Day 1-3: Arusha – Katavi National Park
You will be picked from your hotel in Arusha and driven to Arusha Airport for a scheduled flight to Katavi Airstrip, which is available only on Monday and Thursday. On arrival you will be met with your driver/guide, who will take you on delightful drive to your selected accommodation.
Katavi is one of Africa’s best wildlife destinations, offering both dramatic and adventurous settings. enjoy in safely observing hippos and crocodiles in the rivers and more mammals than any other park in Tanzania. This park is widely known for its large herds of buffalos and elephants, with many lion, leopards, crocodiles and hippos. You will enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles, extraordinary bird life and walking safaris.
Day 4-6: Katavi – Mahale Mountains National Park
After breakfast, you will say goodbye to Katavi, as we take you on a game drive transfer to Katavi Airstrip, for scheduled flight to Mahale airstrip. This flight is available only on a Monday and Thursday.
You guide will pick you up on arrival and served the lunch at the camp. Shortly after you will proceed for chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Dinner and overnight are your selected accommodation.
Following two days are reserved for chimpanzee trekking in the forest, starting after. You will visit waterfalls inside the park, go birding watching, and in the evenings swim in the Lake Tanganyika, followed by a bonfire on the beach. Meals and overnight will be at your selected accommodation.
Day 7: Mahale – Arusha
In the morning you will have breakfast, followed by transfer to Mahale airstrip for departure by shared charter flight back to Arusha. Our representative will meet you here for assistance to connect onward for an international flight or drive to your hotel.