Day 1 – Depart by Air to Katavi National Park
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 Katuma Bush Lodge
Day 2 – A Full Day of Walking Safaris & Game Drives in Katavi
Take breakfast, then 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 Katuma Bush Lodge
Day 3 – A Full Day of Walking Safaris & Game Drives in Katavi
Take breakfast, then spend another day exploring the Katavi floodplain.
Afternoon game drive to Katavi’s inner side. Dinner and overnight at Katuma Bush Lodge
Day 4 – Depart for the Mahale Mountains
Take breakfast; then take a 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 Nkungwe Beach Lodge
Day 5- The Mahale Mountains
Spend the whole day 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 Nkungwe Beach Lodge
Day 6 – Depart Mahale for Kigoma Town
Depart for Kigoma by boat after breakfast. Arrive in Kigoma Town in time for lunch.
Afternoon and late afternoon of leisure Dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hill Top Hotel
Day 7 – Depart Kigoma Town for the Gombe Stream
Take breakfast; then 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 – Game Viewing & 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- Depart Gombe Stream for Kigoma then to Dar es Salaam
Take breakfast, then return by boat then 4WD to Kigoma Town.
Lunch at Kigoma Hill Top 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.
The package includes
– Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
– All airport transfers in private car
– Flights Arusha – Katavi – Mahale – Kigoma – Dar es Salaam. Boat Kigoma – Gombe – Kigoma
– Transport and wildlife drives in 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof hatch
– Services of a professional safari guide
– All wildlife reserve entry fees
– Conservation fees
The Package does not include
– International airfare & flights
– All items of a personal nature
– Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
– Airport departure tax
– Travel insurance
– Visa and Passport fees
– Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in lodges