A special campsite near the south eastern end of Silale swamp
s, and in Tarangire national park
. As per special campsites, it has no facilities and all campers are required to pre book it prior to arrival, as well as bring their own tents food and equipment.
One if its best features are the large and ancient baobab trees, as well as its proximity to one of the wettest areas of the swamp, making it a good spot to view wildlife as well as get amazing views of the Silale swamps.What to do there?
Spend a night out in the wilderness and a lot closer to the animals, game drives of it and nearby areas, bird watching etc. Animals that you might see here include elephants, buffalo, zebra and those that prey on them.
For a list of other places of interest inside the park, please see our attractions page
.Best time to visit
The dry season that starts from July to February each year - when the animals have moved back into Tarangire, making game drives more eventful.
Location of Hondo Hondo campsite
Hondo hondo campsite is located at the heart of Tarangire, and within walking distance of the Silale swamps. It also is about a 5 minute drive east of the Tarangire river.
For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there?
By road or air, with the nearest option for the latter being Kuro airstrip
, and the Tarangire airstrip being a bit further up north; However, these are small and mostly serve regional airstrips - with the larger international airports being further out in Arusha
Other methods include a self drive safari - using a rental or private vehicle, or a tours vehicle. Daily tariffs for the self drive option include conservation fees, vehicle fees and camping fees.
For more information on the park fees and charges, please see the TANAPA website