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Located in Tanzania :: Tanzania  :: Arusha
Category: Places :: City

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Arusha city, a large and busy city, with its 270,485 inhabitants in Northern Tanzania is the capital of the Arusha Region, close to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro and Arusha National Park. Banks like Barclays and Standard Chartered could possibly give you cash and accept international visa cards.

Contact
Address :  Tanzania
Host Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Vodacom. Airtel. Tigo. Zantel

Destination Information
Police Hospital Doctor Tourist Information Office Petrol Diesel Gas Refill Shops Shopping Centre Bank ATM Foreign Exchange Internet Cafe Lodging Camping Butchery Bakery Liquor Restaurant Pharmacy Airport Car Rental Tyre Repair Tyre Sales Mechanical Repair Towing Service
Facilities :  Tour Services
Petrol Type :  Super

Facilities
Other Facilities :  Sports Club. Carwash. Auto Dealer. Auto Spares. Auto Specialist Service. Depot. Bar/s. Fast Food. Battery Services. Specialist Mechanical Services.

Activities
Game Viewing Game Drives Hiking Trails Guided Walks Mountain Biking Horse Trails Fishing Swimming Canoeing Bird Watching
Night Drives, Camel Rides, Golf
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

ARUSHA TO IRINGA:
This is possible, and can take about 13 hours solid driving.

BANKING:
The banks in town are Standard, Barclays, Exim, CRDB, NBC, NMB.

HEALTHCARE:
There is a clinic. Hospitals are the Selian Hospital, AAR clinic, and Aga Khan hospital.

NGORONGORO:
You may want to spend a morning in Arusha gathering information and completing the formalities to enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You have to pass through this area if you wish to enter the Serengeti from the east, and you have to pay separate entry fees in each area per person and per vehicle.

It’s possible to pay using a credit card at the entrance gate for the Serengeti, but not so for Ngorongoro, where you have to deposit the required fees into their bank account, which details you get at the Ngorongoro office in Arusha. Then upon presenting the deposit slip at the Ngorongoro office in Karatu, the last village before Ngorongoro, one is issued with a Ngorongoro Card to be presented at the entrance gate.

SERVICES IN TOWN:
There are many internet café's and tour services in town.

SHOPS:
The Shoprite is very well stocked. Friendly and efficient staff. Driving through the centre of town along the main road, can take very long. Use the bypass instead, it will be much quicker.

SPEED LIMITS:
50km in town and there are usually police everywhere.

TRANSPORT SERVICES:
There are bus Terminal/s.


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“Arusha is a large and very busy city. Using the bypass will take less time than driving through the centre of town along the main road.” - Mietsie Visser, 2013/03/04

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