Tarangire Treetops

Randilen Wildlife Management Area, Tarangire National Park
On the path of an annual elephant migration, Tarangire Treetops sits alone in a 77,100 acre private wildlife area bordering Tarangire National Park, amid a landscape of rolling, baobab studded hills. Elevated “treehouse” suites are perched high up with views over the adjacent baobab and marula trees, giving Tarangire Treetops an adventurous and exotic feel. Each treehouse boasts one of the largest bedrooms to be found in any camp or lodge in East Africa – with a floor space of 700 ft² – 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. Each room offers a unique and special view, oriented to enjoy the sunset in the evening, sunrise in the morning or affording a view over the waterhole and animal trail in front of the lodge. Encasing an impressive baobab tree, the spacious and tranquil reception, lounge and dining room overlook the swimming pool and a waterhole that sees a steady flow
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of wild animal visitors.
 
With easy access to both the National Park as well as the conservancy, the natural beauty of the hills and dry river beds begs to be explored. You can enjoy guided walking safaris, day and night time game drives and the enchantment of bush dining. 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. And, 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. Whether enjoying a lantern-lit dinner in the 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.
 
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.
 
Covering an area of 705,000 acres, the Tarangire National Park is named after the perennial river that runs through the heart of the park. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing lions. Tarangire has the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem - a smorgasbord for predators –migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, eland and of course 300 herds of elephants all of which crowd the shrinking lagoons. The park is also a haven for bird enthusiasts who can expect so see dozens of species (more than 500 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. You will also discover the Kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird; the stocking-thighed ostrich, the world's largest bird; and small parties of ground hornbills blustering like turkeys. More ardent bird-lovers might keep an eye open for screeching flocks of the dazzlingly colorful yellow-collared lovebird, and the somewhat drabber rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling – all endemic to the dry savannah of north-central Tanzania. The park is also famous for the termite mounds that dot the landscape. Those that have been abandoned are often seen to be home to colonies of dwarf mongoose and pairs of red and yellow barbet.
 
AT A GLANCE
  • 20 spacious elevated en-suite Tree Houses with private balconies
  • Safari shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Exclusive 77,100 acre private wildlife area bordering Tarangire National Park
  • Fantastic elephant viewing - over 3,000 in the dry season as well as very large number in the wet season
  • Wildlife includes lion, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, wild dog, hyena, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, eland, gerenuk, kudu, jackal to name a few
  • Twice daily game drives including night drives
  • Guided bush walks
  • All Inclusive: 3 meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beer, safari activities, laundry
  • Wi-Fi internet access in guest areas
  • Electricity: Runs on solar power
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
  • 2016 – TRIPADVISOR ‘CERTICATE OF EXCELLENCE’
  • 2015 – 3rd PLACE FINALIST SAFARI AWARDS ‘BEST WALKING SAFARI’
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