This is one of the most underrated parks in Africa, but thanks to its proximity to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, Tarangire Park is usually only allocated a day trip as part of a safari. But what people do not know is that in the season dry is an amazing place. A place where the elephants dot the plains like cattle, and where the lion’s roars fill the night, all in a context of constant change in their landscape with the largest collection of elephants in the world.
The ecosystem has more than 700 resident lions and sightings are common. Less visible, but present is the leopard and cheetah. We can see large herds of zebras, wildebeest, giraffes, buffalo and other herbivores. And with more than 450 species of birds. Some say that Tarangire is the best destination for bird-watching in Tanzania and probably the best in Africa.
But this is a place where wildlife tells only half of the story. Dominating 2,850 square kilometers should be reason enough to come here, but also for its great valleys of the savannah and also its vast marshes. Its wild inhabitants scatter across the Maasai steppe, over an area 10 times larger than the park.