Greystoke Mahale


Greystoke Mahale is a remote and luxurious safari lodge located on the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika in Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania. This unique lodge offers a truly immersive and off-the-beaten-path experience in the African wilderness.  Greystoke Mahale is a paradise for nature enthusiasts, offering a rare opportunity to track chimpanzees in their natural habitat while enjoying the stunning surroundings of Lake Tanganyika and the Mahale Mountains. Due to its remote location, it’s important to plan your visit well in advance, and access is typically by chartered flights and boat transfers.



  • Exceptional Location: Greystoke Mahale is situated in a pristine and remote setting, nestled between the dense forests of the Mahale Mountains and the clear waters of Lake Tanganyika. This location provides stunning views and a sense of isolation amidst nature.
  • Chimpanzee Trekking: One of the main highlights of staying at Greystoke Mahale is the opportunity to go chimpanzee trekking. The Mahale Mountains are home to habituated chimpanzee communities, and guided treks offer a chance to observe these remarkable primates in their natural habitat.
  • Boating and Water Activities: Lake Tanganyika offers a range of water-based activities, including boating, swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. The lodge provides boats for exploring the lake, which is also known for its diverse fish species.
  • Primate and Wildlife Viewing: In addition to chimpanzees, the area is home to other wildlife, including various monkey species, forest birds, and, occasionally, forest elephants.