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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park, located in the northern part of Tanzania, is a magnificent wildlife sanctuary that offers a unique and unforgettable safari experience. Covering an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers, this park is renowned for its stunning landscape and diverse array of wildlife, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.

One of the most striking features of Tarangire National Park is its iconic baobab trees, which dot the landscape, creating a surreal and picturesque setting. These ancient trees, known as the “Avenue of the Baobabs,” stand tall and imposing, providing shade to the park’s inhabitants and making for incredible photographic opportunities, especially during the golden hours of sunrise and sunset.

The park’s name is derived from the Tarangire River, which winds its way through the area and serves as a vital water source, especially during the dry season. This constant water supply lures a vast number of animals, leading to incredible game viewing opportunities. Tarangire is perhaps best known for its large elephant herds, and visitors can witness these majestic creatures as they roam freely and engage in various social interactions. In fact, Tarangire National Park is home to one of the largest elephant populations in Tanzania.

While elephants are the highlight of the park, Tarangire offers a rich and diverse array of wildlife, including lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, and a variety of antelope species. Bird enthusiasts will be captivated by the park’s incredible birdlife, with over 550 bird species documented, including the vibrant yellow-collared lovebirds and the striking kori bustard, a large ground-dwelling bird.

The best time to visit Tarangire National Park is during the dry season, which runs from June to October. During this period, the park’s wildlife congregates around the Tarangire River, making game viewing particularly rewarding. However, even during the green season (November to May), the park retains its natural beauty and offers unique experiences, such as the opportunity to witness the birth of various animal species.

Visitors to Tarangire National Park can explore its wonders through game drives, and even balloon safaris, which provide an unparalleled view of the park from the skies. The park’s accessibility from Arusha and its close proximity to other iconic destinations, like Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, make it an essential stop on any Northern Circuit safari itinerary.

Accommodation options in and around Tarangire National Park cater to a range of preferences and budgets, from luxury lodges to more budget-friendly campsites. Whether you’re seeking an exclusive safari experience or a more immersive and rustic adventure, there’s something for everyone.

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Charless G
2023-12-18
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An epic adventure My experience with Travel Route Africa was absolutely fantastic. If you're looking for a travel company that combines expertise, personalization, and top-notch service, look no further. I wholeheartedly recommend them for an unforgettable and stress-free travel experience.
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Ema My friends and I went on safari with Travel Route and we had an amazing time!! I recommend Travel Route!!
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2023-11-05
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Amazing trip with friends ???? We had an amazing trip to ngorongoro … was such a great experience…. Good customer service…. We spent a whole day enjoying the view of beautiful ngorongoro… we had our favorite lunch… everything was perfect… i hope to bring my family again … thank u
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2023-11-02
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Wonderful Experience!! I really enjoyed spending time with my family visiting the beautiful Tarangire National Park. Tariq and the team were very accommodating and made sure all our need and wishes were catered too hence making the experience one to definitely remember. Looking forward to booking them in the future for a well deserved visit to Serengeti!! would def recommend to anyone looking to enjoy a safari visit
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2023-10-26
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Moshi kilamanjaro I went to moshi and did the waterfall coffee tour. The tour was amazing and fun. The locals were so kind and accommodating. Tariq was a great tour guide. Even though Im afraid of heights they made me feel safe during the hike. Getting to the waterfall was a Beautiful experience. I would recommend this company to a friend. Moshi is so beautiful I wanted to live there.
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2023-10-18
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well organised trip and affordable prices I loved my trip up Kilimanjaro withTravel Route. I was picked up at the airport by Emmanuel. The hotel I stayed at the day before the trek was nice and even had a pool which was good for relaxing before the climb. I went on the Machame route, which was great. It's beautiful and the climb was manageable. The guides were encouraging, helpful, cheerful and knowledgeable. The tents we stayed in on the climb were nice and we even had sleeping mats, which made for a comfortable sleep. The food on the climb was plentiful and better than I expected it to be. Overall it was a great experience and I would highly recommend Travel Route to anyone thinking about about climbing Kilimanjaro.
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2023-10-18
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Best experience Had a lovely Trip in Tanzania thanks to travel route would definitely recommend them for your trips they have fair and suitable prices and service .Be assured to get the best experience with them cheers!
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2023-10-15
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Trip was absolutely amazing, From the Itinerary to the Wildlife our guide was so professional with a lot of stories Highly recommended. Best in the Wild, the team is so friendly makes every guests feel comfortable, very professional and informative
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