyara National Park is located between the rocks of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara and is approximately 390 km2 and comprises two thirds water. The rest of the park is a large strip of land between the lake and the rocks. The beauty of this park is partly due to a large variety of wildlife, grasslands, forests and water. Lake Manyara has one of the largest populations of water birds, over 400 species, including flamingos and pelicans. But also large herds of elephants, giraffes, hippos, water buffalos and of course the impalas.

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is located 115 km south of Arusha, and is a long and narrow park that covers 2850 km2 and runs along the Tarangire River. The name of the park is also coming from the Tarangire River, which is the only source of water for wild animals during the dry season. The park is famous for its large number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons. During the dry months the concentration of animals around the Tarangire river is almost as diverse and reliable as in the Ngorongoro Crater.

Ngorongoro crater

The Ngorongoro crater has a diameter of about 20 kilometers and a 600 -meter-high crater wall. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact crater in the world. The crater life estimated 30,000 larger mammals . In the center of the crater is a salt lake. This is one of the most densely populated wildlife areas in the world. It is a unique area where animals and humans as the authentic Maasai and Hadza live together. From the edge of the crater you look out over the impressive crater and its wonderful inhabitants.

The Serengeti

The Serengeti is known fot its endless plains of savannah and forest landscapes. An area of ​​about 30,000 km2 in the north of Tanzania and Kenya, of which 80 % is located in Tanzania. The park is famous for the migration involving about 1.5 million herbivores and followers, thousands of predators are moving because of the drought in the northern hills to the southern plains. After the rains in mid-April they go back via a detour through the western part. The grasslands cover more than one third of the park, where you will find many animals throughout the year.

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is one of the smaller parks, but certainly a nice park. It is often skipped by the tourists who go to larger parks, while it is a beautiful park with beautiful scenery and a large population of animals. The park is 137 km2 and is divided into three parts: Mount Meru, Ngurdoto Crater and Momella Lakes. The park is great for a one-day safari. After a game drive through the park you can do a guided walking safari. On foot you can enjoy giraffes, buffalos and other animals from a good distance.

Lake Natron

A soda lake at the base of the active Ol Donyo Lengai volcano, the area around Lake Natron is often described as having a desolate and almost lunar beauty. East Africa has 1.5-2.5 million Lesser Flamingos, representing three-quarters of the world population and most of them are hatched at Lake Natron. Food is plentiful, nesting sites abound – and above all, the lake is isolated and undisturbed. The lake and its ecosystem provides a source of livelihoods to the local communities. Walks around the lake and to the streams and waterfalls along the nearby escarpment make for a fantastic adventure off the beaten track.



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