Chimpanzees and Mountains 6 Days / 5 Nights

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

You are collected from the Holiday Inn in Dar Es Salaam where you will have spent the night and taken to the airport to fly from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma. From there, you are collected and taken to the Kigoma Hill Top hotel for bed and breakfast.

Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn

Day 2
Transferred by boat to Mahale National Park arriving in the evening. Dinner and accommodation at the Nkungwe Luxury Tented camp.

Days 3 and 4
Two full days are spent in Mahale National Park. Meals and accommodation at the Nkungwe Luxury Tented camp.

Nkungwe Luxury Tented camp
Nkungwe Luxury Tented camp

Day 5
Return to Kigoma by boat and then transferred to the Kigoma Hill Top hotel for the night on a bed and breakfast basis.

Day 6
You will be collected and taken to catch your flight from Kigoma Airport back to Dar es Salaam airport for you to catch your flight home.
Boat departures are subject to weather conditions on Lake Tanganyika and can be subject to delays.

Kigoma Hill Top Hotel
Kigoma Hill Top Hotel

For Your Information

Getting there: It can be anywhere between a four and a nine hour boat trip depending on the boat and the weather conditions. Kigoma is a two hour flight from Arusha or Dar es Salaam.

Ujiji: Is a village close to Kigoma from where, in 1858, Burton and Speke commenced their exploration of Lake Tanganyika and where, in 1871, Henry Morton Stanley pronounced the famous words 'Dr Livingstone I presume'. Two engraved plaques and a small museum commemorate these events.

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