Silale swamp picnic site

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Altitude: 1200 m.a.m.s.l.

A small field near the western end of Silale swamp of Tarangire national park. It has facilities such as park benches and provides amazing views of the swamps from a higher vantage point.

What to do there?Game drives of it and nearby areas, picnics, bush meals, or just enjoy the views of the vast Silale swamps. For a list of other attractions in the area nearby, please see our attractions page.

Best time to visit?Any time of the year not in the rainy season of March to June, as there are fewer animals near the Tarangire river during this time.

Location of Silale swamp picnic siteThe picnic site is located on the eastern end of Tarangire national park, with the Silale swamp next to and east of it. It also is a short distance east of the Tarangire river.

For more information on this location, please see the map below.

How to get there?By road or air, with a number of airstrips to use inside the park that are reachable from most airports in the country. Or you could use a vehicle, whether privately owned, rental or tours.

Park tariffs for a normal self drive safari normally include conservation fees, vehicle entry fees along with camping or accommodation fees — if spending the night.

For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website.

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