Tarangire National Park lies south of Masai ecosystem about 139 km from Arusha town through the great northern highway road. The Park covers an area of about 2,642 sq km and it is the fifth largest National Park in Tanzania.
The park drives its name from Tarangire River which runs along the middle of the park & it is a valuable water source for animals throughout the year. The park lies in a tropical semi arid characterized by prolonged dry season lasting up to seven months. The rainfall regime is bi-modal with the short rain fall between November and January and long rains from March through May. Please see our rates for Day Trip at the end of this page. Also see more of our – Arusha Day Trips & Cultural Tours
Vegetation at Tarangire National Park is mainly consist of larger open grassland with countless acacia trees, tamarind, sausage trees & Giant African baobab trees dwarfing some animal species that feed beneath it.
Tarangire National Park is reputed for its massive herds of elephant entertaining visitors by their habit of browsing & debarking trees. Other animals to be seen include herds of wildebeest, zebra, warthogs, giraffe, gazelles, impala, lion & hyenas, cheetahs & the ever-elusive leopard which sometimes needs trained eye to spot. The three rare species of Great Kudu, Frienged-Eared Oryx & the Ash staling are inhabit this park. The Park is home to thousands of birds, over 400 bird species have been recorded including the rare & migratory one.
Tarangire National Park best time to visit
Yearly around but the period stretches between June to November is the best time for game viewing in Tarangire.
Accommodation at Tarangire National Park are mainly lodges, tented camps and campsite. Lodges & camps at this area are falling into three categories of budget, mid-range & luxury.
Day trip to Tarangire National Park from Arusha the Tourism capital can easily be arranged & are mostly start in the morning from 8:00 hours with driving time of 2.5 hours. The driving is along The Great Northern Highway & across Masai steppe & many villages, packed lunch should be carried during this trip. Our Northern Tanzania safari packages are mostly include this Park.
Private Day Trip to Tarangire National Park Departing Arusha City at 08:00 Hours.
Price Including VAT:-
For 1 person is $ 435
For 2 to 3 person is $ 265 per person
For 4 to 6 Person is $ 185 per person
Starting & ending in Arusha city Tanzania’s Tourism Capital.
Transportation in clean, well maintained 4WD safari Land Cruise with photographic roof thatch
Service of professional & well experienced English speaking local safari driver guide
Good packed lunch
Mineral water (1.5 l per day per person)
All park fees including VAT
Items not included:
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Tips/gratitude for safari driver guide
All items of a person nature
Travel insurance etc.