The Western circuit falls under the western highlands which lace a ridge of Rift Valley escarpment, high above Lake Tanganyika. 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.