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Where to see Elephants in Tanzania, Tanzania is one of the best destinations in Africa to see Elephants. Large herds of Elephants can be sighted in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park and Ruaha National Park with some herds having more than 300 Elephants in a single herd. Here below are the best places to see Elephants in Tanzania;
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National park is home to large herds of Elephants one herd can go consist up to 300 Elephants. Other animals to see in this park include wildebeests, buffaloes, impalas, gazelle, heartbeest, zebras, elands, stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long necked gerenuk.
Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is one of the best places to see Elephants in Africa it is believed to have the highest concentration of elephants in East Africa. Other animals to see in this park include both the Greater and Lesser Kudu, Sable and Roan antelopes, wild dogs, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, lions, Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Jackals and bat eared foxes.
Selous Game Reserve
Selous Game Reserve is another best place to see elephants in Tanzania; it is home to roaming elephant populations. At the park you can as well see Buffaloes and other wild animals include cheetah, giraffe, hippopotamus, crocodiles and white rhinoceros.
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is one of the best places to see Elephants in Tanzania. Other notable wild animals include wildebeests, zebra, leopard, gazelle, giraffe, spotted hyena, elephant, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, jackal and aardwolf.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is another great place to see Elephants in Tanzania. Elephants can be sighted in Ngorongoro Crater. Among other notable animal species to see in this Conservation Area include wildebeest, leopard, hartebeest, mountain reedbuck, zebra, spotted hyena, hippopotamus, gazelle and the endangered black rhinoceros.
Lake Manyara National Park
At this park you also have an opportunity to see large populations of Elephants and other predators including lion, black-backed jackal, bat-eared fox, serval, honey badger, African wild cat, spotted hyena, African civet, genet (Genetta) species and several mongoose species. Cheetah and African golden cat are rarely sighted. Other notable mammals include elephant, baboon, lesser flamingo, greater flamingo Cape buffalo, leopard, hippopotamus, wildebeest, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, zebra, white pelican, yellow-billed stork, Ayres’s hawk-eagle, Nile monitor, white-breasted cormorant, palm-nut vulture and cobra
Other notable best national parks to see Elephants in Tanzania include Arusha National park, Kilimanjaro National Park, saadani National Park, Katavi National Park and Mikumi National Park among others.
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Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
What is the best time to see Elephants in Tanzania?
Sighting Elephants in Tanzania is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Tanzania to see Elephants?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about where to see Elephants in Tanzania.