This is a home of elephants where by it covers about an Area of 2520sq.km,
It is about 2hrs 30 min to drive from Arusha.
The best time to visit Tarangire is during the dry season where there is so many concentration of different animals near Tarangire river.
What to see:
Herds of Elements, lions, African buffalos, cheetah, wildebeest, leopard, zebra , gazelles and many more. rare to see wild dogs but sometimes can be seen.
Things to do:
You will be accompanied by armed ranger where you will see different animals footprints and different medicine /herbs where it was used by Maasai and other tribes.
You will be in a Vehicle with pop up roof where the guide is driving into different game wops search for wild animal in their habitats.
Gives you good viewing and chance to have nice photos.
It can be done either in the morning or evening time when it is not hot from the sun
4WD vehicles with a professional safari guide. Morning or evening time start from 6:00 in the park.
We advice to sleep over inside the park so as to have an early game drives,
Also balloon safaris can be organized as this is client request.
Culture visit/ Maasai visit
Early in the morning to see on how they drain blood from their cows, where they use it for medicine and mixes with sour milk:
- See and learn how to milk with Maasai women such an awesome activity
- Dance – This can be done soon as you visit at the boma. See woman dancing and see how boys can jump high
LODGE AND ACCOMODIATION
There are luxury centered camp inside the park like
- kichunguu tented,
- Swala tented
- lemala camp(super luxury)
- Oliver’s camp + little Oliver camp,
- Sopa lodge,
- Tarangire safari lodge.
For those who prefer camping there is a camping area inside the park
NIGHT GAME DRIVES:
This can be organized at Tarangire safaris lodge & Swala tented camp (santuory) Ang’ata tented camp
Pleas lets us know if you need to do this so as to make a booking earlier.