181. Arusha, Tanzania
The amazing thing about Arusha is that its very lush and green. Then you drive to the city’s outskirt and its bone dry. You love the contrast as well as seeing and hearing Maasi people in the natural habitat.
Arusha is located in Tanzania near Mount Kilimanjaro in the northeastern part of Tanzania.
How To Get Here
The closest major airport is the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Then take a local transport into the city of Arusha.
The following airlines has service to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO):
Air France (AF), Arikenya (P2), British Airways (BA), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), East African Safari Air Express (B5), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), FastJet Tanzania LTD (FN), Fly Air (F2), FlyDubai (FZ), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Kenya Airways (KQ), Precision Air (PW), Qatar Airways (QR), Regional Air (8N), Rwandair Express (WB) and Turkish Airlines (TK).
The other local airport is Arusha Airport (ARK).
The following airlines has service to Arusha Airport (AKR).
Auric Air (UI), Precision Air (PW) and Regional Air (8N).
The Riverside Shuttle Bus goes from Nairobi, Kenya to Arusha. There are also other local transportation that serves the route as well as other neighboring cities.
If you are already in the region, renting a car is a great option as you can explore on your own. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
By Shared Ride
Where To Stay
There are many hotels in Arusha. Some of them cater to conferences as well.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There are lots of places to eat here. You may also go to the local market.
What To Do
Most people who come to Arusha, come for trekking to nearby Mount Kilimanjaro. There’s also the Arusha National Park which has its own gaming as well. There are also several neighboring Safari options.
Check out the downtown area as well to get a flavor for the local life in Arusha.
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==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.
Language Spoken: Swahili and English
Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
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