The Untamed Wilderness
Experience the pristine and rugged beauty of Tarangire National Park, the hidden gem of Tanzania’s northern safari circuit. Sprawling across approximately 2,850 square kilometers, Tarangire is renowned for its high density of elephants and majestic baobab trees. The park boasts a diverse range of flora and fauna, offering a unique safari experience away from the more crowded tourist hotspots.
Get up close and personal with Africa’s wildlife, including giraffes, lions, and leopards, set against the backdrop of the beautiful, ever-changing landscapes. With its name originating from the Tarangire River, this park serves as the primary source of fresh water for wild animals during the dry seasons, ensuring wildlife spotting opportunities all year round.
Activities and Experiences
- Game Drives: Explore the vast savannah on 4×4 vehicles, guided by expert trackers and naturalists.
- Walking Safaris: Take a stroll in the wild for a thrilling, ground-level perspective of the African bush.
- Bird Watching: With over 500 bird species, Tarangire is a paradise for bird lovers.
- Night Safaris: Discover the park’s nocturnal creatures under the guidance of trained professionals.
- Cultural Visits: Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting nearby Maasai and Barabaig villages.
From luxury lodges with panoramic views to intimate tented camps that bring you closer to nature, Tarangire offers a wide array of accommodations to suit every traveler’s preference and budget.
Best Time to Visit
While wildlife viewing is excellent year-round, the dry season (June to October) provides the best wildlife viewing conditions. The wet season (November to May) is great for bird watching and lush scenery.
You can reach Tarangire National Park by road from Arusha and the Kilimanjaro International Airport, a journey of about 120km that takes approximately two hours.
Plan Your Journey with Rare Africa Travel
Explore the untamed wilderness of Tarangire National Park with Rare Africa Travel, your trusted travel partner. We offer customizable packages tailored to your preferences, ensuring an unforgettable African adventure. Contact us today to start planning your journey into the heart of the African wild.