Usually the majority of guests that go into Tarangire do so as part of a longer safari itinerary. Tarangire National park is part of the well liked northern Safari Circuit of Tanzania and is mainly visited along with other parks such as Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti NP. Usually most of the safaris on this circuit begin in Arusha city. The most recommended option to reach Arusha town is to fly into the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), that is located approximately 46 kilometers or 29 miles from Arusha. It is as well possible to directly fly into Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), found close to the capital city Dar es Salaam and then fly to Arusha Airport (ARK).
Another cheaper alternative is to reserve a cheaper flight into Kenya’s capital city Nairobi, and then take a shuttle bus to the town of Arusha. You will be Picked-up early in the morning and finally arrive in Arusha at 4pm. Usually, your tour operator will receive you at the airport and then make all ongoing arrangements, as well as the charter flight into the park as per your arrangements.
Although there are charter flights connecting from Arusha as well as the Serengeti NP to Tarangire, you can enjoy a 2 hours thrilling drive from Arusha to the park entrance gate, and just the last 7 kilommeters of the road are not tarred. Another fortunate thing is that it is quite easy connect from here to any other national park in the north such as Lake Manyara or the wider Ngorongoro Conservation area.
You may check Skyscanner or, for those interested in flights to multiple destination you can check Expedia to find out which airlines is available to transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) or to the Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam and how much the tickets cost.
Normally these charter flights are reserved by your safari / tour operator all as part of your safari package. You may make reservations for your Domestic flights with any of the domestic carrier such as: Air Tanzania, Precision Air, Regional Air, ZanAir, Safari Air Link, or Coastal Aviation
Passport, visa and other entry requirements
Information about the Passport, visa plus other requirements at the point of entry can be acquired directly through your tour operator
This is an impressive destination is suitable for those taking a day’s tour and can easily be incorporated into an itinerary to other parks in Tanzania. The landscape of the park is mainly dominated by huge baobab and many dried up river beds. During the dry season in the months of August, September and October, the park supports the biggest number of wildlife in the whole of Tanzania, with several wild animals such as the giraffes, wildebeests, impalas plus zebras among others, together with a great profusion of birds. In addition, this park offers thrilling trekking safaris that are all worth enjoying. There are a number of nice tented camps, and lodges that offer accommodation.
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