Immortalized in the words of Sir Julian Huxley as “a gem amongst parks” Arusha National Park in Tanzania’s northern circuit is a year-round safari attraction. Located in close proximity to towns of Arusha, Moshi, and Kilimanjaro international airport, the park is easily accessible and can be can be explored in a single day and is cut out for day trip safaris.
The topography is exquisite in its diversity, ranging from savannahs to tropical rainforest and the beauty is further accentuated by panoramic vistas which encompass the Momela Lake, Mt. Meru and Ngurdoto Crater. Set under the foothills of Mt. Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain, the park offers a view of the majestic snow-capped Kilimanjaro at a distance. Home to the largest giraffe population in the world, the park is rich in wildlife diversity and is a birding paradise. Besides the white and black Colobus monkeys, the park is also the abode for the zebras, giraffes, dik-dik, klipspringers, occasional lion or leopard and spotted hyena which offer the spectacle of morning and afternoon game drives besides walking safari and canoeing in Small Momella Lake where the hippos are at play.
Africa Amini Life Masai Lodge offers a charming blend of luxury accommodations and Masai traditions. While visiting, you’ll overnight in a luxury Masai boma and are invited to participate in cultural activities such as nature walks, spear throwing competitions, bead work classes, and traditional cooking.