Sunset

First place photograph by Tim Robson

Bush Tip No.3

Bring the best Binoculars you can afford and have them with you at all times

 
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Tarangire

The Tarangire River is the dominant feature of the park and it attracts huge herds of elephant.

Large baobab trees amongst acacia bush dominate the landscape and as you travel further south the area opens up into plains, swamps and kopjes. The game and bird life is superb.

Expect to experience:

Tarangire elephants

Tarangire leopard

  • Endless Elephants.
  • Camp overlooking the Tarangire River.
  • Pythons in trees at Salali.
  • Leopards in Baobabs and Acacia trees.

Facts at a glance

  • Tarangire National Park covers approximately 2600 square kilometres and, in the dry season, is second only to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in concentrations of wildlife.
  • Tarangire lies to the south of the large, open grass plains of southern Maasailand, and derives its name from the Tarangire River, which provides permanent water for wildlife in the area.

Accommodation

Breakfast on the bonnet while out game viewing in Tarangire
Breakfast on the bonnet while out game viewing in Tarangire

Stay at the lodge overlooking the Tarangire River or one of the beautiful bush camps in the baobabs
Stay at the lodge overlooking the Tarangire River or one of the beautiful bush camps in the baobabs