Ngongongare gate in Arusha Park
Altitude: 1400 m.a.m.s.l.
One of the entrance gates into Arusha national park that is located on its south eastern border. It serves as a TANAPA administrative checkpoint where permits for entering the park may be obtained or checked – with several facilities on site such as TANAPA offices, toilets, information displays a cafe and a souvenir shop.
What to do there ? Get information about the park – including fees, permits, maps, locations, and available activities. There are TANAPA offices there from where you could pay for permits – though at the time of writing, most payments are done by well recognised electronic debit or credit cards.
The gate is also a checkout point and where you could obtain rangers or guides to accompany you.
Location of Ngongongare gateNgongongare gate is located a short distance inside the south eastern border of Arusha national park, far from the rainforest that is characteristic of the park. Just a few minutes up north is the mini Serengeti – a small field where animals graze in the mornings. For more information on this location, please see the map below.
How to get there ? From the city of Arusha or Moshi, there are passenger buses that go through the park – all the way to Momella, a small town north of the park; However these do not stop inside the park. Alternatively, you could either use any kind of private, rental or tours and travel vehicle – with the journey there from the Arusha – Moshi highway taking about 20 minutes.
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