Being one of the most seasonal parks in northern Tanzania, Tarangire has a lot of migratory movement which is quite spectacular for the lovers of wildlife and adventure.
During the dry season, there are unimaginable herds of animals that are attracted to the Tarangire River, the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem.
The national park also gets its name from the Tarangire River which crosses the park and is a permanent feature.
It covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 square miles.)
Why visit Tarangire National Park?
Tarangire is popularly known for its high density of elephants and baobab trees. Visitors coming during the dry season can expect to get good views of large herds of zebra, wildebeest and cape buffalo among many others including predators such as the lion.
Tarangire is also home to some unique gifts of nature; the world’s oldest known elephant to give birth to twins is found right here in Tarangire. In the year 2015, a giraffe that is white due to leucism was spotted in the park.
The park is a haven for bird enthusiasts, boasting of over 550 bird species. The park is also famous for the termite mounds that dot the landscape. Those that have been abandoned are often home to dwarf mongoose.
Hurry, come and join us as we explore the different forms of flora and landscapes of Tarangire National Park ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating fauna.
- Safari Game drives aboard 4×4 vehicles
- Hot Air Baloon Safaris
- Walking & Horse riding on the nearby private and non-profit conservancies.
The park is located in the south east of the Manyara Region.
An easy drive from Arusha or Lake Manyara following a surfaced road to within 7km (four miles) of the main entrance gate.