The Western Circuit of Tanzania is the address to spotting primates in the country and experience natural locations that are off the beaten track.
Gombe national park was established as a game reserve in 1943 and later became a national park in 1968 after the primatologist Jane Goodall started her research activities about the behaviors of chimpanzees.
Mahale Mountains National Park lies on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika in Uvinza District of Kigoma Region, Tanzania. Named after the Mahale Mountains range that is within its borders, the park has several unusual characteristics.
Katavi National Park is another 150km towards the south-east of Mahale and probably gets fewer than 500 tourists a year.