Travel Blogs from Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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Elephants, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Elephants

A travel blog entry by eric

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... is the last stop on safari.  I'm a little sad to see it end.  But it's been a fantastic experience.  Tarangire is a national park known for its many species of birds.  For some reason, I saw very few.  Mostly elephants and ...

Zebra's, wildebeests, elephants, waterbuck and ..., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Zebra's, wildebeests, elephants, waterbuck and ...

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Tarangire National Park is SE of Lake Manyara and wraps around the Tarangire River. Due to the river, Tarangire has a very large population of animals during the dry season. This makes it nice, as you do not have to follow the herds. We spotted Zebra's ( ...

Oct 23, 2011, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Oct 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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    Tarangire National Park was our first park in Tanzania and the 6th largest park in the country.  Tarangire is teeming with an amazing diversity of exotic flora and fauna including elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo.  The park ...

That was close...too close..., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

That was close...too close...

A travel blog entry by 20africa13

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Today we spent the day at Tarangire National Park. We actually spent the night in this park with our Masai warrior friends looking over us...really they were watching for wild animals.  At this park, which is more of an intimate park..we ...

Lions, leopards, and elephants - oh my!!, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Lions, leopards, and elephants - oh my!!

A travel blog entry by joycesilva

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Day one of our safari was incredible! Aaron from Good Earth Tours picked us up at Planet Lodge.  We arrived at Tanagire National Park midday after a 3 plus hour drive from Arusha on very bumpy roads with lots of diversions (detours).   Within a ...

Serengeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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... is fine." Phew! I gave him the six dollars, a five and a one. He looked at the $5. He said "I need other five." In Tanzania, they use shillings and USD, but only very recent US dollars. I didn't have any other fives. They said they could maybe use it, ...

Safari part deux: Hunting with Parker, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari part deux: Hunting with Parker

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by schellenberg

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... of stuff on the roof of the car we get to a supermarket to get some wine and then we are on our way to the Tarangire National Park. We get there in the afternoon, leave Raphael and all the stuff and the, very basic, camp site and head for our first ...

Safari dag 2, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari dag 2

A travel blog entry by camillacecilia

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... till låren för att komma till sina hus och skräp flöt runt i vattnet. Så vi fick ändra planerna och åka till Tarangire National park istället som ligger på rätt sida av dalen. Det är en mycket mindre park än Serengeti men man kan se samma ...

Tembo Watching, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tembo Watching

A travel blog entry by sarahm270

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Today I visited my second national park in Tanzania, Tarangire. It was about two hours from Moyo Hill, so we had to get up a little earlier and leave at 7:30. The purpose of the trip was to observe elephants at the park. Tarangire has an elephant ...

Lake Manyara, Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania, Tanzania travel blog

Lake Manyara

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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... smiled really big and called us "rafiki," which I found out meant friend in Swahili. After the village tour, we went to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara was so lush and green, and it looked exactly like a scene out of the jungle book. We saw a ...

On safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

On safari

A travel blog entry by wallyandchris

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... over80 kms away.  We saw the general area where our driver's family had their boma. We finally arrived at the Tarangire National Park.  While waiting for our driver's to pay for admission, we could see some very large birds in the distance.  They ...

The Safari starts with Tarangire and Manyara, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

The Safari starts with Tarangire and Manyara

A travel blog entry by kcgunther

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The safari trekking across 4 national parks of Tanzania starts with entry into the Tarangire National Park.  With anticipation of spotting countless herds of elephants, zebras, etc, Greg and I headed out with East Africa Safari and Tours Co from ...

Safari Day 2 - Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Day 2 - Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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Up early today for morning game drive in Tarangire National Park, seeing a leopard one more of the big 5. This afternoon we had a few hours drive to our hotel on the rim of the crater at Ngorongoro where in the morning we will have our next game drive. ...

Elephant Encounter, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Elephant Encounter

A travel blog entry by moinmotion

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... rooms at the base camp of Tropical Trails, our safari operator in Arusha, a couple of hours drive brought us to Tarangire National Park. A less-travelled park, it seems we have the place mostly to ourselves. There are no other groups ...

Towering Tarangire, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Towering Tarangire

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... to me. Elephants are strong enough to push cars over, but I guess that elephant just didn't have it in him. The night in Tarangire was our first night camping. It was a little scary, because even though there was a gate around the campsite, you never know ...

Camping with the Animals, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Camping with the Animals

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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... returning from the area we are now in. They indicated the Taragiri NP had a high concentration of animals around what is left of the Tarangire River (end of the dry season). So again off we went with no real idea of what to expect.. enough time had lapsed ...

Safari Day 1 - Tarangire Park & lots of Elephants, Safari Day 1 - Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Day 1 - Tarangire Park & lots of Elephants

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... one piece, an hour drive to the hotel and finally got to bed. Next morning was the start of our 2 night, 3 day safari into Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. After a 3 hour drive to the park we were only inside 5 mins before we saw a group ...

Hung like an elephant, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Hung like an elephant

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... with various bags, baskets and buckets perfectly balanced on their heads.  Visuals straight out of National Geographic.  As we passed through the Tarangire gates, both the flora and fauna changed and our game drive began. The first big ...

Happiest B-day on Safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Happiest B-day on Safari

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... start, but the car seemed seamed substantially older and the windshield was cracked. It took us about 2 hours to get to the first national park, opened up the roof of the car, and almost immediately we saw elephants in the not so far distance. Fred (the ...

Tarangire - The Park Of Chocolate Elephants, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire - The Park Of Chocolate Elephants

A travel blog entry by irenan

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    The first real stop of this trip (for pleasure rather than for necessity) was Tarangire National Park...our travel companions Brian and Vicki - who flew different airline and arrived as scheduled - were already there, so we ...

Lazy leopard and lions at lunch, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Lazy leopard and lions at lunch

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... ahead of us. In the car we meet Richard, the driver, and Boka, our cook for the week.  The drive from Moshi to Tarangire National Park takes about 3 hours, but I'm not bored for a minute. I could look out of a car window for days on end! First, we ...

Kirurumu and crater, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kirurumu and crater

A travel blog entry by offtoafrica

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Well this blog entry is also a journal entry from ngorogoro. At kirurumu we saw cheetah, lion (male and female) vervet monkeys, baboons, giraffe, crocs, Hippos, and many other animals.  It was a tented camp by Nduto. There at kirurumu there were ...

Kanga Campsite, Tarangire National Park., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Kanga Campsite, Tarangire National Park.

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... beer was put in the fridge so that they would be nice and cool by the time we reached our campsite. The route to Tarangire National Park was pretty straightforward and it was good to have the on board GPS to make sure we were not straying off ...

Second Night at Kanga, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Second Night at Kanga

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... the fact that the flora and fauna is so very different.The area is very flat except for numerous kopjes. The highest point is Tarangire Hill which is 1600 metres high. We made our way back to the campsite and made dinner. Unfortunately we were joined by ...

Day 30 (Tarangire National Park), Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Day 30 (Tarangire National Park)

A travel blog entry by adisyl

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... queues of up to 30 people, I eventually get cash, I would recommend the airport when you arrive   First park, Tarangire National Park - a full afternoon game drive   We spot a couple of elephant families, in fact loads of elephant sighting, ...

Up in the Tree Tops, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Up in the Tree Tops

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... Tanzania.  They worked diligently while we were photographing them, but, predictably, they 'rested' when we 'weren't looking'! Tarangire National Park is home to hundreds, maybe thousands, of elephants, and I think we must have seen most of them! ...

Goodbye, Safari!  We had the best time!, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Goodbye, Safari! We had the best time!

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... we saw had a smile!   I must admit, I did have some doubts beforehand, and definitely some fears, about travelling in Kenya and Tanzania, but we were treated so well by all we encountered that any worries were unfounded.  Hakuna Matata. ...

Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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... was always an elephant standing around. Not like the baboons where they just stayed in one area. In the drive towards Tarangire National Park, we saw Masaai villagers walking alongside the road. And they looked scary! They looked like the kind of tribe ...

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