Greystoke Mahale is located on a beautiful beach on the edge of Lake Tanganyika in the Mahale Mountains National Park. Behind the camp is a forest which after a few hundred yards of relatively flat land quickly becomes steep hills that go up over 300 m and is home to the world’s largest known population of chimpanzees as well as other primates, bushbuck, bush pig, leopard and amazing birds. The camp features a bar and dining area which is inspired in design by traditional Tongwe architecture. Guests sleep in six open fronted bandas directly on the soft sand beach. They have dressing rooms, heavy privacy curtains for use at night if desired, adjoining bathrooms and upstairs chill-out decks. After a day’s ‘chimping’ you can kayak along the lakeshore, snorkel, fish, enjoy a refreshing swim in the lake or watch the sun sink slowly into the horizon before having a private bare foot dinner on the beach.
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