Tarangire Treetops
TreeTops Elevated Room Exterior View of the Water Hole infront of Treetops
TreeTops Elevated Room Exterior
View of the Water Hole infront of Treetops

Tarangire Treetops

Many a childhood would have been spent playing in the world of ‘make-believe’. Within this imaginary existence many of us will have climbed and played high up in the bows and branches and, for the lucky few, built a ‘palace’ in the sky. It is this nostalgic sparkle that is all too visible in the eyes of the ‘grown-ups’ who gaze upon Tarangire Treetops for the first time. Tarangire Treetops sits serenely in a private game reserve bordering the Tarangire National Park - Tanzania.

Country

Tanzania

Highlights

As you arrive at the Lodge, you are immediately greeted by a blaze of colour and a host of smiles all of which belong to the local Maasai tribesmen who have become part of the enchanting story that is Tarangire Treetops. Dining at Treetops sustains the momentum of undeniably memorable moments. Whether enjoying a lantern-lit dinner in a traditional Boma echoing to the sounds of Maasai chants, or eating poolside by candlelight whilst a wealth of wildlife comes to drink at the Lodge water hole, Treetops creates memories by the minute and in so many differing ways.

Need to Know

The Tarangire eco-system is also known for its impressive Baobab trees dotting the landscape (a massive baobab tree is also incorporated into the Tarangire Treetop’s spacious lounge; an airy elevated and comfortable room with natural wooden furniture) These mystic trees have both ecological significance for all the creatures that make it their home and live off its food and traditional significance to the local Masai people who incorporate the tree into their folklore.

Tarangire Treetops is situated in its own private conservancy, therefore one can enjoy a secluded and private safari experience but with easy access to Tarangire National Park which has diverse wildlife and birdlife, making it an extremely unique and beautiful eco-system.


SafarisSafaris


Day Game Drive Tarangire is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing lions. Visitors to the park can expect to see any number of resident zebra and wildebeest in addition to the less common animals. Other common animals include waterbuck, giraffe, and olive baboons. Home to more than 550 species, the park is a haven for bird enthusiasts who can expect so see dozens of species even in the dry season. The swamps are the focus of the largest selection of breeding birds anywhere in the world. Yellow-collared Lovebirds are a common bird sighting in the trees along the Tarangire River. Walking Safari There is no better way to up close and personal to the wild than to take a walking safari. Feels the ancient earth beneath every step you take as you tread on the tracks of animals that have walked the same path minutes before. In the company of an experienced guide, learn about the flora as well as the fauna, and begin to understand the true majesty of the indigenous peoples that live and thrive on the land. As Tarangire Treetops is located just outside the Park, we can provide an exceptional guided game walk in the environs of the lodge and in the elephant corridor between the park and Manyara's national Park. Full details of costs and timings are available on our website www.tarangiretreetops.com


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The Tarangire ecosystem supports one of the highest densities of large ungulates in East Africa - in addition to harbouring important populations of greater kudu, gerenuk, eland, lion, leopard, waterbucks, jackals, Oryx and lesser kudu, wild dogs as well as the quaint pancake tortoise, the park is home to the largest population of elephants in northern Tanzania, now numbering close to 2500 individuals. There is a diversity of wildlife and birdlife in Tarangire that makes it an extremely unique and beautiful eco-system.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Tarangire Balloon Safari With the only sound being that of the burners heating the air inside the balloon's billowing canopy, all those within the 8-man basket will revel in the spectacle of the rising sun across the Tarangire plains. Following this 50-minute breathtaking spectacle, the balloon will land softly on 'terra firma' and from here you will be taken to your open-air breakfast table where you will no doubt share the morning’s experiences. Bush Lunch During a game drive through the famed Tarangire National Park there is nothing more enjoyable than arriving to a private area in the park for a delicious and relaxing luncheon. A variety of locales are selected depending on the seaon, and of course the animals. Sun Downer Cocktails Experience the drama and beauty of Africa in one of the most iconic locations that Tarangire has to offer. Sunset Hill is the perfect locations to sit atop and enjoy the deep orange sunsets that often welcome in the starry skies. With food and drinks served by one of the Treetops staff, this is truly a magical experience not to be missed. Bush Dinner After a day of game viewing and driving through the famed Tarangire National Park, there is no better way to enjoy the end of another day in the African bush than to enjoy a delicious four-course meal under a canopy of twinkling stars. You will be guided to your bush dinner on foot. On arrival you will be greeted by our Chef, and offered a welcome aperitif whilst deciding on the dining options for your bush dining experience. By the light of the flickering embers of a wood fire, sit back and relax and soak up the final minutes of what will have been yet another day of wonderment and memories. Masai Village Tour The Maasai Village is about 20-30 minutes drive from Treetops and gives a perfect insight to the life of the Maasai. This village with its varying age of inhabitants are very warm and friendly and eager to meet guests from Treetops. Boma Dinner & Masai Dancers – Sample the delights of eating under the stars in a traditional Maasai Boma whilst enjoying the dancing and singing of Maasai menfolk. Flavours of the bush as well as international cuisine if all available in this alfresco dining experience, all of which is done by lantern light and the glowing embers of a large bonfire.

FacilitiesFacilities

Centered about a Main Lodge - which itself encases a thousand year-old baobab tree - Tarangire Treetops comprises of 20 treehouses all of which are elevated above the ground affording views over the tops of surrounding marula and baobab trees. The lodge hosts a swimming pool and decked sunlounging areas, an open air boma for evening dining, a small boutique, a restaurant and bar, with public access wifi.

AccommodationAccommodation

Each 'treehouse' is built around a baobab tree and boasts one of the largest bedrooms to be found in any camp or lodge in East Africa – with a floor space of 65 square metres – and all with an exotic double shower en suite bathroom. With furnishings that create warmth and demonstrate a commitment to local craftsmanship, the ‘up-in-the-air’ experience is completed by the open-fronted room design affording views across the Tarangire plains from an expansive but private balcony.

AccoladesAccolades

  • Tripadvisor's Certificate od ecxellence, 2014/2015
  • Top Guardian Safari Lodges 2013 
  • Nominated by World Travel Awards - 2012

SeasonSeason

Open all year round.

Average StayAverage Stay

2 nights with an increase demnd for additional night stays.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Prices start from 500 USD per person on Full Board (low season) to 845 USD per person on Game Package (high season).

Children PolicyChild Policy

We welcome children of all ages and tailor activities and stay to suit each group

  • Children 0 -3 years are free of charge
  • 1 or 2 children under 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults  -  accommodation is free of charge
  • 1 or 2 children under 12 years sharing a room with 1 adult - adult will be charged the single room rate and children free of charge
  • 1 or 2 children 12 up to 17 years sharing with 1 adult  - adult at per person sharing rate and children pay 75% of the adult rate.
  • Children under 18 years sharing own room - min 2, max 3 pax - children pay 75% of the adult rate.
  •  A child in his / her room: to be charged the single room rate 

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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