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Wild West Tanzania - Lake diving, Chimps and Mountains

Lake Tanganyika and Mahale Mountains in South Western Tanzania

An adventure in the little known south of Lake Tanganyika , an expedition boat trip to unique areas, snorkeling, birding, remote villages – and finally, track the famous chimpanzees of Mahale Mountains, from Lakeshore Lodge.
Perched on the banks of Lake Tanganyika in south western Tanzania, you will find Lake Shore Lodge. There are a lot of Adventure Activities to keep you active for days or places where you can relax on your own – where a sense of peace and tranquility will flood your soul and quell your mind. You choose how to Sculpture your days here.

Relax in a hammock, wake at noon, kayak at sunset, scuba dive in the morning and then watch the sunset before a sumptuous dinner on the beach under the African stars. Life is tough here! “Come as Guests and leave as Friends”.
It is a small, owner-run business, so flexibility in your day is easy and our pleasure. They specialize in this region, and operating boats along the coast, and hosting adventurers into unique areas in a friendly , professional manner

Getting here is part of the adventure. We PROMISE you, it will be worth it.

From Lake Shore Lodge you will set sail in a motorized Dhow on Lake Tanganyika, doing some snorkeling enroute to Mahale. What a great adventure and romantic setting, camping on the beautiful beaches of the lake, sitting by the bon fire having your dinner, overlooking the stunning African sunset.
The highlight of this trip is seeing the charming chimpanzees in Mahale. It is an unforgettable experience being in such close proximity with the chimps. This is a trip to be on your bucket list!

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THE DEEP BLUE AFRICA TOURs DIFFERENCE:

  • Competitive pricing without compromising quality
  • Our Africa-based partners are specialists in their field with decades of experience.
  • Operators are carefully selected which means safe, reliable vehicles with constant communication. Honest guides with years of education and training
  • No crowded vehicles! No more than 6 people to a safari vehicle so everyone can see all the way around the vehicle and have the time and space to observe their favorite animal or focus to take that perfect photo
  • Tried and tested scuba diving and snorkeling operators. This means knowledgeable dive guides, solid boats and dive gear you can trust.
  • Truly tailored itineraries. We work with you to make your personal dream come true. Every aspect of our itineraries (within reason and seasonality) can be adjusted including accommodations – from budget to luxury, walking versus driving tours, length of stay, activities and cultural experiences, combination of destinations – bring your imagination and let us do the rest!

RATES

From $4030 per person double occupancy      
PLUS return flights from DAR : USD 180 per person – subject to change
PLUS park fees and chimp permits : USD 320 per person – subject to change
Single supplement : USD 110 per person

Private safaris available – enquire for pricing depending on group size and time of travel
Surcharge for less than 6 guests travelling together.

Includes:

  • Return flights on Fast Jet from Dar es Salaam to Mbeya
  • Return Airport transfers to/from Mbeya
  • All meals, teas and coffees
  • Park fees and entries (noted separately)
  • 2 x Chimp treks
  • 3 x Nights’ accommodation in a shared Lawn Banda at Lake Shore Lodge
  • 5 x Nights fly camping in bays on Lake Tanganyika
  • Services of a driver/guide, support crew and cook as appropriate

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visas, travel insurance, health requirements
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks (other than teas and coffees)
  • All items of a personal nature and any service not specified. 

Optional Extras:
If guests spend a few days extra at Lake Shore they can add on:

  • Kayaking
  • Diving (for certified divers only)
  • Sunset sundowner cruises
  • Quad biking
  • Fishing

Other add-on possibilities, either before or after the trip - consider a few days in either Katavi National Park or Ruaha National Park. 

CONTACT OUR SPECIALISTS TO COMBINE THIS WITH A VAST RANGE OF OPTIONS OF VARIOUS LENGTHS OF STAY INCLUDING SAFARIS, ISLAND TRIPS, OTHER ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES AND SO MUCH MORE. THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Please note that this quote is valid for the dates of travel specified.  Due to the seasonality of prices in many lodges, which can be as much as 70 % cheaper in low / green season, this must be noted.  We are happy to re-quote should you wish to travel in low/ green  or shoulder season.  Standard discounts have been applied but should any further discounts or specials become available during your booking process, they will be applied to your benefit.   

Prices are subject to change without prior notification due to circumstances beyond our control, namely fuel surcharges, supplier increases, government taxes, exchange rate fluctuations, etc.  The full booking value will be subject to rate of exchange fluctuations until full payment has been made.

All flight costs, where applicable, are based on the lowest fare class and are subject to availability at time of booking, and can only  be guaranteed once paid for.

Airport taxes can only be confirmed at time of booking due to exchange rate fluctuations and may change the costs accordingly.

All costs are valid for the itinerary travel dates.  Costs may vary with date changes.

Should any details change, we reserve the right to recalculate the tour price accordingly.

 

 

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