Tarangire National Park Rules and Regulations

Tarangire National Park Rules and Regulations. Tarangire National Park rules and regulations are the various guidelines that travelers and all visitors who visit Tarangire National Park are expected to follow while in the park. Tarangire National Park is one of the most visited Tanzania national parks by travelers who embark on Tanzania safari tours. Tarangire National Park is famous for large herds of elephants and large towering baobab trees.

Tarangire National Park is located in the northern part of Tanzania, in the northern circuit of Tanzania. The northern Tanzania circuit is the most visited pf all Tanzania safari circuits. The northern circuit of Tanzania encompasses not only the Tarangire National Park but also Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park, which all reward amazing wild game viewing while on some of the most amazing safari activities.

Tarangire National Park is about 2 hours away from Arusha, the tourism hub of all northern safari packages, making it the most accessible Tanzania national park in the northern safari circuit. Tarangire National Park is also strategically located in the route to all the Tanzania national parks in the northern safari circuit, making it contiguous to Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park. Covering about 2,850 square kilometers, Tarangire National Park inhabits a wide variety of wildlife and attractions which make your Tarangire National Park safaris very memorable.

Tarangire National Park Rules and Regulations
Game drives in tarangire national park

Attractions in Tarangire National Park include a wide variety of wildlife including elephants, buffalos, giraffes, lions, leopards, and so many other animals, a variety of birds, Lake Tarangire and amazing landscapes. With such a variety of attractions in Tarangire National Park, there is so much more that travelers can enjoy. Activities in Tarangire National Park include day game drives, night game drives, guided walking safaris, hot air balloon safaris, among so many others.

While on Tarangire National Park safaris, travelers are and all visitors who go the Tarangire National park have a number of rules and regulations they are expected to follow and adhere to. Below are some of the various Tarangire National Park rules and regulations that travelers should follow while on Tarangire National Park safaris;

  • Always maintain a considerable distance from animals and birds in Tarangire National Park. If you do meet animals in Tarangire National Park, do not approach them too close as they shall be disturbed and stressed.
  • A speed limit of 50km per hour is to be maintained while in the park. This is in place to prevent any accidents caused by accidents, as the animals do freely move in the park.
  • Animals in Tarangire National Park always have a right of way. Allow them freely move, including crossing the road, at their own pace.
  • Never feed animals in Tarangire National Park. Feeding animals has them becoming dependent on humans who are unreliable, and also upsets their diet.
  • Noise is prohibited in Tarangire National Park. Radios, music, or noise from speaking loudly say shrieking out of excitement, is not allowed in the park. Hooting is also not allowed in the park.
  • Do not make hand gestures, or signals while in the park as the animals can misinterpret them.
  • Do not throw objects at animals in Tarangire National Park to attract their attention. This irritates them and stresses them, thereby becoming defensive.
  • Tarangire National Park is open from 6am to 6pm daily. Travelers are advised to plan their movements accordingly.
  • Off-track driving in Tarangire National Park is prohibited. Only authorised persons are allowed to drive off track.
Tarangire National Park Rules and Regulations
Elephants in Tarangire
  • Do not carry a firearm into the park
  • Do not litter in the park. Be sure to carry all your rubbish, including food wraps should be kept with you until you can properly dispose of them.
  • Pets are not allowed in Tarangire National Park as the park is home to only wild animals.
  • Smoking is not allowed in the park especially while on game drives. Smoking should be done in designated areas, in the camps and lodges of sty if they allow it. Be sure to carefully put out the match box and cigarette after use to prevent fires.
  • Camping in Tarangire National Park is allowed only in designated areas. Be sure to put out fires in the camping area properly.
  • Do not take any of the specimen in the park, including plants, skulls, or anything else.

While on Tarangire National Park safaris, be sure to adhere to the above Tarangire National Park rules and regulations, to protect and conserve for future generations, but also protect yourself while in the wild.

 

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