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Tanzania Western Parks

Mahale National Park
Is One of the most striking parks in Tanzania.It is situated directly on the Lake Tanganyika , with the misty and rugged Mahale mountain range running down, its centre. Both Gombe, Mahale and Ugalla Forest are prime destinations for primate lovers, ornithologists, forest dwellers and nature trailers. These areas offer active safari, while tracking chimpanzee on foot through dense forest and climbing mountains. Other activities in Gombe and Mahale include, relaxing or walking on the stretched white sandy "beach". with clean and clear water of Lake Tanganyika you can enjoy swimming or Ujiji sightseeing on the Lake by boats.

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Gombe National Park
This park is on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and chimpanzees are more easily seen here in their natural habitat than anywhere else in the world. Gombe was created to protect the chimpanzees and is set in the beautiful Mahale Mountains . It is renowned for fantastic sunsets over Lake Tanganyika and eastern Za´re, which makes it an essential stop for the keen photographer. The habitats include rain forests, grasslands, alpine bamboo and woodland.

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Katavi National Park
Katavi is in the far west of Tanzania, about sixty miles east of Lake Tanganyika, one hundred and twenty miles to the southeast of Mahale. It is a fifty minute flight from, and over four hundred miles and almost four hours from Arusha. Its great distance from Arusha and any other parks is undoubtedly what has saved it from becoming a run-of-the-mill African safari destination. At present the park has no more than a handful of visitors each year. Long may it last.

Rubondo - This Park is in rich diversity in Birdlife. Close to 400 species have been identified , There are also many types of butterflies and number of chimps, also hippos and other animals.

Western Tanzania:
- Mahale Mts. National Park
- Katavi National Park
- Gombe Stream National Park
- Rubondo Island National Park

Highlights in this Area:
- Game Viewing
- Mountain Climbing
- Trekking and Walking
- Gorrila Safari
- Cultural Tourism

chimpanzee in gombe national park


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