Tarangire National Park – 1 Day Tour
Tarangire National Park - 1 Day Tour
Tarangire National Park, located in northern Tanzania, offers a captivating wildlife experience. With its iconic baobab trees and large elephant herds, it is a must-visit for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.
The park’s diverse ecosystem centers around the Tarangire River, attracting a rich variety of wildlife. During the dry season, game drives become even more thrilling as animals gather closer to the river, providing ample opportunities to witness the predator-prey relationship.
In addition to elephants, Tarangire is home to zebras, giraffes, hyenas, wart-hogs, buffalos, and a range of predators and ungulates. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted with over 550 bird species, including brightly plumaged yellow-necked spurfowls, white-crowned shrikes, and black-necked weavers.
Tarangire National Park’s landscape features vast rolling grasslands, thick acacia bushes, and majestic baobab and palm trees. This picturesque scenery leaves a lasting impression on visitors’ memories.
A visit to Tarangire National Park is a truly rewarding experience, immersing you in the beauty of Tanzania’s wildlife and natural wonders.
Day Trip Itinerary: Tarangire National Park Tour
- Duration: 1 day
- Distance: 210 km
- Duration: 5-6 hours
Depart from Arusha early in the morning (around 6:30 AM) to maximize wildlife viewing opportunities. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Tanzanian countryside, with a knowledgeable guide providing insights about the area and its wildlife.
Arrive at the entrance gate of Tarangire National Park (approximately 2 hours’ drive from Arusha).
Mid-Morning to Afternoon:
Begin your safari adventure as you enter Tarangire National Park, known for its vast elephant herds and diverse wildlife. Embark on game drives in specially adapted 4×4 vehicles, accompanied by an experienced guide who will help spot and identify the abundant wildlife.
Explore the park’s diverse landscapes, including riverine forests, grassy savannahs, and baobab-studded hills. Keep an eye out for Tarangire’s famous residents, such as elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and various bird species.
Take breaks at designated picnic spots within the park to enjoy packed lunches and refreshments (provided by the tour operator).
Continue your game drives, maximizing your chances of encountering more wildlife and capturing amazing photographs. As the day draws to a close, watch the sunset over the park’s breathtaking landscapes, creating a stunning backdrop for wildlife sightings.
Depart from Tarangire National Park and head back to Arusha, arriving in the evening. Return to Arusha and conclude your one-day Tarangire National Park tour, filled with unforgettable wildlife encounters and beautiful scenery.
Note: It’s important to note that the timing and specific activities may vary depending on the tour operator and seasonal factors.
TOUR Price Includes;
- Pick-up at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
- Transfer to a hotel in Arusha and back to the airport
- English speaking guide
- A Land Cruiser 4×4 vehicle with pop up roof safari vehicle
- Mineral water
- Parks entrance fee
- Binocular (1 piece in the car)
Starting price per adult*
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