Mahale Mountains National Park reviews


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Mahale Mountains National Park is located in eastern Tanzania, and is one of the smaller parks of this country. Bordered by Lake Tanganyika and diverse with jungles and plains, Mahale Mountains National Park’s main attraction is its chimpanzees. It is the pre-eminent chimp habitats in all of Africa. Along the water and beaches, there are countless fishing option... ...

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(4/5 stars) Written on: Jan 04, 2016   |   Visited: Dec 2010.
One of my favorite spots in Tanzania, this park is a bit of a slog to get to (on light aircraft via Tabora and Katavi, then by dhow on Lake Tanganyika), but totally worth the journey. Probably the best chimp trekking experience I've had on the continent, and a fantastic overall experience to boot.

The chimp trekking is somewhat strenuous (it's called Mahale *Mou... read more
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(3/5 stars) Written on: May 27, 2013   |   Visited: Dec 2011.
Deep inside Tanzania, along the shore of lake tanganyika, lies Mahale National Park. A park famed for "chimping". A bit interior and expensive to visit, our stay was at the greystoke mahale lodge, which is set in the park. From the mahale airstrip the lodge is only accessible by boat on the beautiful lake tanganyika. After an hour of amazing scenery during the boat... read more

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Chimpanzee
Vervet monkey
Warthog
Baboon
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Safari suitability: 8 / 10
Park is very remote, four out of the big five, but the chimpanzee refuge is one-of-a-kind.
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