Explore Gombe National Park
Gombe National Park also known as Gombe Stream National Park is situated in western Kigoma Region, Tanzania. Gombe National Park is considered a thin strip covering about 52 sq. km of ancient montane forest bordering Lake Tanganyika the second deepest lake in the world.
The park was established in 1968, and it became famous after Dr Jane Goodall began her research project while studying about chimpanzees. The best time to visit the park is during the dry season that is between July and October and late in December.
Getting to Gombe National Park
Kigoma region is accessed by scheduled flights, from Dar es Salaam and Arusha to Kigoma Airport or through Mwanza via the railway service. Once you reach Kigoma, local lake-taxis will you take up to three hours to reach Gombe Park, you could also use motorboats which take less than one hour to reach the park.
Hotels in Gombe National Park
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Things to do in Gombe National Park
Plan a chimp tracking adventure and track some of Jane's old chimpanzees feeding stations. Other wildlife within the park include bush pigs, elephants, snakes, fish in Lake Tanganyika and hippos. Bird enthusiasts will also be thrilled by the opportunity of capturing memorable photos of some of the over 200 bird species that live in Gombe Stream National Park.
Gombe Stream National Park is the perfect place for a walking safari in Tanzania, the forest cover allows you to cool off along the way. You could also swim in one of the many streams that crisscross the park or climb Kakombe waterfalls for a beautiful view of the fall.