Tarangire Treetops


Bird's-eye views

On the path of an annual elephant migration, Elewana’s Tarangire Treetops sits alone in an enormous community wildlife area bordering Tarangire National Park.

20 elevated treehouses are perched high amid a landscape of rolling hills studded with baobab and marula trees. Each is expansive with a private balcony, en suite bathrooms and fabulous views.

As the hub of the lodge, the tranquil dining room and lounge encase an impressive baobab tree overlooking the swimming pool and a waterhole that sees a steady flow of wild animal visitors.


At a glance

  • 20 treehouse suites

  • Swimming pool

  • Dining and lounge tent

  • Boma area

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    Game drives

    Tarangire National Park is transected by the Tarangire River which in the dry season becomes a life source for an abundance of animals, including thousands of elephants. Explore the national park and community-owned land around the reserve, where you can also explore on night drives to find elusive nocturnal species.

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    Guided bush walks

    With the expertise of your guide, view and learn about the animals, insects and flora at a pace that allows appreciation of the intricacies and nuances of each and their place in the web of life.

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    Maasai boma visit

    The Maasai people are one of the few tribes to retain their culture in the face of the modern world. Visit a local boma and be welcomed to learn about their traditional culture.

Community & Culture

Elewana Tarangire Treetops is located the Randilen a community Wildlife Management Area (WMA) managed and governed by the Maasai community.

It is land that they have set aside to improve their lives and ensure their children’s futures. The communities in the area benefit from crop protection, grazing plan, support in education, healthcare clinics and they receive a percentage of the revenue made by the WMA so they see the financial value in preserving this area. This is a ‘win-win’ for all involved – the Randilen communities benefit financially as well from additional support, the WMA and Elewana Tarangire Treetops further their objectives to develop sustainable tourism and the wildlife in the area is protected.

By staying at Elewana Tarangire Treetops, visitors contribute to the WMA and thereby complete the cycle and reinforce the benefits of sustainable tourism.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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