Western Tanzania presents a unique opportunity to escape the tourist crowds and enter the hear of the bush. You can see chimpanzees in their natural habitat at Gombe Stream or Mahale Mountains and trek through breathtaking forests. Katavi is exceptional for hippo and lion. If you wish to see an example of both a luxury trip and a lodge trip have a look at our safari itinerary bellow:
Day 1: Depart from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma Town:
After lunch, leave Dar es Salaam for Kigoma town with Precision Air, late afternoon arrival in Kigoma. Pick- up and transfer to the Hotel and stays for dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hill Top Hotel.
Day 2: Walking Safaris & Game in Katavi:
After the breakfast, we depart to the Mahale Mountains by boat along Lake Tanganyika. Lunch at the Nkungwe Luxury Tented Camp. Late afternoon for leisure. Dinner, and overnight at Nkungwe Tented Camp.
Day 3: Game & Chimpanzee Tracking:
Breakfast then game viewing/chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Return to Nkungwe Camp for lunch. Afternoon for game viewing/chimpanzee tracking, forest walk or go game viewing by boat. Dinner and overnight at Nkungwe Tented Camp.
Day 4: Game & Chimpanzee Tracking:
After the Breakfast, then game viewing/Chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Return to Nkungwe Camp for lunch. Afternoon and late afternoon time on the beach at your leisure. Dinner, and overnight at Nkungwe Camp.
Day 5: Depart Mahale to Kigoma Town:
After the breakfast we depart to Kigoma by boat. Arrive in Kigoma town in time for lunch. Lunch at Kigoma Hill Top Hotel. Afternoon and late afternoon of leisure. Dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hill Top Hotel.
Day 6: Kigoma Town to Gombe Stream:
After the breakfast we depart for the Gombe Stream by boat along Lake Tanganyika. After arrival, proceed with game viewing/Chimpanzee tracking and climb the Kakombe waterfalls. Lunch at the Gombe Luxury Tented Camp. Afternoon/late afternoon of leisure. Lunch at the Gombe Camp.
Day 7: Game & Chimpanzee Tracking:
After the breakfast, we go for game viewing, bird-watching, Chimpanzee tracking and climb to Jane’s peak in Gombe Stream National Park. Return for lunch at the Gombe Camp. Afternoon/late afternoon of leisure. Lunch at the Gombe Luxury Tented Camp
Day 8: Gombe Stream to Kigoma – Dar:
After the breakfast we returns by boat then 4WD to Kigoma town. Lunch at Kigoma Hill Top Hotel. Late afternoon of leisure. Then transfer to the Airport for 18:00 scheduled flight to Dar es Salaam. Arrive in Dar es Salaam for overnight or for your connecting flight back home. End of tour.
All Park entry fees
Pick up from the Airport
Boat & Walking safari
Transport 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser with pop up roof with driver cum guide
Overnight at the Hotels/Lodge/Tented Camps according to the program
Complimentary bottled of drinking water 1.5 litter per person per day during on safari
Price not includes:
International flights & Domestic flight
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Tips for staff such as driver cum guides/chef/porter
Expenses of personal nature (like souvenirs)