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Arusha National Park, Tanzania

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#17 of 64 in Nature in Tanzania
The closest national park to the capital city, Arusha National Park is also one of the most topographically varied gave reserves in the country. Spanning 552 sq km (212 sq mi), this park has a rich variety of wildlife and diverse scenery, ranging from rugged Mount Meru to volcanic craters to lakes, savannahs, and rolling grassy hills. See giraffes, cape buffalos, herds of zebras, warthogs, and monkeys as well as elephants, lions, and flamingos. Narina trogon and bar-tailed trogon, as well as a variety of starlings, are commonly seen birds in the reserve. Arrange your visit to Arusha National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Arusha National Park using our Arusha National Park travel site .
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  • As i was interesting especially in walking safari to experience watching animals from no car, i was recommend to go Arusha NP. The experience was remarkable!! - with walk between giraffes, zebras and ...  more »
  • We saw lots of giraffe, warthogs, buffalo, hippo, flamingos, geese, and various antelopes. We were surprised that there are no large predators at this park though our guide told us that no special eff...  more »
  • unforgettable experience, beautiful park, to do with a private guide, a lot of animals, exceptional sunset
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  • Your welcome all people to arusha national park from inside and out side the country your welcome
  • Not for the big five, even though leopards and elephants do exist in the park but for the most part stay invisible. Most famous for the black and white colobus and flamingos. With some luck hippos can be seen. More common are baboons, waterbucks, bushbucks, zebras, giraffes and buffaloes. Many birds such as bee-eaters and kingfishers.
  • A medium-sized national park with tropical plants and plenty of wild animals such as Giraffes, Wild buffaloes, Birds, Baboons, etc. A great start before going to other larger national parks.
  • Arusha national park is a home of black and white colobus monkeys with big heards of buffaloes, giraffesand hundreds species of birds. For Mount Meru climbers there a lot of delays ,waiting for other groups to share one ranger with. Recently the introduction of new computer system was very challenging to the accountants.
  • Amazing boutique national park.... :)

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