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Fort Ikoma

  Fort Ikoma – Fort Ikoma is located approximately 22 km. away from the Ikoma Gate of Serengeti National Park. The town is the largest settlement near the headquarters of the park, and thus a useful lodging spot if you wish to tour the National Park. The Germans built Fort Ikoma in 1905 to defend […]

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East African Community

  East African Community (EAC) (Haki Road, Lakilaki Area, Arumeru District, Arusha) – established in 2000 and located near the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the EAC is a regional intergovernmental organization of six partner states: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, […]

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Dr. Robert Koch’s Mansion

  Dr. Robert Koch’s Mansion (Temple Street, Mwanza) – German national Dr. Robert Koch, the Nobel Prize winner in Medicine in 1905 (for inventing the cure for tuberculosis), once lived in Tanzania during the German occupation of the country from the late 1800s until the end of World War I. Dr. Koch was also recognized […]

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Arusha Natural History Museum

Arusha Natural History Museum (Boma Road, Arusha) – this museum (opened in 1987) is housed inside an old German military compound (from 1900) and is divided into three parts. The most interesting explores the origins of humankind, showcasing Tanzania’s rich evolutionary and fossil history. Other displays take visitors through the country’s German colonial area and […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Arusha: Arusha Car Rental & Safaris: +255 782 411 622 Gladiola Safari Car Rental: +255 754 409 437 Mil Adventure Africa: +255 784 954 371 Savannah 4WD: +255 754 897 997 Serena Car Hire & Tours: +255 754 286 066 Shika Tours & Car Hire: […]

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AIM Mall

AIM Mall (Dodoma Road, Highway A104, Arusha) – this is the closest there is to a real shopping mall in Arusha. Along with various retailers (from electronics to apparel, jewelry, etc.), there’s a food court offering various types of cuisines, a movie theater, and a kids play area.

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And Beyond Klein’s Camp

And Beyond Klein’s Camp (Lobo, Serengeti National Park) — located in the northern Serengeti in a 10,000 hectare private sanctuary bordering Serengeti National Park to the west, Klein’s Camp is set on the edge of the Kuka Hills overlooking the wildebeest and zebra migration corridor linking the Serengeti and the Masai Mara in Kenya. It […]

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Arusha

Arusha (town) – the Tanzanian city of Arusha, whose population is over 400,000, is the capital of the Arusha Region and a hub for the area’s tourism. Arusha is within driving distance of eco-tourist destinations, like Mount Meru, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park, and Mount Kilimanjaro. Arusha has also earned its place […]

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And Beyond Grumeti Serengeti

And Beyond Grumeti Serengeti (Serengeti National Park) — Located in the remote Western Corridor of the Serengeti, “And Beyond Grumeti” Lodge provides a private Serengeti experience with exclusive game viewing in some of the most secluded parts of Africa’s most famous game reserve. At its restaurant, local and international meals can be enjoyed on an […]

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Arusha Declaration Museum

Arusha Declaration Museum (Makongoro Road by Uhuru Roundabout, Arusha) – this museum celebrates the country’s independence from British colonialism in 1961. It also highlights Tanzanian leader Julius Nyerere’s 1967 declaration calling for African self-reliance, socialism, and ujamaa (familyhood) — the philosophy that would guide Tanzania’s national development. The museum also chronicled the country’s colonial era […]