Chem Chem Safari Lodge

chem chem wilderness concession, tanzania

From $750/ night
  • bar / lounge
  • community pool
  • concierge
  • fire pit / ring
  • running water
  • spa
  • store/shop
  • wi-fi
  • animal interaction
  • campfire activities
  • exercise
  • fishing
  • guided tours
  • hiking
  • nature walks
  • off-road vehicle tours
  • safari tours
  • wildlife observing

Enjoy a bush-breakfast under a 3,000 year old Baobab tree. Eat lunch up in the Eagle’s Nest overlooking Chem Chem’s 4,000-hectare wildlife concession. Drink a cold gin and tonic on the shore of Lake Manyara while the sun sets behind the rift valley and savor a delicious dinner under the fabulous African sky.

How Do I Get There?

The nearest airports to Chem Chem Wilderness Concession are Kilimanjaro International Airport and Arusha Domestic Airport. It is then a 2.5 hour transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport or a 1.5 hour transfer from Arusha Airport. Both routes offer an interesting drive through the lush landscape of Tanzania. Chem Chem Wilderness Concession is located 9 km from the Tarangire junction and 35 km from the Manyara junction.

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Chem Chem lies in the migration corridor between the immense savannas of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara. It is situated on its own 4,000-hectare private wildlife concession. This fantastic location is perfect for unforgettable walking safaris and bird watching excursions.

Glamping Types

  • Tents

Great For

  • couples
  • families
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • small groups
  • solo travelers
  • wedding

Setting

  • desert
  • eco-reserve
  • safari

Total Accommodations

  • 8

Minimum Night Stay

  • N/A

Rates Based On

  • Per person, double occupancy

Best time to visit

Dry Season: June–October; great for game viewing

Green Season: December–March; good for wildebeest and zebra calving as well as flamingo migrations

CLOSED: Between April 1–May 14

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  • Amenities
    • bar / lounge
    • community pool
    • concierge
    • fire pit / ring
    • running water
    • spa
    • store/shop
    • wi-fi
  • Experiences
    • animal interaction
    • campfire activities
    • exercise
    • fishing
    • guided tours
    • hiking
    • nature walks
    • off-road vehicle tours
    • safari tours
    • wildlife observing
  • Dining Options

    Enjoy a bush-breakfast under a 3,000 year old Baobab tree. Eat lunch up in the Eagle’s Nest overlooking Chem Chem’s 4,000-hectare wildlife concession. Drink a cold gin and tonic on the shore of Lake Manyara while the sun sets behind the rift valley and savor a delicious dinner under the fabulous African sky.

  • Policies
  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    The nearest airports to Chem Chem Wilderness Concession are Kilimanjaro International Airport and Arusha Domestic Airport. It is then a 2.5 hour transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport or a 1.5 hour transfer from Arusha Airport. Both routes offer an interesting drive through the lush landscape of Tanzania. Chem Chem Wilderness Concession is located 9 km from the Tarangire junction and 35 km from the Manyara junction.

    View Google Maps

Inside Scoop

  • Children aged 10 years and over are welcome at both the Lodge and Little Chem Chem. No children under 12 are allowed on big game walks (from Little Chem Chem); a child-friendly nature walk is offered as an alternative.

  • Visit during the green season and you can witness the millions of flamingos that migrate to Lake Manyara each year.