Jungle Escape

(2 Reviews)

This Tour is great for:

  • Wildlife Enthusiasts
  • Adventure Seekers
  • Nature Lovers
  • Photographers
  • Families

Package Details

Mahale National Park is a remote and pristine wilderness sanctuary in Tanzania, renowned for its population of wild chimpanzees and stunning landscapes along the shores of Lake Tanganyika. This 4-day tour offers a perfect blend of adventure, wildlife encounters, and relaxation in one of Africa’s hidden gems.

What to Expect

  • Up-close encounters with wild chimpanzees in their natural habitat
  • Thrilling trekking through dense forest terrain
  • Crystal-clear waters of Lake Tanganyika for snorkeling and kayaking
  • Scenic beauty and wildlife spotting during boat excursions
  • Luxurious accommodations with stunning views

Best Time to Go

Ideal Duration: 4 Days

  • Best Months: June to September
  • Good Months: January, February, April, May, October, November, December
  • Mixed Months: March


  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Beach Relaxation
  • Boat Excursions


  • Accommodation in luxurious lodges or camps
  • All meals and snacks during the stay
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits and guided excursions
  • Boat excursions and water-based activities on Lake Tanganyika
  • Park fees and conservation fees
  • Airport transfers and domestic flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam


  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities


Day 1: Arrival in Mahale

Fly from Arusha or Dar es Salaam to Mahale airstrip. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your luxurious lodge or camp situated on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Enjoy a welcome drink and a briefing about the park and its activities. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and soaking in the breathtaking views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking

Wake up to the sound of the forest and enjoy breakfast overlooking the lake. Embark on a thrilling chimpanzee trekking expedition with experienced guides. Trek through the dense forest, listening for the calls of the chimpanzees and other wildlife. Encounter the fascinating chimpanzee families in their natural habitat, observing their behavior and interactions. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the forest while surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. Return to the lodge in the afternoon and unwind with a refreshing swim in Lake Tanganyika or a leisurely walk along the beach.

Day 3: Lake Tanganyika Activities

After breakfast, explore the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tanganyika with a variety of water-based activities. Choose from snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, or simply relaxing on the beach. Discover the underwater world teeming with colorful fish species and other aquatic life. Enjoy a delicious lunch served on the beach. In the afternoon, take a boat excursion along the shoreline, marveling at the scenic beauty and spotting wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, and birds.

Day 4: Departure

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast overlooking the lake for the last time. Transfer to Mahale airstrip for your return flight to Arusha or Dar es Salaam, departing with unforgettable memories of your adventure in Mahale National Park.


What is the best time of year to visit Mahale National Park?

The best months to visit are June to September when the weather is dry and chimpanzee sightings are frequent. Good months are January, February, October, November, and December. Mixed conditions can be expected in March, April, and May due to the rainy season.

What should I pack for the trip?

Essentials include comfortable trekking shoes, light clothing for the day, warmer layers for the evening, swimwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and binoculars.

Is the chimpanzee trekking physically demanding?

The trekking can be moderately challenging as it involves walking through dense forest terrain. A reasonable level of fitness is recommended, but guides will ensure a pace that accommodates all participants.

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Sarah Johnson

Family Traveller

The guides were knowledgeable and passionate about conservation. The trek through the forest was challenging but incredibly rewarding.

April 24, 2024

Adam Smith

Couple Traveller

The chimpanzee trekking experience was unforgettable. Seeing these incredible animals in their natural habitat was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

March 14, 2024