Location: On the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika in Mahale Mountains National Park.
Rooms: 6 spacious open-fronted guest tents, each furnished with palm mats, high wooden beds and deckchairs outside to enjoy the views, the camp is comfortable without being over luxurious, in keeping with its surrounding habitat. Each tent has its own bathroom at the rear with flush toilet and hot water shower.
Facilities: The main dining area is a large thatched building on the beach loosely modelled on traditional Tongwe architecture. It sits beneath the soaring mountains and from here you can dine on lake-fresh sashimi or gaze at the stars over cocktails at the bar on the rocks.
Activities: Chimpanzee tracking with scouts and guides, forest hikes, fishing, kayaking, snorkelling, dhow sailing and swimming trips on the lake.
Children: Children over 8 are welcome. However, children under 12 are restricted from viewing the chimpanzees.
Our Opinion: Greystoke Camp is located on the idyllic white sandy beach at Kangwena Bay, between the forest and the lake. Because of its remote location there are no roads within the park boundaries, and the only way in and out is via the lake. The surrounding Mahale Mountains are home to the world’s largest population of chimpanzees. This is truly one of Africa’s most unique, special camps offering unforgettable encounters with our closest primate cousins.