Chimp Trekking - Safari Holidays in Tanzania and Zanzibar - Pure Zanzibar

Chimp Trekking

Duration - 5 days

Kigoma - Lake Tanganyika - Gombe Stream National Park

From: $3330 per person sharing.

  • Departs from Arusha on Sundays
  • Children under 12 years are not permitted to go Chimp Trekking
  • Gombe is closed between 1 March & 14 May
  • Mahale is closed between 20 March & 31 May

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Day 1 - Arusha / Kilimanjaro

Arrive Arusha / Kilimanjaro where you will be met by your representative and transferred to the Bay Leaf Hotel for overnight and breakfast.

Bay Leaf Hotel. Bed and Breakfast.

Day 2 - Kigoma

After breakfast you will be met by your driver for the transfer to Arusha Airport for your shared charter flight to Kigoma. The flight takes 2 ¼ hours and on arrival at Kigoma, you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your names on it. He will transfer you to Kigoma Hill Top Hotel. You will have the afternoon at leisure with dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Chimp Trekking - Tanzania Safari
Chimp Trekking - Tanzania Safari

Kigoma Hill Top Hotel.

Day 3 - Lake Tanganyika & Gombe Forest

After an early breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to Lake Tanganyika for the boat transfer to Gombe Stream National Park. Gombe Stream National Park extends over mountainous terrain climbing from the shores of Lake Tanganyika to the top of the rift escarpment.

Your safari begins at Kigoma Town with a boat journey, passing through fishing villages and scenic hills before reaching the park. The boat ride on Tanzania’s largest lake and second deepest in the world, takes 45 minutes (weather dependant).

On arrival you will be taken to Gombe Forest Lodge where you will be welcomed by the friendly staff and checked into your accommodation. After a mouth watering lunch, the chimp trekking will commence in the afternoon. After the trek, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Chimp Trekking - Tanzania Safari

Gombe Forest Lodge

Day 4 - Gombe Stream National Park

After a delicious breakfast, the camps guides will assist you to explore the diversity of Gombe Stream National Park and you will have the day full activities; including chimpanzee trekking, visiting waterfalls and reaching what is known as Jane’s peak to get beautiful views across the Lake. The trek can take from a few minutes to a few hours depending on the location of the troop of chimpanzees. The groups go up with a maximum of 6 people per group and participants must wear masks.

Chimp Trekking - Tanzania Safari

Gombe Forest Lodge

Day 5 - Kigoma

Alas, the final day of your trip has arrived. After breakfast you will be transferred back to Kigoma Hill Top Hotel by boat. There you will enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, en route to the airport you will have time to explore the historic town of Kigoma home to the “Ha” trip and famous for its dagaa fishing and palm oil, as well as being the place where an emissary was sent to trace the whereabouts of the great Dr Livingstone.

Your return flight from Kigoma will take you to Dar-es-Salaam where it will be the end of our services.

Chimp Trekking - Tanzania Safari

Inclusive of:

• Transfers in Dar-es-Salaam in air conditioned vehicles with English speaking driver guide
• Accommodation in Dar-es-Salaam at Holiday Inn on Bed and Breakfast Basis
• Pick up and Drop off from Kigoma Airport
• Full board Accommodation in Kigoma and Gombe
• Domestic return Flights Kigoma – Dar
• Soft Drinks and Beverages at Gombe Forest Camp
• Laundry at Gombe Forest Camp
• Park Entrance Fees
• Chimp Trekking and climb to Kakombe Waterfalls
• Sightseeing in Kigoma Town
• Comprehensive support from our operational team

Exclusive of:

• International Airfare to and from Dar-es Salaam
• Visa Entrance Fees to Tanzania
• Gratuities to the driver guide suggested at USD $5 - $10 per person per day
• Travel Insurance
• Medical Insurance and Emergency Evacuation Insurance
• Drinks unless stated above as per specific property
• Laundry unless stated above as per specific property
• Purchases of personal

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