Area:2,600 sq km.
Location: situated between latitudes 3040’ and 5035’S and Longitudes 35045’ and 37000’E.
Principal features: Tarangire River, vegetation zones, swamps, hills, kopjes, and scattered baobabs.
Altitude: Between 1200 and 1,600m above sea level.
Acacia tortilis parkland, tree climbing pythons, large herds of elephants, the Tarangire river, swamps, baobab trees, a variety of birds and landscape.
lesser and greater kudu, cheetah, lion, hyena, leopard, Zebra, wildebeest, eland, warthog, giraffe, Oryx, buffalo, hartebeest, baboon, Impala, waterbuck, gerenuck, reedbuck, bushbuck, bat eared fox, Thomson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, Mountain reedbuck, elephant, jackals etc. There are over 550 species of birds.
Distance and time:
120 km from Arusha, 95km from lake Manyara, 155 km from Ngorongoro and 300 km from Serengeti. 1 hour from Arusha and 4 – 5 hours from Serengeti.
Best time to visit:
June to September for large number of animals
Tarangire safari lodge, Tarangiresopa lodge, Swala camp, public and special campsites, visitor information centre, picnic and observation sites, air strip.