TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
This is among the National parks in Tanzania that shouldn’t miss on any tourism package, it derived the name from Tarangire river which crosses the park and acts as a source of water to the wildlife. The park has diversity of species and mostly in dry season, thousands of animals concentrate here.
The eco system is defined by the wildebeest migration where many wildebeest and Zebras migrate in search of water and pasture. Among the animals in the park include, wildebeest, zebras, dik dik, lions, leopards’ olive baboons and etc. Over 550 species of birds can be seen in Tarangire this makes it a perfect place for birding trips.
The park is also famous for the termite mounds that dot the landscape. Those that have been abandoned are often home to dwarf mongoose. The land scape is composed of rivers valley, swamps, Acacia woodland seasonally flooded grassland and etc.
What to see and do in Tarangire National Park
The game drive in Tarangire national park is so rewarding. Expect to see animals like elephants, lions, leopards, wild dog, and etc. Enjoy the vegetation and the unique Baobab tree.
Enjoy more wildlife and vegetation on foot in Tarangire national park, this is done by an experienced guide who knows very well the rewarding trails and also knowledgeable about the area.
Tarangire National Park is a home to 550 species of birds, this makes the park an ideal place for bird enthusiasts. Look out for species like purfow, hornbills, guinea fowl, brown parrots, bee eater, mouse birds and etc.
Cultural encounters are common in Tanzanian National parks. This involves visiting the local people around, interact with them, enjoy their traditional songs, dance, seeing local art, visiting their homestead, demonstration and etc.
Best time to visit Tarangirei national park
Tarangire National Park is best visited in the dry season months, during this period, the trails are passible, dusty and not muddy, but during rainy season, the trails are muddy. This is because of the loose Volcanic soil that it dusty during dry season and muddy during rainy season. The park can be visited all year round though a 4×4 safari jeep is highly recommended.
Our Hand Picked Luxury Camps In Tarangire National Park
Acacia Tarangire Luxury camp
The camp offers quality services to visitors, located centrally in Tarangire National Park, the park has 13 safari tents including special honey moon suite. Attractions around the camp include the baobab tree, the dot land scape and etc. The tents are specious, with veiled beds and beautiful views of the land scape, restaurant, ensuit bathrooms, barbeque, WIFI, bon fire, flashing toilets, baby cot and many more
Elewana Tarangire Tree Tops
This sits serenely on the border of Tarangire National Park in Tanzania, this is a beautiful place, visible in the eyes for those coming at Tarangire. Tarangire Tree tops is truly and beautiful place and a perfect base for many activities in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire tree tops is comprised of 20 rooms elevated above the ground affording views over the topes of surrounding the marula baobab trees.
Sanctuary swala camp
Located in Tarangire national park, sanctuary swala camp offers a very exclusive safari experience, the land scape and the eco system of the place is unique, enjoy the baobab trees, acacia, swamps and etc. The camp has twelve luxurious Canvas pavilions all shaded by acacia trees and with views over the water hole. Sanctuary swala Camp can be a perfect base for most of the activities in Tarangire like game drives, walking safaris, sun downers, bush breakfasts, picnics and etc.
Our Most selling Trips That Include Tarangire National Park
The 9 days Tanzania northern circuit wildlife safari takes you to the famous Northern circuit parks with most of the time delegated to following and viewing the great Serengeti migration.