Setting the scene
The iconic Greystoke Mahale Camp is perched along a golden beach along the forests of the Mahale Mountains the perfect remote location! The magical forests of the Mahale Mountains are beyond the imagination. Occupied by many animals including primates, bushbuck, bush pig, leopard, and amazing birdlife. Hiking into the forest in search of the chimpanzees is unforgettable and a true highlight. Starlit dinners on the beach, and sundowners on the dhow with sashimi from the days catch. Kayaking, and fishing in the gin clear waters of the lake.
6 open fronted double bandas at the base of mountaineer look out over the beach and lake each with its own unique character and outlook with dressing rooms behind and upstairs chill-out decks. The bathrooms are set back, and accessible via a short wooden boardwalk.. The mezzanine on the top floor can also accommodate a child over the age of 8.
Every morning a chimp trek takes place through the forest paths. Treks last for 1 hour while you indulge in the chimps daily lives along with observing leopard, bushbuck, bushpig, and a multitude of birds and butterflies. Other activites in the camp include snorkelling, fishing, swimming, kayaking, sundowners on a dhow sailing on Lake Tanganika.
Children of 8 and over are welcome at Greystoke Mahale, but please note that children under the age of 12 are not allowed to view the chimpanzees.
International flighs from London to Nairobi and then Arusha. There are no roads within 60kms of camp, and access is only by aircraft using their shared charter flights which operate on Mondays and Thursdays only from Arusha, or by private charter. Greystoke Mahale is a 90-minute dhow trip from the airstrip.
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