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GOMBE STREAM NATIONAL PARK

The Gombe stream national park is the smallest park in Tanzania covering only 52 sq Km (about 20 sq miles) and yet very unique for Great Apes. The park is located on the North of Kigoma on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania and accessed by boat from Kigoma town about 16 Km (about 10 miles).

The Chimpanzee doesn't roam as far in the wet season, (February - June, November - Mid December). So may be easier to find because they do not wander so far. Dry months of July - October and late December can however offer better photo opportunities.

Wildlife: Gombe is famous for its chimpanzees, approximately also be seen such as red-colobus, red-tail and blue monkeys. The area is heavily forested, making it an unsuitable habitat for carnivores so the park is safe for walking Safaris.

Birdlife: There are rewarding sightings for bird watchers.

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Access: Kigoma is connected to Dar –es-Salaam and Arusha by scheduled flights, to Dar-es-Salaam and Mwanza by slow rail service to Mwanza.

To do:
Chimpanzee trekking hiking, swimming and snorkeling; Visit the site of Henry Staley's famous Dr. Livingstone at Ujiji near kigoma and watch the prominent dhow builders at work.

Chimpanzees are strong and dangerous, discreet behavior is required. Chimpanzees Tracking in Gombe can be strenuous, therefore, ensure physical fitness. Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet.
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