Buy Vouchers

Events in Tanzania

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Tanzania


Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

From Arusha: Full-Day Tarangire National Park Tour
  • From Arusha: Full-Day Tarangire National Park Tour

Book From



From Arusha: Full-Day Tarangire National Park Tour

Are you a business owner in Tanzania?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Tanzania.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'


  • See group of elephants, lions, zebras and other wild animals
  • Discover interesting plant life like the Baobao tree
  • Learn about the hundreds of bird varieties, the most in one habitat


You will be picked up in Karatu and driven to Tarangire National Park. This park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of the Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, elands and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rain when they migrate again to good grazing grounds. Tarangire National Park is one of the hidden jewels of Tanzania. This park measures 2,600 km2 and boasts a concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater. It also features an impressive array of birdlife and plant life. The park is nestled to the south of the large open grass plains of southern Maasailand. It is named after the Tarangire River, which runs directly through the center of the park and is the only permanent water source for the animals. Along the banks of this river, you will find herds of wildebeest (or gnu) and zebra, followed by Grant’s gazelle, Thomson’s gazelle and many others. Lurking in the background, lion and leopard keep a watchful eye on a possible meal. The park offers views of grass and floodplains with impressive baobab and flat-topped acacia trees scattered throughout. During the dry season, the park may look quite ordinary but activities continue even more earnestly due to the now increased competition. Many of the animals leave the area of the Tarangire River at the beginning of the short rainy season (October/ November), as water may be found elsewhere in the park, with less chance of predators honing in for a meal. The second 'migration' occurs at the beginning of the rainy season in March. The animals disperse into Maasailand which covers about 20,500 km2. When the Maasai steppe begins to dry up around the beginning of June, the animals return to the squalors of the Tarangire River. During all this action, the resident animals of Tarangire, amongst others, waterbuck, impala, dikdiks, giraffe and elephant, stay behind and patiently wait for the rains. Vast herds of elephants can be found in the park at any time of the year and are a spectacular, yet sometimes scary sight. The best time to visit the park is from July to December when the vegetation is greener and there is ample wildlife. Certain sections of the park have relentless tsetse flies which will force you to keep your windows shut and during the rainy season, your sense of adventure will materialize when (on the odd occasion) your vehicle may get stuck in black cotton soil. This is not something to fret about as the driver guides (along with the help of sometimes eager visitors other than the drivers) dig the car out. The swamps, tinged green year round, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world. On drier ground you find the Kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird; the stocking-thighed ostrich, the world's largest bird and small parties of ground hornbills blustering like turkeys. More ardent bird-lovers might keep an eye open for screeching flocks of the dazzlingly colorful yellow-collared lovebird, and the somewhat drabber rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling - all endemic to the dry savannah of north-central Tanzania. Disused termite mounds are often frequented by colonies of the endearing dwarf mongoose, and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet, which draw attention to themselves by their loud, clockwork-like duetting. Tarangire's pythons climb trees, as do its lions and leopards, lounging in the branches where the fruit of the sausage tree disguises the twitch of a tail. Summary, Tarangire National Park Size: 2,600 sq km (1,005 sq miles). Location: 118 km (75 miles) southwest of Arusha.


All taxes/ VAT
Park fees
Airport tranfer
Accommodation as mentioned in itinerary
1 - 3 meals a day as described in itinerary
Bottled water (1,5 liter per person, per day)
Transportation as mentioned in the tour description (4x4 vehicle)
All activities as mentioned in the tour description
Professional driver
Professional guide
International flights from home and back
Visa fees
Travel insurance
Drinks (other than bottled waters provided)
Other personal items

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide


My Guides

Login to create your guides for Tanzania.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share Your Own 'Mini Guide to Tanzania'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Tanzania is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Quick Pay

Pay By Card

 Store Card Details for Quick Pay