Travel and Accommodation


Early booking is strongly suggested as flights, car hire and accommodation are generally in high demand during the event’s period.

Airports and getting around

Arusha is served by two airports. Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) has regular flights to Amsterdam with KLM, and to Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Nairobi. Kilimanjaro Airport is approximately 60km (45min) from the city centre. 

Arusha Municipal Airport (ARK) is on the outskirts of the city but only runs domestic flights, mostly to Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, and charters. 

A taxi ride costs approx. USD50 but prices vary for hotel shuttle services – ensure you pre-book your shuttle with your hotel.

Arusha can be reached by express coach from Nairobi, Dar es Salaam and Kampala with direct services also available from Mwanza, Tanga, Lushoto. 


Situated at the foothills of Mount Meru, the Mount Meru Hotel lies on 9 acres of lush landscape, surrounded by some of Africa’s most breath-taking vistas, rich with a diverse array of wildlife, etched against the fertile slopes of this beautiful mountain. Special hotel rates have been secured for exhibitors and sponsors – please refer to the booking form in this manual.