On the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the oldest and deepest lakes in the world lies a pristine and remote park; it which holds and protect the largest known population of chimpanzees, the jungle and the mountains. The establishment of this Park was a reflection of the government commitment to preserving the chimpanzee population as well as an emulation of the efforts by Japanese researchers who pioneered to conduct research on primates including chimpanzees.

Mahale Mountains National Park is famous for chimpanzees, however there are other attractions like the Lake Tanganyika which is the second oldest freshwater lake in the world, the second largest by volume and the second deepest in all cases after lake Baikal in Siberia. Other attractions include beautiful varieties of waterfalls