The underrated Tarangire National Park
The Tarangire national park is for us, as Benson Safaris Tanzania, one of the underrated Tanzania attractions, receiving just a fraction of the Serengeti’s visitors, creating more space and exclusivity for those who do make it to Tarangire. Located in northern Tanzania, just south of Lake Manyara. This protected area of colossal baobabs, grassy plains, and huge herds of elephants has more to offer apart from wild dogs, rare antelope such as gerenuk, and more than 550 species of birds to spot throughout the year.
At Benson Safaris Tanzania we offer more than game drives and bush picnics. We offer immersive safari experiences including thrilling activities and 5-star hospitality that will pamper your soul and spice up your safari.
Sitting in a 4×4 safari jeep can be exhausting or get tiring at times which is why you can opt for a walking safari: One of the top things to do in Africa! It allows you to soak up the bush’s sounds, smells, and colors in a way that a game drive does not. No more roar of the engine to drown out the sound of the wind shaking the canopies overhead or the hoof thump from a territorial male impala. A secret language of signals shared between you and your guide, as he gestures the way across the openings and navigates through thickets and woodlands, teaches you the wonders of communication in the wild.
If you want to know the feeling of interacting with local people, Tarangire National Park is one of the parks where visitors get a chance to interact and feel like they are also local. Participating in local activities such as participating and enjoying traditional dance, tasting local food, and even buying local commodities and socializing with them is an outstanding moment you will never forget. Maasai culture is mainly a cultural tourism experience and activity in Tarangire National Park.
Twitchers are not left out; they get to experience ostriches, Kori bustards, hornbills, rufous-tailed weavers, and harsh starlings are some of the bird species you may encounter during your bird-watching trip to Tarangire National Park. The park is full of different bird species, not only in abundance but also in diversity. Migratory birds from different parts of the world are present in the park, and you may encounter some of them around the swamp floodplains. Tarangire has never been a regrettable trip for bird lovers.
Dining at Elewana Treetops sustains the momentum of undeniably memorable moments. Whether enjoying a lantern-lit dinner in a traditional Boma echoing to the sounds of Maasai chants or eating poolside by candlelight whilst a wealth of wildlife comes to drink at the Lodge water hole: We highly recommend Treetops creates memories by the minute and in so many differing ways.
Experience the drama and beauty of Africa in one of the most iconic locations that Tarangire has to offer. Sunset Hill is the perfect location to sit atop and enjoy the deep orange sunsets that often welcome in the starry skies a truly magical experience not to be missed. These are stories to take home after a once in a lifetime experience with Benson Safaris Tanzania!