Chimpanzee tracking in Katavi - 5 days tour

Short Overview
Chimpanzee tracking in their natural habitat! The isolated park for tourists seeking the true wilderness. The Katavi National Park offers the few visitors who make it there a taste of true wilderness with large wildlife herds such as buffaloes, elephants and hippos. Some of the attractions of Katavi National Park are Lake Katavi, the Katuma River and the Lake Chada floodplains.
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Details of Chimpanzee tracking in Katavi - 5 days tour

Katavi is an unspoiled and impressive location for great wildlife viewing. In the dry season (May to October) you will see any number of the park's 4 000 elephant, large herds of buffalo, pods of hippo piled on top of one another in the thin streams, zebra, giraffe, and there are probably more lions than people in the park! More spectacular are the high concentrations of crocodiles, the highest recorded in East Africa! The rare roan and sable antelope species can also be found in the park, together with predators such as lion and leopards. In the rainy season (November to April) water is plentiful. The pans become shallow lakes, the rivers flood and the game disperses to all parts of the reserve. Best visited is in the more benign dry season. The Katavi National Park is isolated and very seldom visited. Vegetation consists of mainly miombo woodland.

DAY 1: FLIGHT TO KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

Early morning Shared Charter flight from Arusha to Katavi. Early morning Shared Charter flight from Arusha to Katavi National Park Vehicle Transfer to the Lodge Staff Welcome and Introductions, followed by Lunch Afternoon / Early evening Game drive (Should time allow) Evening Sundowners Dinner and Overnight :lodge/camp site according to the type of accommodation options requested.

DAY 2: KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast at the Lodge Depart for morning game drive View the chimpanzees in their natural habitat! The Katavi National Park is one of the few protected chimpanzee areas in Tanzania. The chimpanzee population of this park is the largest in the world.   Return to the Lodge for Lunch Afternoon at Leisure Evening Sundowners on the Beach

Dinner and Overnight :lodge/camp site according to the type of accommodation options requested.

DAY 3: KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

The landscape of the Mahale Mountains National Park is hilly and dominated by the Mahale Mountains. The highest point of the Mahale Mountains is Mount Nkungwe with an altitude of 2,462 m. Physical fitness is a necessity for anyone wishing to track chimpanzees The landscape of the Mahale Mountains National Park is hilly and dominated by the Mahale Mountains. The highest point of the Mahale Mountains is Mount Nkungwe with an altitude of 2,462 m. Physical fitness is a necessity for anyone wishing to track chimpanzees. Breakfast at the Lodge Depart for morning Chimpanzee trekking Return to the Lodge for Lunch Afternoon at Leisure Evening Sundowners on the Beach Dinner and Overnight :lodge/camp site according to the type of accommodation options requested.

DAY 4: KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

Light Breakfast at the Lodge Depart for morning Walking Safari (if booked within package) Light Breakfast at the Lodge Depart for morning Walking Safari (if booked within package) alternatively morning Game drive Return to the Lodge for Brunch / Early Lunch Afternoon at Leisure High Tea followed by Afternoon / Early evening Game drive Evening Sundowners Barbeque Dinner and Overnight lodge/camp site according to the type of accommodation options requested.

DAY 5: KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

On some occasions, the chimpanzees can be simply beyond reach and thus we advise visitors to stay for at least three days to increase their success rate of spotting the chimp’s. Breakfast at the Lodge Morning 1.5 hour transfer by Dhouw boat to the Mahale Airstrip Depart with Shared Charter Flight from Mahale to Arusha with Packed Lunch

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SKU
  • SAC1-5D-06
Safari Circuit
  • No
Destination
  • Tanzania
When to visit?
  • No
Tour style
  • No
Tour duration
  • 5 DAY
Included in the price
  • Game safari to national park as specified
  • Price quoted per person sharing in US dollars
  • Professional English speaking safari and tour guide / driver
  • All game viewing activities specified
Excluded from the price
  • Any sightseeing
  • excursions and optional activities other than those specified
  • Entry visas
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Please
  • read our Terms and Conditions
  • Tips and gratuities to safari crew - recommended: 15-20 USD per day to safari driver
  • 10 – 15 USD per day to safari cook
  • Travel insurance
Itinerary Note
  • Note that for transfer from Nairobi Airport we use Impala Shuttle Service with departures daily at 0800 and 1400 or we can arrange private shuttle or a flight from NBO to JRO

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