Kirurumu Lodge occupies a prime location at the northern tip of the Tarangire National Park, close to the main gate. Lying just outside the national park, walking and short night game drives are key attractions at this intimate bush camp.
Accommodation consists of ten tented cottages – two double-bedded rooms, two family rooms and six twin-bedded rooms – all with en suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water, electricity and a verandah. Facilities include a bar with fine views of the watering hole and the national park, a dining room with waiter service, and internet facilities at reception.
The lodge offers are variety of activities, including vehicle safaris into Tarangire National Park, ethno–botanical walks with Masai guides, day hikes and mountain biking (on request).
As the fourth largest national park in Tanzania, Tarangire and its extremely diverse habitats, support an equally rich variety of mammals, birds and flora – which make it a delight to explore. Magnificent thousand-year-old giant baobab trees dot the park, and large herds of elephant and other game seasonally swell the large numbers of resident wildlife.
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Experience the major wildlife highlights and contrasting locations of northern Tanzania on this excellent value, classic safari. Combining the wide open plains of the Serengeti, the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire’s outstanding birdlife, this is a perfect introduction to Tanzania.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 10 days
Price inc. flights: From £4,845 pp
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Tarangire National Park is one of Africa’s best kept secrets. Dominated by the Tarangire River, the landscape is a rich mix of trees, grassland plains, swamps and rocky outcrops providing habitats for superb wildlife. There are vast herds of elephants and Cape buffalo here, and the area is also excellent for birds of prey.
Where: Northern Tanzania
Ideal for viewing: African elephant, fringe-eared oryx, kori bustard, warthog, wild dog