Arusha town is the Safari base town in Northern Tanzania. This is where all the classic Safaris in Tanzania starts so it is the gateway town to Safari in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania.
A small town of approximately one million inhabitants Arusha town is the Capital of the Arusha region; one of the most popular and inhabited regions of Tanzania. The region is bordered by Kilimanjaro region.
The Population of the town is mostly cosmopolitan with Africans being the majority. The major religion is Christianity with a small percentage of Muslims and Hindus from mostly the Arab and Indian communities.
Attractions in Arusha Town, Tanzania
The most famous features of Arusha town is the Clock tower that is the Center of Africa and midway of the highway from Capetown to Cairo.
Another most important landmark is the Arusha International Center that habours the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwandas Genocide.
Others are The Museum; Arusha declaration and the Mount Meru. Arusha town is located on the foot of Mount Meru and has very stunning views of the mountain from the middle of the town.
Apart from the city tour it self, we also have a variety of activities that we offer in the outskirts of the town. Some of the tours that we can offer from Arusha town as half day or full day tours include, Ilkidinga Cultural Tour, A Cultural tour of Mulala Village, a Day tour to Monduli Juu ( maasai village) or the Songota water falls tour. We also offer day tours from Arusha to near by national parks like the Arusha National Park, The Tarangire National Park, and the Ngorongoro Crater which is 3 hours away from Arusha town.
We offer a city tour as a complimentary service to all clients coming back from safaris in the northern Tanzania, provided that time is on your side. Please ask our safari experts if you want us to take you on a short tour of Arusha town.