Safari Tarangire National Park
This park hosts the largest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti. Additionally, Its also the sole place in Tanzania where the oryx and gerenuk are regularly spotted. This park is characterised by gigantic Baobab trees, many elephants (home to approximately 2,500 individuals), the Tarangire river and many colorful bird species as more than 550 different bird-species are present). The safaris will take place both around the lifeline, the Tarangire River, and the drier hilly area. From July to October (the dry season) thousands of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet- season dispersal and calving areas. Elephants gathering at the Tarangire River to drink wreak an ideal wide picture! You’re also guaranteed to spot many different animals like leopard, impala, zebra, warthog, eland, buffalo, waterbuck and lion.
Game Drives in Tarangire
(June – October)
Tarangire National Park is popularly known for its numerous gigantic baobab trees and its many herds of elephants; it’s a home to over 2,500 individuals and large herds are regularly viewed. Towards the end of the dry season is the best time to visit the park when animals from the surrounding areas concentrate in large numbers near the Tarangire River as this is the only permanent water source within the area. Although many visitors are anxious about the rain season, this can as well be a great time to visit the park because this is when you get to photograph dramatic skies and fabulous sunsets. Besides, rain showers are usually heavy but short. This allows plenty of time to get out and see animals indulging on the green grass. Lions are common within the park, so are leopard and the ‘laughing’ spotted hyena in smaller numbers. Wild dog sometimes pass through as well.
Best time to visit Tarangire national park?!
June to October is the best times to visit Tarangire National Park when the weather is dry and the animals are more readily found.