5 Days Trek with Chimps
Arusha * Mahale * Lake Tanganyika
A chimp tracking experience in the remote Mahale Mountains is high on the bucket list for many adventurers. This itinerary offer chim tracking, trekking, traditional fishing and boating all within a relaxing motor ride from the airstrip. View the chimpanzees with national park rangers in set times and watch their behaviour, so very familiar is so many ways. Stay at Greystoke Mahale. Camp in wildly exotic wooden bandas, looking out across soft sand beach, with interiors fashioned from old seasoned dhow timber and decorated with style and panache.
Itinerary;DAY 1: Arrival Arusha-Tanzania
Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be greeted by a Alaitol Adventure & Safaris representative and drive to your hotel in Arusha.
Overnight at LAKE DULUTI SERENA HOTEL on Half Board Basis
DAY 2: ARUSHA — MAHALE
With an early departure from our Arusha accommodation, we transfer to the Arusha airport for the charter flight to Mahale National Park. Upon arrival at the Mahale airstrip, we meet and camp guides and take a one hour boat trip to the camp. Remote and fabulous! This afternoon, take a bush walk around the camp to discover your new habitat. Overnight at GREYSTOKE MAHALE on Full Board Basis
DAY 3: MAHALE
The chimp trackers set off early and radio to camp when they have located the chimpanzees. From there is it our turn to push through incredible jungle to the desired location. Return to camp for lunch and resting.Overnight at GREYSTOKE MAHALE on Full Board Basis
DAY 4: MAHALE
The trackers have set off again today, and we will follow shortly once we have word. We are allowed one hour to view the chimps on each day—this is timed and recorded by park rangers who accompany us on the trek. We return to camp today and after lunch and a short rest, we are able to enjoy a short boat ride and learn some traditional fishing techniques, in search the Yellow Belly! Overnight at GREYSTOKE MAHALE on Full Board Basis
DAY 5: MAHALE & BEYOND...
After a leisurely morning, boat transfer back to park headquarters for our charter flight back to Arusha, arriving early evening. Breakfast, Lunch
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