Our Western Tanzania safari takes in remote Katavi park, plus the chance to observe chimpanzees up close at Mahale Mountains park.
Travel to Arusha, for a flight to Katavi park. Overnight at a tented camp in the park.
DAY 2 & 3
Explore Katavi, with its vast herds of buffalo and enormous pods of hippos.
Fly to Mahale Mountains park, with its magnificent scenery and mountains rising directly from the lakeshore.
DAY 5 & 6
Hike up the mountain slopes to observe Mahale’s famous chimpanzees. In the evenings, enjoy sunsets over Lake Tanganyika.
Fly back to Arusha.
June through October, with August through October particularly recommended.