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Overview

The Tanzania chimpanzee safari leads you to the little explored western parts of Tanzania which are a true gem considering it hosts the endangered species of primates and the world renown Lake Tanganyika. Once you are done with this safari you will be among the few who can boast of interacting with chimpanzees while in their natural habitat.

This Safari could be recommended for those looking for an intimate getaway. With Lake Tanganyika in consideration expect to kick back and relax at the shores of the lake and indulge in various water activities such as swimming, fishing and canoeing in the deepest lake in Africa.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Interact with chimpanzees
  • Scenic views of the Lake Tanganyika
  • Amazing sunsets and breathtaking evening sky
  • Water activities at the Lake Tanganyika

Day 1: Arrival /Dar es Salaam /Kigoma/Overnight Kigoma

Arrive at Dar es Salaam International Airport then connect with Local flight to Kigoma. Arrive at Kigoma meet our driver cum guide who will be waiting at the arrivals lounge holding a placard written your names. The driver will greet you and help you get your luggage into the car and drive you to Kigoma hill top hotel (http://www.mbalimbali.com/kigoma-hilltop-hotel-mbali-mbali/)

Day 2: Kigoma /Mahale National Park/Overnight Mahale

In the morning after breakfast, the driver will pick you up from the Hotel and drive you to Kigoma port where you will board a Boat to Mahale national park. Arrive at Mahale meet our guide for briefing about chimps and later spend the day in the mahale forest tracking chimpanzees with lunch boxes at hand. Dinner and overnight at Mbali mbali lodges and camps (http://www.mbalimbali.com/kungwe-beach-lodge-mbali-mbali/mahale-mountains-national-park.htm).

Day3: Mahale National Park/Kigoma/Overnight Kigoma

In the morning after breakfast you will do a short walk at Mahale national park in search of chimpanzees, you will later leave Mahale and drive to Kigoma. Dinner and overnight at Kigoma hill top hotel (http://www.mbalimbali.com/kigoma-hilltop-hotel-mbali-mbali/)

Day 4: Kigoma/Katavi national park/Overnight Mahale

Early after breakfast drive to Katavi national park with lunch boxes, dinner and overnight at Hippo camp

Day 5: Full day katavi National Park/Overnight Katavi

Early morning go for a walking around katavi national park spend almost two hours then later back to the camp for breakfast then later spend a full day doing game drives. Dinner and overnight at Hippo camp

Day 6: katavi National Park/Sumbawanga/Overnight

Early in the morning you will have a game drive then you will head back to the camp for breakfast.you will then leave Katavi and embark on a drive to Sumbawanga for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Sumbawanga/Mbeya/Overnight Mbeya

Around 10am you will drive to Mbeya with packed lunch. On arrival at Mbeya you will have dinner and overnight at Blue pearl hotel. Over at Mbeya you will have humble time to tour the town and engage with the locals. There is an active cultural and art scene in the town of Mbeya and so you can learn about the local heritage. Spare some money and purchase local artifacts as souvenirs.

Day 8: Mbeya/Dar es Salaam International Airport

Early in the morning after breakfast you will head to the Airport where you will board a plane to Dar es Salaam. On arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam you will connect with you international flight and head back home.

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