Unforgettable Arusha breaks

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Arusha destination guide

Arusha is one of Tanzania's most developed and fastest growing towns. Its altitude gives the city a pleasant climate and lush green environment. Arusha boasts a colourful array of street markets, museums, craft shops, Makonde carving workshops, street cafes, its many restaurants and bars ensure you experience a special gastronomic break in Tanzania. Arusha is more a necessary stopover before a safari than a real holiday destination but it has plenty to offer for those who are prepared to see beyond their air-conditioned safari trucks and fully-equipped hotel rooms.


If you are planning to spend a few days in the city make sure you set aside some time to explore Arusha National Park which offers an unrivalled diversity of safari experiences due to the three distinct ecological zones of its composition. This small but pretty reserve is home to black-and-white monkeys, giraffe, zebra and buffalo. It even has its own crater with wonderful views across the caldera from its lip as well as shallow alkaline lakes that attract a variety of waterfowl. This park is the perfect place to enjoy the best nature getaway in Tanzania.

On your next trip to Tanzania, head to this unique city, visit its surroundings and let yourself be enchanted by this place on your luxury outdoors escape in Arusha.


Arusha has a wide variety of restaurants and informal eating places, with a predominance of Indian cuisine. Here are four recommended restaurants not to be missed.

  1. Onsea House - This amazing restaurant serves Belgian and French food with an African touch.
  2. The Blue Heron - Relax in the beautiful garden and enjoy delicious Italian inspired dishes
  3. Mexican Cafe - The first and only Mexican restaurant in Arusha serving mouth-watering fare.
  4. The Milimani Lodge - This restaurant caters to your needs and serves the best steak in town.

Tanzanian culture is known for its ethnic and cultural diversity. Here are four recommended cultural attractions:

  1. Natural History Museum - The museum, in the old German boma (district), has fossils and old photos in its collection.
  2. Cultural Heritage Centre - The centre presents crafts and artefacts from hundreds of tribes both local and from other parts of Africa.
  3. UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda - Observe the proceedings of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda which take place Monday to Thursday.
  4. Arusha Declaration Museum - This museum boasts an interesting display on postcolonial Tanzanian history.

The most popular attraction in Arusha is the wildlife. Here are five recommended things to do while travelling there.

  1. Ngurdoto Crater - This verdant crater provides a natural sanctuary for elephants, buffalo and monkeys.
  2. Usambara Mountains - These mountains are a lovely getaway to escape the city where you can admire awesome chameleons and great panoramas.
  3. Ol Doinyo Lengai - It is the only volcano in the world to emit "cool" fluid lava.
  4. Meserani Snake Park - You can see many different species of snakes in this park including green and black mamba.

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