The Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania after Ruaha, Serengeti, Mikumi, Katavi and Mkomazi. The park located in Manyara Region, It lies a little distance to the south east of Lake Manyara National Park and covers an area of around 1,100 square miles (2,850 square kilometers).
The name of the park introduces from the Tarangire River that passes within the park, meaning the only reservoir of water for wild animals when dry seasons. Tarangire National Park is renowned for its large baobab trees as well as the big pride of huge elephants and giraffes as well as tree climbing lions grazing on the banks of the river.
It is the home to the large pride of lion and boasts around 500 bird species. When the dry season thousands of animals migrate to the Tarangire National Park from Manyara National Park and during the wet season many of Tarangire’s animals migrate out of the park, thus the best game period in Tarangire is during the month of Middle of June to November when wildlife congregates around the Tarangire River.
The landscape and vegetation in Tarangire are amazingly diverse with a mix that is not found anyplace else in the Tanzania northern safari circuit. The hilly landscape spotted with vast numbers of Baobab trees, dense bush, and high grasses. The activities that found in Tarangire National Park, including game viewing for day and night, bush walking safari, and balloon safari.