East Africa Overland - 22 Days

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Gorilla Safaris / Tours
Countries: Kenya / Tanzania / Uganda / Zanzibar
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 2000 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Track the Big Five in three different ecosystems, meet mountain gorillas, tempt fate with adrenaline-inducing activities, view wildlife in our 4x4 safari vehicles in Tanzania, discover Zanzibar's spice plantations and crystal-clear waters.

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 Kampala

Arrive at any time.

 

Day 2 Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Chimp Tracking

Experience the Ugandan countryside and finish up at a bush camp in western Uganda. Wake up early the next morning for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion and tea plantation visit.

 

Day 3-5 Gorilla Tracking/Lake Bunyoni

Enjoy a 1-day guided mountain gorilla trek. Option to go canoeing, fishing, hiking or boating.

 

Day 6 Kampala

Return to the capital after a long drive. Almost to Jinja!

 

Day 7-8 Jinja

Enjoy this area known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or volunteer with a local project.

 

Day 9-11 Eldoret/Nakuru/Lake Naivasha

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret before continuing onto enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. While at Lake Naivasha, opt to go on a walking safari, visit Green Crater Lake or view birds and wildlife around the camp.

 

Day 12-13 Nairobi/Arusha

Return to Kenya's capital for a night before continuing through the lands of the Masai people into Tanzania.

 

Day 14-15 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater

Enjoy game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles in both the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater.

 

Day 16-17 Marangu/Dar es Salaam

After a morning at the Ngorongoro Crater, continue onto Marangu to overnight at this popular starting point for those wanting to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. The next day's long day of travel finishes in Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean.

 

Day 18-21 Zanzibar

Cross over to Zanzibar by ferry to spend time in both Stone Town and Nungwi Beach. Embark on a guided tour of a spice plantation. Option to visit Arab residences, palaces, museums, historic sites, go snorkelling and scuba diving or just relax on the beach.

 

Day 22 Zanzibar

Depart any time.

 

 

What's Included

  • Chimp tracking excursion. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits. Spice plantation entrance and guided tour. 4-day Zanzibar excursion. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 21 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 15 dinners. (Allow USD125-165 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (14 nts), full-service camping (2 nts), simple hotels (5 nts).
  • Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicles, minibus, ferry, walking.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers, local guide, certified mountain gorilla trackers.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 21

 

 

Trip Specifics

  • Price: £2399 (available in other currencies)
  • Duration: 22 days
  • Start/Finish: Kampala to Zanzibar
  • Trip Code: DUAE

 

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