Tarangire National Park
Tarangire national park covers an area of 988 square miles (2,558 sq km) and is located in the Masai Steppe near Lake Manyara, in the west Rift Valley. The climate is hot and humid with an astounding variety of vegetation – in particular the profusion of huge baobabs. Tarangire is a great place to visit in the dry season as huge processions of animals move to the Tarangire River, a permanent river in this dry area, to quench their thirst. It is also has a prolific amount of birdlife.