Many of you may have never heard of Katavi and Mahale and this is understandable. Whilst the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti attract most of the media and tourist attention, the wildlife havens in the West of Tanzania are often left forgotten. Although the South of Tanzania has Selous and Ruaha which are both wild, untamed and far less commercialised than its Northern counterparts, the West takes wild and untamed to a different level. With the remoteness of these parks, the exclusivity and privacy you can get from a trip to the West is almost unrivaled in modern Africa. With more and more people visiting Africa in an ever-more-connected world, getting away from the crowds isn’t an easy thing to do.
With flights being very irregular (twice a week) getting here isn’t cheap or the easiest thing to do, but it is definitely worth it. If you’re staying at