Lemala Mpigo Ridge Lodge
Lemala Mpigo Ridge Lodge is a luxury accommodation found on top of an escarpment in the wildlife-rich Tarangire National Park in Tanzania country. The lodge is situated 300 meters from TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK (Rift valley) . The lodge is close to kuro airstrip just 15km. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha city which takes approximately 3- 4 hour drive (180km) to the park and air transport from Arusha to Kuro airstrip which takes about 30 minutes to fly to Kuro airstrip and then 45 minutes to drive from airstrip to the lodge. The lodge is affordable and convenient to luxury visitors visiting the park with its panoramic views of tarangire river , park , wildlife and surrounding area. The lodge is under lemala collections that offers best accommodations across kenya and Tanzania.
Lemala mpingo ridge lodge consist of Fifteen (15) elegant and comfortable tented suites that are built in traditional African style with natural materials like local woods and modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated, elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers/Bathtubs, mosquito nets, towel trorillies, hair driers, satelites ,flat screen TVs and many more . Rooms have private balconies, verandas and sitting areas ,you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the great Rift valley escarpment , river tarangire and surrounding area . Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean beddings containing queen beds and ceiling fans. There are campfires at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors during the night. Rooms are in different categories; single ,double ,twin and triple/family rooms and rooms cost 200$ per night and above . Note that in High season the rate goes slightly high than in Low season.
Lemala mpingo ridge lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; A continental breakfast in bush, picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and organized staff ,they also serve bush diners , A well-stocked bar/lounge with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beer, A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot tarangire afternoon ,you relax in water and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view of Tarangire river , wildlife visiting the lodge and the surrounding area , Free parking space available, camping at the camp available ,offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Business centers with conferences halls , meeting places and honey moon package etc. Healthy and fitness centers with Spa , Gym, massage ,steam bath , offers hot air ballooning , Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials ,safari books mention but few.
Tarangire National Park is considered to be the sixth largest park in Tanzania country found in south east of Manyara national park in the Northern part of Tanzania. The name of the park comes from Tarangire river that crosses the park and the river is the only source of fresh waters for animals in Tarangire eco system. It occupies the total area of 2,850 KM squared and its 150Km from Arusha. The park is small with twenty six mammal, famous with large herd of big five animals like; Buffaloes , elephants, zebras, enlands, Rhinos Impalas ,antelopes, mention but a few and 500 bird species like; yellow necked , helmeted, barbet, starling ,swift ,stripped swallows etc. The park has different categories of accommodation like; Budget , Mid range and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visitors visiting tarangire national park. There are more different activities to do while in the Park which include; Game viewing, you spot different animals in the park , Visiting Tarangire River , Cultural visits in the local village, Camping , Bird watching/Birding since the park has more bird species ,Boat trip at Tarangire river , sight seeing trips , hot air balloon riding etc. its 60 $ to enter the park .Dry season is the best period to visit Tarangire national park as animals are migrating in June- September hence giving a chance to see some of the animals.