Arusha National Park
Although it is one of Tanzania's smallest National Parks, its main feature Mt. Meru to the West, Momela Lakes and Ngurdoto Crater to the East makes the park exceptional. Ngurdoto Crater is surrounded by forests while the floor of the crater is a swamp. A large number of zebras can be viewed in the western part of the crater where the plain is known as "Small Serengeti". Birds like flamingos are widely concentrated in the banks of Momela Lakes where they gather for food and water.
While in Arusha National Park one is assured of seeing buffaloes, elephants, zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, reedbucks, hyenas, hippos, klipspringers, warthogs, baboons, colobus monkeys, Vervet and dikdiks. If you are fortunate you may see cats like leopards. This park does not accommodate lions and rhinos. Most tour operators recommend a day trip to this National Park, but we at African Buffalo Safaris encourage our guests to take a night or two for a WALKING SAFARI.
The park is one of the few Tanzania's National Parks that offers a WALKING SAFARI; escorted by full armed rangers.