• Arusha Tanzania



There so many things to see, so many places to explore, so many chances you will get to know about those amazing things, Gombe, Mahale and Katavi national parks give you an ample chance and golden opportunity to sail on the clear waters of the Africa’s deepest, oldest and 2nd largest freshwater Lake Tanganyika and also, it’s a least polluted lake. if you are an Ape lover and wish to have a close imminent visual contact with man’s closest genetic relative, the chimpanzees, then this is the right place for you to choose, there are many floral and faunal species found making your trip a thrilling one with full of experiences, large pods of hippopotami are always encountered along the Katavi national park waterways congregating, lead to territorial disputes and fearsome blood-shedding feral combats, crocodiles population is also healthy and both the Gombe, Mahale and Katavi parks are teemed/teeming with wildlife both flora and fauna, scenic views varied habitats and activities making your days of stay in here filled with cheer in the heart, so make the most of your smile and enjoy this jaunt through-out your stay. The highlights of this trip include bird watching, kayaking, walking safaris, boating safaris, swimming, fishing, chimpanzee tracking and game drives.



Upon your arrival at JKIA Dar es salaam or from the hotel in Dar es salaam you will be met at 08:00am by a member of DASSIE SAFARIS team who will arrange and transfer you by Air to KIGOMA airport, upon arriving at the airport you will be met again by a member of DASSIE SAFARIS team who will transfer you by road to KIGOMA HILLTOP HOTEL in KIGOMA
Enjoy meals and Overnight stay at the Hotel
What we love about the HOTEL is that it has a wonderful inviting atmosphere, a perfect place to relax, bubbling staff who offers reliable and outstanding services, breath-taking and scenic views across Lake Tanganyika. Here you will catch the breeze and relax in a wonderfully way.

DAY 2-5

100km south of KIGOMA TOWN lies the Mahale Mountains national park also 50km along the world known longest lake the second oldest lake in the world and least polluted freshwater with over 1000 fish species, the Lake Tanganyika. Mahale Mountains national park hosts over 800 species of wild chimpanzees which are the star attraction, other primates encountered includes red colobus, blue and red-tailed monkeys which are hunted down by these chimps, butterfly and colorful birds are also seen making a trip on this foot-game park more tastier. Set at an altitude of 2462m, the Mahale Mountains range comprises 6 peaks with the highest being NKUNGWE, other peaks towering above 2000m includes Tambila, Mfitwa, Sibindi, Muhesabantu, hiking these peaks especially NKUNGWE gives you a Topographic centerpiece of the entire park plus the Lake Tanganyika. Chimps may be encountered in the wild preening each other, squabbling noisily, huddling or brachiating between branches. An array of activities can be done here in Mahale, the highlights being bird watching, hiking, fishing and swimming in the clear waters of the Lake Tanganyika, chimps tracking, visiting the Africa’s 2nd free falling waterfalls, the KALAMBO, and visiting Tongwe people sacred sites among others. After a hearty breakfast at KIGOMA HILLTOP HOTEL at around 08:00am, transfer to MBALI MBALI LODGE, MAHALE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK Enjoy meals and overnight stay at lodge just gaze at that pretty sight of sunset and wish that you have wonderful days in Mahale just see the twilight and wish that you stay happy throughout your Mahale safari What we love about MBALI MBALI LODGE MAHALE is that it is luxurious, Guests can enjoy sundowners around a crackling fire or a candlelit barbeque served on the beach, the lodge is ideally positioned along the beach next to the Mahale forest with breath-taking views of the clear waters of the Lake Tanganyika. The perfect way to fall asleep in a unique African style is the chirps of the crickets and the hoots of the Africa’s Great Apes, the chimps Here you will get to know best that traveling is fun and exploration is cool.

DAY 5-8


After a hearty breakfast at MBALI MBALI LODGE MAHALE at around 08:00am transfer to MBALIMBALI LODGE GOMBE in GOMBE STREAM NATIONAL PARK Enjoy meals and overnight stay at the lodge. May you feel so good this time, as the pleasant and breezy mornings with the chirping of the birds with that clear blue sky and the pretty evening hues bring to your life all the happiness that you truly deserve while in Gombe is all what we wish you. What we love about the lodge is that its set in-the shade of ancient forest trees by the shores of Lake Tanganyika, offering complete privacy, a small lodge library, outstanding service and eye- catching breath-taking views. Gombe stream national park is one of Tanzania’s smallest park covering a total area of 56km2, set as an altitude of 1524m above the sea level, being small Gombe is famously known for its prolific primate species with star attraction being the chimpanzees, red-tailed, red colobus and blue monkeys. Other faunal and floral species are present reminding you of where you are. The highlights of this safari includes chimpanzees tracking main activity, swimming, hiking, lakeshore walks, visiting the Kakombe waterfalls, bird watching and taking in scenic views from JANE’S peak.

DAY 8-9

After a hearty breakfast at the lodge at around 08:00 am, drive to KATAVI NATIONAL PARK, with lunch within, after lunch at picnic site do a short game drive then drive to MBALI MBALI LODGE, KATAVI. Enjoy meals and overnight stay at the lodge. What we love about the lodge is that it is located in the heart of Katavi National Park, offering exciting bush experience with breath-taking views over the vast plains of Katisunga. It also offers the true authentic safari experience with open game drive vehicles and even night game drives, reliable and outstanding quality services among others. Feel really good like sound of chime, the spark of that morning sun, feel the fresh air and fun bless your mornings and evening is a time when you find solace, the time for some rest, a time to set new goals all under a superb accommodation. Katavi national park lies south-west Tanzania, east of world’s longest and least-polluted freshwater lake, the Lake Tanganyika covering a total area of 4,471km2, the park is isolated, untrammeled and seldom visited, though it has a lot to offer. Katavi is a haven for myriad species of waders, waterfowls, passerines and also support Tanzania densest concentrations of hippopotami and crocodiles. Mega fauna species are present here, elephant parades, huge herds of savanna buffalo, journey of giraffe, dazzle of zebras, and herd of reedbucks and impalas all providing an ideal source of food to the large prides of lion and clans of hyena. Traverse through KATAVI and enjoy what is has to offer.

DAY 10


After a heart breakfast at MBALI MBALI LODGE, KATAVI at around 08:00am transfer to SITALIKE AIRSTRIP to catch a domestic flight to Dar es Salaam, and connect to your international flight back home.

What included/journey inclusions

  • Meet and greet service at airport
  • All local flights transfer as per itinerary
  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Transport (A 4WD) extended and spacious safari jeep
  • Concession fees
  • Accommodation (FB) basis (per person sharing quoted rates)
  • Tanzania Tourism development levy
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Bottled water
  • Bites and snacks
  • Game drives
  • National park gates fees
  • Professional safari guide
  • Value Added Tax (V.A.T)
  • Boating safaris
  • Walking safaris
  • Chimpanzees tracking
  • Sundowners
  • Swimming along Tanganyika clear waters
  • Internet services/WI-FI
  • Bonfire
  • Laundry

    • Things of person nature
    • Optional activities
    • Tips and other gratuities
    • Visa

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