Gombe and Mahale national park
7days- Gombe park and Mahale national park-Primate Safari
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|
- Hiking | trekking
- Primate trekking
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DAY1:DAR ES SALAAM TO KIGOMA
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
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
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.
DAY4:MAHALE NATIONAL PARK 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.
DAY5:MAHALE NATIONAL PARK 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.
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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