Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains -4 Days

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains -4 Days

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains National Park one of the Tanzania natural habitat for some families of chimps. This park has the size of about 1,600 square kilometers with amazingly beauty and breathtaking scenery.  The vegetation cover is very diverse from silk trees, mahogany, nutmeg, fig trees and evergreen vine one lower altitude to rushfoil, bamboo bushland and pines on the upper altitude. This kind of vegetation provides the best habitats for chimps which makes Mahale to have the highest population of chimps in the entire world. Other mammals found in this park are variety of antelopes, yellow baboon, porcupines, squirrels, mongoose and colobus monkey

Game viewing activities include walking safari, chimpanzee trekking in their natural habitat, hiking Mount Nkungwe and snorkeling in Lake Tanganyika. This park is access by road during dry season, boat and air. A road transfer can done from Kigoma town via Rukoma and Mgambo village.

Details Chimpanzee tracking Mahale Tour – 4 days tour

 

Day 1: Flying Arusha to Mahale National Park

Early morning departs Arusha on a shared flight charter to Mahale mountains national park. Upon your arrival at Mahale Airstrip the Lodge /camp staff will transfer you by boat to the camp the journey of about 1.5 hrs. Enjoy hot lunch and in the afternoon go for the chimpanzee tracking in the forest accompanied by the guide. Dinner and overnight at the Kungwe Luxury Camp.

 

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale National Park

Breakfast at the Lodge / camp; departs for the morning chimpanzee tracking in one of the fewest chimpanzee reserve in Tanzania the Mahale mountains national park. This park boast the world largest population of the chimpanzee. The topography of Mahale is hilly which dominated by the Mahale Mountains. The highest point is these mountains is Mount Nkungwe with the altitude of 2,462 m above sea level. Hot lunch in the Lodge / Camp followed by Leisure afternoon. Dinner Overnight at Kungwe Luxury Camp.

 

Day 3: Chimps Trekking Mahale

Spend the morning hours tracking the chimpanzee in the forest. Your guide will lead you through the right trail where you can spot the chimps. Depending on the season of the year chimpanzee tends come closer to the lodge / camp or further away which makes the trek to be shorter or longer which might take up to 8 hrs. In some occasion the chimps tends to be out of reach  that is why we encourage visitors to book a tour of at least two to three days. Afternoon return to the lodge / camp for lunch and spend the remaining hours of the days at leisure.  Dinner and overnight at Kungwe Luxury Camp.

 

Day 4: Mahale National Park – ARUSHA

Breakfast at the Lodge / camp, transfer by boat to Mahale airstrip for a shared charter flight back to Arusha.

 

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Cost Excludes

  • Return flight ticket Arusha Mahale
  • Full board accommodation at Kungwe
  • Park entrance fees
  • Boat Transfer from airstrip to the lodge
  • Chimpanzee tracking activities
  • Guide fee Concession fee
  • A bottle of pure drinking water 1 liter pp daily

 

 

Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Cost Exclusives:

  • Accommodation in Arusha
  • Medical insurance
  • All other expenses of the personal nature

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3 Days Chimps Tracking Gombe

3 Days Chimps Tracking Gombe

Chimps tracking to the world famous and the home to Eastern subspecies of chimpanzee which is classified by IUCN as Endangered ” The Gombe National Park”. The chimpanzees are as individually unique as humans and no scientific expertise is required to distinguish the different characters in the cast. When trekking in the forest  you will see the chimps and other 8 different species of primates include the olive baboons, endangered subspecies of blue monkey, red tailed monkey, vervet monkeys, red colobus monkeys and two species of nocturnal primates bush babies and galao matschei.

 

Chimps Tracking Tour Information

DEPARTURE Any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation
STARTS Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
ENDS UP Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE No vehicle required
PLACES Gombe Stream National Park
ACTIVITIES Hiking and Chimpanzee trekking
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Chimps Tracking Program

 

Day 1: Fly Dar es Salaam – Kigoma

Early morning we will pick you up from your hotel or resident house in Dar es Salaam and transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight to Kigoma which departs at 09:30 am and arrives Kigoma at 11:40 am. Upon arrival at Kigoma you will be met and transfer to the restaurant in Kigoma town where you will take lunch and after lunch to Kibirizi Port for a boat ride to Gombe national park. Normally the boat ride from Kigoma to Gombe takes about one and half hours floating in the water of the world longest lake and the second deepest lake “Lake Tanganyika”.

The water of this lake is very clear to the extent that you can see clearly fish and other creature at depth to several meters. As you arrive Gombe you will finalize the all the required park registrations, check in at the rest house and then departs into the forest for a chimpanzee trekking. Gombe Stream’s main attraction is obviously the chimpanzee families that live protected in the park’s boundaries. Apart from chimpanzee viewing, many other species of primates live in Gombe Stream’s tropical forests including colobus monkey, baboon, forest pig, dik dik, and various tropical birds inhabit the dense forest. Dinner and your overnight stay is provided at Tanapa Rest house.

 

Day 2: Gombe Chimps Tracking

Breakfast at the rest house and depart for another day of chimps tracking in the forest escorted by your guide. Today you will trek through the legendary chimpanzee feeding station to the beautiful Kakombe water falls. The chimpanzee feeding station were built purposely to feed the chimps but after some years later it was discovered that the chimps the death rate increases due to the falling of their body immunity.  In the mid-day return back to the rest house for hot lunch. You may opt to go for afternoon chimp tracking of spend the remaining hours of the day relax at the lodge enjoy swimming in the clear crystal water of the Lake Tanganyika. Dinner and overnight at Gombe Rest House.

 

Day 3: Gombe Chimps Tracking

Leisure breakfast at the rest house later at 09:00 am catch your boat for a ride back to Kigoma where you will at 10:30 am and transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Dar es Salaam which departs Kigoma at 12:50 pm and arrive Dar es Salaam at 15:00 pm.

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Gombe Chimps Tracking Price

Dates 1 Person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 People
Jan – Dec 2018 1010 840 785 760 740 730
Jan – Dec 2019 1010 840 785 760 740 730

Cost includes
Return air ticket from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Return boat transfer Kigoma – Gombe
Park fee at Gombe Stream national park
Full board accommodation at Gombe Rest House
Charges for professional cook
Fee for a ranger
A bottle of water 1 litre per person daily

 

Cost excludes
Accommodation in Kigoma
Traveler medical insurance
Air ticket from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma

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4 days Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe National Park

4 days Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe National Park

Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe National Park in the evergreen forest covers the arboreal slopes of the Great Rift Valley . Standing in the local valley bottoms support a wonderful the Gombe forest support a diversity of wildlife include several species of primates and the chimpanzee. Tracking Gombe chimpanzees is a phenomenon,  since the chimps are unique as humans. When you look into chimps eyes you will see a flicker of understanding when assessing you in return.

Gombe chimpanzees population is small with about 85-90 individuals but has considerable conservation importance.

 

Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe Tour Information

DEPARTURE Any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation
STARTS Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
ENDS UP Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE No vehicle required
PLACES Gombe Stream National Park
ACTIVITIES Hiking and Chimpanzee trekking
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Dar es salaam – Kigoma
Leave Dar es Salaam at 08:30 by Air Tanzania to Kigoma via Tabora. Arrive there kigoma mid afternoon and drive to Kigoma Hill Top Hotel for dinner and overnight

 

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe
Breakfast at the hotel and then depart to Gombe National Park by boat. Chimpanzee tracking gombe in the forest with Lunch, dinner and overnight at Gombe Rest house

 

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking Gombe
Breakfast at the camp then depart for chimpanzee tracking in the forest; Climb to the Kakombe water falls at the park. Lunch at the rest house; Dinner at the Gombe Rest house

 

Day 4: Gombe – Kigoma
Breakfast in the park and then boat ride back to Kigoma. At Kigoma transfer to the airport for a precision air back to Dar es salaam departs at 12:20 hour. (we will provide shuttle service to your hotel within the city centre from Dar es Salaam Airport)

Tour Price

Pax 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax
PP Price 1885 1370 1230 1130 1090

 

Tour Cost Includes:
Flight from Dar es salaam – Kigoma
HB accommodation at Kigoma Hill top Hotel
Boat transfer Kigoma- gombe  Park fee,
FB accommodation at Mahale Rest House,
Meal on the last day at Kigoma,
All transfer made by road in a private car in Kigoma and Dar es Salaam,
Fee for professional guide, all activities as per itinerary

 

Tour Cost Excludes:
International flight,
Airport departure tax,
Flying doctors insurance,
Activities which doesn’t mention on the itinerary,
Tips for the guide,
Any othe expenses of the personal nature.

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3 days Chimpanzee Trekking Gombe National Park

3 days Chimpanzee Trekking Gombe National Park

Chimpanzee trekking Gombe National Park in the remote western Tanzania at the northern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Chimpanzee inhibiting on the steep slopes and river valleys which flows its water to the Lake Tanganyika.

Trekking chimpanzee is this park is an outstanding phenomenon as you are going to see chimps in their natural habitats. On this three days trekking tour, we will spend sufficient time with different families of the chimps in the forest without disturbing their natural habitat. This park is situated along the escarpments of the Rift valley in the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.

We welcome you to explore this unique place with amazing scenery feature steep valleys and thick tropical rain forest. The park is easily reached only by boat from Kigoma town which is the administrative center of the region.
Apart from chimpanzees trekking, other primates which found in Gombe include blue monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, olive baboons beachcomber and vervet monkeys. The park is also a safe heaven to about 200 bird species and 11 species of snakes.

In addition to the trek we can also swim and snorkel in Lake Tanganyika which has almost 100 kinds of colorful cichlid fish.

 

Chimpanzee Trekking Gombe Information

DEPARTURE From Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma town any day of theweek. Subject to availability of accommodation
RETURN Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE No vehicle required
PLACES Gombe National Park
ACTIVITIES Chimpanzee trekking, forest walking
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Chimpanzee Trekking Gombe Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Kigoma – Gombe Stream National Park

Early morning we will pick you up from your hotel or resident house in Dar es Salaam and transfer to Dar es Salaam airport Air Tanzania to Kigoma which normally departs Dar es Salaam at  09:30 am to Kigoma. Arrive Kigoma at 11:40 am and meet by our representative who will transfer you to one of the restaurant in Kigoma town for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to Kibirizi port for a boat transfer to Gombe.  A boat ride from Kigoma to Gombe National park takes about hour and half sailing through the clear crystal water of the Lake Tanganyika.

As you arrive Gombe registration at the park headquarters and thereafter depart to the forest for afternoon Chimpanzee trekking guided with the park guide. The forest host a variety of bird life and several species of primates include the most prime the Chimpanzee which is our main target for this tour. Evening trek back to Gombe Rest House where you will spend a night.

 

Day 2: Trekking Chimpanzee in Gombe

Early breakfast, depart for a half day chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Walking through the thick and evergreen tropical rain forest of Gombe to the chimpanzee feeding point. The feeding point were previously used for feeding the chimpanzee with banana which later prove failure as the chimps become lazy of searching for their food in the forest. Furthermore the feeding of chimpanzee lead to so many death as immune system of the chimpanzee fell down due the fact that they were no longer taking their local food which comprised of different herb plants use to boost their immune. Proceed with trekking further up the hills to Kakombe waterfalls. Enjoy the cool breeze of the dropping water as well the beautiful view and scenery of the area. in addition to chimps you will see olive baboon, beachcomber, red tailed monkeys, red colobus, blue monkeys, and vervet monkeys. Red-tailed monkeys and blue monkeys have also been known to hybridize in the area. In the mid-day return to the lodge for hot lunch, packing and board a boat back to Kigoma town. At Kigoma town you will transferred to Coast View Resort where you will overnight.

 

Day 3: Gombe – Kigoma – Depart

Breakfast in the lodge and at 08:00 am depart to Ujiji town for one and half tour of the Dr. Livingstone Museum. While in museum the guide will provide you a short history of  Dr. Livingstone and show you the point where met Stanley. After this tour drive directly to the airport for your scheduled flight to Dar es Salaam which departs at 12:20 pm. Upon your arrival at Dar es Salaam you shall be provided with a transfer to your hotel.

 

Chimps Trekking Tanzania Price

Number People 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax  4 pax 5 pax
Price Per Person $ 1025 $ 880 $ 790 $ 650 $ 630

Price Includes:
Boat transfer Kigoma- gombe  Park fee,
FB accommodation at Gombe Rest House,
Meal on the last day at Kigoma,
All transfer made by road in a private car in Kigoma and Dar es Salaam,
Fee for professional guide, all activities as per itinerary

 

 

Price Excludes:
International flight,
Airport departure tax,
Flying doctors insurance,
Activities which doesn’t mention on the itinerary,
Tips for the guide,
Any other expenses of the personal nature.

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Let us know your travel requirements below and one of our specialists will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


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