Tarangire national park

Tarangire National Park in Tanzania located in Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season. The Tarangire Ecosystem is defined by the long-distance migration of wildebeest and zebras. During the dry season, thousands of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet-season dispersal and calving areas.

It covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 square miles.) The landscape is composed of granitic ridges, river valley, and swamps. Vegetation is a mix of Acacia woodland, Combretum woodland, seasonally flooded grassland, and baobab trees.tarangireAlso, home of big Elephants, Baobabs and the wonderful spectacle of the African savanna, the Tarangire!, and the meeting point for the mightiest component of the wilderness is here where the magnificent herd of African Elephants to be found in northern Tanzania are to be found. 

With it is a mercy-like river the Tarangire river life is spectacular during the dry season when the migratory ungulates come back to the permanent waters of that river with the exceptional diversity of birdlife. Day after day of cloudless skies. The fierce sun sucks the moisture from the landscape, baking the earth a dusty red, the withered grass as brittle as straw.

The Tarangire River has shriveled to a shadow of its wet season self. But it is choked with wildlife. Thirsty nomads have wandered hundreds of perched kilometers knowing that here, always, there is water. Locate at the distance of 75 miles southwest of Arusha, the park is accessible throughout the year.

Tarangire is the best park for day trips but also for combined tours to the other national park in the northern tourism circuit in Tanzania. For accommodation, Tarangire is the homestay for many tourists as it offers accommodations range from camping , hotels and best lodges within and outside of the park. BOOK NOW