The Western circuit falls under the western highlands which lace a ridge of Rift Valley escarpment, high above Lake Tanganyika and within the game-filled enclaves that sit along its spine there exist two small perfectly formed worlds of natural splendour, and one vast expanse of prime African bush.

Gombe National Park: A mountainous strip that borders the shores of Lake Tanganyika, about 16km from Kigoma. Tanzania’s smallest park, covering only 52 sq km. It can only be reached by boat from Kigoma.

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