One of several special campsites in Tarangire national park
, located on the northern banks of the river's smaller east going tributary. It has no facilities, with most campers having to bring their own food and equipment.What to do there?
Spend a night in the wild, and a lot closer to wild animals than at public campsites. You may need an experienced guide or armed ranger for security.
Other possible activities include game drives of it and nearby areas, bird watching etc. For a list of other places of interest inside the park, please see our attractions page
.Best time to visit?
The dry season - from July to February each year, with some short rains in November. This would be when there are more animals nearby at the river as well as a minimal chance of muddy roads.
Location of Mbweha campsite
Mbweha special campsite is located near the northeastern border of Tarangire national park, with the Randileni wildlife management area being on the other side of the border. It also is about a 10 minute drive from the main park gate.
For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there?
By air or by road, with a number of airstrips both inside and outside the park to choose from; However, these are mostly for regional flights, and you may need a connection from the larger airports in the country, if coming from international locations.
A self drive safari is also possible, using a private or rental vehicle - with daily park tariffs for this including conservation fees, vehicle fees and possibly camping or accommodation fees.
Or you could use a tour operator. For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website