Reasons to visit Tarangire National Park

Highlights

  1. Tarangire is within a couple of hours' driving of Arusha, and is en route to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, and Serengeti National Park, making it easy to combine with many itineraries.
  2. walking and night game drive options make Tarangire a great choice for people looking to add activities to their game drive safari.
  3. An elephant paradise, currently the elephant population of Tarangire is over 4,000 individuals, a dramatic increase from the 2,500 individuals counted in 2009.
  4. Seasonal migration of wildebeest, zebra, eland, oryx, and greater and lesser kudu (June-October)
  5. Mount Hanang is just 1/30 hours away and provides hiking opportunities on an extinct volcano.
  6. 400 species of bird have been recorded here.
  7. Seasonal migration of wildebeest, zebra, eland, kudu, and dry country wildlife like oryx.

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How long to spend at Tarangire National Park?

Depending on how you want to explore Tarangire, anywhere from one to three days is good, but two days works perfectly.

What is the best time to visit Tarangire National park

Tarangire is a great place to visit at any time of the year. During the rainy season, April to May, the area is prone to morning and afternoon rain showers. The best time to visit is from June to November.

Tarangire accommodation

The accommodation options around Tarangire are very good and with a variety that will suit most pockets. From the very luxurious Mpingo ridge to the wonderful mid-range Tarangire safari lodge, to the well-run campsites such as Camp Amarula are a good preference.

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