Tarangire National Park in Tanzania was announced as a national park in 1970. It is situated at around 118km away from Arusha town and covers an area off 2600sq km, that’s about 1600 miles. Tarangire National park derives its name from the Tarangire River that flows through the center of the park. The river flows from south to north/northwest and empties its water in Lake Burunge. An exceptional collection of “Acacia tortilis” and baobab trees have become synonymous with the name Tarangire National Park. The permanent water supply of the Park means that during the summer, the animal population here rivals that of the Serengeti and ensures resident animals such as wildebeest, zebra, eland, elephant, hartebeest, buffalo, gerenuk, fringe eared Oryx and flocks of birds of many different species also predators such as Lions, Leopards, etc
Tarangire park has a number of lodges that can be used by clients who visit. They vary in size and costs. It is accessible both by air and road. It can also be visited for a day for anyone who has some few hours to spend while on Transit. Tarangire is a must see due to its unique attractions.