Kilombero Valley

Kilombero Valley

The Kilombero swamp is the largest seasonal wetland in East Africa. The swamp is great for birdwatching, being home to Kilombero Weaver and the White tailed cisticola, both of which are notable endemics. The Kilombero River is home to tigerfish and several other sports fishing species.

  • Birding: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Kilombero: June - December
  • How to get to Kilombero: you have to drive
  • Safari types available: Fishing Safari, Cannoe safari, Motor Boat Safari, Walking Safari.

Kilombero is a fantastic destination for cultural and birdwatching safaris. We operate a variety of community based tourism programs in the area and have successfully organised the funding and the construction of a medical center in the village of Itete.

To truly appreciate the diverse, wild beauty of the Kilombero valley, safaris should last a minimum of 2 days.


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  • How to get there: Drive
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and we feel that the service you offered was well worth the money we paid. Salim was wonderful. Very interesting to talk to us, and an excellent driver.

    Claire Austin

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • I'd like to say that our entire trip was truly amazing and a great once in a lifetime excursion. Everything was very well setup and we had no problems with any of the trip. Thanks to Wild Things.

    Katye Vytal

    United States of America, Jun 2013

  • We had a most wonderful safari--thank you! Salim and Yahaya were great. We'll be sure to suggest Wild Things to any friends who may be thinking of visiting Tanzania.

    Sheri Six

    United States of America, Sept 2013

  • I am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.

    Samantha Crichton

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • We had a wonderful trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.

    Kathryn Woof

    United Kingdom, Dec 2013

  • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

    Massimo Randi

    Austria, Jul 2013

  • We had a fantastic trip. Your excellent organisation, your guide - Max, was exemplary in every way, were major contributors to this. Many thanks for making ours, a trip of a lifetime.

    Richard Goldberg

    United Kingdom, Jun 2013