A diverse and picturesque African wildlife sanctuary. During the annual dry season (Aug to Oct) the Tarangire river is the only permanent water in the area and the park attracts a huge concentration of animals. Tarangire is also noted for its baobab trees, splendid vistas of rolling savannah and acacia woodland.
Arusha – Tarangire National Park – Arusha
Travel time: 2 ½ hours – 2 ½ hours
Distance: 130 km – 130 km
After breakfast you are met by our professional tour guide/driver, who will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which we travel east to the Tarangire National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon we depart for Arusha where we will end our safari adventure.