Tarangire National Park: Once in East Africa and looking for a thrilling safari destination to have the most exciting safari adventure sightseers can get to have a visit at the exceptional Tarangire national park which is located in Tanzania in the Manyara region.

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park was named after the Tarangire river which transverses through the national park and this is one of the most unique features in the national park that ranks the national park as a super excellent destination to carry out any kind of safari activity in the national park.

Tarangire River is a source of fresh water for animals in Tarangire park and this makes the national park home to numerous wildlife, especially during the dry season as the animals in search of water and food for themselves get to make park a refuge.

The park covers an area of 2,850 square kilometers and was established in 1970 as a national park for the safekeeping of the various attractions that were found in the national park for future generations to behold.

Tarangire national park has diverse attractions and these comprise wildlife: (zebras, leopards, cheetahs, cape buffalo, waterbuck, giraffe, impala, wildebeest, gazelles, eland, olive baboon, lion, African wild dog, Fringe-eared Oryx, honey badger, warthog). The park is an acknowledged habitat for large herds of elephants.

The national park is also home to numerous bird species which ranks it s a great birding destination as well as it has bird species such as hornbills, brown parrots, hammerkops, kori bustards, yellow-necked spurfowl, bee-eaters, ostrich, helmeted guinea fowl, African grey flycatcher, striped swallows, Northern white-crowned shrike, crested francolin.

Safari activities

While at the national park, sightseers get to be engaged in numerous safari activities that rank the national park as a pure safari destination to explore any kind of wildlife safari in East Africa below are some of the safari activities that can be carried out in the national park.

Bird watching

This is a sought for safari activity in the national park that various sightseers love to be engaged in as they get to explore the national park as get to spot the various birds that mostly occupy the savannah plains and the woodlands.

Game viewing

The national park is home to various game and sight sightseers can get to sightsee these endangered species as they carry out game viewing activities in the national park they catch sight of the animals at the Tarangire River as they show up in need of fresh water.

Tarangire National Park
Game watching

Cultural visit to the village of the Maasai

Visitors can get to visit the Maasai village which surely gives sightseers an opportunity to learn about their unique culture, dressing, and traditional dance making the visit to the national park even more interesting and exciting for those that visit the national park as they get to learn more about the culture of the people in the near societies.

Nature walks

Sightseers with the help well-trained safari guides can carry out nature walks through the national park as they get to view numerous bird species and tree species in the national park sightseers use trails in the Park for a walk to get an impressive scenic view of the natural environment.

Accommodation facilities in Tarangire National Park

While at the Park sightseers can have numerous safari accommodations to opt for as their resting points and these range from budget, mid-range to luxury accommodations these can include; Baobab Tented Camp, Balloon Camp Tarangire, Boundary Hill Lodge, Tarangire Simba Lodge, Tarangire Treetops, Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp

How to get to Tarangire National Park

For sightseers interested in visiting the national park they can get to Fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport 46km from Arusha or Julius Nyerere International Airport. then from Arusha to Tarangire.

Other sightseers may decide to travel by road from Arusha to Tarangire which is a two-hour drive approximately or even choose to go through a tour company.

The best time to visit Tarangire National Park

The tourist destination can best be visited during the dry season when a large number of wildlife are seen at Tarangire River for fresh water and this is in June to October.

For more information about Tarangire national park sightseers can get in contact with our trusted tour consultants for safari bookings and inquiries.

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