Commence your safari driving from Arusha City Centre to Karatu highlands passing through the Maasai Steppe. The stunning hilly countryside is filled with several villages and farms. Arusha City is the hub for Northern Circuit Tanzania safari and is positioned at the bottom of majestic Mount Meru. This city is to the East of The Great Rift Valley, enjoys a temperate climate and is home to almost 1.3 million people. It is a beautiful area of Tanzanian culture.