Tarangire National Park is one of the best national parks in Tanzania located in the wordof Masai Steppe to the south east and the lakes of the Great Rift Valley to the north and west. The park occupies an area of 2,600 sq. km and is known to have a vast variety of wildlife species with amazing accommodation facilities for tourists to rest in when they are on a Tanzania Safari tour.
Tarangire national park is found in Tanzania and is one of the national parks in the northern Tanzania circuit. Located a short drive from Arusha, this destination is also found close to other wildlife viewing destinations such as lake Manyara national park. The name Tarangire after which the national park is called comes from the Tarangire river which crosses through the park. Different wildlife species drink from the river which is a primary source of water for the animals especially during the dry season.
The dry season in Tarangire national park is good for wildlife viewing during safaris at this destination and it takes place during the months of June to October. Wildlife species are known to gather at water points around the national park to drink water making it easy to spot them.
The climate condition of Tarangire is ranging from semi-arid to humid, the park experiences a single rainy season, from mid-November through to April, with yearly average levels of precipitation 750mm to 1,300mm. East is drier, hotter and temperatures range between 17.9°C and 37.3°C.
And so he dry season months of June through to November are so far considered the best times to visit the Tarangire National Park, as most of the animals will head towards the Tarangire River to remain hydrated, providing travellers with excellent game viewing opportunities.