Kungwe Beach Lodge
Mahale Mountains National Park is known to be among the most isolated and beautiful parks on the African continent, as it is only accessible by boat or air. Kungwe Beach lodge is situated on a secluded stretch of beach bordering the eastern edge of Lake Tanganyika.
Kungwe Beach Lodge Highlights
Mahale Mountains National Park is only accessible by boat or by air and is known to be among the most isolated and beautiful parks on the African continent. Kungwe Beach Lodge has an epic location on a stretch of secluded beach, bordering the easten edge of Lake Tanganyika. With the chain of wild, jungle-draped Mountians rising high up behind, the lodge is ideally positioned under the tropical shade of the Mahale forest with breathtaking views over the crystal clear waters. During a morning walk in the forest it is not unusual to come across signs of wildlife other than the resident chimpanzees Mahale is known for; such as troops of Red Colobus, Red-tailed and Blue monkeys, warthog and bushbuck.
- Famous for containing some of the last remaining wild chimpanzees in Africa, Mahale National Park is home to a population of approximately 800 to 1000 chimpanzees.
- Kungwe Beach Lodge's accommodation is the perfect blend of comfort and luxury in a romantic setting.
- Birds, primates, small predators and butterflies are all signs of life guests will encounter on an amble through the forest.
Kungwe Beach Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The Mahale Mountains National Park can only be reached by air or boat and is among the least accessible and least visited parks on the African continent and it is undeniabley one of the most beautiful. The park consists of an area of approximately 1 613 km² of rocky rainforest and is home to around 800 - 1000 resident chimpanzees. This National Park has been rated as one of Africa's top destinations for viewing chimpanzees. Other wildlife in the park includes leopard, bushbuck, bushpig, other primates and a multitude of birds and butterflies which are found throughout the forested slopes of the mountains. Each day you can venture out into this wonderland to observe the habituated group of chimps as they groom, squabble noisily, or bound into the trees to swing effortlessly between the vines. Other activities on offer are boat safaris, kayaking, snorkeling in the shallows along the shore and fishing in this part of Lake Tanganyika, which is known for some of the best fresh water fishing in Tanzania.
A wonderful experience - the camp, the remote destination, the chimpanzees and the adventure. Greystoke Mahale personifies true paradise with its idyllic location, clear waters and breathtaking scenery hosting the world's largest population of chimpanzees.
Complete Tanzania Explorer
Spend 49 nights discovering Tanzania. A complete and extensive itinerary, this package will allow you to immerse yourself in Tanzania and its people. Explore Kilimanjaro, track chimpanzee, enjoy game drives, visit beaches and the famous Serengeti.