The combination of Katavi and Mahale in south western Tanzania rates consistently as one of Africa’s top 10 safaris. You'll find extreme wilderness and wildlife in Katavi coupled with rare forest encounters on the edge of Lake Tanganyika. Very remote, available dry season only (June to November). Access restricted to Monday and Thursday departures from Arusha only. Not suitable for budget travellers. Ideal for seasoned safari-goers and wildlife enthusiasts. Advance booking essential. $$$.

Route

Tanzania
Start Arusha (Day 1)
Day 2-4 Katavi NP
Day 5-7 Mahale Mountains NP
End Arusha (Day 8)

Tour Features

Luxury tour

This luxury tour uses lodges and tented bush camps.

Shared tour

On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 6 people per vehicle.

Scheduled departures

This tour starts on fixed start dates only.

Cannot be customized

The accommodations and destinations of this tour cannot be changed.

Not for single travelers

Single travelers cannot join this group tour.

12

Minimum age of 12 years

The minimum age for this tour is 12 years.

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives, chimpanzee trekking, walking safaris (with an armed guide), nature hikes/walks & boat trip
  • Game drives: open-sided 4x4 vehicle
  • Getting around: boat, normal 4x4 vehicle & air transfer
  • This operator can help select your international flights, but you'll have to book them yourself help
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day
    Accommodation
    Meals
  • 1-4
    Chada Katavi Luxury tented bush camp (with rustic facilities) inside Katavi NP
    All Meals Included
  • 5-7
    Greystoke Mahale Luxury lodge (with rustic facilities) inside Mahale Mountains NP
    All Meals Included
  • 8
    End of tour (No accommodation)
    Breakfast Included

Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Zambezi Safari & Travel Co Ltd, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.
  • The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Zambezi Safari & Travel Co Ltd.