AUTHENTIC CHIMPANZEE SAFARIS & PERSONALIZED TOURS IN MAHALE WITH AFRICANMECCA
Your first intimation of their nearness is a growing chorus of pant-hoots, one of a variety of signals exchanged by the “mock men” as they were known to the earlier natives. As you round a bend, you may suddenly find yourself in a playground where a community of up to 60 individuals swing through the tree canopy, sit grooming each other against tree boles, or nurse and suckle their young. Infant chimpanzees are carried and suckled for their first five years, protected by their mothers from attack by other adults, jealous alpha males or dominant females. The community is no utopia, but rather like a human housing project where many inhabitants are peaceful and mutually supportive, but a few ambitious males fight for supremacy and a number of raucous youngsters get up to all kinds of mischief. Remember to keep your distance, move slowly and back away if any approach you. Morning or afternoon activities on an adventure tour in Mahale could include a kayak or dhow trip on Lake Tanganyika, or even fishing by regulated authorization outside the protected shallow coastal zone of the park where 400 species of fish, including varied cichlids, well-known aquarium favorites, 96% of which are found nowhere else in the world, swim in the shallow and deep waters. Snorkeling to view them is permitted unless there is danger from crocodiles or hippopotami. Liability waivers need to be signed on arrival!
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WHERE TO STAY IN MAHALE
The first option is Greystoke which bases its reputation as a Tier 1 luxury lodge on its rustic standards. Second is Kungwe Beach Lodge, set at deluxe Tier 2, offers a hybrid canvas-lodge experience.
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GUIDE ON MAHALE PARK
Mahale Mountains National Park in western Tanzania is an outstanding African wilderness on many counts. The park is justly famous for over 800 wild chimpanzees, more than any other park in Africa.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT MAHALE
The best time for a trip to Mahale is in the dry season, which lasts from June to September. The wet season runs from November until April with showers ending in May while October welcomes its arrival.
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I had a wonderful time in Tanzania and Kenya and feel that you fulfilled all that you promised me. My expectations for Chimpanzee trekking safari in Mahale Mountains of the trip were high, and I was not disappointed.
Gary Hoffman - New South Wales, Australia
Congratulations, the organisation by AfricanMecca was perfect. As to Mahale we spent 4 memorable days in that beautiful scenery, with plenty of Chimp viewing, a lovable crew and good food. Thanks once again for the top service.
Danielle and Walter Rohrer - Hoerhausen, Switzerland
Dear Raza, We want to thank all the AfricanMecca team and the people who had made possible such an unforgettable honeymoon. Thanks to Nkungwe Beach Lodge (a paradise on earth) for all their attentions in such a remote and beautiful spot.
Toni & Raquel Salat - Barcelona, Spain
I recently returned from a trip to Tanzania with a party of eleven people (Canisius College school group) visiting remote Chimpanzee and Wildlife in Gombe, Mahale, Selous. I am pleased to report that I was entirely satisfied in every respect.
Dr. Michael Noonan - Professor At Canisius College - New York, United States
We saw more than 20 chimpanzees including chimps I've read about -- Freud, Faustino, Wilkie... so amazing. We had an absolutely amazing trip in Arusha, Serengeti and Gombe - everything went smooth as silk. Thank you so much Raza
Tiffany Heitz & Lesley Smith - California, United States
We had a wonderful time on our chimpanzee safari in Mahale Mountains National Park. The services were outstanding. The guides were knowledgeable and led us to several very nice viewing opportunities. Asante sana.
Dave and Sara Howe - Washington, United States
I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
Shelley Roberts - Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
EAST AFRICA SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR MAHALE IN WESTERN TANZANIA
When visiting Mahale Mountains National Park by Lake Tanganyika, we recommend combining it with your Northern Tanzania safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti (wildebeest migration). End your trip with a Swahili cultural tour and beach holiday in Zanzibar.
You may optionally extend out to offbeat parks in Southern and Western Tanzania such as Selous, Ruaha or Katavi.
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