Tarangire Day Trip Safari.

A Tarangire Day Trip Safari is a one-day excursion that takes you to Tarangire National Park, located in northern Tanzania. The park is known for its large herds of elephants and its diverse array of wildlife, including zebras, wildebeest, giraffes, and lions.

The day begins with an early morning pickup from your hotel in Arusha, and a drive to Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, you will be greeted by the breathtaking landscapes of the savannah, dotted with acacia trees and baobab trees. The park is also home to a large number of bird species, so be sure to bring your binoculars for some birdwatching.

During the day, you will take a game drive through the park, searching for the wide variety of wildlife that call Tarangire home. Your guide will take you to the best spots for viewing animals and will also provide you with information about the different species you will encounter.

The highlight of the day is likely to be the elephants: Tarangire National Park is home to one of the largest elephant populations in East Africa, and sightings of these majestic animals are almost guaranteed. You will also have the opportunity to see other animals such as giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, and warthogs.

After your game drive, you will take a break for lunch before returning to Arusha.

A day trip safari to Tarangire is an excellent way to experience the beauty and wildlife of Tanzania, and can be a great option for those who are short on time or want to combine a safari with other activities in the area.

Region: Tarangire

There are several optional activities that you can add to your Tarangire Day Trip Safari to make the most of your time in the park and the surrounding area. Some possibilities include:

  1. Balloon safari: For a unique and unforgettable perspective of Tarangire, you can add a hot air balloon ride. 

  2. Cultural tour: To learn more about the local Maasai people, you can add a cultural tour to your itinerary.

  3. Walking safari: If you prefer a more immersive and active experience, you can add a walking safari to your day trip. A

  4. Night game drive: If you want to see the park at its most active, you can add a night game drive to your itinerary. 

  5. Picnic lunch: Instead of having lunch back in Arusha after your morning drive, you can add a picnic lunch in the park. 

Please keep in mind that some of these activities might have specific schedules or needs and need to be planned well in advance. Please check with your tour operator or tour guide for more information


tarangire day trip safari

Included in cost:

    • Pick-up in Arusha;
    • Experienced English-speaking guide;
    • New SUV (2016-2019) Land Cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roof;
    • Entry park fees;
    • Soft drinks and bottled drinking water;
    • Packed lunch;
    • Binocular (1 piece in the car);
    • Drop-off in Moshi.

The price does not include:

    • Tips for the safari guide (per day per car).

What to Bring on tarangire day Trip Safari.

  1. Camera: Tarangire is home to a wide variety of wildlife and beautiful landscapes, so be sure to bring a camera to capture all of your adventures.

  2. Binoculars: A good pair of binoculars will allow you to spot wildlife from a distance and to watch birds more closely.

  3. Sun protection: The sun can be intense in Tanzania, so be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, and a pair of sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun’s rays.

  4. Insect repellent: To protect yourself from mosquitoes and other insects, bring a good insect repellent.

  5. Clothing: Dress in light, neutral-colored clothing that covers your arms and legs to help you blend in with the surroundings, and avoid bright colors which may attract insects.

  6. Footwear: Comfortable walking shoes or boots, and also a pair of sandals can be convenient for the lunch break

  7. Water bottle: It is important to stay hydrated while on safari, so bring a refillable water bottle and make sure it’s filled up before you set out for your game drive.

  8. Travel documents: Be sure to bring your passport and any necessary visa documents. Also bring your travel insurance papers.

  9. Personal items: Also bring any necessary personal items such as medications, toiletries, and a small first-aid kit.

  10. Snacks: depending on the tour operator, snacks may or may not be included. It’s always good to bring a few snacks of your own just in case, specially if you have dietary restrictions.

It’s also good to check with the tour operator if they have any specific recommendations or restrictions before you leave on your safari.

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