Mbali Mbali Mahale Lodge Tanzania
Mbali Mbali Mahale Lodge is a luxury accommodation facility located in the Mahale Mountains, on the beach of Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. The lodge is have been strategically placed at the edge of the cooling forest canopy of the Mahale Mountains National park.
Mbali Mbali Mahale sits on a stretch of sheltered golden beach, deep in the heart of the African interior. Boasting a backdrop formed by the dramatic Mahale Mountain range, and the crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika in the foreground, this secluded and romantic hideaway is the perfect blend of relaxation and luxury.
The nearest airstrip is Mahale Airstrip in Mahale National Park. Guests who arrive at Mahale Airstrip will proceed on a dhow boat transfer from Mahale Airstrip to the lodge(a journey that takes approximately 1.5 hours). Mbali Mbali Shared Charter flights are offered to Mahale Airstrip on Mondays and Thursdays with a minimum of 4 seats all year round.
Mbali Mbali Mahale lodge has 10 Beach Tents with a combination of twin or double rooms, modernly furnished. All rooms are under thatch on raised platforms and have a private deck providing views of Lake Tanganyika and the beach.
Each well-appointed Beach tent has been strategically positioned to offer guests privacy, while still allowing easy access to the beach and communal areas. Each Tent is on a raised platform; delivering 24-hour electricity and hot and cold running water. The tents provide self-contained mosquito nets around the beds and bathroom.
All guest rooms are within easy walking distance along the beach to the main lounge and dining areas. The rooms contain the conveniences to ensure a relaxing and comfortable stay, luxury bed linens, and full bathroom amenities including an indoor rain shower and double vanity.
Lodge facilities include; a bar, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Laundry Service, Library, Battery Charging Facilities & Verandah. Mbali Mbali Mahale is powered by solar energy and much care has been taken to reduce its carbon footprint.
Activities available from Mbali Mbali Mahale Lodge include; Bird Watching, Boat Cruises, Fishing, Walks (Guided), Kayaking / Paddling, Hiking, etc. The primary activity in the park is chimpanzee trekking, carefully monitored so as to reduce human impact on the famous habituated M-Group chimps.
Mbali Mbali Mahale Lodge Tanzania Game Package Accommodation Rates
Mbali Mbali Mahale Lodge Tanzania Game Package Accommodation Rates Per Night Includes;
Accommodation, three daily meals (dinner, breakfast, lunch or packed lunch), three complimentary beverages per meal while dining on site (includes water, soft drinks and beers), water during Chimpanzee trek, Laundry,Tourism Development Levy, Value Added Tax , boat transfer to and from Mahale Airstrip, Kayaking, 1 x Chimpanzee Trek per day, and 1 x Boat Safari per stay (two hours – Option 1: See the Hippos and take a short river cruise and try the local methods of freshwater fishing. Option 2: Visit a neighbouring fishing village, Katumbi, for a Cultural Tour. Pay for another boat safari to do both).
Excludes: TANAPA Conservation/Park Entry fees, TANAPA Concession fees, Extra Meal or Packed Lunch (30 US Dollars per person), Additional Boat Safari or Fishing Excursion (100 US Dollars per person), flying doctor/medical evacuation, travel insurance, and gratuities.
Game Package + Full Board Accommodation
|Dates From||Dates To||Single Room
1st Jan 2024
|28th Feb 2024||580 US Dollars||1,160 US Dollars|
|1st Mar 2024||31st May 2024||Closed||
1st Jun 2024
|31st Oct 2024||1,170 US Dollars||1,800 US Dollars|
|1st Nov 2024||20th Dec 2024||580 US Dollars||
1,160 US Dollars
21st Dec 2024
|31st Dec 2024||1,170 US Dollars||
1,800 US Dollars
* Children below 5 years stay for free
* Children of all ages are welcome at the Lodge
* The Lodge remains closed from 1st March to 31st May
* Children aged 5 to 15 years (50% of the adult rate) while 16 years and older pay the adult rate)
* The minimum participating age for chimpanzee trekking as determined by TANAPA is 12 years old
* Children under 14 years are not advised to stay alone in a room. The family rooms are reserved exclusively for bookings traveling with children younger than 18 years
Game Package Accommodation Rates Exclude;
* Travel insurance
* TANAPA Concession fees
* Flying doctor/medical evacuation
* Extra Meal – 35 US Dollars per person
* TANAPA Conservation/Park Entry fees
* Additional Boat Safari/Fishing Excursion – 85 US Dollars per person
TANAPA Fees to be added to Game Package Rate (includes Value Added Tax)
TANAPA Conservation/Park Entry Fees per person per 24-hour day (single entry) for Mahale National Park are applicable year-round
* Child- Free for children aged 0-4 years
* Child- 23.60 US Dollars child aged 5-15 years
* Adult – 94.40 US Dollars adults aged 16 years or more
TANAPA Concession Fees per person per night for Mahale National Park are applicable year-round
* Child – Free for children aged 0-4 years
* Child – 11.80 US Dollars for a child aged 5-15 years
* Adult – 35.40 US Dollars for adults aged 16 years or more