Chimpanzee in Gombe Stream National Park

Itinerary Summary

The safari include game drive in Katavi floodplain, chimpanzees tracking in Mahale mountains and Gombe Stream national parks and a boat safari in Lake Tanganyika.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Safari to Katavi National Park

START/From Arusha or Dar, by shared charter plane (two-hours), fly to Katavi National Park. Afternoon game drive and late afternoon/evening walking safari. Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge.

Day 2: Walking  and  Game Drives in Katavi

After breakfast, Morning walking safari to explore the Katavi floodplain. Late morning break for picnic brunch. Afternoon game drive to Katavi’s inner side. Dinner and overnight at  selected Bush Lodge.

Day 3: Walking and Game Drives in Katavi  Full Day

After breakfast, spend another day exploring the Katavi floodplain.
Afternoon game drive to Katavi’s inner side. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Day 4 : Safari to Mahale Mountains

After breakfast; take shared chartered flight (one-hour) to the Mahale Mountains. Transfer in boat along Lake Tanganyika. Afternoon foot-walking safari in the Mahale Mountains
Dinner and overnight at your Beach Lodge.

Day 5: Safari in Mahale Mountains

Full day spent bird-watching and chimpanzee tracking in Mahale Mountains.
Picnic lunches in the mountain forest
Afternoon walking safaris in the mountains followed by late afternoon leisure time along the beach on Lake Tanganyika. Dinner and overnight at your Beach Lodge in Mahale.

Day 6 : Game Drive to  Mahale for Kigoma Town

After breakfast depart for Kigoma by boat. Arrive in Kigoma Town in time for lunch.
Afternoon and late afternoon of leisure Dinner and overnight at Hotel or Lodge in Kigoma.

Day 7: Safari Kigoma Town for the Gombe Stream

After breakfast; depart for the Gombe Stream by boat along Lake Tanganyika. After arrival, proceed with game viewing/chimpanzee tracking and climb the Kakombe waterfalls. Overnight at Gombe Forest Lodge

Day 8: Safari to Game Viewing and Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast, go game viewing, bird-watching, chimpanzee tracking and climb to Jane’s peak in Gombe Stream National Park. Overnight at Gombe Forest Lodge

Day 9: Drive  from Gombe Stream

After breakfast, return by boat then 4WD to Kigoma Town.
Lunch at Hotel. 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.