Tarangire Safari Lodge
Tarangire Safari Lodge is a mid-range accommodation (3 star) found on the top of the Bluff inside Tarangire national park in Tanzania. The lodge is close to the Tarangire river that flows through the park and is a magnet for wildlife. The lodge is about 7 kilometers from the park’s main gate . The lodge is convenient and business friendly to visitors with its panoramic views of the landscape, Tarangire river and surrounding areas. You can be at the lodge from Arusha Town which takes about 2-3 hours drive then 45 minute to fly from Arusha to the close Kuro airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge.
Tarangire safari lodge consist of 40 elegant and comfortable permanent rooms that are built in traditional African style with grass thatched roofs , local woods and stones in a cozy environment with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated, elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, towel toiletries, private wooden balconies, verandas and sitting areas ,you relax while overlooking the stunning view over the Tarangire river , wildlife visiting the lodge and surrounding area . Rooms are un parallel and well equipped with Satellite , flat screen TVs, wooden chairs , tables . Extinguishers, comfortable clean and washed beddings containing queen and king beds with wooden ceiling fans. There are campfires at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors during the cold nights. Room are in different categories and sizes; single, double, twin and triple/family rooms . Rooms cost ranges from 200$ per night and above, sometimes rate goes slightly high during high /peak season than in Low season.
Tarangire Safari lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; barbecue breakfast in bush , picnic lunch and dinner in the main building facing the river 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 big swimming pool and children’s splash pool that cools off the hot afternoon in Tarangire, you relax in water and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view over the wilderness , wildlife especially elephants drink water at Tarangire river and the surrounding area , Free parking space available, camping at the lodge available , offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Night game viewing offered , Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Business centers with meeting places and honey moon package etc. camping available , offers hot air ballooning , Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like Clothes , 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 , Night walking safaris , sightseeing trips , hot air balloon riding in Tarangire park 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.