Chem Chem Safari Lodge

Lake Manyara

A vintage safari lodge set in a private, stunning location between Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Under the same ownership is Little Chem Chem.


Within the Burunge Wildlife Management Area, a private conservancy of 200 km² between Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara.


8 stylish, secluded tented suites, including a family suite, with private veranda and en-suite bathroom. Facilities include a spa and a swimming pool.


Game drives in 4×4 open vehicles in the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, walking safaris in the Burunge Wildlife Management Area, scenic flights in hot-air balloon and visit to the local Maasai village.


The wildlife management is nestled in the migration corridor between Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks and is home to abundant wildlife. Big herds of elephant and buffalo in Tarangire, as well as the famous tree-climbing lions and over 400 bird species in Lake Manyara.


A vintage-style lodge privately owned and managed by Fabia Bausch and Nicolas Negre, who host their guests personally. Committed to conservation and inspired by the concept of “slow safari”, it is a place where to simply relax and experience Africa at its most raw. The emphasis is on activities outside the vehicle, but day trips to Tarangire and Lake Manyara can also be arranged.