Tarangire National Park covers 2,600 sq km (1,005 sq miles) and is located 118 km (75 miles) southwest of Arusha. Tarangire is an easy drive from Arusha or Lake Manyara following a surfaced road to within 7km (four miles) of the main entrance gate. Visitors can continue by road on to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti the same day. Scheduled flights link Tarangire to other key safari destinations . Visit year round but in the dry season (June – September) for sheer numbers of animals.