Safari to Tarangire National Park; Tarangire National Park is one of Tanzania’s generally famous and most loved vacationer locations, situated in the Manyara area of the country’s northern circuit. The Park is named after the renowned Tarangire River, which goes through it. The Park has a surface size of 2,850 square kilometers, making it one of Tanzania’s biggest public parks. Tanzania National Parks Authority oversees Tarangire National Park, which draws in roughly 150,000 guests every year.
While migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, and eland swarm the dwindling lagoons, herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the parched river bed for subsurface streams. Tarangire has the highest concentration of animal species outside of the Serengeti habitat, making it a feast for predators and it’s the only area in Tanzania where dry-country antelope like the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk can be found.
Things to do and see in Tarangire National Park
Game Drives in Tarangire National Park
Our completely qualified aides and specially altered 4×4 safari vehicles will give you the best conceivable day-by-day experience on game drives, which are the significant movement of your safari. There are three periods of game drive in the Tarangire National Park – Morning game drives start at 6 am, evening game drives that start at 2 pm and night game drives that start at 8 pm.
Morning Game Drive in Tarangire National Park
Morning game drives in the Tarangire National Park usually start at 6 am, visitors to this park on a morning game drive will be able to see nocturnal animals like lions, leopards, and other animals like wildebeests, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, elephants, giraffe, jackal, warthog, olive baboons among others.
Afternoon Game Drive
Afternoon game drives are another wildlife watching activity available to visitors in Tarangire national park on their safari. Elephants, zebras, giraffes, elands, antelopes, and other wildlife species are seen during this time of day are fewer than those seen during morning game viewing activities since the animals seek shelter and rest in the afternoon.
Night Game Drive
Night game drive in Tarangire National Park usually start at 8 pm and takes about 2 hours, and during night game drive in the Park, visitors will be able to see nocturnal animals like lions, leopards, hyenas, jackals, bush babies, bat-eared fox, aardvark, caracal, genet, nightjar, honey badgers, wild dogs, serval cats among others.
Birding in Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is home to over 500 bird species, making it a great location for Tanzanian birding excursions. Pygmy Falcon, African hoopoe, black-headed heron, African marsh harrier, open billed stork, lilac-breasted roller, ostrich, red-billed hornbill, black-necked weaver, white-faced whistling duck, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, northern white-crowned shrike, woodland kingfisher, bateleurs eagles, lappet-faced vultures, brown parrots, hornbills, grey crowned crane, Kori bustards, plovers, and many more bird species have been seen in the park. Woodland, swamp, and water birds all enjoy a safe habitat in the national park.
Day trips to the Maasai Community
In Tarangire National Park, social encounters are finished with the Maasai nearby local area. Visiting the Maasai community group permits guests to have a superior comprehension of this traveling pastoralist ethnic local area and their way of life. Directed nature strolls are among the different exercises accessible at the Tarangire National Park.
Best time to visit Tarangire National Park
The dry season, from June to October – is the best time to visit Tarangire National Park for spectacular wildlife viewing. Because the grass is shorter, wildlife species may be seen more easily, and wildlife species congregate around water sources to drink.
Tarangire National Park is a year-round wildlife viewing site, so visitors may observe a variety of wildlife and enjoy the landscape throughout the park at any time of the year.