Katavi National Park
Area: 4471 km2
Katavi is one of the biggest National Parks in Tanzania in terms of
its biomass (the second after the Serengeti).
Katavi, situated southeast of Mahale and about sixty miles east of Lake Tanganyika, offers a game view of wild animals like elephants, topi, crocodiles, giraffe, hartebeest, sable, roan, waterbuck, reedbuck and herds of African Buffalos. The park offers the most singular wildlife spectacle is provided by its hippos. Towards the end of the dry season, up to 200 individuals might flop together in any riverine pool of sufficient depth.