MAHALE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
The Mahale Mountains national park is in western Tanzania, covering 1613 sq. km. The area is also known as Nkungu named after the park's Massive Mountain. At 2460 meters (8,069 ft) it is the highest of the six prominent points that make up the mountain range which runs down the Mahale promontory, along side Lake Tanganyika.
Mahale accommodates approximately 1000 of Chimpanzees, baboons, colobus and other species of monkeys. The Chimpanzee population may be observed in their natural habitat in groups of up to 30.
Fish: They're about 250 unique species of fish in Lake Tanganyika.
Wildlife: In Mahale Mountains National Park you will find elephants, leopards and buffaloes as well. The safaris are done exclusively on foot.
Access: Charter flight from Arusha, Dar-es-salaam and takes 2 hours, charter boat services from Kigoma, weekly steamer from Kigoma, 4-7 hours.