Mahale Mountains National Park

Mahale Mountains National Park

Overview

Overview

The remote and great Mahale Mountains National Park has organized 300 km down the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika and is the home to the world's greatest known masses of chimpanzees; the purpose of truth a champion among the most brilliant national parks in Tanzania. Mahale Mountains National Park is simply open through fly-in safari or private speedboat. The remoteness of this park is the accurate reason the chimpanzee people is still so unaffected by human instinct. Most guests will see the chimpanzees at any rate once in a 3-multi-day remain; nevertheless, sightings can't, for the most part, be guaranteed.

Chimpanzee- The main attraction

While chimps could be legitimately behind the camp one day, the accompanying they could be high in the mountains. This is a remarkable scene whereby the rough land is hidden in rainforest straightforwardly until the point that the shoreline front. Offices are arranged on these confined shorelines and are an irrelevant walking detachment from the shoreline of Lake Tanganyika.

In excess of 60 chimps live in the Mahale Mountains and have advanced toward getting to be habituated to human closeness in excess of 2 numerous long stretches of contact.

Mahales Wildlife Attraction

There is in like manner the opportunity to watch leopard, bushbuck, growth pig and an extensive number of feathered animals and butterflies.

The forested areas itself is stand-out in that is houses 8 distinct sorts of primate, shyer backwoods animals, birds, butterflies, mammoth vines and falls. There is the opportunity to examine the undeniable waters of Lake Tanganyika, which is said to contain around 1000 extraordinary kinds of fish, including 250 sorts of cichlid (distinctive).

Safari Facts

Safari Facts

Mahale is home to last remaining groups’ chimpanzees in Africa.

Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • An opportunity to encounter chimps, one of Africa's huge primates
  • The park is a lot greater than Gombe, the more acclaimed chimp park
  • Immaculate timberland at the shore of Lake Tanganyika
  • Watching untamed life on a climb is a decent change from vehicle safaris
Cons
  • Hard to get to and accommodation choices are restricted
  • Without a doubt, over the top expensive bundles accessible
Map

Map

Mahale Mountains National Park Map
Uniqueness of Park

Uniqueness of Park

  • Home to chimpanzee
  • Lake Tanganyika
Getting There

Getting There

You can eithertake a direct flight to the park's airstrip or take roadways after arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Arusha town, or Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam.

Best Time To Visit Tanzania

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit is the dry season is from May to October which is also suitable for forest walks.

Activities

Activities

  • Chimp tracking
  • Forest Walks
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Bird watching
Health & Safety

Health & Safety

A few immunizations are prescribed – your neighborhood specialist or travel facility can furnish you with guidance. Ensuring yourself against malaria is unequivocally exhorted.

Travel to and within Mahale Mountains National Park is mostly very safe.

Food

Food

All the camps and lodges of Mahale Mountains offer all cuisines from the world including the local cuisines.

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