Katavi is an unspoilt and remote National Park. Experience the ultimate authentic safari, get close to the densest herds of hippos and crocodiles in Tanzania, or simply revel in the large diversity of bird life in this vast area - the flotillas of pelican are a special sight. In this Park, you will find animals curious and unfamiliar to human contact.
In the center of Katavi National Park lies Mbali Mbali Katavi, offering an exciting bush experience with breathtaking views over the vast plains of Katisunga. The camp is ideal for the traveller looking for a truly remote experience away from regular tourist routes.
Game viewing from Mbali Mbali Katavi is exceptionally rewarding due to the sheer abundance of wildlife. Game drives in a 4x4 vehicles center around the woodland areas along the seasonal lakes, where most of the game can be found including the big cats. Game drives are offered twice a day with an optional night game drive.
Walking safaris can also be arranged (additional cost) which are normally conducted in the mornings.
The lodge has been designed to blend in with its surroundings to avoid distracting from the beauty of Katavi, and herds of animals can be seen right from your tent.
All the rooms have been constructed for exclusivity, with complete furnishings including writing desks, fine linen and en-suite facilities.
The main deck houses a swimming pool, lounge and dining facilities to complement the breathtaking views of the Katisunga Plains.
All meals; local beers, a selection of spirits and house wines, soft drinks and water; a laundry service; Conservation/Concession fees, 2 daily game drives or a full day game drive on a shared basis; and transfers to and from Ikuu Airstrip are included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Mbali Mbali Katavi can be included in you own dream holiday.
Chimpanzee and Safari Trail
Mbali Mbali Katavi
Katavi National Park
Mbali Mbali Mahale
Mahale Mountains National Park
If you are looking for something truly remote, yet wholly unique at the same time - then would tracking chimpanzees through a mountain forest appeal, combined with a stay in one of the most unspoilt and untouched National Parks in Tanzania appeal? If so... please read further!
This is a 8 night itinerary including Arusha, Katavi National Park and Mahale Mountains National Park.