Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is famous northern Tanzania National Park with largest number of Elephants per square kilometers than any other national park in the country. Tarangire lies about 120Km southwest of Arusha City.
The Park derive its name from the Tarangire River that flows through the centre of the Park and form the dry season refuge for wildlife especially elephants! Size: 2850 sq km (1,096 sq miles).
When to go All the Year but the dry season from (June & September) the area attract large number of wild animals.
What to see In dry season in particular, Tarangire is a place where animal densities are high, so the highlights are many. And it’s not only elephants: Tarangire is the home of buffalo, lion, wildebeest and zebra. Year-round, spotting the beautiful and endangered black rhino is a strong possibility. Gerenuk and fringe-eared oryx could be classed as ‘local specialties’. Lake Natron’s marshy shores are the attraction for all these mammals, as well as for many beautiful bird species. Keep a watch for giant kingfishers, hoopoes and the delightfully-named white-bellied go-away bird. Amidst varied vegetation, the animal and bird-spotting opportunities are tremendous.