Tarangire national park is most popular for its large herds of elephants, it is also a home to the unique baobab trees, and in addition to that there are tree climbing African pythons which make tarangire one of the top parks in Tanzania.
While in tarangire you will encounter animals like hartebeests, wildebeests, gazelles and zebras, alongside several predators like lions and leopards, also the often spotted are the dry country antelopes. In the park you will also enjoy a batch of colourful bird species, some of these species include: guinea fowl, kori bustards, bee eaters, yellow collared lovebirds, hammerkops and starlings, the park consist of an extensive network of swamps that are mainly found in the southern and eastern parts of tarangire, the best time to visit tarangire is between the month of june to october which is the dry season, and there are huge herds of animals that are attracted to the tarangire river.
You will depart from moshi and begin your drive to tarangire national park, along the way you'll catch in the transposing landscape as Arusha's urban jungle is replaced by wide open plains and charming Masai villages. Checking in at the park offers a good chance to see mischievous monkeys darting about in the shade and you can also pose with a gigantic Baobab at the park's entrance. After getting in the park you will be amazed by the thick vegetation with acacia shrubs and mixed woodland, while feasting your eyes on different animals like kudu, rhino, impala and zebras.
You will enjoy your picnic lunch in the park while taking in the exceptional view of the Tarangire River, at 1600 we will set off from the park and back to moshi