ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK.
Arusha National Park is one of the most beautiful and spectacular parks in Tanzania and one of the few you're allowed to walk in (accompanied by a ranger). It has all the features of Ngorongoro crater, Serengeti and Mt. Kilimanjaro and supports a wide range of flora and fauna. Main features are;Ngurdoto crater (inhabited by herds of zebra). The Mamelo lakes- shallow and alkaline inhabited by a variety of wader birds; particularly flamingos. Mt. Meru, is 4556m, snow capped and rivals Kilimanjaro. It is a mixture of lush forest and bare rocks and has a spectacular crater. On its eastern side is a sheer cliff face, which rises over 1500m and is one of the tallest of its kind in the world. Animals seen are zebra, waterbuck, Reedbuck, buffalo, hippopotamus, elephants, rhinos, hyena, mangoose, dik-dik, warthog, baboon, velvet colobus monkey and leopard.