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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is famous for holding the most seasonal attraction. The rolling area occupies an area of 2850 square km.

Established –1970

Size- 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 square miles)

Location: Northern Tanzania near Arusha

With a lot of migratory movement, Tarangire National Park is famous for holding the most seasonal attraction. The rolling area occupies an area of 2850 square km. The park got its name from the beautiful Tarangire River. The vegetation of the park is much greener with vast grass lands and acacia woodlands.

Tarangire is a part of the bigger ecosystem. The animals seen in the park differ as the season differs. The dry season is the perfect time to witness the game gathering in the river ecosystem. So June to October is considered the best time for wild viewing. Here the most attractive is the big number of elephants, wildebeests and zebras. Whether the season is wet or dry mobs of elephants can be easily seen in the park.

In addition to this other animals also exist in plenty like impalas, eland, buffalo and giraffes, Bohor reedbuck, Thompson’s gazelle, greater and lesser kudu and hartebeests. On really some rare occasions, the common usual gerenuk and fringe –eared Oryx are also seen. Tarangire also harbours a few black rhinos.

Among the predators leopards, lions, hyenas, and cheetah seem to be popular within the southern open areas. The wild dogs are seen rarely in Tarangire.

Tarangire is also home to nearly 500 species of birds. Among which the most famous are the lovebirds that are yellow collared, Kori bustard,  the stocking-thighed ostrich, the shy starlings are in plenty and widespread in Tanzania.

Tarangire National Park At A Glance

Enjoy a good facts - here are a few useful ones about Tarangire National Park

Tarangire Nationl Park is the best for all round the year. But still dry season (June to October) is good to encounter sheer number of wild animals.

Witness a lot of migratory movement of elephants joined with other animals with greater Tarangire ecosystem.

Many chances to explore plenty of wildlife like zebras, searching for underground streams in the dry river beds, flocks of up to about 300 elephants and many more.

Enjoy spotting a large batch of colorful and exclusive bird species.

Adults (16+ years)- $60 USD

Children (5-16 years)- $20 USD

Children (0-5 years)-free

Hiking

Game Drive

Forest walks

Picnicking

Birdwatching

Cultural Trips

Like other national parks, travelling to Tarangire National Park is also safe. Although some health concerns are necessary to follow like mosquito repellent with at least 30% DEET, antimalaria medication and covering the skin during the evening time.

Most importantly you need to follow the instructions of your guide in your whole trip.

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