Arusha National Park Walking Safari

Arusha National Park walking safari. A walking safari in Arusha National Park is one of the most amazing things to do in Arusha National Park. Situated just within reach from Arusha and Moshi, Arusha National Park is one of the most convenient Tanzania safari parks to visit for an amazing Tanzania safari experience. Arusha National Park because of its vicinity makes it a convenient and fantastic Tanzania safari destination for a day trip. Adding Arusha National Park to your Tanzania safari itinerary especially on your first day introduces you to the Africa wilderness.

Arusha National Park is one of the few Tanzania safari parks that travelers can enjoy a walking safari experience. This is an activity that involves visitors following animal trucks on foot in the company of a ranger guide. An Arusha National Park walking safari has you meeting an armed ranger who will accompany you during the experience, for an opportunity to experience nature and wildlife up-close; a wholly different experience from a game drive that is a common practice in most Tanzania wildlife safari parks.

Arusha National Park Walking Safari
Arusha National Park Walking Safari

A walking safari in Arusha National Park has you coming up-close with animals in the park including zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, baboons among so many others, including various bird species.

This takes about 2 to 3 hours during which time visitors cross to Jekukumia River where you see beautiful waterfalls. Look out for various animals in the montane forest in the park, for animals including blue monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, among so many others. While on a guided walking safari in Arusha National Park, your guide shall be sharing information about the park, the inhabitants among so many others.

Other Things to Do in Arusha National Park

Apart from this, there are a number of other things to do in Arusha National Park. Other activities in Arusha National Park include game drives, canoeing, and mount Meru hike, among so many others.

Game Drives

Game drives in Arusha National Park is one of the most commonly done things in Arusha National Park for amazing wildlife safari experiences. Game drives in Arusha National Park are usually done in the Ngurdoto Crater and surrounding forest which has large densities of elephants, buffalos, hippos and so many others. Game drives in Arusha National Park can be done all throughout the day, with early morning game drives and evening game drives being the most rewarding.

Canoeing in Arusha National Park

One of the unique activities in Arusha National Park include canoeing. Canoeing in Arusha National Park is done in the shallow waters of the small Momella Lake enjoying scenic views of the surrounding bush and wildlife. Canoeing in Arusha National Park takes about 2 to 3 hours.

Birding in Arusha National Park

Birding is one of the most amazing things to do in Arusha National Park, which travelers can enjoy. Arusha National Park inhabits over 400 bird species with most species found in the beautiful Momella Lake. The Augur Buzzard, Verreaux’s Eagle, Greater Flamingos, among so many others are some of the birds to look out for while on a birding safari in Arusha National Park.

When to Visit Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is open all throughout the year and can thus be visited anytime of the year. The best time to visit Arusha National Park is during the dry season which falls in the months of June to September and December through February.

Arusha National Park Walking Safari

Accommodation in Arusha National Park

While visiting Tanzania and exploring Arusha National Park, there are a number of hotels and lodges that travelers can opt to stay at. These range from basic to luxury, found both inside and outside the park. Some of the accommodation in Arusha National Park include the River Trees Country Inn, Kili Villa, among others could be options for any traveler visiting Tanzania on a safari

Arusha National Park is a beautiful Tanzania national park that travelers can explore for amazing wildlife safari experiences in any of the different activities there are, including mong others a guided walking safari.  Get in touch with your trusted tour operator to help you pitch an amazing Arusha National Park safari, even if for just a day safari experience.

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