9 Days to Kitulo, Katavi and Mahale Parks
Embark on an extraordinary 9-day safari adventure that takes you through the pristine wilderness of Kitulo National Park, the rugged landscapes of Katavi National Park, and the idyllic shores of Lake Tanganyika in Mahale Mountains National Park. This carefully curated itinerary promises diverse landscapes, incredible wildlife encounters, and unforgettable moments in some of Tanzania’s most remote and stunning locations.
Arrive in Dar es Salaam and spend the night at a comfortable hotel, preparing for the adventures ahead.
Fly to Kitulo National Park, known as the "Serengeti of Flowers." Spend two days exploring this floral wonderland, known for its breathtaking display of wildflowers, orchids, and unique birdlife. Engage in guided nature walks, capturing the beauty of this lesser-known gem.
Fly to Katavi National Park, a remote and untouched wilderness. Spend two days on game drives, witnessing vast herds of buffalo, elephants, lions, and other wildlife at the Katuma River. Experience true immersion in the wild, surrounded by pristine landscapes.
Fly to Mahale Mountains National Park, nestled along the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Spend three days in this paradise, tracking chimpanzees in the lush forest, enjoying boat safaris on the lake, and relaxing on the pristine beaches. The park's remote location adds an air of exclusivity to this remarkable experience.
Relax on your final morning in Mahale, perhaps taking a last dip in the clear waters of Lake Tanganyika. Fly back to Dar es Salaam, carrying cherished memories of your Kitulo, Katavi, and Mahale adventure.
- Flights: Domestic flights between destinations.
- Accommodation: Lodges and/or tented camps as specified in the itinerary.
- Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.
- Game Drives: Guided game drives in Katavi National Park.
- Chimpanzee Tracking: Guided chimpanzee tracking in Mahale Mountains National Park.
- Boat Safaris: Boat safaris on Lake Tanganyika.
- Park Fees: Entrance fees to Kitulo, Katavi, and Mahale National Parks.
- Guide: Professional English-speaking safari guide.
- Activities: All specified activities and excursions.
- Transfers: All ground and water transfers between locations.
- Personal Expenses: Souvenirs, tips for guides and lodge staff, and any additional personal purchases.
- Beverages: Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, unless explicitly specified.
- Travel Insurance: Comprehensive travel insurance covering medical expenses, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen events.
- Optional Activities: Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary that you might choose to partake in.
- Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers, and lodge staff are generally not included and should be budgeted separately.
- Additional Costs: Any additional costs resulting from changes to the itinerary due to factors beyond the tour operator’s control.
- Personal Items: Expenses related to personal items, laundry, and other similar expenses.