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Chem Chem Lodge

The lodge from the air

Chem Chem Lodge

• Luxury tented camp of 8 suites with private verandahs

• Uninterrupted & exclusive wildlife viewing

• Located in a 9,800 acre private wildlife management area on the edge of Lake Manyara

• Ideal for the active safari guests offering sunrise runs with Maasai warriors and an on site gym

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Situated in a private concession area between Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara known as Burunge Wildlife Management Area, Chem Chem Lodge evokes the spirit of a vintage safari lodge.

Eight secluded tent-style suites are dotted around the fabulous main lodge house, offering a gourmet restaurant, bar, lounge, fire place and fully stocked library, with the Amani Spa nearby. The viewing deck and swimming pool have awe-inspiring views over Lake Manyara. The exquisitely decorated stylish suites, offer five-star accommodation with spectacular lake views and were created from a combination of canvas, lava-stones and wood.

Chem Chem is a wonderful place to relax and soak up the spirit of Africa.

• 8 tented suites (100m2) – ensuite double

• 1 Family Tent – two interconnecting tented suites – 1 double & 1 twin

• 1 extra bed per suite for children aged 8 – 16 years

• Maximum 4 extra beds in camp at a time

• Children over the age of 8 years are welcome


• Day & night game drives

• Guided bush walks

• Bush breakfasts

• Hot air balloon safaris

• Sundowners

• Sunrise hill climb

• Helicopter tours

• Maasai guided sunrise run

• Spa treatments

• Cultural community visits

• Children’s activities

• Excursions: Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park & Lake Manyara National Park

• Swimming pool

• WiFi: main areas & in-room

• Mobile phone signal

• 24 hour electricity

• Babysitting

• Gym

• Laundry (limited)

• Spa

• Guest Areas: lounge, bar, dining room, fireplace, library & firepit

• Hot & cold running water

• Flush toilet

• Hot water indoor shower

• Hot water outdoor shower

• Bathtub

• Private verandah

• Desk

• In-room safe

• Mosquito nets

• Fan

• Hairdryer

• Chem Chem Foundation

• Wildlife Corridor Project

• Closed April – May

• Manyara Airstrip – 90 minute drive

• Kilimanjaro International Airport – 3.5 hour drive

• Daily scheduled flights departing Arusha Airport to Manyara Airstrip

• Private charter

• Road transfer from Arusha, approximately 1.5-2 hours

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