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What Makes this Park Unique

  • Marked by the Tarangire River, Tarangire National Park is known for its iconic baobab trees and herds of elephants as big as 200.
  • It’s also a haven for bird enthusiasts with upwards of 500 bird species.
  • With a similar landscape and makeup of wildlife, Tarangire is affectionately called “The Little Serengeti”.
  • Large herds provide unrivaled elephant viewing opportunities.
  • As a year-round source of water, the Tarangire River provides prime wildlife viewing.


Tarangire National Park portal is non-commercial with all information from wildlife, attractions, Tarangire activities, to safari accommodation, when to go, how to get there, Tarangire Safaris & Tours, Cost of Tarangire Safari. Ranking as the 6th largest National Park in Tanzania and covering an area of 2,600 square kilometers, The Tarangire National Park is most popular for its large elephant herds and mini-wildlife migration that takes place during the dry season which sees about 250,000 animals enter the park.

Getting There

The park is part of the popular northern safari circuit and is typically visited together with Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. Most safaris start from the town of Arusha. The best option to get there is to fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), which is situated 46km/29mi from Arusha. It is also possible to fly to Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) near Dar es Salaam and book a domestic flight to Arusha Airport (ARK) or Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

Things to do:

  • Game Drive
  • Walking Safari
  • Bird Watching
  • Cultural Activities
  • Nature Walks

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