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Tarangire National Park a wilderness and solitude is one of Africa’s little known gems and boasts a concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater.

Unrivalled landscape, African open plains dotted with thousands of baobabs views of grass and floodplains and flat topped acacia trees scattered throughout. It features an impressive amount and array of bird life and plant life.

The unforgettable   Park gets its name from the Tarangire River, which runs directly through the center of the park and is the only permanent water source for the animals

Tarangire National Park: What Game

  • Along the banks herds of wildebeest (or gnu) and zebra, followed by Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle and many others lurking in the background are lions and leopards keeping  a watchful eye on a possible meal.
  • During the dry season, due to the now increased competition. Staggering of wild game numbers are 30 000 zebra, 25 000 wildebeest, 5 000 buffalo, 3 000 elephant, 2 500 Masai giraffe and over 1 000 fringe-eared oryx (gemsbok).
  • Predators include lion, cheetah and leopard. Birders will want to look out for the endemic ashy starling, rufous-tailed weaver and black-collared lovebird.

Tarangire National Park: What Activities

  • Guided walks safaris
  • Culture trips to Maasai and Barabaig villages
  • Ancient rock painting in Kolo

 

 

Tarangire National Park: Best time to visit

  • Year round best during dry season ( June  –September)

Tarangire National Park: Where to stay

  • Tarangire Sopa
  • Oliver’s Camp
  • Sanctuary Swala Camp

 

    • Oliver’s Camp

      Oliver’s Camp is found in the Tanzania’s remote Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp and Little Oliver's a camp for safari adventurers who want more than the Big Five postcard. The camp is built in the relatively undeveloped part of the Tarangire National Park. This rugged landscape offers a unique safari backdrop that transforms from rolling grasslands and vibrant swamps to forests of enigmatic baobab trees; according to legend, planted ‘upside down’ for growing too tall and proud. Little Oliver's Camp just 1km downstream from Oliver’s is the Tarangire wilderness experience. Tarangire National Park a wilderness and solitude is one of Africa’s little known gems and boasts a concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater. Oliver’s Camp: Highlights Large herds of elephant and buffalo A large concentration of big cats The best bird diversity in East Africa with more than 500 species. Oliver’s Camp: Accommodation At Oliver’s the 10 en-suite safari tents offer bush luxury without superfluous frills; the spacious outdoor shower perhaps the one extravagance you’ll happily allow. Little Oliver’s has 5 en-suite tents and works particularly well for a group or family travelling together.    Oliver’s Camp: Activities Day game drives and game drives at night Fly and…
    • Sanctuary Swala

      Sanctuary Swala Camp is a luxurious eco- camp located in a pristine area of Tarangire National Park and one of the most exciting and least visited parks in the Tanzania. The camp is surrounded by the Maasai country in a secluded corner of the Tarangire in the midst of giant acacia trees with a panorama of flat savannah plain. Tarangire unrivalled landscape, African open plains dotted with thousands of baobabs views of grass and floodplains and flat topped acacia trees scattered throughout. It features an impressive amount and array of bird life and plant life Sanctuary Swala Camp: Highlights The highest eco-friendly standard has been kept this camp with particularly low-carbon footprint. Sip cocktails or enjoy scrumptious dinners on your own private veranda and watch the waterhole which regularly draws lions, leopards and resident bull elephants while your own personal attendant caters for your every need. Sanctuary Swala: Accommodation Twelve unashamedly luxurious and exquisitely furnished canvas pavilions shaded by tall acacia trees and all are within sight of the well frequented water hole.    Sanctuary Swala: Activities Game drives -Tarangire is famed for its large concentrations of elephant and spectacular baobabs of every shape and colour. Tanzania Swala – bush…
    • Tarangire Sopa Lodge

      Tarangire Sopa Lodge is hidden among the kopjes, baobab trees and grasses within Tarangire National Park and is built to blend in with its surroundings. The park is home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa and many can be seen around the lodge. Tarangire National Park literally teems with wildlife throughout the year with a dense population during the dry season (June – October). Home to some of the largest herds of elephant in Tanzania and symbolized by the baobab tree the park is also an ornithologists paradise rich in birds of prey. The unforgettable  Park gets its name from the Tarangire River, which runs directly through the center of the park and is the only permanent water source for the animals Tarangire Sopa Lodge: Highlight After enjoying a long leisurely game drive between herds of wild animals and along miles of Africa Some of the largest herds of elephant in Africa. Wide variety of birds including birds of prey. Close proximity to Arusha Tarangire Sopa Lodge: Accommodation Seventy-five spacious rooms all with a private lounge  Tarangire Sopa Lodge: Activities Bird Watching Traditional Dance Nature Walks Weddings Sundowners  Start customizing your itinerary Start crafting your safari today