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.

  • Burunge Tented Camp

    $ 135 Per adult per night
    Burunge Tented Camp is located only 10 minutes from Tarangire National Park. It has 30 rooms with en-suite facilities, among them, 6 family tents, that consist in two interconnected rooms. The camp provides one of the most economical alternatives to other properties serving Tarangire National Park. It is a large facility that accesses the park through the main entrance gate which at times can be busy. For those looking to keep costs under control while visiting Tarangire, this is an excellent choice.
  • Mpingo Ridge

    $ 1,220 Per adult per night
    Lemala Mpingo Ridge sits on top of an escarpment with sweeping views across the perennial Tarangire River and valley below, offering outstanding standards of comfort and service. Guests enjoy a real sense of wilderness and excellent game viewing, and it’s both a relaxing standalone destination and a great place to start a safari. Each of the 15 spacious tented suites have been positioned to maximize the sensational views over Tarangire and to take advantage of cooling breezes during hot weather. They feature en-suite bathrooms, private decks, sunken outside lounges that convert to afternoon siesta beds and one of the suites has two bedrooms. A special feature is the private outside bathtub—perfect for soothing the soul and washing away the African dust after a day on safari. The elevated main lodge has a large lounge and bar, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a spa and swimming pool. Sundowners, early morning walks and game drives in new custom-designed vehicles accompanied by Lemala’s highly-knowledgeable and experienced guides are some of the activities guests can look forward to during their stay.
  • Chem Chem Lodge

    $ 1,394 Per adult per night
    Chem Chem Lodge blends in with the wilderness that stretches on all sides. Chem Chem’s main Lodge reflects the form of a flamingo with its wings spread wide for landing. One wing holds the full-service gourmet restaurant and an outside fire place, the other wing offers a bar, lounge, fire place and fully stocked library. The Lodge also boasts a viewing deck with views over Lake Manyara. Outside, discover the gym or the pool hidden in the trees while the Chem Chem Spa offers utter relaxation. The spacious eight tent-style suites (100 m­²) offer ultra-luxurious accommodation under the immense African skies. Natural textures and surfaces such as wood, canvas, cotton and lava rock convey a sense of merging with your surrounds. Fall asleep in the softest bedlinen to the distant laugh of a hyena, the click of crickets, a nightjar’s call. Awake to the sounds of the wilderness stretching and yawning. Your privacy is ensured with the nearest neighbour at least 80m away. Family groups are catered for with a full suite connected by a small wooden bridge to a vintage-style tented room (50 m²) with its own indoor shower. It can sleep up to three children and two adults. Walking, night drives, cultural visits and game drives are the main activities on offer in the area. Access by road from Arusha, taking about 2 hours, or alternatively and highly recommended, fly direct to Chem Chem Airstrip near the camp. Enjoy the spa and relaxing pool in this tranquil setting with easy access to Tarangire National Park. Minimum 2 night stay required.
  • Little Chem Chem Camp

    $ 1,338 Per adult per night

    Chem Chem lies just outside of Tarangire Park

    Little Chem Chem is situated just outside Northwestern boundary of Tarangire National Park overlooking Lake Burunge. It lies within a 16,000 hectare exclusive-use wildlife management area. Guests have the privilege of enjoying amazing interaction with a variety of wildlife species including the big tusker elephants which have found a sanctuary in the WMA. Walking, night drives, cultural visits and game drives are the main activities on offer in the area. Access by road from Arusha, taking about 2 hours, or alternatively and highly recommended, fly to Kuro Airstrip in the center of Tarangire and gradually make your way to camp on a game drive provided by Chem Chem.
  • Oliver’s Camp Tarangire

    $ 1,017 Per adult per night
    Set in the remote southern reaches of Tarangire National Park and within easy reach of the Silale swamps, Oliver’s Camp is an echo of the early days of East African safaris. Alongside Oliver’s ten ensuite tents, Little Oliver’s offers a more intimate safari with just five exclusive tents. Both camps are perfect for those searching for genuine experiences in the unique, baobab-filled landscape.
  • Kuro Tarangire

    $ 975 Per adult per night
    Kuro Tarangire is nestled right in the middle of Tarangire National Park, just 15 minutes drive from the Kuro airstrip. The camp's central location means you get away from the crowds that often linger closer to the park gate. It is important to have your own corner of this special park all to yourselves, while still within striking distance of the Silale swamp. Silale can be a real hub of wildlife activity and is well worth a visit. Kuro camp is small and intimate, with a cosy mess area that draws inspiration from the Maasai. With only six tents, one of which is a family unit - it is a classic bush camp of old. Just the way it should be.