Tarangire National Park can be reached by road from Arusha. The journey from Arusha takes around 120km/2 hours drive.
Daily scheduled flights are available to Tarangire National Park from Arusha and Dar es Salaam with Auric Air, Coastal Aviation, and Precision Air.
Most animals will head towards the Tarangire River to stay hydrated during this time, giving travellers excellent game viewing opportunities.
What makes Tarangire special and unique is its vast elephant herds and iconic baobab trees that can survive up to 2,500 years.
The park also features many games, particularly during the dry season.
Malaria is something to be considered when visiting Tarangire National Park. Due to its hot climate, we recommend you bring and apply insect repellent with DEET to protect you.
While accommodations offer the necessary nets, we also ask you to be vigilant.
Though this national park is not as popular as its famous neighbors, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, it’s worth the visit.
This park is absolutely for you, especially if you love elephants!
There are many reasons why Tarangire is a must-visit park. It houses the iconic baobab trees and vast elephant herds. It is also a birders’ paradise with 495 bird species.
June through October are the best time to visit the park since these months are the dry season months.
Most animals go toward the Tarangire River to keep themselves hydrated during this time.
Tarangire is in northern Tanzania, south of Lake Manyara National Park, and not far from Arusha.
It’s worth it! You’ll have an unobstructed view of wildlife freely roaming the vast plains.
During the mini-wildlife migration, Tarangire houses many animals, particularly over 250,000. This includes wildebeests, zebras, spotted hyenas, elephants, giraffes, and much more.
The park is 75 km away from Lake Manyara and takes around 2 hours of driving to reach it.
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