Day Tour to Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is home to the largest herds of elephants in Tanzania

Day Tour Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is famous for the winding Tarangire River which does not dry up during the dry season and attracts animals from all around – including predators such as lions and cheetahs. It is home to large herds of elephants and ancient baobab trees.

 Park size: 2,600 sq km (1,005 sq miles). Park landscapes include swamps, the river valley and impressive ridges.
Read more about Tarangire National Park.

Elephants at Tarangire National Park

Animal Attractions

  • Bush Elephants
  • Giraffes
  • Zebras
  • Oryx
  • Gerenuk
  • Lions
  • Cheetahs
  • African Buffalo 

Other Attractions

  • Tarangire River
  • Ancient Baobab Trees
  • Largest herds of Elephants in Tanzania (sometimes over 300 elephants can be seen congregating at the river!)
  • Amazing place to see animals during dry season

Day Tour Itinerary

An early morning departure from your accommodation/residence and drive to Tarangire National Park.

Enjoy a game drive in Tarangire National Park, experience elephants cooling off in the swamps or wading in the Tarangire River. During the dry season, spy cheetahs and lions on the prowl along the river’s edge as zebras and gazelles come for a drink. Lucky safari goers might get a chance to see rare gerenuks or fringe-eared Oryx in this national park.

Enjoy lunch with a view of the Tarangire River, or overlooking a busy swamp where baby elephants are taking a bath.

Depart Tarangire National Park around 5 or 6 pm (park gate closes at 6 pm), and drive back to Arusha. Dinner at your accommodation.

Alternative Option: add a day tour to Tarangire National Park to the beginning or end of a multi-day Northern Circuit trip, and we will assist with transport to your accommodation in Karatu or Arusha.

Experience Tanzania with RA Expeditions Ltd, the Safari Experts in Tanzania

Duration:1 day; Price: From $373 (2 ppl, sharing); Starting Point: Arusha; Ending Point:  Arusha

Contact us to book your day tour to Tarangire National Park. You can also request transportation to/from Moshi, Karatu or another location.