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Kuro, Tarangire

Kuro Tarangire

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Kuro Tarangire is an eco-friendly dry seasonal camp, set in a grove of acacia trees, in the central part of Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, within easy reach of the main river and Silale and Gursi Swamps.

At a Glance

  • A stone's throw from the Tarangire River...prime walking territory for wildlife

  • Freedom to explore in open cars during the day and under the night sky.

  • The six stylish safari tents rest among the trees with views over the African bush.

Couples, Wildlife, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism

Insider's View

"This was a trip of a lifetime. Kuro is magical, the staff amazing, kind, hard working, polite & helpful. We can't say enough good things about our stay..." June 2014

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

"Amazing, amazing area and camp. First night saw a leopard hunting baboons in the trees opposite the mess. Then the night drive: leopard, lion, jackal, hyena, wild cat, genet, elephant, buff, bucks, bush baby and bat eared fox!!" July 2014

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

"Loved the tents and the comfy beds. The service was spectacular and the people were just beautiful, friendly and a pleasure to live with..." June 2014

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

"Guiding and food quality out of this world..." June 2014

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

"We loved sitting around the "bush television" and talking with everybody, including the staff. The tents were great. The design of the mess was really really nice!" June 2014

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Make sure you book your walking safari or night drive in advance to avoid disappointment

Sophie Levey

Insider's View

Request a night safari in advance so you have the chance to see those elusive nocturnal animals

Harriet Whitmarsh

Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Kuro Tarangire or take a look at our itineraries to Serengeti and northern Tanzania


You won't find a more stunning setting for a camp than right in the middle of Tarangire National Park, a stone's throw from the banks of the Tarangire River. This unique spot is the opportune place for watching wildlife strolling leisurely from the hills in the west to the swamps in the east whilst sipping sundowners on the veranda of your tent. Here huge herds of elephant are drawn to the water during the dry season and the camp offers wonderful walking safaris as well as game and night drives in open 4WD vehicles.

The camp is small and secluded, with only six tents, providing you with ultimate privacy and peace. Each of these tents is equipped with a comfortable big bed, en-suite indoor and out door bucket shower and flushing toilet. The stylish and comfortable tents and open-sided thatched lounge and dining area provide an eco-friendly haven, leaving no trace of its existence behind when it moves on at the end of the season.

Whether you're looking to relax at the camp gazing out at the beautiful landscape dotted with Baobab trees, or head out into the bush in search of the elusive leopard or the huge herds of buffalo, Kuro Tarangire is the place to head to if what you are looking for is a truly authentic bush experience.

Kuro Tarangire is a dry season camp open between June and Mid March; the time of hot days and cool nights and prime time for the elephant migration which fills the park and offers some superb wildlife viewing.


Six light and stylish safari tents. Each with a veranda outside and an en-suite indoor and outdoor bucket shower and flushing toilet.


Children of 8 years old and over are welcome but walking safaris are only offered for those that are 12 years old and above.


Eco-friendly, Open-sided lounge and dining area, furnished with hides and canvas in a traditional manner, with touches of colorful textiles, Rooms with en-suite bathrooms and verandas.


Activities at Kuro Tarangire focus around game and night drives in open 4WD vehicles, walking safaris, bush picnics and sundowners and outstanding mammal and bird viewing.

Location & Directions

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Kuro Tarangire is set amid a grove of Acacia and Kigelia trees on the banks of the Tarangire River in the central, less busy part of Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park is situated 120 km south west of Arusha.

When to go

Tanzania is a large country, with a varied climate. Generally, the long rains run from March to May - the temperature is warm and the humidity is high. June to October is the long dry season, and the short rains are in November and December, much lighter than the long rains. January and February are again dry (the short dry season) so this is another good time to visit.

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Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Kuro Tarangire or take a look at our itineraries to Serengeti and northern Tanzania

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