Fast facts

Size: 1,650 km2
Location: Shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region.
Scenery:/Features: Mountain, Lake Tanganyika,gol g-14
Wildlife Includes: Chimpanzee, Hippo
Best time to visit: July to October

Unique characteristics:

  1. Foot-walking National Park
  2. Research-and conservation-oriented park
  3. Conservation of indigenous fish of Lake Tanganyika: No commercial fishing is permitted within 1.5km from the shore line
  4. Mixture of western and eastern Africa fauna and flora
  5. Unique combination of forests, mountains and the lake
  6. Abundant bird life
  7. Abundant insect life with over 30 species of butterflies
  8. Abundant primate life: at least 9 species of non-human primates including a habituated group of chimpanzees
  9. Intact fauna of mammal predators including leopards, lions and hunting dogs

The Mahale National Park is a natural wonder in itself. Located in the western Tanzania, the Mahale National Park is completely inaccessible by road.
Thus, must be reached though boat by crossing Lake Tanganyika.

Tentative itinerary
Packages: 4 NIGHTS/ 5 DAYS

Day 1: Arrive at Kigoma Airport in the morning, transfer to the hotel in Kigoma.

Afternoon proceed for a short sightseeing tour of Kigoma. Dinner and Overnight in Kigoma.

Day 2. Kigoma to Mahale Mountains National Park After breakfast, check out to Sigunga Village, and take the boat to Mahale Mountains National Park.

Dinner, and overnight in Mahale.

Day 3. The Mahale Mountains

After breakfast, depart for a fully day chimpanzee trekking

The hikes take you to the chimp’s habitation areas are accessible and not strenuous, although being in good physical condition will ease the strain of
walking through the jungle. Dinner, and overnight in Mahale.

Day 4. Mahale – Kigoma

After breakfast, depart for a chimps trekking, 11h00 back to the camp, get hot lunch after followed by boat transfer back to Sigunga village. Pick up on
arrival and drive back to Kigoma town, afternoon leisure in the hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Kigoma.

Day 5. Kigoma – Dar-es-Salaam

After breakfast transfer to the airport, take a scheduled flight back.