Mahale Mountain National park like its northerly neighbor Mahale Mountain National Park is home to some of the Africa last remaining chimpanzees, a population of approximately 900, they are habituated to human visitors by a Japanese research program based in the 1960s. Tracking the chimps of Mahale is a magical experience, Mahale is located in the Western Tanzania to the South of Kigoma Ujiji town, it is bordering Lake Tanganyika the World longest, second deepest and least polluted freshwater lake-harboring an approximated 1000 fish variety.
What to do and when to visit Mahale:
The highlight of Mahale National Park includes the walking safaris with our experienced and knowledgeable guides, Chimps trekking of course with the knowledgeable guides, visit and swim in clean water of Lake Tanganyika. Rather than Chimpanzees, the park other wild animals you can find is spot leopards, lions and African wild dogs which you can see them very rare, and blue monkeys, red Columbus and a kaleidoscopic array of the colorful forest .
The best season to visit Chimpanzees in Mahale mountain national park is the dry season which will be May -October, this is the best period of time. During this time of period, chimpanzees are likely to be seen in big groups, the sunshine brightens illuminates the fish in the Lake and the beach is an inviting place to enjoy and relax. However, Mahale Mountains National Park is reachable all around the year. If you visit in the rainy season can also be an unforgettable experience dream, made remarkable by a panorama of the neighboring country DR Congo across the water and by fabulous lightning storms that light up the lake at night.