National Park - Gombe National Park
Size: 52 sq km (20 sq miles), Tanzania’s smallest park.
Location: 16 km (10 miles) north of Kigoma on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania.
To do: Chimpanzee trekking; hiking, swimming/snorkeling; visit the site of Henry Stanley’s famous “Dr Livingstone I presume” at Ujiji near Kigoma, and watch the renowned dhow builders at work.
Best time: Chimps may be easier to find; better picture opportunities in in the dry season from July to October and late December).