Katavi National Park

DESCRIPTION

The incredible numbers of game that are found in Katavi National Park make this one of the most rewarding areas to visit in Africa. It lies in the remote southwest of the country, within a truncated arm of the Rift Valley that terminates in the shallow expanse of Lake Rukwa. Lakes Katavi and Chada support the largest concentrations of hippo and crocodile in Tanzania.

ACCOMMODATION

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Chada Katavi Camp

Chada Katavi Camp lies hidden in the shade of acacia and tamarind trees on the edge of Chada plain in the heart of Katavi National Park...

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Katavi Wildlife Camp

Katavi Wildlife Camp is set amongst the trees fringing the Kitasunga Plain. As the Katuma River is close by, a daily parade of animals pass in front of the camp on their way to drink...

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Katuma Bush Lodge

Katuma Bush lodge is located in the centre of Katavi National Park and offers a riveting bush experience with spectacular views over the plains of Katisunga...

ITINERARY IDEA

Day 1: Katavi National Park

Meal Basis: Half Board

Arusha is the safari capital of Tanzania located at the foot of Mt. Meru, close to Mount Kilimanjaro, the Manyara, Tarangire and Ngorongoro National Parks. From there it’s only a short trip to the Serengeti. Just to the north, on the slopes of Mt. Meru is the Arusha National Park.

Day 2 - 5: Katavi National Park

Meal Basis: Full Board plus Activities

Encompassing Lake Katavi, the Katuma River and picturesque Lake Chala, Katavi National Park stretches across roughly 4500 square kilometres of Tanzanian woods and wetlands. It boasts a wide array of bird and animal life, including leopard, elephant, zebra, buffalo, lion and the densest hippo and croc populations in the country.

Day 6 - 8: Katavi National Park

Meal Basis: Full Board plus Activities

The second most voluminous freshwater lake on the planet, Tanganyika’s crystal clear waters are said to be among the world’s cleanest and provide a haven for a myriad of fish, including many colourful cichlid species. The lake is almost entirely surrounded by the mountains of the Great Rift Valley and bordered by two stunningly scenic nature reserves: The Mahale Mountains National Park and the Gombe Stream National Park, famous for its chimpanzees and trekking trips can be take straight from camp.

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