TARANGIRE VIEW CAMP : TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Tarangire view camp is a mid range accommodation (3 star) found along the seasonal river bank inside the boundaries of Tarangire national park in Tanzania. The camp is set 20 km south of the main gate in the shade of large acacia trees. The camp is under African View lodges and camps that run different accommodations in different parts of Tanzania. You can be at the camp from Arusha Town which takes about 2-3 hours drive then 45 minute to fly from Arusha to the close Kuro airstrip then 15 minutes to be transferred to the Camp. The camp is convenient and affordable to guests who want to explore Tarangire national park with its spectacular views.
Tarangire view camp consist of 8 spacious and comfortable well raised tents that are built in traditional African style with modern comfort. Tents are well decorated, elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, inside hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, free toiletries, televisions , wooden chairs and tables , private verandas and sitting areas ,you relax while overlooking the stunning view over the seasonal river , wildlife visiting the camp and surrounding area .
Tents are well equipped comfortable clean and washed beddings containing queen and king beds with ceiling fans. There are cracking campfires where guests relax and share stories about the safaris and it also provides warmth to visitors during the cold nights. Rooms are in different categories and sizes depending on single, double, twin and triple/family rooms. Rooms cost ranges from 200$ per night and above, sometimes rate goes slightly high during high /peak season than in Low season.
Tarangire view camp offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; barbecue breakfast in bush , picnic lunch and dinner in the dining tent with the view of the park .
Meals are served by well trained , friendly and organized staff ,they also serve bush diners , A well-stocked bar and lounge with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers , you relax and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view over the wilderness , wildlife and the surrounding area , Free parking space available, camping offered , offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Night game viewing offered , Laundry services available , WIFI available in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Business centers with meeting places and honey moon package etc. solar energy available, offers hot air ballooning , Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the camp with more African style gifts like Clothes , shoes, safari essentials ,safari books mention but 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 , Night walking safaris , sightseeing trips , hot air balloon riding in Tarangire National 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