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LAKE TANGAYINKA

Lake Tangayinka makes a great destination for an off-beat, holiday by the lake. Visitors can choose from a wide range of activities including going on boat rides, fishing, to guided treks and walking safari in the park.

Situated in the Great African Rift Valley, the Lake Tangayinka is a treasure trove of beauty and unique fauna and flora in itself.

The silver sand beaches, and the tropical forests lined by the mountain ridges, and the glorious waterfalls around the region make a safe sanctuary
for primates, wild chimpanzees, a variety of mammals, butterflies and birds.


Fast facts

Size: Area: 32,900 km2
Catchment area: 231,000 km2
Length: 673 km
Width:72km
Max. depth: 1,470 m (4,820 ft)
Location: Western Tanzania (Kigoma Region)
Scenery/ Features: The largest of Africa’s Great Rift
Valley lakes
Wildlife Includes: About 2000 species of fish, plants,
crustaceans, and birds
Best time to visit: June to September

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