4 Days Camping Safari to Burigi Chato National Park

tanzania camping safari

Burigi-Chato National Park is recently gazetted as a National combines 3 former Game Reserves into 1 unit that is now 4,707 sq. km making it the 4th largest National Park in Tanzania.
Stretching from Lake Victoria in the East to the Rwandan boundary in the West, Burigi Chato is an enormous piece of the wild country encompassing freshwater lakes, long hills, rocky crags along escarpments, deeply set valleys lined with forest, open plains, swamps, rivers, flood plains and hundreds of square kilometres of medium and tall grass wooded savanna – mostly combretum and Terminal known as Miombo.
How to get there
The nearest local town is Chato which has an International Airport, and private charters are possible to an airstrip near the Nkonje Ranger Post beside Lake Burigi, or to the Birahamulo airstrip.
Accessibility by road to the park is also possible as the park is connected to close towns including Chato and Karagwe
Climate and SeasonsThis part of East Africa has two rainfall peaks, November / December and another in March / April, with dry weather from June to September. Temperatures are pleasant with cool nights and warm days.
Best time to visit the Park
The best time to visit is the Park is from June – September.
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DAY 1: We depart from Mwanza early in the morning at 7:00 am and drive to Chato town with our packed lunch boxes, the drives will take us through the tarmac road to reach Chato town.
From Mwanza to Chato is 238km about 4-5hrs drive.
We will check-in at Chota Beach Resort and there is an opportunity to explore the town of Chota or enjoy the boat cruise alongside the Lake Victoria with the prior arrangements of your Burigi Chato National Park safari.
Dinner and overnight at Chota Beach Resort: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 2: We start our game drive early in the morning through the Burigi National Park onwards to Lake Burigi to explore more abundance of different species of animals and birdlife.
We will take an armed ranger from the main gate called Magel General Kijuu for the game drives and the short walking safari with our packed lunches.
Dinner and overnight at Burigi public campsite: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 3: Today we start our full day game drives to Lake Ngoma and Lake Nyamalebe, there are lots to explore in the park, Burigi national Park is the only place in Tanzania you can see the abundance of wild animals alongside the Lake Victoria shore.
We may see the heads of African elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Hippos and Elands, also Leopards and Lions can be spotted during the game drives.
In the afternoon we drive back to the public campsite for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Burigi public campsite: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 4: Today we will take a short drive from Burigi Chato National Park via Biharamula town to Mwanza.
Our journey will take us in 4-5hrs 258km to reach Mwanza city.
THE END OF OUR SERVICE.
4 DAYS CAMPING SAFARI TO BURIGI CHATO NATIONAL PARK INCLUDES.
4X4 Toyota Land Cruiser safari vehicle.
• Transportation in a Safari vehicle with Pop up roof for game viewing & photography
• Guaranteed window seats for every participant
• English speaking driver Guide (French, Spanish & German on request)
• Local airport transfers
• Full Board accommodation while on Safari [ Full buffet – breakfast, – lunch and – dinner]
• Picnic lunch boxes
• Park entrance fees
• 1-litre Bottled Water
• All government taxes applicable
• All activities while in the park
• Guided walking safari in the park with an armed ranger
4 DAYS CAMPING SAFARI TO BURIGI CHATO NATIONAL PARK EXCLUDES.
• Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and Canada passport holders USD.100
• Extras at the lodges i.e. tips, room services, drinks, telephone services, internet services, laundry or any other personal expenses
• Optional visit to the Olduvai Gorge archaeological site
• International flight into/out of Tanzania
• All items not mentioned above.

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September 3, 2023

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