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Tarangire Sopa Lodge

On the eastern side of the Tarangire River opposite Tarangire Hill stands the Tarangire Sopa Lodge. The Lodge is located in the Tarangire National Park and is one of Tanzania's most easily accessible conservation areas. The lodge is about an hour's pleasant drive through an area rich in wildlife.

The Tarangire Sopa Lodge, built as a 'low profile' structure, nestles into a wooded hillside valley overlooking Tarangire Hill. Tarangire Sopa Lodge is the only luxury 'hotel-like' lodge in Tarangire.

The Lodge offers spacious rooms with good views over the bush; a pleasant lounge and restaurant, and a unique swimming pool located at the edge of a rocky gorge.

Accommodation

The Lodge can accommodate 160 guests in 75 suites, each with wall-to-wall carpeting, a bedroom with two queen size beds and ample room for a third, lounge area with mini-bar, private bathroom with shaver sockets and hair dryer, and a private verandah which offers stunning views over the baobab-studded landscape.

All beds are fitted with mosquito nets and access to the balcony is through sliding doors fitted with mosquito screens. Each suite has a mini-fridge, complimentary bottled water, and glasses. Bathroom supplies provided by the Tarangire Sopa Lodge include shampoo, soaps and shower gel. Freshly laundered towels and washcloths are provided daily. Hot and cold running water is available each 6 am to 8 am and 6 pm to 8 pm. Cold water is available at all times. Electricity is available 24 hours.

RESTAURANT & BAR

The Restaurant, located in the main building, features high ceilings and terraces which provide spectacular views of the bush and resident wildlife while dining. This area is non-smoking. Meals served are a cosmopolitan blend of European, African and Asian dishes, all made with fresh produce.

The Bar is ocated between the lobby and the dining room, comfortable seats for total relaxation.

FACILITIES

The Guest Shop stocks a wide selection of gift items, clothing, film, sweets, postcards and toiletries. The Lodge's unique swimming pool has its own bar and snack kitchen and offers a refreshing interlude between game drives.

ATTRACTIONS

The park is host to a number of rarely seen species of wildlife including eleand, oryx, kudu and gerenuk. Another specialty are tree climbing pythons and thousands of resident elephants. Among the wildlife to see here, the elephant population stands out as one of the highest in Tanzania but also has the highest number of recorded bird species than any other habitat, making it a birders paradise.

INCENTIVES

:: Bush breakfast
:: Bush breakfast with champagne
:: Bush lunch
:: Bush dinner/bbq

:: Sundowner + bar snacks
:: Sundowner + canapés
:: Sundowner + canapés + 45 minutes open bar

:: Coastal buffet
:: African buffet
:: African night + khanga Gala dinner

Accommodation At Tarangire National Park

Note: Click on the links for more details.

:: Tarangire Sopa Lodge
:: Tarangire Safari Lodge
:: Swala Camp