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Second only to the Serengeti ecosystem for concentration of wildlife during the dry season.
Herds of 300 elephants and teems of antelope crowd the dwindlingwaters of the Tarangire River and its shrinking lagoons.
Tarangiri National Park One can see a large concentration of elephants year round.
An incredible 550 speices of birds, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world.
With luck you may see Bat eared fox, Fringe eared Oryx and White bearded wildebeest along with all the common wild animals.
Predator populations are a big attraction here.
Tarangire’s pythons climb trees , so keep a watchful eye on the trees too.
Magnificent 1000-year-old giant Baobab trees punctuate the Park.
Bird species found here include African hoopoe, bataleur, Brown parrot, Goliath heron, Helmeted guinea fowl, Hamerkop, long-toed lapwing, Madagascar bee-eater, Yellow collared lovebird, and White-bellied lourie.
Also found here are various species of ducks, francolins, kingfishers, owls, doves, weavers, plovers, eagles, and sand pipers.
Covers an area of 2,600 sq km
The 4th largest park in Tanzania
Tarangire is the sixth largest national park in Africa
118km southwest of Arusha Town.
The dry season, July – September and temperatures are between 18 and 32 degrees Celsius.
The wet season, mid-October to mid-May and temperatures are between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius.
Rainfall is usually in the region of 1600 mm per annum and is heaviest from November through to April.
June and October is considered the best time to visit due to the sheer numbers of animals.
Walking safaris can be arranged with qualified guides.
Game Driving around the Park.
Tarangire Balloon Safari With the only sound being that of the burners heating the air inside the balloon’s billowing canopy, all those within the 8-man basket will revel in the spectacle of the rising sun across the Tarangire plains.Following this 50-minute breathtaking spectacle, the balloon will land softly on ‘terra firma’ and from here you will be taken to your open-air breakfast table where you will no doubt share the morning’s experiences.
Day trips to the Barabaig tribe’s ancient Kolo Rock Paintings are another good option.
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Kearsley (T) Ltd.
16, Zanaki Street, P. O. Box 801,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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