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Tarangire Getaway

A private concession for a big game safari. The Tarangire National Park provides a truly raw African experience.

Step outside and smell, touch and feel the true African Bush at Little Chem Chem. Walking with your private guide you’ll learn to track the wildlife of this Tanzanian landscape. Explore Tarangire with morning, afternoon and evening game drives, visit the local Maasai people, picnic in the wilderness and dine under the stars.

  • Chem Chem Concession
  • 5 days/4 nights

Highlights of the Tarangire Getaway?

We’ll stay on the Little Chem Chem Concession within the migration area between Lake Manyara and the Tarangire National Park.

  • Little Chem Chem sits on the edge of an acacia woodland, overlooking Lake Burunge.
  • The Babati mountain range lies to the south-west and the Tarangire hills can be seen to the north-east.
  • Elegant Little Chem Chem has just 5 rooms.
  • Guests have sole use of the 16,000 hectares of wilderness – listen out for the lions’ nightly roars, don’t be surprised to see them around the camp during the daytime too!
  • Lake Burunge is home to abundant bird life and it’s a good source of fresh water for the elephants.
  • Cheetah hunt the adjacent plains while eland, lesser kudu and leopard roam the more dense woodland.

The ultimate vintage safari – just slow down and explore for a very private safari experience.

When is the best time to go to Tarangire?

  • June to October is when the animals gather along the Tarangire River.
  • There’s little rainfall and although other areas of the park may be busy, you’re staying in a Private Concession so the number of guests will be limited to a maximum of 10 at any time.
  • The weather is sunny and the risk of contracting malaria is low because there are fewer mosquitos.
  • Vegetation is thin so it’s easier to spot wildlife as they come down to the river, lakes and water holes to drink.


ItineraryFrom $2910

Day 1 - Arrive Kuru Airstrip, Tarangire NP Day 1 - Arrive Kuru Airstrip, Tarangire NP View More

You're met on arrival for a game drive through the National Park, picnic lunch then on to Little Chem Chem on the edge of Lake Manyara

Days 2-4 Little Chem Chem Days 2-4 Little Chem Chem View More

Morning, afternoon and night game drives, guided walking, sundowners on the lakeside. Meet local Maasai family. Game viewing-elephants, lion, lesser kudu, cheetah, leopard, eland - relax!

Day 5 - Depart Tarangire Day 5 - Depart Tarangire View More

Leave Little Chem Chem for Kuro airstrip. Please talk to your Zambezi consultant if you would like to extend your trip.

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How to get there

Fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport for a road transfer to Arusha.
Domestic flight to Kuro Airstrip.
Please ask your Zambezi consultant if you would like us to assist with booking the above.

Tips and notes


  • All meals, beers, spirits, house wines water and soft drinks (excluding connoisseur wine, and champagne).
  • All safari activities in the Chem Chem Reserve – morning, afternoon & night game drives, guided walking safaris & conservation safaris with the anti-poaching team.
  • Game drive to Tarangire National Park in an open vehicle (excludes park fees), Visit with a local Maasai family.
  • Sundowners at Lake Burunge.
  • Transfers to & from Kuro airstrip (in the Tarangire National Park, excludes Park Fees).
  • Hand washed laundry
  • internet access (Wi-Fi available).


  • Road transfers (only Kuro to/from Little Chem Chem included)
  • Park fees for Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks.
  • Additional spa treatments (only available at Chem Chem Lodge), personal purchases, phone calls and gratuities.

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