Gombe National Park, locates at western border of Tanzania and the Congo. This is most famous for Jane Goodall. The resident primatologist who spent many years in its forests studying the behaviour of chimpanzees. Gombe Stream is an untamed place of lush forests and clear lake views. Hiking and swimming are also popular activities here, once the day’s expedition to see the chimpanzees is over.
Gombe National Park main attraction is obviously the chimpanzee families that live protected in the park’s boundaries. Guides walks are available that take visitors deep into the forest to observe and sit with the extraordinary primates. Besides chimpanzee viewing, many other species of primates live in Gombe Stream’s tropical forests. Vervet and colobus monkeys, baboons, forest pigs and small antelopes inhabit the dense forest.
Gombe is the smallest of all the Tanzania’s national parks. A fragile strip of chimpanzee habitat straddling the steep slopes and river valleys that hem in the sandy northern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Its chimpanzees – habituates to human visitors – were made famous by the pioneering work of Jane Goodall.
Chimpanzees share about 98% of their genes with humans, and no scientific expertise is requires to distinguish. Perhaps you will see a flicker of understanding when you look into a chimp’s eyes, assessing you in return – a look of apparent recognition across the narrowest of species barriers. Let us show you the way