FOREST CHEM CHEM LODGE- TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Forest Chem Chem Lodge is a private 4 star luxury camp/accommodation found in the game rich Tarangire national park Tanzania. The lodge is set under the trees in a beautiful location adjacent to lake Burunge that gives a better view of wildlife viewing . The lodge is owned and operated by chem chem lodges and camps (chem chem lodge and little chem chem sister lodges) that run unique accommodation across Tanzania. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha city which takes approximately 2-3 hour drive (180km) to the park and 50 minutes flying from Arusha CITY to a close kuro airstrip then few minutes to drive from airstrip to the lodge to thrill while on Tanzania Tours.
Forest Chem chem lodge consist of 4 elegant and LUXURY VINTAGE Tents that includes 1 family tent overlooking the stunning wilderness that are harmony built in traditional African style with stones and local woods in a cozy environment with modern comfort. Tents are well decorated, elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, hair driers, towels, free toiletries chairs and tables a complementary bottled water and many more .
Tents have lare verandas and sitting areas overlooking the stunning view over the plain and baobab trees /wilderness lake burunge and surrounding area . Tents are un parallel and well equipped with comfortable clean and washed beddings containing queen and king beds. There are campfires at the lodge where guests relax as they share experiences about the safaris, it also provides warmth to visitors during chilly weather. Tents are in different sizes with single beds for individuals, double bed/twin and family tent for family travellers or couple with different cost ranging from 200$ per night and above , sometimes rate goes slightly high during high /peak season than in Low season.
Forest chem chem lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A Dining tent that serves different flavored and unique meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice . They offer barbecue breakfast picnic lunch and dinner served by well trained, friendly and organized staff . You can have meals in any place of you choice either Veranda overlooking the animal roaming around the lodge since its not fenced or in the dining area .they also serve bush diners overlooking the stars in the sky and bush breakfast enjoying the sunrises.
A well stocked bar/lounge with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beer, you enjoy the sundowner cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view over the plain and baobab tree , wildlife visiting the lodge and the surrounding area .
Services; Free parking space available, camping at the lodge available ,offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house -keeping services available .
WIFI hotspot available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Activities to do while at the lodge include; Game viewing that will give a chance to spot wide range of animals, nature walks in the park, bird watching to mention but a 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 , 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