Travel Blogs from Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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Tarangire, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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... visible at a distance but none of the roads in the park led up to it. The lake is outside the park boundary. Tarangire, like Lake Manyara, is very organized and professional.  The information boards are original and show much initiative.  They ...

The River Runs Through It, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

The River Runs Through It

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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The last day of our safari was spent at Tarangire National Park, named after the river that runs through it by the same name. It's a popular safari sight because it has the most water and plant life for the animals during the dry season.   And ...

OUT OF AFRICA, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

OUT OF AFRICA

A travel blog entry by ejo

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Day Two of Safari: Tarangire National Park I peacefully watched the sunrise with the new light filtering down over the valley and river and where a family of elephants was drinking, all from my front verandah. Simply magnificent. I was half expecting ...

MY NEW FOUND PASSION, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

MY NEW FOUND PASSION

A travel blog entry by ejo

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Day One of Safari: Arusha to Tarangire National Park Courteous Sam [driver], Dana & David [gorgeous couple from Chicago] and I headed off to Shoprite as that appears to be where everyone goes before heading bush. We've got a troupe with a pop up roof, ...

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

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by thejuggernaut

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My first day of safari started out with a bang!  The number of Elephants in Tarangire National Park is absolutely amazing.  I don't know what my expectations were for a safari, but I was completely blown away with the amount of wildlife and the ...

Leaping Leopards... we've seen the big 5 already!!, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Leaping Leopards... we've seen the big 5 already!!

A travel blog entry by wendy.batey

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... a fantastic day…. and we’re hanging out for tomorrow!!!!!   September 25th   Arusha to Tarangire National Park         What a sensational group of travellers.  Not only does no one ...

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

Oct 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Taranginere Safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Taranginere Safari

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

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Day 210 - The Best Laid African Plans, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Day 210 - The Best Laid African Plans

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... tire.  With the Israeli guy’s eagerly assisting, the change was both fast and funny. First stop was Tarangire National Park.  This savannah had longer grass and very interesting Balboa trees.  These trees had very wide trunks which ...

3rd and last day of Safari, Ngorogoro Crater, Tanzania travel blog

3rd and last day of Safari

A travel blog entry by friiskiwi

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... picnic area. There were lots of Hippos lazing in the water. After a nice lunch and some sunshine it was time to head out of the park saw more animals on the way. We left through a wooded area, very nice after the very bleak look of the plains. We were ...

safari Day 2, Ngorogoro Crater, Tanzania travel blog

safari Day 2

A travel blog entry by friiskiwi

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... 't very warm and finally a close encounter with a couple of lions who decided to cross the road in front of our car. We left the park around 2pm backtracked some of the way turned, East on one of the best roads I have seen for a long time. Built by the ...

My first day on Safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

My first day on Safari

A travel blog entry by friiskiwi

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... season. After Egypt we were rather pleased with the cooler weather. From Arusha there was still around 100km to the Tarangire National Park. We passed many small Maasai villages with their round thatched huts and saw many small boys herding goats or ...

Safari - Tarangire NP - and an Aussie reunion!, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari - Tarangire NP - and an Aussie reunion!

A travel blog entry by montysafrica

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Heading further south we were able to spend most of the day at Tarangire NP where Encompass / Maasai Wanderings (our & the Welch's travel company) had organised a lunchtime meeting at their mobile camp within the park. It was great, if a little ...

Maasai Wanderings, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Maasai Wanderings

A travel blog entry by discovering_tz

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... were awaited by Maasai Women singing in the shadow of a tree. Then an afternoon game drive in the roasting hot and dusty but beautiful Tarangire NP, which is home of big elephant herds. It was really very very hot and dry, Tse-tse flies were biting us, so ...

African Safaris, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

African Safaris

A travel blog entry by tanzania-safari

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Eric Joseph  has spent  over 2 decades in the industry. He has worked for a variety of tour operators before opening New Adventure Safari and has extensive experience in marketing East Africa and all it has to offer.  He was determined to ...

First safari day - Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

First safari day - Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy

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... had expected due to the constant breezes.  We stopped at a lodge for lunch that had the most spectacular view of the Tarangire Valley and river.  This was the classic Africa view.  We saw elephant, giraffes, wildebeest, impala and the most ...

Elephant-palooza, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Elephant-palooza

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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... highlands back to the Rift Valley floor. At the park entrance green vervet monkeys greeted us primarily interested in our lunches. Tarangire Park protects the habitat around the Tarangire River, which runs at least a little year-round. When we were there ...

Safari day #10, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Safari day #10

A travel blog entry by safarimom16

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Tarangire had wonderful animals, especially elephants.  Tarangire is a place of refuge for the largest population of elephants in northern Tanzania, with the possibility of seeing 100-400 elephants a day.  We certainly saw dozens up close and ...

Expedition #1- Tarangire  and Arusha NPs, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Expedition #1- Tarangire and Arusha NPs

A travel blog entry by shealyn

Day 1: We left around 8am to make the 1.5 hour ride to a campsite outside Tarangire National Park. We unpacked the rhino in the hot sun. The area was so dry and the dust was everywhere. One thing about Africa I learned here is that you are constantly ...

Drawing bows and blanks, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Drawing bows and blanks

A travel blog entry by rosandjohn

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A late breakfast at 8 am was much appreciated before we set off for a walk with our Warangiri(?) guide, with a bow and arrows for protection, and the lodge manager as interpreter.   The walk was rather disappointing in that we ...

Animals, People, and More, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Animals, People, and More

A travel blog entry by blakes

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The last few days have been awesome. We have seen so many animals and interacted with a lot of the people. We visited the Shanga River House which is an establishment that hires handicapped people to make items to sell to tourists. They do glass ...

Into Tanzania, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Into Tanzania

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... Hyrax (cross b/w oversize guineapig and quokka) and the chameleon (bright green crossing a major highway). Another Tarangire highlight that continued with the next park was the incredible bird life. Each park has at least 300 - 400 species and Tarangire ...

Tarangire - first night of our safari, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire - first night of our safari

A travel blog entry by radcliffe-riley

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Another day in paradise, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... the first time I wondered if this were all real. We had a great conversation with Sadiq at lunch about how things are in Tanzania, what they think of Americans, what we thought Tanzania would be like, etc. Turns out Americans are "most welcome" here. In ...

Mpingo, Tinga Tinga and Masai, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Mpingo, Tinga Tinga and Masai

A travel blog entry by wombat99

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Today was a full day cultural walk through Mto-Wa-Mbu village on the northern shore of Lake Mayana and on to anearby Masai village. We started with a walk through the rice fields and market gardens surrounding the village with a local guide explaining ...

Let's start at the End...., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Let's start at the End....

A travel blog entry by mlaliberte74

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We just finished dinner at Maramboi Tented Camp not far from Tarangire National Park. Before dinner,we took a swim in the pool to cool down from our hot dusty day out on a game drive. We swam, and then sat on the deck and watched impala, zebra, wildebeest ...

Sleeping in a tent with  mosquito net, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Sleeping in a tent with mosquito net

A travel blog entry by shbell

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... your tent at night - that is it - thank heavens for my kindle and ipod. I am now going to log out and come back in again so you can see on the map where I am - about 2 hours away from Burunge at Tloma Lodge at the Ngongona National Park. Safari Shirley ...

Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangire National Park

A travel blog entry by metruff

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We left Moivaro about 10am and after a stop at a tourist shop outside Arusha we arrived in Tarangire National Park.  We stopped at a Masai women's cooperative just outside the gate and Michelle bought some jewelry.  Immediately after entry into ...

Elephants and circumcision…., Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Elephants and circumcision….

A travel blog entry by peterhogel

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... what a park….                   Tarengire national park, So there I was, 30 cm from a wild African elephant! Actually there was 6 of themas close. She and the ...

Hyaenas at night, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania travel blog

Hyaenas at night

A travel blog entry by governorphil

We started at Kikoti in Tarangire park for 2 nights. We can highly recommend Kikoti Tented Lodge. The tents are very spacious with everything you could need. One of the drawbacks mentioned before we went was that it was a long drive to the park entrance. ...

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