4 Days Gombe Stream

TYPOLOGIES

Chimpanzee Tracking

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

15 Years

Tour Overview

Have a unique chimpanzee trekking experience at the Gombe Stream National Park, the smallest of Tanzania's national parks. This park, settled in a fragile strip of chimpanzee habitat, is straddling the steep slopes and river valleys that hem in the sandy northern shore of Lake Tanganyika. This tour will also give you a chance to enjoy nature walks in the forest and to visit other attractions like the beautiful Kakombe Waterfalls.

Comments

  • Please note that our itinerary is flexible and can be modified until it suits your needs and wishes.
  • This is a quotation only. No reservations or arrangements have been confirmed on your behalf pending your authority to proceed and the final itinerary is subject to availability.
  • All prices quoted are current and are subject to change at any time due to cost increases such as Park Entry fees or Hotel| Airline rates increases that are beyond our control. As a result, reserves the right to re-quote on a quotation if confirmation of the itinerary is not received within 14 working days from date of quotation.

Tour Includes

Safari according to the itinerary and Accommodation Prices.

Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle – 6/7-Seater Extended Luxury Vehicle.

Professional English. (Other Language on request and Availabilities).

Overnight accommodation according to your choice (Luxury, Mid-range or Budget Camping).

Meals according to the itinerary in Full Board Basis.

Mineral water.

All mentioned activities.

All national park fees and Entry Fees

Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari.

Accommodation before Safari

Airport Transfers

Well maintained Camping equipment (For Budget camping safari).

Tour doesn't Include

International Flights.

Serengeti Balloon safari ($650/person).

Optional activities.

Alcoholic and soft drinks.

Visa fees.

Tips to Driver/Guide (Group advised to tip $20/day if full satisfied)

Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.

Travel insurance.

Accommodation after Safari (available on request).

Daily Activities

Day 1: Dar es Salaam / Arusha to Gombe Stream National Park.

Early in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam and be driven to the airport for your scheduled flight to Kigoma. Upon arrival, you will be taken to Ujiji Village, where you will visit Doctor Livingstone Memorial Center, and you will proceed to Kibirizi Port for your boat ride to Gombe Stream National Park. You will be picked up and driven to the rest house for a hot lunch and then out for an evening chimpanzee trek in the forest. Gombe Stream’s main attraction is obviously the chimpanzee families that live protected in the park’s boundaries. Apart from chimpanzee viewing, many other species of primates live in Gombe Stream’s tropical forests, including colobus monkey, baboon, forest pig, dik dik, and various tropical birds which inhabit the dense forest.
Dinner and overnight: Tanapa Rest House

Day 2: Gombe Stream National Park

After an early breakfast, you will take off for an amazing morning chimpanzee tracking in the forest. You will also visit Kakombe Waterfalls, which is one of the best attractions in the park. If time allows, you can climb Jane’s Peak, where you will have a chance to enjoy the view of the park. Meals and your overnight stay will be at Gombe Rest House.
Dinner and overnight: Tanapa Rest House

Day 3: Kigoma

After breakfast, you will take off for chimpanzee trekking in different valleys, do walking in the forest, and visit Mkenge Water Wall. In the afternoon, you will return to the lodge for lunch, pack your stuff, and transfer back to Kigoma Town in the evening.
Dinner and overnight: Lake Tanganyika Kigoma Hill Top Hotel.

Day 4: Kigoma to Dar es Salaam/Arusha

After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked up and travel back to the airport for your flight back to Dar es Salaam. This is where your safari will end.
End of Safari