Best Things To Do in Arusha, Tanzania

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Arusha.

Arusha may not be as popular as other cities in Tanzania, but don’t let that fool you. Arusha is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Arusha.

If you have plans to visit Tanzania and are not sure if Arusha should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Arusha and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Arusha

Here is the list of things to do in Arusha and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Meserani Snake Park

    4.2 (52 Votes)
    Meserani Snake Park


    Address: Duka Bovu, Tanzania

    One of the creepiest things to do in Arusha, very literally the Meserani Snake Park is a great place to visit if you have interests in the terrestrial friends. There are guided tours available here that give utmost enlightenment about the array of snakes here. Some of the highlights of this snake park include the varieties of Egyptian Cobra, the...Read more
  2. The Blue Heron

    4.2 (21 Votes)
    The Blue Heron

    Dine In, Restaurant

    Address: Haile Selassie Rd, Arusha, Tanzania

    The Blue Heron is the perfect blend of a lounge and family restaurant where you can enjoy Paninis, soups, beef tenderloin and smoothies. Sit in the open lawns, enjoy your drink and get engrossed in the freshness of air. The layout of the food is fantastic and the cocktails they serve give an extra kick to the evening. The ambience of the restau...Read more
  3. Serengeti National Park

    4.7 (5 Votes)
    Serengeti National Park


    Address: Tanzania, Arusha

    Serengeti National Park is a nature preserve which provides food and shelter to a number of animals. Before starting the safari the staffs of the preserve provide you with detailed information about the spot. It provides you with cars for your journey. The foods and drinks are also provided by the preserve so that you can fill your tummies. It w...Read more
  4. Lake Natron

    4.3 (3 Votes)
    Lake Natron


    Address: northern Tanzania

    This salt and soda lake near Kenyan border is famous for many reasons. The evaporation rate is very high in and around the lake. Microorganisms in the lake turn the color of the water into the deep red shade. There are also shades of orange in between. The water is super salty here. High soda and salt percentage in the water can start calcifica...Read more
  5. The African Tulip

    4.5 (20 Votes)
    The African Tulip

    Hotel, Leisure

    Address: Serengeti Rd, Arusha 00255, Tanzania

    An elegant and a luxurious hotel which has been designed with a lot of local art and decorated in style according to African tones is an exotic retreat for a perfect holiday. A business centre, bars loaded with the best of wines, swimming pool and a restaurant which offers local as well as international delicacies is what you can look up to dur...Read more
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