Little Chem Chem

Being one of only two camps in the 16,000 ha private concession that connects the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, Little Chem Chem is ideally positioned to explore these two iconic parks, offering you exclusive game viewing in this vital migration corridor. The abundant wildlife is protected in part by every guest who stays in the camp.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Little Chem Chem is a vintage-style tented camp situated on the edge of an acacia forest and overlooking the freshwater lake, Lake Burunge. The camp is surrounded by the characteristic landscape of the Tarangire River with its impressive Baobab trees. There are 6 tents at Little Chem Chem which uniquely offer a private fire pit. This traditional Out of Africa-style safari camp is run by its hands-on owners Fabia Bausch and Nicolas Negre who pride themselves on serving their guests delicious wholesome fare which is beautifully presented - a marvel for being cooked in a bush kitchen. It's sister camp Chem Chem Lodge can be visited by arrangement, where there is a spa and pool.

Getting There

A 90 min drive from Manyara and Arusha Airstrip or a 3.5 hr drive from Kilimanjaro Airport.


As Little Chem Chem resides within it own private concession it can offer a wide range of activities including game drives, night drives, walking safaris as well as spectacular sun downers on Lake Burunge.

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Review of Little Chem Chem

Kayoko Omatsu

The staff here were so friendly, so knowledgeable and we really enjoyed hanging out with them. The water pressure was awesome given that it is a tent and Dave loved the outdoor shower. At the time, we didn't really understand what it meant to be in a concession but after going to the national parks after, we realized how special it was to be able to get really close to…

07/01/2022 Read full trip review

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John Helmer

The camp at Little Chem Chem was a very unique experience as the zebra and wildebeest loved to graze near the camp/ eating area. We saw a few herds of 100+ animals and they came right up to the truck. Being so close to the animals brings a new perspective and was incredible.

28/06/2021 Read full trip review

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