Malaria & Safety – Mahale Mountains NP
Travel to and within Mahale Mountains National Park is mostly very safe in our opinion. Mahale Mountains is a very remote park and you’ll most likely get here by plane and private boat on an organized safari. This makes the destination particularly safe.
Malaria & Vaccinations
Several vaccinations are recommended – your local doctor or travel clinic can provide you with advice. Protecting yourself against malaria is strongly advised. This is best done through antimalarial medication, using a mosquito repellent containing 30% DEET and covering up exposed skin in the evening.
Certain risks that come with viewing wildlife can be avoided easily by following your guide’s safety instructions. Also, be aware of the ‘primate trekking safety precautions' below.
Further advice on limiting dangers and annoyances when traveling:
- Primate Trekking Safety Precautions
- General Safety Precautions
- Cities & Other Urban Areas: Safety Precautions
- Safety & Security – Tanzania
- Malaria & Vaccinations – Tanzania