Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park Information

Tarangire National Park covers an area of 1,360sq km (525sq miles) of park-like country with scattered baobab trees alternating with open acacia woodland, open bush, plains, swamps and rivers and stands of palm trees. Big game and birds are abundant. Among the larger mammals Lion, Elephant, Black Rhinoceros and Buffalo are common.

Tarangire is reached via the Great North Road, turning left through Makuyuni, and is some 112km (70 miles) south of Arusha. Accommodation with all facilities is at the Tarangire Lodge and Tented Camp

Home to more than 550 bird species, the park is a haven for bird enthusiasts.

The park is also famous for the  termite mounds that dot the landscape. Those that have been abandoned are often home to dwarf mongoose.

Back to Tanzania National Parks,

  • Other National Parks and Game Reserves in Tanzania
  • Serengeti national park
  • Ngorongoro crater conservation area
  • Kilimanjaro national park
  • Tarangire national park
  • Lake Manyara national Park
  • Selous game reserve
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