Tarangire Treetops

Situated just outside Tarangire National Park, this enchanting safari camp features 20 elevated open-fronted guest bedrooms with views across the Tarangire plains.

Situated just outside Tarangire National Park, this enchanting safari camp is a collection of houses built on stilts around age-old baobab trees. The 20 elevated guest bedrooms are all open-fronted in design affording views across the Tarangire plains, yet they are all remarkably private. Even up in the air, the ensuite bathrooms contain luxe double showers and the wide personal balconies come furnished with a pair or rocking chairs.

Wrapped around a thousand-year old baobab, the thatched main lodge offers plenty of comfortable seating and a small boutique, opening out onto an inviting swimming pool surrounded by shaded sun loungers. Picnic lunches are possible out in the national park, while dinners takes place in a fire-lit ‘boma’ or under a canopy of stars out in the bush.

Activities at Tarangire Treetops Camp include twice daily game drives, Maasai village tours, nature walks and night safaris. The Tarangire ecosystem is most famous for its enormous elephant herds and tree-climbing lions; however, zebra, olive baboon and giraffe are also common while the park harbours over 550 individual species of bird.

Location

How to get to Tarangire Treetops

Tarangire Treetops is around 3 hours drive from Arusha or 3 hours from Kuro Airstrip. The journey is essentially a game drive as it takes you across the large, open plains of southern Maasailand.

Activities at Tarangire Treetops

  • Game drives
  • Guided nature walks
  • Night safaris
  • Maasai village tour
  • Sundowners and bush dining

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Tarangire Treetops Highlights

  • A unique camp built around a collection of ancient baobabs
  • Located just outside Tarangire National Park
  • Guest suites up in the trees with views of the plains
  • Opportunities to view huge elephant herds and tree-climbing lions
  • The ability to go on nature walks and enjoy night game drives

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Accommodation in the Tarangire National Park region

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Tarangire National Park region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Lemala Mpingo Ridge

Sitting at the top of an escarpment with sweeping views across the perennial Tarangire River and valley below, Lemala Mpingo Ridge offers not just sensational views but outstanding standards of

Little Oliver’s Camp

Little Oliver’s Camp offers an exclusive experience of Tarangire National Park, with only five beautiful tents full of handmade furniture, indoor and outdoor showers and private decks.

Nimali Tarangire

Small and intimate Nimali Tarangire is a hidden gem located in a private concession bordering Tarangire National Park.

Oliver’s Camp

Located in the remote south of Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp offers authentic bush luxury with just 10 well-appointed ensuite tents, each with indoor and outdoor showers and private verandas.

Sanctuary Swala Camp

Set in a very secluded corner of Tarangire National Park, Sanctuary Swala offers twelve canvas pavilions that epitomise luxury and an exclusive safari experience of this picturesque reserve.

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Family-run Tarangire Safari Lodge features spacious ensuite tents and thatched bungalows as well as panoramic vistas of the plains and game by the Tarangire River below.

Tarangire Treetops

Situated just outside Tarangire National Park, this enchanting safari camp features 20 elevated open-fronted guest bedrooms with views across the Tarangire plains.

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Tanzania Overview

What is the best thing to do in Tanzania?
A wildlife safaris is an absolute must as Tanzania is one of Africa’s great wildlife destinations. Witnessing tens of thousands of wildebeest and zebra in the Serengeti is an unquestionable highlight, whilst the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the natural wonders of the world. A trek to the top of Africa’s highest peak – Mount Kilimanjaro – is a bucket-list experience for any adventure enthusiast.

What is the climate like in Tanzania?
Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between November and May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

How do I get to Tanzania?
There are only two European airlines – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Turkish Airlines – that fly directly into the country. Otherwise, flying via the Kenyan capital of Nairobi (where far more major airlines fly to including British Airways and Air France) is another option. From here travellers can then fly to numerous airports in Tanzania.

For travellers coming from the United States at least one stop is required. The easiest airlines for connections are either with KLM or Qatar Airways via Doha. From Doha there are also direct flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

What can I combine Tanzania with?
Tanzania is often combined with other countries including neighbouring Kenya or either Uganda or Rwanda for a trek to see the gorillas. A few days on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar is a very popular way to end a Tanzanian safari.

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