Gombe Stream National Park

Gombe Stream National Park

Gombe Stream National Park, located on the western border of Tanzania and the Congo, is most famous for Jane Goodall, the resident primatologist who spent many years in its forests studying the behavior of the endangered chimpanzees.

Gombe was designated as a game reserve in 1943, was upgraded into a national park status in 1968. The park is located 16 km north of Kigoma town on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania. It covers an area of 56 square kilometers and is a fragile habitat for chimpanzee.

Location of Gombe National Park

Gombe National park is situated on the wild shores of Lake Tanganyika, 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.

Guide to Gombe Stream national park Tanzania featuring useful info on Chimpanzee trekking in Tanzaniahow to book chimpanzee permits in Tanzania, how to get there,reliable tour operators, when to visit & tour. Find the complete information guide to guide you during the visit to Gombe National Park the second destination for Eastern  Chimpanzee Tracking and Bird Watching, Sailing on Lake Tanganyika.