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At about 2,600 square kilometers, Tarangire National Park is the sixth biggest National Park in Tanzania. It is known for having the biggest groups of elephants in any park in Tanzania. It has a beautiful environment with wetlands, forests, and acacia and baobab trees, among other things. The Park is home to many kinds of wild animals and more than 500 bird types, which makes it a paradise for birdwatchers. Some examples are the Kori Bustard, the Pygmy Falcon, and the Ashy Starling.

The River Tarangire, which runs to Lake Burungi, is the main feature on the northern side of the Tarangire. Most of the southern part of the park is made up of marshes, which dry up during the dry season and turn into lush steppes. You can go to Tarangire at any time of the year. But the best time to go is from June to November when it’s dry and most of the animals come to the Tarangire River to drink.

Elephant heaven
In addition to its impressive population of elephants, Tarangire National Park is a haven for birdwatchers. From hornbills, parrots, lovebirds, and lilac-breasted rollers to kori bustards, eagles, and vultures, there is a wide variety of birds. In Tarangire National Park’s marshes, you can find one of the highest concentrations of different species of birds that breed anywhere in the world. The region surrounding these marshes is home to a wide variety of animals, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, and even tree-climbing pythons.

Most common animals &atmosphere of Tarangire
Even though it’s one of Tanzania’s lesser-known national parks, Tarangire manages to maintain a true safari vibe. The dramatic contrast between the hilly landscape with its numerous large baobab trees and the clear blue sky is stunning. The most common animals found in Tarangire are;

Elephants (big herds), Giraffes, Zebras, Wildebeest, Ostriches, Leopards, Lions, Cheetahs, Birds, Pythons, Monkeys