The Tarangire isn’t located on the main safari route, and this means that it is always less crowded than its counterparts. Since most tourists skip the park altogether, the Tarangire feels undisturbed and untouched, presenting the perfect safari atmosphere for the 160,000 souls who do take out the time to come here each year. ...

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7 Days Tarangire, Serengti, Ngorongo, Manyara & Eyasi

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We have been contacted by the tour organizer, Gabriel, the day before the trip started. We then met ...
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  • Operator Sayari Tano Tours & Safaris
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4 Days Northern Circuit

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. Great experience, we saw a lot of animals on a 4 day safari. Staff is really great, helpful and
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  • Operator Agama Tours and Safaris
  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives
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days04 From US$ 1,230 View Tour
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7-Day Safari Camping Adventure in Northern Tanzania

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7 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip through Dar Es Salaam, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and 3 other destinations in Tanzania. Read More
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  • Operator Travel Booking Guide Ltd
  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Accommodation Camping, Tent & Hotel
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  • Age Range5+ years old
days07 From US$ 1,349 View Tour
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6 Days Adventure Camping Safari: Budget Style

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Really enjoyed our time on this safari. Wonderful guide and cook, very caring. They accommodated die ...
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  • Operator Simba Adventures Ltd
  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives & Adventure
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  • Age Range5+ years old
days06 From US$ 1,324 View Tour
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8 Days Tembo Safari in Several National Parks

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8 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip through Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and 3 other destinations in Tanzania. Read More
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  • Operator Savannah Explorers Limited
  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Accommodation Hotel & Lodge
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  • Age Range5+ years old
days08 From US$ 3,250 View Tour
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Kilimanjaro Climbing + Tarangire & Ngorongoro safari

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Dahlia Africa matched us up with our travel designer! It was a joy to work with while planning our h ...
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  • Activities Trekking & Wildlife safaris and game drives +2 more
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4-Day Budget Safari in Tanzania

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This company provided the best safari tours. The staff was friendly and courteous. They were explain ...
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  • Operator Meijo Safaris Active 6 hours ago
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4 Days Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

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The trip was very well organised. All the essentials were catered for, so very little effort was nee ...
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  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives
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2 Day Safari Tarangire & Ngorongoro

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Amazing experience allowing to watch wildlife in the natural environment surrounded by wonderful lan ...
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  • Operator Simba Adventures Ltd
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6 Days Safari - Tarangire,Serengeti,Ngorongoro & Manyara

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Noel organised a fantastic safari for me which was 6 days in Northern Tanzania visiting Tarangire Na ...
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6 Days Tanzania Experience in Luxury Lodge

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6 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Tanzania, visiting Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Read More
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  • Operator Simba Adventures Ltd
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5-days Tarangire-Serengeti-Ngorongoro Safari

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5 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour in Tanzania, visiting Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Read More
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  • Operator Gecko Adventure
  • Activities Wildlife safaris and game drives
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6 Days Affordable Safari

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6 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Tanzania, visiting Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park. Read More
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Budget Camping Safari: Tarangire & Ngorongoro

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Hands down one of the best trips I have ever taken. The tour guides went above and beyond to make
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Tarangire National Park Tour Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 48 customer reviews
The best quality/price and great impression. One of the best trip in my life!
5 - Excellent
  • Liam Benjamin
  • From USA
“This company provided the best safari tours. The staff was friendly and courteous. They were explaining everything about the tour. The food was excellent and very tasty, and the chef was very attentive to our needs. The driver was also very friendly. We had an unforgettable 4!days with these guys. Thank you Daudi the owner and Juma the Guide for everything.”
Best Tour Company - Face of Africa
5 - Excellent
  • Lidia Garcia
“The face of Africa team was amazing, Shaffie and Hamadi know a lot about wild life and the beautiful safari animals. All the drives were nice, and the picnics were even better. and on the last day we all had a big dinner with them dancing, eating, and singing. We arrived in Nairobi and Hamadi crossed the border to get us and bring us to Tanzania. When we left Tanzania he also brought us back and crossed the border with us to make sure everything went by smoothly. He went above and beyond. So by far The Face of Africa will be my go to for all of my safari trips while in Tanzania.”
One of the best experiences of my life
5 - Excellent
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“Hands down one of the best trips I have ever taken. The tour guides went above and beyond to make sure that we were comfortable throughout our entire stay with them and we couldn't have asked for better guides, accommodations and experience. I highly recommend you book your tour with these guys ! You will not regret any minute of it !”

Tarangire National Park - Overview and Facts

The Tarangire isn’t located on the main safari route, and this means that it is always less crowded than its counterparts. Since most tourists skip the park altogether, the Tarangire feels undisturbed and untouched, presenting the perfect safari atmosphere for the 160,000 souls who do take out the time to come here each year.

Tarangire is one of the most underrated national parks in Tanzania, and its proximity to the Ngorongoro and the Serengeti doesn’t help either. That said, this is the best place to see elephants in numbers you usually expect with cattle and hear the roar of the lion at night. After all, 700 lions call the park their home. Other animals found in Tarangire include leopards, cheetahs, eland, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, and as many as 450 species of birds. Tarangire National Park gets the following relevant safari ratings:

  • Wildlife Rating: 4 stars out of 5
  • Scenery Rating: 4 stars out of 5
  • Bush Vibe: 4 stars out of 5

Watching exotic birds and the elephant migration is the best thing to do in Tarangire, but it also presents a game viewing area which is 10 times larger than the Manyara National Park and incredibly concentrated during the months of July to August. And those animals and birds present just one aspect of this natural oasis. Tarangire also hosts thousands of majestic baobab trees and this alone should be reason enough to visit the park.

The best thing to do is daytime game driving, but night safaris and walking safaris are also a possibility. And while there are no boat safaris in the national park, certain operators offer fly-camping expeditions.

Pros and Cons of Tarangire

One of the biggest advantages of visiting the Tarangire National Park is that it is a real treat for elephant lovers. The park also hosts stunning baobab trees, thereby presenting the best all-round experience, particularly during the dry season, when its wildlife is restricted to certain areas. Moreover, a number of mid-range and luxury lodges can be found here and one has the option to add night safaris and walking expeditions into the itinerary. That said, the animals get scattered during the wet season and this means that the months June to October is the only time to visit the park.

Accommodation in Tarangire

There are a number of lodges that can be found along the border of Tarangire, and a couple that are located within park boundaries. Those searching for luxury options would fall in love with Swala while mid-range travelers can expect Olivers to offer value for money. Tarangire Treetops is another option worth checking out. Although located outside the park, its rooms are built in ancient baobab trees and this makes it one of the most fascinating properties in Africa.

Best Time to visit Tarangire

The game is highly concentrated during the dry season, i.e., the months of July to October, and this is the best time to visit the park. For the rest of the year, the animals migrate out to the Rift Valley floor and on the grazing grounds of the Maasai steppe. As a result, a trip to the Tarangire isn’t advisable during the wet season.

Extend Your Vacation from Tarangire

It is easy to extend your vacation while visiting the Tarangire National Park. The closest city is Arusha, and you could spend a couple of days exploring its chaotic beauty and African culture. The Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Center and the Lake Manyara National Park are also located close by.