After breakfast you will take off for another day of chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Gombe Stream National Park became well known for the conservation project started by Jane Goodall, who first arrived in Gombe on 1960. You will climb to Jane’s peak and visit Kakombe waterfalls if time allows; as well as taking a walk on your own, after this trek, along the lake’s waterfall is also possible. Later in the day you will return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
After breakfast you will be picked-up and taken, by boat, back to Kigoma Town. Upon arrival you will be picked-up and driven to the airport for your flight back to Dar Es Salaam. This is where your safari will end.
Day 1: Fly Dar es Salaam – Kigoma
Pick up from the hotel in Dar es Salaam for and transfer to the airport for a flight to Kigoma. Arrive kigoma met and greet then transfer to the lake shore for a boat to Gombe National Park. Dinner and overnight Gombe Rest House.
Early morning we will pick you up from your hotel or resident house in Dar es Salaam and transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight to Kigoma which departs at 09:30 am and arrives Kigoma at 11:40 am. Upon arrival at Kigoma you will be met and transfer to the restaurant in Kigoma town where you will take lunch and after lunch to Kibirizi Port for a boat ride to Gombe national park. Normally the boat ride from Kigoma to Gombe takes about one and half hours floating in the water of the world longest lake and the second deepest lake “Lake Tanganyika”. The water of this lake is very clear to the extent that you can see clearly fish and other creature at depth to several meters. As you arrive Gombe you will finalize the all the required park registrations, check in at the rest house and then departs into the forest for a chimpanzee trekking. 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 inhabit the dense forest. Dinner and your overnight stay is provided at Tanapa Rest house.
Day 2: Gombe Chimpanzee Trekking
Breakfast at the rest house and depart for another day of chimpanzee tracking in the forest escorted by your guide. Today you will trek through the legendary chimpanzee feeding station to the beautiful Kakombe water falls. The chimpanzee feeding station were built purposely to feed the chimps but after some years later it was discovered that the chimps the death rate increases due to the falling of their body immunity. In the mid-day return back to the rest house for hot lunch. You may opt to go for afternoon chimp tracking of spend the remaining hours of the day relax at the lodge enjoy swimming in the clear crystal water of the Lake Tanganyika. Dinner and overnight at Gombe Rest House.
Day 3: Gombe Chimpanzee Trekking
Leisure breakfast at the rest house later at 09:00 am catch your boat for a ride back to Kigoma where you will at 10:30 am and transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Dar es Salaam which departs Kigoma at 12:50 pm and arrive Dar es Salaam at 15:00 pm.
End of services.
2 people @ US $ 1155
3 people @ US $ 1085
4 – 5 people @ 1050
Solo Traveler US $ 1385
Airport transfers in Kigoma and Dar es Salaam
Return boat transfer between Kigoma and Gombe
Park entrance fees
Full board accommodation at Gombe Rest House
Lunch at Kigoma town
Accommodation in Dar es Salaam on the first and the last day
Drinks and beverages