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Arusha National Park

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Address: Arusha | Mageso Chember, Tanzania
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wonderful safari, some staff not very freindly

We visited for my Granddaughters 3rd birthday. We loved it. Make sure you arrive early in the morning as it seems to be the best time to see the amazing animals here. If you do... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with a friend, we had a disagreement with the gatekeeper who wanted us to only pay using credit card and not in cash. It's about $50/person (extra 20,000 shillings/car) and the park isn't great. It's big enough but the signs aren't very leading, the map was totally off and we didn't see all the animals they claimed... More 

Thank Samehww
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited for my Granddaughters 3rd birthday. We loved it. Make sure you arrive early in the morning as it seems to be the best time to see the amazing animals here. If you do take your own car be sure its a large 4x4 as some of the terrain it rather rocky and bumpy to say the least. Also... More 

Thank sux66
Odiham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

There is plenty to recommend about this national park. Scenery wise there is Mount Meru, which towers over everything, Mount Kilimanjaro 60km away (though does get lost in the heat of the day), plains teeming with wildlife, forests, lakes, volcanic craters with spectacular views and viewpoints with some truly amazing views. We camped overnight - setting up camp in late... More 

Thank Andy W
Arusha, Tanzania
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

in manyara national park u can explore wildlife. its good park for game drive, its good for canoeing when water level is sufficiently high. good culture tours,cycling tour, and forest walks on the escarpment outside the park.

Thank haikaexpedition
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Visited from Arusha . Good day to spend viewing the different areas of the park. Did a walking safari to the falls with an armed ranger and had close up views of buffalo, zebras, giraffes, warthogs. Very informative tour of fauna and flora in the area. Drove through the park to fig arch, Ngurodoto Crater, Momella lakes and Little Serengeti... More 

Thank rxqueen7
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Arusha National Park is a safe and easy way to see some of the beautiful flora and fauna of the region. If you do not have a lot of time, go to this park with a guide and get a short introduction into African wildlife. You probably will not see lions, leopards or rhinos, but you will see many giraffe,... More 

Thank RKumara
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We found ourselves with an unplanned day before heading out on our safari excursion so we decided to visit Arusha National Park. We already had a driver and he was experienced with where to find the animals in the park. The park itself is beautiful and what an experience to see so many animals. I would recommend this as a... More 

Thank Minnette S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is probably one of the best thing you can do in Arusha, Tanzania. The mountain gives you a lifetime experience. It will take you about 5 days of your life you will never regret. The guides, porters and tours are the best. Their camps are well maintained and equipped with bed and a mattress. I really enjoyed my time... More 

Thank Leonard G
Houston, Texas
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164 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lake Manyara National Park is a Tanzanian national park located both in Arusha Region and Manyara Region, Tanzania. The park is governed by the Tanzania National Parks Authority and is filled with all kinds of animals. We routinely had to stop for animal crossings. We never tired of watching the animals.

Thank 2fridad
Arusha Region, Tanzania
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful day spent among nature..peaceful and just a step out of the town.... The lakes and animals.. Flamingoes...made it a beautiful experience too..

Thank Vecky M

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