The exclusive Chem Chem lies in the migration corridor between the immense savannahs of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara in its own nearly 10,000 acre private land concession.
A Cornerstone of Conservation, You Won’t Want to Miss Chem Chem Lodge
The exclusive Chem Chem lies in the migration corridor between the immense savannahs of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara in its own nearly 50,000 acre private land concession.
Chem Chem Lodge has been thoughtfully placed in extraordinary settings to ensure that you have the richest and most fulfilling Tanzanian experience possible. Nestled in an oasis of palm trees with stunning panoramic views of the Rift Valley's western escarpment, the location is unbeatable. Tarangire National Park is an arid savannah during the dry season and home to lush, green plains during the wet. Herds of elephant, wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, and hartebeest roam the plains while marshes are home to hundreds of species of birds. Lake Manyara lies like a glittering jewel in its own national park at the foot of the Rift Valley escarpment. Flamingos hover over the lake like a pink cloud while, drawing water from the lake, other areas of the park are lush with forests and home to troops of baboons. Chem Chem is without a doubt one of the best base camps in all of Africa.
8 suite-styled tented villas with spectacular, private lake views
WHAT IT'S ABOUT
On the doorstep of both Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara, Chem Chem Lodge provides exquisite opporunities to explore Tanzania's wildlife and landscape. Tailor-made excursions are led by some of Tanzania's most experienced guides.
WHEN TO GO
"IN AFRICA I LEARNED THAT ONE CAN COME HOME TO A PLACE
ONE HAS NEVER BEEN TO BEFORE."
OUTSIDE GO TRIPS
As ultra-plush takes over the Safari Circuit, we go old-school in traditional canvas-tent camps, with prime viewing of all the best wildlife action with no creature comforts spared.
from $9,855 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $895/Day
This nine-day journey is a true old-style safari that ranges from great grasslands to unspoiled jungles, with a boggling array of prime megafauna upon which to feast your eyes.
from $9,670 pp 9 Days/8 Nights $1074/Day
Filled with three authentic safari camps that are off the normal tourist circuit, you’ll find yourself in the middle of vast wilderness areas with no one around to disturb the solitude.
from $9,997 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $908/Day
Journey through the most classic sights of Tanzania, including two of its natural wonders, with a private guide.
from $8,295 pp 9 Days/8 Nights $921/Day
Don't leave anything off your bucket list when you visit East Africa. This 12-day trip helps you check everything off your list with extra flair in true Outside GO style.
from $9,497 pp 12 Days/ 11 Nights $791/Day
Planning a getaway perfect for two? These luxurious trips all over the world fit the bill.
Leave the fruitcake behind and join us on one of these sensational trips this holiday season.
Outside GO's trip designer, Brit, just returned from a sensational (and totally romantic) Tanzanian safari with her husband David. They explored the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and a traditional Maasai village all with the help of a five-star guide.
Hang out with lemurs in Madagascar, sleep in the treetops in Australia’s Daintree Rainforest, paddle down the Amazon in Ecuador, and more in our five favorite jungle safaris of all time.
Experts say travel is a source of happiness rooted so deep that even the idea of it gets us excited. We couldn't agree more. Here's a happiness-inducing selection of trips.
Finding the perfect way to experience Africa can be overwhelming. No matter if you're getting hitched, traveling solo, or taking the kids along, we've got a safari for you.
Ring in the new year with big savings to epic destinations on our favorite continent.
Two families tell the tale of 15 days in the wilds of Tanzania. They lunched next to elephants, watched lions play, spotted a leopard, and much more.
What would the holiday season be without some bucket-list dreaming with the ones we love? Here are our best trips of 2016, from all the way across the world to close to home.
Fabia Bausch talks conservation, education, and a whole life change in Tanzania at Chem Chem.
MAKE AN INQUIRY
Chem Chem Lodge
Once you submit your form, we'll get back to you with ideas, questions, options and logistical insight to begin planning the trip of your dreams. It's as simple as that.