Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania located in Manyara Region. Its name originates from the Tarangire river that crosses through the park, during the dry season thousands of animals migrate from Manyara National Park for water. Tarangire National Park lies a little distance to the south east of Lake Manyara and cover an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. The landscape and vegetation is incredibly diverse with a mix that is not found anywhere else in the northern safari circuit.
In Tarangire you will enjoy the impressive beauty of huge Baobab trees and old Acacia trees, its shrinking lagoons, the big swamp in the south of the Park and the best big-game during the drive along since most of the mammals has to come down to the river for water.
The Tarangire National Park has the most bird breeding species in one habitat than anywhere in the world .More than 500 species of bird lived here, some of them are includes Hamerkop, African hoopoe, bataleur, Goliath heron, Helmeted guinea fowl, long-toed lapwing, Brown parrot, , Yellow collared lovebird, White-bellied lourie and Madagascar bee-eater, doves, sandpipers, francolins, eagles, owls, weavers and kingfishers.
Tarangire National Park is famous for its tree climbing pythons and large herds of elephant year round, also Predator populations are a big attraction here, with luck you may see Bat eared fox, Fringe eared Oryx and White bearded wildebeest along with all the common wild animals.