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Arusha travel guide

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You're Going to Love Arusha

Arusha sits in expansive volcanic land in the foothills of Mount Meru. Viewing Arusha simply as a safari destination is not doing it justice, as it offers superb views of Kilimanjaro, beautiful scenery, and amazing architecture. Whether you're traveling on a budget or have some money to splurge, Arusha has something for everyone.

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When to Visit Arusha

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High season in Arusha falls between June to September, when you can easily spot wild animals. The driest season is from June through October, while the long rainy season begins from March to May.

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How to Get to Arusha

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Where to Stay in Arusha

Luxurious lodges in and around the city offer stunning scenery and a world-class standard of accommodation; Arusha Hotel and Impala Hotel are some of the hotels located in the center of the town.

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Shopping Streets

Arusha offers a wealth of traditional artifacts between India Road and the Clock Tower. Explore the Central Market, which boasts an array of African curios and Maasai blankets at a reasonable price.

Groceries and Other

Arusha has big supermarket brands like Nakumatt and Clock Tower Supermarkets that provide a wide range of fresh and organic produce. You can also visit the Central Market for some groceries. A week of groceries will cost you TZS 250,000.

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Where to Eat in Arusha

Visit Africafe coffee house for amazing coffee, burgers, salads, and delicious pastries. Visit the Café Bamboo restaurant for Indian, Western, and traditional African dishes. Lunch will cost you TZS 50,000 and dinner typically in the range of TZS 100,000.