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Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire consists of mostly dry and open woodlands...

...and is partly dominated by the Tarangire River.

In the evening the park gets a wonderful atmosphere.

Large numbers of elephant herds congregate in the national park.

There are some great accommodation options located within the national park.

Tarangire National Park offers great wildlife viewings...

...game drives in open-sided vehicles...

...as well as bush walks.

You might spot some wildlife from the terrace of your accommodation...

...or elsewhere while on safari.

… the more intimate and remote Kuro Tarangire ...

...the diminutive dik dik...

...ever present impala...

Smaller predators such a serval and bat-eared fox also occur.

Tarangire River snakes its way through the park.

Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park is famous for its prolific elephants.
Covering 2,600km² it's located in the undulating south-eastern Maasai Steppe.
Tarangire's vegetation consists mostly of dry woodlands and open plains...
... with several swamps and waterholes where animals come to drink ...
Tarangire River snakes its way through the park.
…and lots of signature baobab trees.
Much of the wildlife is found around the dry sand rivers.
If you are lucky you may spot one of the park's very shy leopards…
… though you are more likely to see lions here ...
... or possible cheetah hunting their prey.
Smaller predators such a serval and bat-eared fox also occur.
There are also lots of grazers around in Tarangire...
... such as zebras ...
…hartebeest…
…giraffe…
...ever present impala...
...the diminutive dik dik...
…and ostrich, the world's biggest bird.
From November to May buffalo and zebra herds head onto the floor of the Rift Valley.
If you look closer, you may also spot some of the smaller inhabitants of the park…
…including brilliant rock agama lizards...
...and baboons are always fascinating to watch.
With a range of habitats, Tarangire's birdlife (here an African Jacana) is also varied ...
... with species such as long crested eagles ...
...martial eagles...
...aptly named superb starlings...
... and secretary birds regularly being seen.
You can explore the area on a 4WD game drive…
…or a bush walk.
As sun sets over the park it can be wonderfully atmospheric.
The camps and lodges in Tarangire National Park include Tarangire Treetops…
…with its enticing swimming pool…
... as well as luxurious Lemala Mpingo Ridge with its beautiful views ...
… the more intimate and remote Kuro Tarangire ...
... or Oliver's Camp.
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Tarangire National Park is famous for its prolific elephants.
Tarangire National Park is famous for its prolific elephants.
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Covering 2,600km² it's located in the undulating south-eastern Maasai Steppe.
Covering 2,600km² it's located in the undulating south-eastern Maasai Steppe.
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Tarangire's vegetation consists mostly of dry woodlands and open plains...
Tarangire's vegetation consists mostly of dry woodlands and open plains...
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... with several swamps and waterholes where animals come to drink ...
... with several swamps and waterholes where animals come to drink ...
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Tarangire River snakes its way through the park.
Tarangire River snakes its way through the park.
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…and lots of signature baobab trees.
…and lots of signature baobab trees.
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Much of the wildlife is found around the dry sand rivers.
Much of the wildlife is found around the dry sand rivers.
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If you are lucky you may spot one of the park's very shy leopards…
If you are lucky you may spot one of the park's very shy leopards…
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… though you are more likely to see lions here ...
… though you are more likely to see lions here ...
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... or possible cheetah hunting their prey.
... or possible cheetah hunting their prey.
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Smaller predators such a serval and bat-eared fox also occur.
Smaller predators such a serval and bat-eared fox also occur.
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There are also lots of grazers around in Tarangire...
There are also lots of grazers around in Tarangire...
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... such as zebras ...
... such as zebras ...
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…hartebeest…
…hartebeest…
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…giraffe…
…giraffe…
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...ever present impala...
...ever present impala...
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...the diminutive dik dik...
...the diminutive dik dik...
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…and ostrich, the world's biggest bird.
…and ostrich, the world's biggest bird.
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From November to May buffalo and zebra herds head onto the floor of the Rift Valley.
From November to May buffalo and zebra herds head onto the floor of the Rift Valley.
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If you look closer, you may also spot some of the smaller inhabitants of the park…
If you look closer, you may also spot some of the smaller inhabitants of the park…
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…including brilliant rock agama lizards...
…including brilliant rock agama lizards...
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...and baboons are always fascinating to watch.
...and baboons are always fascinating to watch.
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With a range of habitats, Tarangire's birdlife (here an African Jacana) is also varied ...
With a range of habitats, Tarangire's birdlife (here an African Jacana) is also varied ...
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... with species such as long crested eagles ...
... with species such as long crested eagles ...
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...martial eagles...
...martial eagles...
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...aptly named superb starlings...
...aptly named superb starlings...
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... and secretary birds regularly being seen.
... and secretary birds regularly being seen.
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You can explore the area on a 4WD game drive…
You can explore the area on a 4WD game drive…
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…or a bush walk.
…or a bush walk.
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As sun sets over the park it can be wonderfully atmospheric.
As sun sets over the park it can be wonderfully atmospheric.
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The camps and lodges in Tarangire National Park include Tarangire Treetops…
The camps and lodges in Tarangire National Park include Tarangire Treetops…
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…with its enticing swimming pool…
…with its enticing swimming pool…
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... as well as luxurious Lemala Mpingo Ridge with its beautiful views ...
... as well as luxurious Lemala Mpingo Ridge with its beautiful views ...
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… the more intimate and remote Kuro Tarangire ...
… the more intimate and remote Kuro Tarangire ...
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... or Oliver's Camp.
... or Oliver's Camp.
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Safaris visiting Tarangire

Just ideas, we'll always tailor-make a trip for you


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Firefinch Drive-Fly Safari

9 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Enjoy a combination of privately guided and shared game drives during this good-value exploration of Northern Tanzania. Explore game-dense regions from three comfortable bases where there are a variety of activities on offer.

US$7,790 - US$10,280 per person

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Tinkerbird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Explore Tanzania’s famous northern circuit with safari in Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park. Four smart sister camps offer a high level of care, first-class guiding and wide range of activities.

US$8,630 - US$12,000 per person

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Longclaw Fly-in Safari

7 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Explore the varied habitats of Tarangire National Park and the Serengeti from three luxurious and remote bush-camps. Enjoy bush walks and night drives, and keep watch for the great migration as you explore the iconic grasslands.

US$8,080 - US$10,470 per person

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Regal Sunbird Fly-in Safari

12 days • 5 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Experience the highlights of Tanzania with a safari in the country’s famous northern parks followed by historic Stone Town and the palm-fringed beaches of Zanzibar, staying in high-quality accommodation throughout.

US$7,780 - US$12,040 per person

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Fringe-eared Oryx Fly-in Safari

7 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Stay in three superbly positioned camps during this exploration of Tanzania’s famous Northern circuit. Excellent views over the surrounding area, remoter locations and game-rich habitat make for an exciting and varied safari experience.

US$6,520 - US$10,870 per person

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Marabou Stork Fly-in Safari

13 days • 5 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Four luxurious camps enable exploration of Tanzania’s north and southern regions. With a range of land and water-based activities available throughout, decidedly comfortable accommodation and applicable long-stay discounts, this adventurous safari is excellent value.

US$13,390 - US$18,440 per person

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Hadeda Ibis Guided Safari

7 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

This great-value safari, in a private 4WD with your own driver-guide, journeys through the stunning landscapes of northern Tanzania’s Great Rift Valley, focusing on its three top national parks.

US$4,860 - US$5,190 per person

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Secretary Bird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Chosen for comfort and relaxation as much as for its range of activities, this safari makes for a leisurely trip featuring stunning accommodation and swift access to many of northern Tanzania’s best wildlife regions.

US$10,100 - US$13,300 per person

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Where to stay in Tarangire

Our suggestions for safari camps in Tarangire National Park


Oliver's Camp

Oliver's Camp

Oliver's Camp is a small, intimate, luxury tented camp in a great location in northern Tanzania's Tarangire National Park.


95% (48 reviews)
Little Oliver's Camp

Little Oliver's

For a more private version of its sister property, Oliver’s Camp, Little Oliver’s offers high-quality guiding and tented rooms.


98% (17 reviews)
Kuro Tarangire

Kuro Tarangire

Kuro Tarangire is a stylish tented camp, located in a quiet and remote area deep in Tarangire National Park.


97% (14 reviews)
Tarangire Safari Lodge

Tarangire Safari

Functional Tarangire Safari Lodge is one of Tarangire National Park's larger lodges, on a prime central site overlooking the river.


94% (10 reviews)
Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Tarangire Sopa Lodge is a large, comfortable, family-friendly hotel in Tarangire National Park, suitable for travellers on a budget.


88% (5 reviews)
Oliver's Fly-Camp

Oliver's Fly-Camp

Get back to basics at Oliver's Fly-Camp, exploring Tarangire National Park on foot and sleeping out in the wilderness.


95% (4 reviews)
Lemala Mpingo Ridge

Lemala Mpingo Ridge

Lemala Mpingo Ridge is a stylish camp in Tarangire National Park, with a beautiful location and elevated views over the park.


100% (3 reviews)
Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge

Kirurumu Tarangire

Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge is a simple, small, tented camp positioned just outside the northern boundary of Tarangire National Park.


90% (2 reviews)
Tarangire Treetops

Tarangire Treetops

Tarangire Treetops is a lovely, high-quality lodge on the outskirts of Tarangire National Park, offering game drives, night drives and safari walks.


90% (2 reviews)
Swala Camp

Swala Camp

Swala Camp is a stylish camp for exploring the southern Tarangire, either with a private driver-guide, or using the camp's vehicles and guides.


100% (2 reviews)
Nimali Tarangire

Nimali Tarangire

Nimali is a small camp built in contemporary style on the outskirts of Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania.


100% (1 review)
Maramboi Tented Camp

Maramboi Tented Camp

Maramboi Tented Camp is a family-friendly tented lodge located between Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park.


100% (1 review)
Chem Chem

Chem Chem

Chem Chem is a luxury tented lodge on a private concession between Lake Manyara and Tarangire national parks.


100% (1 review)
Maweninga Tented Camp

Maweninga Camp

On an isolated kopje on the western side of Tarangire National Park, Mawe Ninga is an inexpensive, basic safari camp.


No reviews yet
Forest Chem Chem

Forest Chem Chem

Located in the Chem Chem Concession and close to Tarangire National Park, Forest Chem Chem is a high-quality tented camp which is booked on an exclusive basis.


No reviews yet
Little Chem Chem

Little Chem Chem

Little Chem Chem is a stylish option near Tarangire National Park, offering real relaxation combined with a variety of safari activities.


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