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Arusha Travel Guide, Tanzania

Arusha, Tanzania - Overview: Safari Capital of East Africa

Arusha is a safari capital of East Africa. The city is an industrial and administrative centre of commerce and trade. A vast number of safari companies, lodgings and shopping centers are the major attractions of the town. The pleasant sights and the temperate climate make it the best city of Africa and worth for tourists to explore.

It is one of the fastest developing cities of Africa. The safari in national parks is something that you can’t miss.


Arusha is situated between Cape Town and Cairo and below Mount Meru, where you can find the very famous Arusha National Park.


Along with amazing wildlife, breathtaking sights and natural beauty, the lively music of Arusha demonstrates the rich culture of the town. The yearly fiesta, held by a few Tanzanian corporate sponsors, is one of the major attractions for tourists from all over the world. The performers like Shaggy and Ja Rule of the city are renowned for their outstanding talent. The Arusha Nane Nane Agricultural show is organized every year when peasants and stakeholders share their knowledge. This show attracts millions of people every year. Again, the fantastic nightlife of Arusha is something that would not let you go away from the city. The nightclubs are Colobus Club and the Blue Triple 'A'.


· Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha Coffee Lodge offers very descent lodging in the heart of nature where you can expect great peace and food. The lodge is located very near to the airport that ensures smooth commuting.

· Moivaro Coffee Estate

If you are interested in Kilimanjaro climbs, then you should undoubtedly stay in this lodge. The simply designed rooms and extravagant views are something that would convince you to stay for a long period in the city. The fees charged are also quite affordable.

· Mountain Village

This fabulous lodging situated around the coffee plantation offers good accommodation. You can enjoy mountain biking and canoeing in Duluti Lake that is near the lodging. The rooms with wide windows, the excellent food and beverages of Mountain village will make your stay a very pleasant one.

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