Mahale Mountains


Tour Summary

If you want to visit Mahale before/after southern safari or Zanzibar and Mafia Island, This is the best itinerary. This is a budget safari starting and ends in Dar-es-salaam. On this tour you will explore Mahale mountains national park with its big group of Chimpanzees families in their natural habitat.

Tour Starts in

Mahale Mountains

Tour end in

Dar es salaam


5 Days



You will visit

Mahale Mountains


Camp or Lodge

Tour by day

Discover more details about this tour from the day you will arrive until your departure.

Day 1 Fly Dar/ Kigoma

07h00 pick up from the hotel in Dar es Salaam. Transfer to Dar airport for your scheduled flight to Kigoma. 09h05 Arrive at Kigoma airport. Pick up on arrival and transfer to the Hotel, Lunch at the hotel. 14h00 Proceed for a short sightseeing tour of Kigoma and Ujiji Town Dinner and Overnight at Lake Tanganyika Beach Hotel H/B.

Day 3. Mahale, Mountains

07h00 Breakfasts. 08h00 Chimpanzee trekking in the forest. The hikes takes you to the chimp’s habitation areas are accessible and not strenuous, although being in good physical condition will ease the strain of walking through the jungle! Up close, observing the endangered primates is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. Meals and overnight at Mango Bandas F/B.

Day 5. Kigoma – Dar- es-Salaam

after breakfast transfer to the airport, take a scheduled flight back to Dar.

Day 2. Kigoma – Mahale Mountains National Park

Wake up at 07h30 for breakfast, 08h00 Drive the car half way up to Sigunga Village and take the boat to Mahale Mountains National Park and arrive in time for lunch. Forest walk, swimming, dinner and overnight at Mango Bandas F/B

Day 4. Mahale – Kigoma

Breakfast 07h00, After breakfast chimps trekking, 11h00 back to the camp, get hot lunch after lunch, followed by boat transfer back to Sigunga village. Pick up on arrival and drive back to Kigoma town, afternoon leisure in the hotel, dinner and overnight in Lake Tanganyika beach hotel. F/B

Price Includes

  • All meals and accommodations during the entire safari
  • Private boat
  • Experienced guide
  • Mineral water
  • All park fees
  • Return air-ticket (Dar-Kigoma-Dar)
  • Cook
  • All transfers

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Drinks at the lodges
  • Any other things not mentioned above