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Lake Tanganyika Lodge

Location Code:


TZ/LT/40/25

LOCATION:


GPS: 07.26.056 S, O30.35.448 E

  • Western Tanzania
  • Situated on Lake Tanganyika (Great Rift Valley Lake 720 km long)

GETTING THERE:


  • Air – 5 min drive from Kipili Airstrip (Co-Ordinates above)
  • Air Charters direct to Kipili on Mon & Thurs from Arusha, Katavi National Park & Mahale Mountain National Park
  • Scheduled flight from Dar-es-Salaam to Kigoma every Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun on Precision Air
  • Scheduled return flights from Dar-es-Salaam every Wed & Sun to Sumbawanga
  • Road – 4 hr from Sumbawanga in 4 x 4
  • Water – The MV LIEMBA a former German war ship, is now the Ferry which travels up and down the Lake every 2nd week. Offers 2 x VIP Cabins and 9 x 1st Class Cabins, restaurant. From Kigoma 320km to Lake Shore Lodge

FOR FILMING:


  • Water temp 24 – 26 deg
  • 250 varieties of fish/ fresh water harmless jellyfish
  • Otters, speckled eels, catfish, burrowing clams and freshwater crabs
  • 200 and more type of cichlid fish endemic to the lake
  • 400m private beach looking onto nearby islands
  • Breath taking sunsets/ starry skies
  • Fisherman

ACCOMMODATION:


  • Luxury chalets – Double or Twin
  • Luxury chalets – Single
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Above include meals, tea, coffee, laundry and Tourism Development Levy
  • Middle Range – Lawn Bandanas Double or Twin
  • Lawn Bandanas – Single
  • Above includes meals, tea, coffee and Tourism Levy
  • Camping – fee includes Tourism Dev. Levy

FACILITIES:


  • Hiring of boats, mountain bikes, quad bikes, kayak
  • Transport to & from Airport
  • Hammocks

ACTIVITIES:


  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Waterskiing
  • Sunset cruise
  • Quad Biking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Walks – (has the oldest church in Tanzania nearby)
  • Birding