National Park Overview

Katavi National Park is the Tanzania's third biggest National Park, it lies in the remote southwest of the nation, inside a truncated arm of the Rift Valley that ends in the shallow, agonizing field of Lake Rukwa.The wild of Katavi National Park, situated in the western region of Tanzania, is one of the most immaculate territories in the whole nation. Katavi'sdramatic landscape is as varied as it is unspoiled. Flood fields of thick reeds and thick waterways are home to a gigantic populace of hippo and shifted birdlife. Tanzania's most prominent populaces of both crocodile and hippopotamus are to be found here. During the evaporate season to 200 hippos may flounder together in any riverine pool of adequate profundity. In the forests toward the west, backwoods overhangs cover crowds of wild ox and elephant. Seasonal lakes load up with soil shaded water after the downpours and animals from all sides of the park slide on them to drink. The park is likewise home to the uncommon roan and sable impala species, and is an absolute necessity see for the guest plan on investigating the wilds of the landmass. The park's principle highlights are the watery grass fields toward the north, the palm-bordered Lake Chada in the south-east, and the Katuma River. Katavi brags Tanzania's most noteworthy populaces both crocodile and hippopotamus. Lion and leopard discover prey among the tremendous populaces of herbivores at Katavi – impala, eland, topi, zebra and groups of upto 1,600 wild ox meander the short grass fields. The uncommon, nectar hued puku pronghorn is one of the park's most extravagant wildlife review rewards. A kaleidoscope of birds bounce over the riverbanks, swamps, and palm forests while flotillas of pelican voyage the lakes and elephant touch midriff somewhere down in marshlands.

Chimpanzees

National Park Activity

Game Drive, Walking Safari, Camping, Bird Watching, Bush Dinners

Katavi National Park is the third biggest National Park in Tanzania.

Katavi has one of the most astounding well evolved creature biomass figures (estimated in abundance of 23,000kgs per sq km) than all other secured regions in Tanzania.

Katavi is named after deifies an incredible seeker, a legendary hunter, Katabi, whose spirit is believed to have a tamarind tree ringed with contributions from local people asking his approval.

Best Time To Visit

Best Time To Visit

The best months to visit are in the dry period of May – October since the park is inaccessible amid the rainy season.Read More

How To Go

How To Go

The best way to reach Katavi National Park is by taking a chartered flights that begin from the town of Arusha or the capital city of Dar es Salaam.Read More

Wildlife

Wildlife in the park is abundant, with substantial populaces of elephant, bison, zebra, a wide assortment of eland and giraffe. There are a lot of predators here, including lion, leopard, cheetah and wild canine. The primary stream through the park, the Katuma River, dries to a couple of sloppy pools amid the dry season and it is here where you can see immense quantities of hippo packed into little pools, bringing about unnerving battles between the males.

Most Attractive point of Park It’s Predators.

The Camps In The Katavi National Park

We offer camping and accommodation inside the park. We partner to provide the best accommodation for you amid your Tanzania visit.

Kungwe beach Lodge
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