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Arusha is a city in northern Tanzania, the city is close to the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park on Mount Meru.

Arusha is known for its vibrant nightlife, with popular local nightclubs like Masai Camp, Greek Club  and Via Via.

The city’s cuisine is a blend of dishes from various parts of Tanzania as well as global culinary traditions. Nyama Choma, Kiti moto, Kuku choma is a very popular barbecue dish and is usually served with local cold beer and Pili Pili. Chips mayai is another popular local dish.

Essential Information

Language

Swahili and English

Time difference

Arusha is 3 hours ahead of the UK

Currency

Tanzanian Shilling

Flights to Arusha

Edingburgh
£527
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Air France
Edingburgh to Arusha
Glasgow
£583
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Emirates
Glasgow to Arusha
Dublin
£508
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Fly Be
Dublin to Arusha
Manchester
£487
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Lufthansa
Manchester to Arusha
Aberdeen
£502
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LAN
Aberdeen to Arusha
Leeds
£643
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Etihad
Leeds to Arusha

Holidays

Things to Do

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Arusha National Park Tour

Located approximately a 40 minute-drive away from Arusha, Arusha National Park offers a multitude of attractions for all age groups and interests. This half-day tour allows you to soak up the park’s top attractions: the lakes, the forest, and the spectacular Ngurdoto crater.

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Mount Kilimanjaro Hike

Hike Africa's tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Arusha’s Tarangire National Park

Ride along for an unforgettable tour of Tarangire National Park.

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Visit to Amani Children’s Home and Mshiri Village

Witness how the Amani Children’s Home in Moshi is changing the lives of street children. The home gives children a safe place to stay with educational and emotional support. See the new school built with donor help.

Places to Visit

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Lake Natron

Lake Natron is home to some wildlife, you might see the occasional giraffe or zebra but this is not the main reason to come here. Instead visit this area for its remoteness, scenery and for an interesting route into the back of Loliondo.

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Meserani Snake Park

Snake Park commonly known as "Meserani Snake park" is located 25kms western of Arusha city. A tour at Meserani will take you through Maasai Cultural museum and learning various venomous and non venomous snakes in the world including vipers, crocodiles and many more to see. You could also get the chance to hold snake (non venomous) take some photos while moving on your hands.

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Ngurdoto Crater

Ngurdoto Crater is a volcanic crater in Arusha Region, Tanzania. The crater is 3.6 km (2.2 mi) in diameter at its widest and 100 metres (110 yd) deep. Ngurdoto Crater is surrounded by forest whilst the crater floor is a swamp. It is located in Arusha National Park.

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