National Park is the first park you meet after leaving Arusha.
It stretches over 1360 sqkm, on a north-south axis, in the
middle of which flows the Tarangire River. This river makes
the park so special, as it is a gathering point for animals
during the dry season.
lanscape is made of low hills with acacia forest, and the
over-flooding of the river during rainy season creates swamps
attracting all animals.
will see a great diversity of animals here, and particularly
big herds of elephants, which might at time seem a bit threatening,
leopards, ostriches, dik-diks (the smallest African antelope),
and many others.
Park is one of the biggest breeding places in the world
for birds, and more than 550 species have been reported.
The ostrich feels at home there, as well as the biggest
flying bird, the Kori Bustard.
and how to visit?
National Park ist at its best from June to November, during
the dry season, when the animals come looking for water,
but it can be visited at any time, except from March to
Beginning of June, when the roads become difficult to drive.
This park is easily visited in combination with the other
parks of the Northern Circuit, and just two hours drive