Welcome to Tarangire National Park

But here the wildlife tells only half the story. Dominating the park's 2850 sq km, Tarangire's great stands of epic baobabs should be reason enough to visit. There are also sun-blistered termite mounds in abundance, as well as grassy savannah plains and vast swamps. And cleaving the park in two is the Tarangire River, its meandering course and (in some places) steep banks providing a dry-season lure for animals and thus many stirring wildlife encounters for visitors.

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Tarangire National Park activities

$2765 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12-Day Kenya and Tanzania Safari from Nairobi

Day 1 Arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi and transfer to the Sentrim 680 Hotel. Check in, relax, and get oriented with the help of your guide. Day 2 You will start your trip to Lake Naivasha with a stop over at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photos. Next, head straight to Hell's Gate National Park for a mini-safari. In the afternoon, visit a natural sauna before traveling to your hotel. Enjoy and evening boat on Lake Naivasha. Day 3 Morning departure to Lake Nakuru National park for a special sighting of the rare black rhino (an endangered species), one of the big five game animals. After, enjoy a full day game drive with a picnic lunch Day 4 You will start the safari to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Lunch will be served on the way in to Narok town. Arrival will be in the early afternoon for check-in. There will be a big tent with a bed, mosquito net, and a bathroom at the Lenchada Tourist Camp for you. After getting settled, there will be a 2-hour game drive in Maasai Mara around 4 p.m. Day 5 Full-day game drive all the way to the Mara river, the site of the great migration. Picnic lunch in the park. Evening visit to a Maasai village to see their culture. Dinner and optional camp fire. Day 6 Start with an early-morning game drive to see the early hunters. Eat breakfast and then depart for Serengeti through the Isebania border. Arrive at the border at lunchtime, and spend 30 minutes processing visas. Meet our Tanzanian driver and cook. In Tanzania, we use a 4-wheel drive Landcruiser. Take an evening game drive en route to the camp. Check in to Seronera camp in Serengeti. We will provide you with a tent and a sleeping bag. Meals are prepared privately for you by our private chef. Day 7 Set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. A scenic 4-hour drive, full-day game drive together with late evening game drive. Seronera campsite. Day 8 After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, proceed to Ngorongoro, where the night will be spent on the Crater Rim. Dinner and overnight at campsite. Day 9 After an early breakfast, proceed directly to the crater floor for a full-day crater tour with picnic lunches. Later proceed Lake Manyara. Day 10 After breakfast, proceed for a full-day game drive in beautiful Manyara National Park. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra, and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. Day 11 After early breakfast, proceed for a full day game drive at Tarangire National Park with picnic lunches. Later, proceed back to Arusha in the evening. Day 12 Breakfast and shuttle back to Nairobi.

$1575 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Day Tanzania Camping Safari: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Cater and Tarangire National Park from Arusha

Day 1: You'll be picked up from your hotel in Arusha at 09:00 and depart for Tarangire National Park for a picnic lunch and game drive. Overnight at Zion Campsite or similar. (L, D)Day 2: After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, with an en-route game drive. Have a picnic lunch and a short afternoon game drive in Serengeti Park. Overnight at Seronera Campsite or similar. (B, L, D)Day 3: After breakfast full you'll have a full day in Serengeti National Park, with early morning, mid-day and afternoon game drives. Overnight at Seronera Campsite or similar. (B, L, D)Day 4: Take an early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park, have brunch and depart for Ngorongoro Crater Rim. There will be an en-route game drive. Overnight at Simba Campsite or similar. (B, L, D)Day 5: Have an early breakfast, then descend onto the crater floor for game drive. Have lunch at hippo pool picnic site, then ascend to the rim and depart for Lake Manyara. Overnight at Jambo Campsite or similar. (B, L, D)Day 6: After breakfast, there will be a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Have a picnic lunch, then depart mid-afternoon for Arusha and a drop-off at your hotel. (B, L)

$320 Day Trips & Excursions


In the morning you will be picking up from the Hotel, and you will deliver a short safari info briefing, after which the travel start to the east to the Tarangre National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and do two exciting morning and afternoon game drives, along the Tarangire River. Late afternoon we depart for Moshi or Arusha where we will end our safari adventure

$2936 Private & Custom Tours

6-Day Serengeti Plains Safari Experience

• After arrival you will be picked up from the airport/ hotel to Arusha city. Accomodation before and after arrival will be arranged at an extra cost. Day 1 Visiting Tarangire National ParkAccommodation:Tarangire Sopa Lodge • Luxury lodge located inside Tarangire NP Meals & Drinks: • All meals included • Drinking water (Other drinks not included) Day 2 Visiting Serengeti National ParkAccommodation:Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP Meals & Drinks: • All meals included • Drinking water (Other drinks not included) Day 3 Visiting Serengeti National ParkAccommodation:Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP Meals & Drinks: • All meals included • Drinking water (Other drinks not included) Day 4 Visiting Ngorongoro CraterAccommodation:Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge • Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Meals & Drinks: • All meals included • Drinking water (Other drinks not included) Day 5 Visiting Ngorongoro CraterAccommodation:Karatu Simba Lodge • Mid-range lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Meals & Drinks: • All meals included • Drinking water (Other drinks not included) Day 6 DepartureAccommodation:No accommodation (End of tour)Meals & Drinks: • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

$3230 Private & Custom Tours

Taste of Tanzania Safari - 8 Days

Day 1: ArushaOn arrival at Kilimanjaro Int. Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight.Day 2: Arusha – Lake Manyara National ParkAfter breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park with lunch box en-route. You can see many game animals such as buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo and others. Enjoy an afternoon of game viewing in search of the famous but rare tree climbing lion. Dinner and overnight in lodge or tented camp.Day 3: Lake Manyara Area – Ngorongoro Conservation AreaThrough the Crater Forest and over the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, descent onto the crater floor to emerge into this fishbowl of wildlife. On the grass steppe and in the acacia tree woods, you will find almost all species that are found in the East African savannah, with of course the “Big Five”. Return to the crater rim or highlands for dinner and overnight in a lodge or tented camp.Day 4: Ngorongoro – Serengeti National ParkThe vast extensions of the Serengeti plains before you will impress you and wanting you to explore this area in deep. You will find wildebeest and zebras and often lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. The Migration, consisting of around 2 million animals, is on the move all year round. Depending on the season you may see this impressive phenomenon you may be able to see a band of lionesses gather for a hunt. Dinner and overnight in a tented lodge, luxury tents in the middle of the bush.Day 5: Serengeti National ParkYou enjoy further exploration of the endless plains. The habitats are natural and we can game drive with a picnic lunch to explore further afield. Dinner and overnight in the same accommodation.Day 6: Serengeti National ParkA welcome change in your schedule is to take part in an early morning game drive before returning for lunch and resting. In the afternoon, you set off to see the nocturnal animals beginning their night’s work. Dinner, campfire and overnight for your last night in the Serengeti…Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Olduvai Gorge – Tarangire AreaA leisurely game drive out of the Serengeti takes you to the Olduvai Gorge. Enjoy a picnic lunch and a view of the archaeological sites where early human tools and fossils have been found. We set off into the direction of Tarangire National Park and arrive at our lodge or tented camp for sunset. Dinner and overnight.Day 8: Tarangire National Park – ArushaLast but not least, a visit to the impressive Tarangire National Park. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Full game drive with lunch box, then continuation to Arusha for your flight home or further destination. 

$1660 Outdoor Activities


DAY 1 – Depart Arusha for a full day game drive at Tarangire National Park with picnic lunches.later in the evening proceed to ROIKA TENTED CAMP TARANGIRE for dinner and overnight stay.DAY 2 – After breakfast, proceed to Serengeti National Park for a full day game viewing with picnic lunches. later in the evening proceed to KATI KATI TENTED CAMP for dinner and overnight stayDAY 3 – Early morning game drive Serengeti National Park, back to camp for breakfast. Proceed to Ngorongoro Crater for a full day crater tour with picnic lunches later in the evening proceed to ENDORO LODGE Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight stayDAY 4 – After breakfast, enjoy a full day game drive at Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunches. later proceed back to Arusha.END OF TOURIncluded in tour:* 3 nights rustic tented camp accommodation as stated above. * Meals: Full Board – Breakfast, Hot Lunch or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari. * All Transfers from Arusha and back to Arusha during tour, Transport in Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle with Safari Driver/Guide, All Park Fees, Tour Accommodation * Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description. * Services of a Safari Driver/ Guide.Not included in tour:* Items of a Personal Nature * Tips and Gratitude’s to Safari StaffWhat to bring:* Clothes. * A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes. * Comfortable shoesSo come and enjoy the warmth of the rustic safari camp in Tanzania and get closer to the nature for a lifetime memorable experience. We take every care to offer you the best camping assistance so that you return to book an another safari in the near future. For more details about “4 days Tanzania Rustic Safari Tented Camp”, contact us today.

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