Mahale Mountains National Park

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Mahale Mountains National Park in the western Tanzania situated along shores of Lake Tanganyika is spectacular land inhabited with the Africa’s chimpanzees. The park runs along the lake shores to mountain area with highest peak reaching 2462 meters above sea level known as Mount Nkungwe.

Mahale Mountains National Park is mostly known for chimpanzee tracking while also other activities conducted in the park as bird watching, boat ride and sport fishing within Lake Tanganyika.

Mahale covers area of 1613sq km located south of Kigoma region along Lake Tanganyika shores. The park accessed easily via charter flights from Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Kigoma while also through road you can reach kigoma then boat transfer from Kigoma to Mahale Park.