Gombe and Mahale national park

7days- Gombe park and Mahale national park-Primate Safari

$3000-3500 USD

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Safari summary

primate safari includes visiting the forests of Mahale national park and Gombe national park where you will be hiking and trekking the local population of Chimpanzees. All the parks are found in the Kigoma region on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. Also, you will stay in beautiful accommodation, Tanganyika is very a special place to visit and you'll be able to snorkel in the lake and join the locals for your own fishing experience.


About this tour
Tour type Custom, tailor-made, private
Main focus Primate trekking
Activity level Strenuous activity
Best months July, August, September, October, November, December
Countries visited
country.name Tanzania
Parks visited
Gombe Stream
Mahale Mountains

Fine details
Safari highlights
  • Beaches
  • Hiking | trekking
  • Primate trekking
What’s included?
Airport transfers
Meals
Park fees
Accommodation
What’s not included?
Alcoholic beverages
Premium alcoholic beverages
Internal flights
Laundry
Hot air balloons
Tips and gratuities
Spa treatments
International flights
Visas

Itinerary

DAY1:DAR ES SALAAM TO KIGOMA

Gombe Stream

Flight from Dar-es-Salaam to Kigoma departs at 10:00 am on arrival at Kibirizi port for your boat to Gombe national park. You will pick up on arrival and transfer to the camp, afternoon relaxes on the beach. The main attraction is the Gombe stream where the Chimpanzee families live to protect the park boundaries. Also in the Gombe stream, there are other species found like Colobus monkeys, baboons, forest pigs, and dik-dik, due to the availability of dense forest and a wide variety of tropical.

Gombe Rest house

DAY2:GOMBE PARK-CHIMPANZEE TRACKING

Gombe Stream

Chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Gombe became well known for the conservation project started by Jane Goodall. Apart from Chimpanzee viewing many other species of primates live in Gombe park-like Baboons, velvet Colobus, and monkeys and also climb Jane's peak and visit Kakombe waterfalls. In the late evening will return for dinner and a night's stay.

Gombe Rest House

DAY3:GOMBE-KIGOMA THEN MAHALE PARK

Mahale Mountains

After breakfast, you will transfer by boat to kibirizi port transfer by vehicle to Lukoma village then take 50 minutes, boat to Mahale national park and evening relax and overnight stay. Mahale is located in western Tanzania to the south of Kigoma town, it is bordering Lake Tanganyika and has 1000species of fish because of a freshwater lake.

Mahale Bandas

DAY4:MAHALE NATIONAL PARK MOUNTAINS

Mahale Mountains

On this day will spend a full day Chimpanzee tracking in Mahale. Chimpanzees normally move in search of food on the shore. you will be able to see the huge number of Chimpanzees in the Mahale national park mountains. After that in the evening late will return for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay.

Mahale Bandas

DAY5:MAHALE NATIONAL PARK MOUNTAINS

Mahale Mountains

You will spend a full day also in Chimpanzee tracking and also you will get an opportunity to Snorkeling if you would like to cool off in the water and see what lies below the surface. Until late evening will return for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay.

Mahale Bandas

DAY6:MAHALE-KIGOMA HILLTOP LODGE

After breakfast you will pick up and transfer by boat back to Lukoma village then take a car Kigoma Town and check in at Kigoma hilltop lodge,In the afternoon to transfer to Ujiji town to visit Dr.Livingstone memorial center.

Kigoma Hilltop lodge

DAY 7:KIGOMA TO DAR- ES -SALAAM

After breakfast and transfer to the airport for you flight back to Dar-es-Salaam.

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