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.
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.
- Understated luxury set amidst ancient baobabs
- Affectionately referred to by the owners as their sunrise camp
- Vintage safari comforts and a digital detox
- Set in a private Wildlife Management Area allowing walks and night drives
At a glance
- 5 Safari Tents + 1 Family Tent
- 8 years +
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Whilst game viewing is good throughout the year, the Tarangire is particularly famous for its elephant migration which occurs between June and Oct. Enjoy half and full day game drives into the national park."
This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Guided Walking Safari
Hot Air Balloon Flights
Take a journey through Little Chem Chem to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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Honeymoon to Kenya & Tanzania
This was a once in a lifetime kind of trip that we are going to have to somehow repeat! The team at Mahlatini really worked hard for us throughout the planning process, exceeded our trip expectations, and worked diligently when we actually had to push our Honeymoon out a full year because of COVID …Read full review
Family holiday to Tanzania
We absolutely loved this trip. The lodges were all fantastic and well located and our guide with Predators Safari Club always made us feel safe, cared-for and welcome. The experience of being on safari with so few other travelers was a once in a lifetime experience.Read full review
Honeymoon to Kenya & Tanzania
It's difficult to put into words what this trip meant to us. Both of us being on the front lines of the pandemic, having to postpone the trip and change our entire itinerary once meant that we were more than ready to take our honeymoon. This trip far exceeded either of our expectations. The sights …Read full review