Remote Tanzania
Remote Tanzania

Remote Tanzania

Take yourself off the beaten track on this amazing 7 night safari to western Tanzania’s Katavi and Mahale National Parks. This is a superb safari for anyone who wants a remote and different safari. Katavi National Park has massive concentration of game like hippos, crocodiles, herds of plains game and of course, there are many predators like lions and hyena. Game drives, bush walks, picnics and even a fly camp are all to be enjoyed, with no one else around!

Introduction

Take yourself off the beaten track on this amazing 7 night safari to western Tanzania’s Katavi and Mahale National Parks. This is a superb safari for anyone who wants a remote and different safari. Katavi National Park has massive concentration of game like hippos, crocodiles, herds of plains game and of course, there are many predators like lions and hyena. Game drives, bush walks, picnics and even a fly camp are all to be enjoyed, with no one else around!

Take yourself off the beaten track on this amazing 7 night safari to western Tanzania’s Katavi and Mahale National Parks. This is a superb safari for anyone who wants a remote and different safari. Katavi National Park has massive concentration of game like hippos, crocodiles, herds of plains game and of course, there are many predators like lions and hyena. Game drives, bush walks, picnics and even a fly camp are all to be enjoyed, with no one else around!

Mahale National Park adds one of the most inspiring safari activities there is; chimpanzee tracking! While the chimps are the main drawcard for Mahale, you can also enjoy boat trips, diving and kayaking on Lake Tanganyika, forest walks to see other primates and learn about the plethora of forest dwellers. This safari runs from June to November every year.


Pricing

From US$8900 per person sharing


Tailor-made Itinerary

As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.


Days 1 to 5 - Chada Kavati , Kavati National Park

From Arusha, you will take a scheduled light air transfer to Kavati National Park airstrip, from where you will be driven to your destination; Chada Kavati Lodge. This part of Katavi National Park is remote and offers superb game viewing opportunities; the valleys and plains around the camp are teeming with wildlife and offers large concentrations of hippo and crocodile, as well as the last great herds of buffalo in East Africa.

The intimate luxury tented Chada Katavi Camp is situated amid Katavi National Park, A true "off the beaten track" safari experience. Chada Katavi offers a unique position with magnificent views from its elevated vantage point. Each tent has wide open fronts with en suite bathrooms, authentic bucket showers, eco-loos and views from all angles. Enjoy a variety of activities including game drives and guided bush walks or simply enjoy the spectacular views from the privacy of your tent.

Day 5 – 8 Greystoke Mahale , Mahale National Park

After breakfast you will board a light aircraft for the short flight to the Mahale National Park, on the banks of Lake Tanganiyka where you will be met by your hosts. Enjoy a 90 minute boat trip to your camp; Greystoke Mahale. Enjoy 3 nights on a pristine beach with thick forest on the slopes of the Mahale Mountains.

Chimpazee tracking through the forests of Mahale Mountains, is home to about 800 chimps with one family group numbering a staggering 60 members. Hike through the dense forest to find a family to spend some time with. There are other primates in the forest as well. Other activities include swimming, kayaking, hiking and just relaxing on the beach.

Each of the wooden thatched bandas are in the forest line at the base of the mountain. Each has an ensuite bathroom with hot showers and flush toilets. There is a private viewing deck for each banda.

Day 9- Depart back to Arusha Airport

Day 9- Depart back to Arusha Airport

You will be transferred by boat to the airstrip to take a scheduled light air transfer to Arusha Airport in time for your onward travel arrangements.

Pricing

From US$ 8900 in Low Season  to US$ 9500 in High Season per person sharing.

Tailor-made Itinerary

As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget.  Contact us  now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.

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