A sanctuary of just six open-fronted double bandas set on the shores of Lake Tanganyika beneath an immense tropical forest that is the habitat of the world’s largest known population of chimpanzees. Each banda has an upstairs chill-out deck overlooking the beach – a short boardwalk leads the adjoining bathroom with flush toilet and powerful shower. Although chimpanzee sightings are not guaranteed, hikes into the forest are often rewarded with close encounters as the chimps groom, forage and play. Dine on the beach and enjoy sundowners aboard the property’s dhow.
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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the price range from low to high season. Low season for Tanzania and Zanzibar is generally between the months of November and May, high season runs from June to October. Supplements may apply to peak periods such as Christmas and Easter. Prices are per person per night based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated). Regional departures and single supplements are available on request. Accommodation only prices do not include flights. Where prices for our lodges/camps are shown as fully inclusive this generally includes all food and drinks but in most cases will exclude certain premium branded spirits, premium wines and Champagne. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Tanzania’s dry season is from June to October, with the short rains expected in November/December and the long rains from March to May. The migration follows the rains in a clockwise route through the Serengeti – from January to March the herds are mainly in the grassy south, calving in February before migrating north from April, traversing the Western Corridor and Grumeti Reserve throughout May, June and July, heading towards Kenya and the northern Serengeti. They return south again from November.
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