Sized: 2,600 sq km and established 1970
Location: 118 km southwest of Arusha.
The name of the park derived from the river which crosses at the middle of the park, the river is only the source of water for wild animals during dry seasons. The Tarangire River has shrivelled to a shadow of its wet season self. But it is choked with wildlife.
Location: 335 km from Arusha, stretching north to Kenya and bordering Lake Victoria to the West.
Size: 14,763sq km.
The name Serengeti is originated from Maasai word ‘Siringet’which means an ‘extended area’. Apart from Seoul is the largest park in Tanzania
Stretching for 50 km along the base of the rusty-gold-metre high rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as the loveliest I had in Africa.The compact game-viewing circuit through Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzania safari experience.
Size: 330sq km, of which up to 200 sq km is the lake when water level are high.