Tarangire National Park Tour
Non game-viewing travel time: 3½ hours
Distance: 210 km from Moshi Town
After breakfast you are met by your tour guide, who will drive
you to the Tarangire National Park taking along your picnic lunch.
Tarangire derives its name from the Tarangire River which cuts
accross the park and which provides permanent water for the wildlife
and birdlife all year round. It is here where large groups of
animal congregate during the dry season and is the best place
to take many pictures.
The vegetation is predominantly Acacia woodland and giant African
Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. The Tarangire
National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant
herds in Africa. You may also see the tree climbing African pythons.
Tarangire National Park is a birdwatchers paradise and more that
350 different species have been recorded todate. Other wildlife
to be seen includes the rare Oryx, impala, giraffe, zebra, lion,
leopard and different types of gazelles.
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 return to your hotel.