Arusha national park is one of the smallest park which has large number of wild animals,The park is very close to the population of Arusha citizens.
The park was established in 1960,it covers an area of 137km2.The park located north of Tanzania northeast of Arusha town
The Arusha national park divided into three major parts which are
i) Ngurudoto crater which has 150m deep with diameter of 3 kilometers wide.
iii) MountMeru non active volcano which has 4560m high.
Arusha national park major attractions includes
Ngurudoto crater, Mount Meru, Lake Momela, there are varieties of Water birds such as flamingos, pelicans, plovers, herons, cormorants, ducks, geese ,storks and much more. Large number of wild animals like buffalo, giraffe, leopard, zebra, black and white colobus monkeys and many more.
The distance from Arusha town to the park entrance is 32 kilometers which is like 45min drive.