Tarangire Sopa Lodge

At a glance

  • Larger lodge
  • Good value base inside the national park
  • Friendly service

Tarangire Sopa Lodge

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This traditional lodge lies hidden amidst Tarangire’s ancient baobab trees and grasslands.

Built to blend harmoniously with its surroundings, Tarangire Sopa Lodge has a natural design, with an earthy-brown-roofed main building and rooms tucked away in traditional circular cottages. With no fences around the lodge, you’ll hopefully be able to witness up-close wildlife viewing – elephants can regularly be seen wandering through the grounds.

Meals are taken either in the light and airy large restaurant with its high roof, on the upper outside terrace or beside the swimming pool. As well as plenty of options for where to dine, there’s also a choice of where to relax, with a vast marble floored lobby leading through to a lounge area with comfy sofas and a pool table, a coffee area for a pre-safari cup of coffee or tea and a home-baked cookie, a lounge bar and a poolside bar.

Large rooms are housed in a series of circular cottages with high conical roofs that spread outwards from the main building. You’ll either have a room on the ground floor or one on the upper floor accessed by an outdoor stone staircase. Each is traditionally furnished with neutral colours and a terracotta floor, and features two queensize beds and a lounge area.

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Key information

Within the baobab bush land of north-east Tarangire National Park

Airport transfer time: Approx. 2 hours’ drive from Arusha or 25-minute flight from Arusha to Kuro airstrip plus a 40-minute drive
Rooms: 75

Good to know

Accommodation information

75 rooms

Activities

• Book a private bush breakfast* • Enjoy the nightly Maasai performance • Head further into the park on game drives to see vast herds of elephants and the Big Five*.

Dining

Restaurant, bar, pool bar, lounge, coffee shop

What's included

Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant, on the terrace or by the pool • Park fees.

*Denotes local charge