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Greystoke Mahale

Discover Greystoke Mahale

Remote and beautiful, Greystoke Mahale sits in the shadow of the towering Mahale Mountains on a strip of untouched white beach, lapped by the crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika. Tucked into the trees, the camp is small and secluded and is only accessible by boat.

The distinctive main camp area is the only part of the property that is situated on the beach, with the 6 thatched bandas hidden away in the forest. Rooms pervade natural simplicity but are comfortable and blend effortlessly with their surroundings. All bandas possess large beds, en-suite bathrooms with a flush toilet, hot and cold running water, a shower, and an upstairs decking area where you can sit out and enjoy the view. The lodge is built almost entirely from sustainable materials from the local area. The main activity from camp is tracking chimpanzees. More than a simple activity, tracking these amazing creatures is an incredible experience and certainly the most memorable element of a stay here. Watch them go about their daily routines and observe the glaring similarities with our own interactions. Aside from the chimps, you can bathe in ice cool mountain waterfalls and pools, go on forest walks and enjoy fishing along Lake Tanganyik's shore.

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Expert View

  • A tranquil retreat which is rustic, wild and wholly unique
  • As remote as you can get in Western Tanzania
  • Starlit dinners on the beach, and sundowners on the dhow
  • Kayaking in the gin clear waters of the lake
  • Unforgettable chimpanzee trekking

At a glance

  • 6 Bandas
  • 12 Years +
  • Open June - Mid March
  • All Inclusive
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Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"With no roads nearby and only mountains and chimps for company, Greystoke Mahale is very much for lovers of adventure. It's completely off the beaten track and away from crowded safari routes."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

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Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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