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Mahale Mountains National Park reviews

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Live like Robinson Crusoe for a few days

Views: 575 Visited: Dec 2010 Reviewed: Jan 04, 2016

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 *Mountains* National Park), but if you're fit, it's quite enjoyable, albeit HOT. The... read more

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All about the chimps

Views: 816 Visited: Dec 2011 Reviewed: May 27, 2013

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 ride we arrived at the lodge.

We were welcomed by resident warthogs. The fac... read more

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