AUTHENTIC SAFARIS & PERSONALIZED TOURS IN TARANGIRE WITH AFRICANMECCA
Bush walks can take couple hours, half a day or even couple of days if you are hardy enough to enjoy a fly-camping bush walk expedition. You can breakfast or picnic in the bush, enjoy bush sundowners or a romantic bush dinner of traditional Tanzanian dishes prepared in an outback kitchen. Try an early morning take-off in a Tarangire hot-air balloon, floating soundlessly above the treetops for a unique perspective on herds of elephant, unmoved by your presence, and zebra, spooked by your looming shadow.
Soar into the sunrise to see the Great Rift Valley highlands, pink in the morning light, or drift over jade swamps speckled with water-birds. The most popular tour activity in Tarangire is the game drive with your expert and experienced AfricanMecca guide, in comfortable, custom-built 4WD vehicle, with all-round viewing – open sided or pop-up roof, two-way radio for current and reciprocal information on insider game tracks and sightings, and on-board refreshments.
You will see ungulates, rare as the Bohor reedbuck, or unusual as dry-land oryx, long-necked gerenuk and smaller rare mammals such as Banded mongoose and Cape hare, as well as lions, leopards, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras to primates such monkeys and baboons. There are no rhinos in the Tarangire as they have been poached to extinction in this park few decades ago for their horns though you can see them in Ngorongoro Crater and with proper luck in Serengeti.
Plans for reintroductions in Tarangire are unknown but would be welcomed by AfricanMecca. Always let your guide go first into any new situation. A hollow baobab tree, such as the massive Poachers’ Hide, where primitive beekeepers kept their hives, yesteryear poachers hid and hunters sheltered before conservation was enforced, but today, may be the lair of a leopard, or at least a nocturnal Verreaux's Eagle Owl with four-feet wing span, a light sleeper that wakens instantly to swoop in defiance at any intruder. Bat-eared foxes, hyena cubs and bats have all been encountered there.
Northern Tanzania birding is an immense pleasure in Tarangire, with five species of gigantic raptors, three kinds of vultures, outsize ostriches, ponderous Kori bustards, and tiny weavers, bee-eaters, sunbirds and kingfishers, some of the smallest, brightest, and most beautiful birds in the world. Outside the national park boundaries, night drives give opportunities to spot many nocturnal animals, particularly Small-eared galago, Senegal bushbaby and Crested porcupine, as well as common White-tailed mongoose and rarer civet. Some licenses have been issued for night drives from trusted camp sites within the park.
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WHERE TO STAY IN TARANGIRE
Tarangire accommodations come in two main types, lodges and tented camps, and in three Safari Tiers from super luxurious to cost-conscious, each providing its unique offerings to AfricanMecca guests.
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GUIDE ON TARANGIRE PARK
The river and swamps of Tarangire provide permanent water sources when surrounding shallow lakes dry up, thus attracting a migratory movement of up to 250,000 mammals during the dry season.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT TARANGIRE
The best time for a Tarangire safari is from June to October during the dry season when migrant game from elephants to hoofed herbivores congregate around the swamps and the Tarangire River valley.
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BALLOON SAFARI IN TARANGIRE
Try an early morning take-off in a hot-air balloon, floating soundlessly above the treetops for a unique perspective on herds of elephant, unmoved by your presence, and zebra chased by furtive lions.
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Jambo Raza, It was a wonderful experience in Tanzania. Thoroughly enjoyed the game drives. Rogers, our guide was superb; knowledgeable, helpful, and very friendly. Everything ran smoothly.
Alan Winner - Minnesota, United States
AfricanMecca Safaris created a remarkable honeymoon tailored to our interests and desires. The quality of service and delivery of experience was unsurpassed. I highly recommend AfricanMecca Safaris to honeymooners, families, or any traveler.
Noorin & Jason Nelson - Maryland, United States
Dear Raza, We arrived home on Sunday full of happy memories of our holiday. Emmanuel our driver was a top guide. Very knowledgeable about the animals and the parks. Thank you so much for making this a holiday to remember.
Norman & Janet Sutton - Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Raza, we had an incredible time and this is largely due to you and your staff's exceptional advice and flexibility in accommodating our needs. We will both vouch that AfricanMecca's quality for customer service is beyond reproach.
Marcy Burton & Ryan Kerr - Ontario, Canada
AfricanMecca's professionalism and care understands that what distinguishes Africa is its authenticity, the land, people and wildlife who do not share our world of fashion and fanfare that distinguish so many travel companies today.
Cyril Christo & Marie Wilkinson, Conservation Photographers, Authors & Wildlife Documentary Producers - USA
The AfricanMecca Safari experience was great. All the connections were spot on and the lodges and camps were great - 1st class. The safaris were great with the time spent in Ngorongoro totally outstanding. We just totally loved it, a great experience.
Bruce and Susie Ironside - New Zealand
The Tanzania safari was a trip that will remain in our memories as one of the best. The guide we had for the safari was named Babu and he was professional, knowledgeable & attentive. I will definitely use your company for any future trips.
Marian Murray - Boston, United States
EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR TARANGIRE IN NORTHERN TANZANIA
When visiting Tarangire National Park, we recommend combining it with your Northern Tanzania safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti (wildebeest migration). End your trip with a Swahili cultural tour and beach holiday in Zanzibar.
You may optionally extend out to offbeat parks in Southern and Western Tanzania such as Nyerere (Selous), Ruaha or Katavi ending with a chimpanzee trekking safari at Gombe or Mahale by the relaxing Lake Tanganyika.
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