Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is the sixth-largest national park in Tanzania, with 2,600 sq. The park’s name originates from the Tarangire river that crosses through the park, being the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons.

The park is famous for its massive number of elephants, baobab trees, leopards and lions. Along the banks of the Tarangire river, you will find herds of wildebeests and zebras, followed by grant’s gazelles, Thomson’s gazelles and many others.

Why Visit Tarangire National Park

  • Essentially all animals of the East Africa Plain can be seen.
  • A large herd of Elephants
  • Spectacular natural beauty – savanna landscape, majestic baobabs, river valleys

What to Do:

  • Game drive safaris
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Day trips to Maasai and Barabaig villages

Getting There:

  • An easy drive from Arusha
  • Scheduled and Charter flights

Best Time to Visit:

Year-round but dry season (June – September) for sheer numbers of animals.