Why is Tarangire National Park worth a Visit? Tarangire National Park is located in Tanzania in the Manyara region one of the most famous national parks in the country known for its various attractions which attract thousands to visit the national park and have an exciting safari adventure in the country.

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 The national park is named Tarangire which originated from the Tarangire River and transverses through the park acting as the main source of fresh water for animals in Tarangire Park, especially during the dry season.

The national park covers an area of 2,850 square kilometres and was established in 1970 known for its excessive beauty which is just what every adventurous spirit needs to be able to appreciate mother nature to the fullest.

The Tarangire National Park is home to various wildlife and includes animals such as; zebras, leopards, cheetahs, cape buffalo, waterbuck, giraffes, impala, wildebeest, gazelles, eland, olive baboons, lions, African wild dog, Fringe-eared Oryx, honey badger, warthog also acknowledged being habitat for large herds of elephants and Bird species such as hornbills, brown parrots, hammerkops, kori bustards, yellow-necked spurfowl, bee-eaters, ostrich, helmeted guinea fowl, African grey flycatcher, striped swallows, Northern white-crowned shrike, crested francolin.

Safari activities at Tarangire National Park

Bird watching

The national park is home to various birds making it a great birder’s paradise and this is because Tarangire Park would be a great place to spot a good number of bird species. These occupy mostly the savannah plains and the woodlands. With birds such as; hornbills, brown parrots, hammerkops, kori bustards, yellow-necked spurfowl, bee-eaters, ostrich, helmeted guinea fowl, African grey flycatcher, striped swallows, Northern white-crowned shrike, crested francolin among others.

Game viewing

Game viewing is one of the most famous safari activities carried out at the national park as visitors get to witness a variety of animals and this is best done during the dry season of the year because this is the time animals at the Tarangire River show up in need of freshwater.

Why is Tarangire National Park worth a Visit?
Wildlife in Tarangire National Park

Cultural visit to the village of the Maasai

Visitors can get to visit the Maasai people while on an adventure at the national park giving opportunity to learn about their unique culture, dress, and traditional dance The Maasai are one of the local indigenous tribes that live in Tanzania. The tourists can also purchase handmade local products as souvenirs from the Maasai community.

Nature walks

Visitors can opt for a nature walk into the national park as they get to sightsee close enough to the numerous attractions in the national park and this safari activity can be carried out by well-trained safari guides who will lead you through various trails in the national park and get to see impressive scenic view of the natural environment, Birds and animals.

Accommodation facilities in Tarangire National Park

While at the national park, there are various accommodation facilities that sightseers can opt to use after their adventures and these are ranged in different ranges which include; Budget with accommodations such as; Baobab Tented Camp, Boundary Hill Lodge and Balloon Camp Tarangire. Then others can go for luxury with Tarangire Simba Lodge, Tarangire Treetops and Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp then there is a budget well and all these can be selected according to one’s budget.

The best time to visit Tarangire National Park

The tourist destination can best be visited during the dry season when a large number of wildlife are seen at Tarangire River for fresh water and this is in the months of June to October.

How to get to Tarangire National Park

Getting to the national park can be done using different means of transport and these include; Fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport 46km from Arusha or Julius Nyerere International Airport. There are charter flights from Arusha to Tarangire. Other sightseers can choose to opt to move by road from Arusha to Tarangire which is a two-hour drive approximately

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