Tarangire Nat. Park
Tarangire is impressively splendid for its famous concentration of wild animals especially the elephants and it is also one of the finest birding destinations in East Africa.
The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park and covers an area of 2850 km 2.
Tarangire has a bimodal rainfall with short rains starting from November to December, long rains from March to May and dry season from June to October and January to February.
The park is located at an altitude between 900m and 1250meters with annual average rainfall ranging from 650 to 700mm.
The Park has remarkable attractions with large groups of Elephants, spectacular natural beauty of savanna landscape and magnificent majestic Baobabs. Over 550 different bird species have been recorded in the park, of which several are threatened or endemic.