- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Tarangire National Park
- Lodge size; 75 rooms
- Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
- Game drives
Hidden among the kopjes, lies Tarangire Sopa Lodge, surrounded by ancient baobab trees. It is the home of the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa, and other game including the elusive leopard. Over 400 bird species can be spotted here as well. With water constantly available in the area, the greenery is lush providing a wonderful contrast to the burnt ground.
In the Tarangire National Park which covers an area of 2800 sq km. This Tarangire Budget Lodge lies 118 km south west of Arusha, approximately 2 hours drive from Arusha town and 20 mins flying time with another 20 mins transfer time to the lodge.
75 spacious rooms, all with a private lounge on entering with a mini bar. Each room is carpeted, has 2 queen size beds with a mosquito net around them. Ceiling fans keep the rooms cool and glass sliding doors that open out on to a balcony, with a great view of the landscape beyond, and wildlife can some times be spotted.
- 4 of these rooms are suitable for the physically challenged.
- 4 interconnecting rooms suitable for families.
However, if you relish the great outdoors, the restaurant has a terrace running along one side of its entire length so you can enjoy your breakfast with a view over the park’s tree-studded, grassy plains.
Weather permitting, lunch is always served at the lodge’s lowest level and beside the swimming pool with its central island and bar beside a dry river bed which fills up during the rainy seasons.
As for dinner, the dining room has an enormous outdoor patio where we serve dinner every other night, and this experience beneath Africa’s star filled sky is quite simply one you will never forget.
Spacious and airy with marble floors, and has glass sliding doors that open out to a verandah where one can relax and enjoy the view. The ceiling has a wooden finishing, and the décor with plants in strategic places, gives it a feeling of total relaxation, much needed after the long and dusty drive to the lodge.
Located between the lobby and the dining room, comfortable seats for total relaxation.
After enjoying a long leisurely game drive between herds of wild animals and along miles of Africa’s seemingly endless roads, you come over a slight rise and the lodge appears almost immediately below you.
- Some of the largest herds of elephant in Africa.
- Wide variety of birds including birds of prey.
- Close proximity to Arusha.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge does welcome children;
- 4 rooms are interconnecting and are suitable for families.
- A children's menu is available when eating.
- Babysitting is an option
- Whilst a few entertainment options are also on offer.
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Tanzania Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season