Mahale Mountains National Park Tanzania

Mahale Mountains National Park Safari Tanzania Tour
Size: 1,613 km²
Location: south of Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania.

A chain of six mountain peaks swathed in lush forest which dominate over the lake below. Besides different species of antelope some of the few, still free-living chimpanzees are to be found here. Around 1,000 of these fascinating animals roam the valleys and hills of the isolated rainforest. Much of this less-visited park is inaccessible by vehicle and the tourist is unlikely to see many of the animals that inhabit the park. Most visitors go on foot safaris to see the chimpanzees.

as well as lion, leopard, elephant, zebra, warthog, buffalo, eland, roan and sable antelopes, giraffe, kudu, wild dog, hyena, hippo, as well as duikers, civets, mongooses, otters, genets, porcupine.  Tanzania Safari  The crescent azure coves of Lake Tanganyika appear like flashes of silk, and the park behind offers a wonderful view. Lake Tanganyika is home to more than 250 species of fish. The park is unique in botanicogeographic terms as it is the confluence of easten, southern, and western vegetation and wildlife. Here the congo type forests meet with the Miombo woodland that covers much of southern Tanzania and savannah vegetation that is more characteristic of northern Tanzania.

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