Flight route from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Arusha (ARK)

Arusha is in the Northern part of Tanzania and this place is particularly known for the best national parks and the tourist attractions for which the country is known. The Serengeti, Arusha, Ngorongoro, Manyara National Parks as well as Mount Kilimanjaro are all accessed through Arusha.

How long will it take?

The distance between both the airports is about 500 km. The complete flight route takes an average of 1 hour and 35 minutes to complete. The road travel is another option, but it is something that tourists are not very fond of. The road travel is about 714 km and takes about 14 hours and 53 minutes to complete. You need to start by reaching Dar es Salaam by ferry and then heading over to Arusha by car or bus.

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Great flight views

It is important to make sure that you never miss your flight at all. You will get to see the most beautiful sights and the overview will just fascinate you. You can see the trade boats sailing and the Tanzanian beaches presenting a spectacular view. Pemba Island and the city of Pangani are clearly visible at the right side of the plane. The plains of Kenya and the Tsavo National Park are some of the additional perks of this route the view of which you can enjoy as you near the end of the flight. As you approach Arusha you will see the Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest free standing mountain, and which is known for its hiking trails. It is a major and most popular tourist attraction.

Arusha Airport

Arusha Airport is the one that serves the area. The greater Arusha Region is served by this airport. Arusha is the capital of the region where this airport is located. Extensive renovations and work are in progress to expand the capacity of the airport. The terminal building and an apron are currently under construction. There is no plan to extend the runway.

The Tanzanian Airports Authority is currently taking care of the airport and the expansion service that is underway. The International Air Transportation Authority code for this airport is ARK and the ICAO code is HTAR.

Arusha attractions

Themi Falls Leisure Park is located just outside Arusha and provides ample opportunities to see the biodiversity in its most natural form. There is a waterfall located within the park. You can hike up the waterfall and enjoy the picturesque views. The best part of this park is that there is a restaurant located where you can relax and enjoy on your way back. From river bed to lush green forest there are ample opportunities for you to make your trip memorable.

Lake Duluti is another important tourist attraction just east of Arusha. The Lake Duluti has a lodge and restaurant which makes it possible for your wine and dine at this secluded place in complete peace. The trails along the lake are simply superb and allow you to capture nature in your camera with its full glory. Arusha is the gateway to the safari parks of Tanzania.

Highlights of Arusha