Tarangire hill

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Altitude: 1300 (top) 1200 (bottom) m.a.m.s.l.

A small steep sided hill amidst the plains of northern Tarangire national park. It serves as a destination for walking safaris, mostly for the views available from its top - which include the Tarangire river and plains that surround it.

What to do there?Game drives of it and nearby areas, or walking safaris, a short climb to its top that normally requires a park ranger. 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, when the animals move away from the Tarangire river - as water becomes available elsewhere.

Location of Tarangire hillTarangire hill is located inside Tarangire national park, about a half hour drive from the main gate - and the northern end. It also sits near the western banks of Tarangire river.

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

How to get there?By road or air, with the latter using a number of airstrips inside the park, with the nearest being Kuro airstrip. A vehicle may still be needed though to get around the park that is full of predators.

Alternatively, a private, rental or tours vehicle could also be used to get there from one of the entrance gates, lodges or other locations inside Tarangire.

For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website. Tariffs for a normal walking safari normally include conservation fees, walking or ranger fees, and vehicle entry fees - if using one.

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