Tarangire National Park
- Day after day of cloudless sky.
- The fierce tropical sun sucks the landscape dry, baking the earth a dusty red, withering the grass until it’s as brittle and yellow as straw.
- The Tarangire River has shriveled to a shadow of its wet season self.
- But it is choked with wildlife, thirsty nomads have wandered hundreds parched kilometers knowing that here, always, there is water.
- Countless elephant scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, eland crowd shrinking lagoon.
- The greatest concentration of wildlife outside Serengeti ecosystem, and veritable smorgasbord for and other large predators.
- Then, when finally the first rains fall, these seasonal visitors scatter over a 20,000sq km (7,725sq miles) range until they exhaust the green plains and the river calls once again,
- Tarangire mobs of elephants are easily encountered, wet or dry.
- size of the park 2850 sq km (1100 sq miles)
- Elephants, Cheetah, Lions, Elands, Buffaloes, Jackals, Giraffes, and the rear Wild dogs.
- Guided walking safari, Game viewing, Visit of ancient rock painting at Kolo which is a UNESCO world heritage site.