Katavi national park is in western Tanzania is remote and wild, a destination for the true safari aficionado. The Park has been named after the legendary hunter. Katavi, whose spirit is believed to possess a tamarind tree and where the locals go for begging the blessings, It is an unfortunate fact that, although Katavi is the 3rd largest park, It receives a few visitors in comparison to others. Katavi is awesomely beautiful and those who arrive here can look forward to having this huge untouched wilderness to them. meaning that those guests who arrive here can look forward to having this huge untouched wilderness to themselves. The park’s main features are the watery grass plains to the north, the palm-fringed lake Chada in the south east, and the Katuma River. Katavi boasts Tanzania’s greatest populations of both crocodile and hippopotamus. The herbivores at Katavi include impala, eland, and topi zebra and up to 1,600 buffalos wander the short grass plains attract a good number of African lions. The best time to visit this park is between May and October, December and February.