Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania

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Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania

Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania is an exclusive bush lodge located in Mahale Mountain National Park in Western Tanzania along Kangwena Beach on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Mahale Mountain National Park is home to the world’s largest known population of chimpanzees.

There are no roads within 60 km of the camp, and access is only by aircraft using the shared charter flights which operate on Mondays and Thursdays only from Arusha, or by private charter. Kalolwa Airstrip is the closest airstrip and it’s about 1.5 hours by boat to the camp.

The chimpanzee population in Mahale Mountains National Park is the largest known and due to its size and remoteness, the chimpanzees flourish. The closest major town to Mahale Mountains National Park is  Kigoma. it’s about 130km north of Mahale along the lakeshore.

Greystoke Mahale Mountains National Park Tanzania

Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania consists of 6 thatched bandas with en-suite bathrooms and uninterrupted lake views. The main lodge area is an iconic image, a huge thatched canopy framed in the middle of the beach with a backdrop of the lush rainforest.  The bandas are scattered along a soft-sand beach. Built from reclaimed dhow wood, they are two stories high.

The rooms are very open, encouraging ‘barefoot luxury’ with wooden walkways to the bathroom and also to the top deck which has a relaxing area with great views out over the lake. The bathrooms have flush toilets, powerful showers, and hot water on demand and are partially open to the forest.

This is usually the setting for the camp’s delicious buffet breakfasts and light lunches, with everyone eating together.  Greystoke has a large central dining area with a communal dining table, Library, and open-air bar. Most meals are taken in the main building or outside on the beach. 

Three-course dinners are served in the dining room too, following pre-dinner drinks at the spectacular ‘Sunset Bar’. This is found on rocks at the end of the beach, and it’s the perfect place for sundowners at the end of every day!.

The lodge also contains a reading room, on the upper floor. There are a few board games here too, and breathtaking views over the lake waters. Mahale Mountain National Park, forest is home to much more than the Chimpanzees such as bushbuck, bush pigs, leopards, amazing birdlife, and plenty of other primate species. 

Activities available at Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania include; tracking habituated chimpanzees, kayaking, Boar Rides, chimpanzee safaris, Fishing, Hike the forest paths looking for birds and butterflies, or swimming in deep water from a dhow. The camp is accessed only by boat, a trip that gives the visitor some idea of the extensive forests that stretch along the lakeshore.

Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Accommodation Rates

Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Accommodation Rates Per Night Include;

Shared Camp – Full Board Accommodation  + Drinks (except Champagne and premium wines) + Laundry & Tourism Development Levy

Full Board Accommodation In a Shared Camp
Greystoke Mahale – 6 Bandas

Dates From Dates To Single Room
(1 Guest)
Double Room
(2 Guests)

Child Aged
5-21 Years

1st Jan 2024

31st Jan 2024 1,800 US Dollars 3,600 US Dollars 1,075 US Dollars
1st Feb 2024 13th Mar 2024 900 US Dollars 1,800 US Dollars

550 US Dollars

14th Mar 2024

31st May 2024 Closed Closed Closed
1st Jun 2024 30th Jun 2024 1,800 US Dollars 3,600 US Dollars

1,075 US Dollars

1st Jul 2024

30th Sep 2024 1,950 US Dollars 3,900 US Dollars 1,170 US Dollars
1st Oct 2024 31st Jan 2025 1,800 US Dollars 3,600 US Dollars

1,075 US Dollars

Notes

* Minimum 2-night stay at Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp
* Tanapa and NCAA park activity fees need to be added separately


Rates Exclude;

* Flights
* Bush meals
* Sundowners
* Game Drives
* AMREF Evacuation Cover
* Transfers to the nearest airstrip
* Gratuities and shop purchases
* Champagne and premium wines
* Park entry, park overnight, and park activity fees


National Park/ Conservation Area Fees

* Overnight FeesPer night – Adult 35 US Dollars & Child 16 years – 12 US Dollars
* Mahale Mountains National Park  fees- Adult 94 US Dollars & Child 16 years – 24 US Dollars
* Activity Park Fees Game Package Only – (Per 24 hours)  – Adult 55 US Dollars & Child 16 years – 47 US Dollars


Check-in – Check-out Time

* Rooms will be available from 1300hrs on the day of arrival. Early check-in will be subject to the manager’s discretion on the day of arrival
* Rooms must be vacated by 1000hrs. Clients wishing to keep their rooms for longer will be charged 75% of the room rate in the High Season and 50% in the Low Season


Children’s Rates & Policy

* The minimum age is 5 years to 21 years
* Child park entry and camping/concession fees apply for up to 16 years
* Children aged 12 years and under must share a room or family tent/room with an adult
* Children under 12 years are not permitted to walk, chimp, or fly camp due to safety reasons
* A child occupying a single room will be charged at the full adult rate plus a single supplement


Family Rooms & Triple – Family rooms sleep 2 Adults and 2 Children

*  The camp can accommodate up to two triples in each camp – the third bed in a room is suitable for up to 16 years only and we do not allow 3 adults in a triple

Booking & Reservations Greystoke Mahale Mountains Camp Tanzania Contact

Mobile: + 254-721-242-711
WhatsApp: +254-721-242-711
Reservations: +254 718-179-967
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
Website: https://africanspicesafaris.com

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