Day 1: Arrival in Dar es salaam via Julius Nyerere airport:
Welcoming to Tanzania! The soul of Africa! You will have a refreshing welcome by our expert guide who will pick you up from Julius Nyerere airport and transfer to your place of accommodation in Tanzania’s capital, Dar es salaam.
Day 2: Depart from Dar Es Salaam by Air to Katavi National Park:
From Dar Es Salaam transfer by shared charter plane (two hours), fly to Katavi National Park (via Mpanda airport). Upon arrival, have lunch and go for an afternoon game drive and late afternoon/evening walking safari in Katavi national park.
Day 3: Full safari experience in Katavi national park:
Take breakfast, then spend another day exploring the Katavi floodplain. Afternoon game drive to Katavi’s inner side. Dinner and overnight your place of stay.
Day 4: Exploration in Katavi National Park:
Enjoy yet another day in Katavi national park, Tanzania’s second-largest park; Other than a game drive in the morning, visitors can engage in bird watching.
Day 5: 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.
Day 6: Mahale mountains: Chimpanzee trekking and other activities:
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 the lodge.
Day 7: Half-day in Mahale mountains and transfer to Gombe stream N/P:
Transfer to the Lake for a boat to Kigoma town after breakfast. You will be met upon arrival and transfer to Kigoma Hilltop Hotel. Have some Hot Lunch at the hotel after which you will be transferred back to the Lake for a boat to Gombe Stream National Park.
Day 8: Explore Gombe stream N/Park:
Depart after breakfast for some Chimpanzee Tracking activity in the fores, game viewing, bird-watching, climb to Kakombe Water Falls time permitting or hike to Jane’s peak in this national park. Return to your place of accommodation for dinner & overnight.
Day 9: Transfer to Kigoma airport and fly to Dar Es Salam.