Arusha is the safari capital of the world and is located in northern Tanzania. Known as the gateway city, it is the access point to the famous northern national parks such The Ngorongoro, The Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire.
Situated beneath the twin peaks of Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro, Arusha gives the opportunity for those adventurers who wishes to try and conquer the highest mountain in Africa their starting point. Thanks to the city being 1300 above sea level arusha benefits from a temperate climate throughout the year.
Arusha is one of the most developed cities in Tanzania. With a strong infrastructure, rapidly developing business community, a friendly diverse population and a highly regarded political status, Arusha is earn the nickname of the “Geneva of Africa.
The Arusha nightlife is experience is fun, exciting, memorable and it guarantees to have something for everyone. From excellent restaurants/bars (Figs & Olive), to live music performance. The choice is up to you.
One of the two airports in the Arusha region, The Arusha Municipal Airport is the departure and arrival point for all the domestic flights within Tanzania. It is located 8.2 KM from the the City Center.
It is also located 51.8 KM from the other airport in the region, which is the Kilimanjaro International Airport. This airport handles international flights. There are airport shuttles to the city and to the two airports (KIA & ARK) which are 1 hour and 15 mins away from each other.
When To Go
Arusha is a year round touring destination. No matter what time you choose to visit, you always find other traveller starting or ending their safaris.