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East Africa Overland

Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya

East Africa Overland

Hiking
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Start: Kampala
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End: Stone Town

Track mountain gorillas through remote forest for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Activity
Hiking
LocationUganda, Tanzania, Kenya
Duration20 days
Start / EndKampala / Stone Town
Tour operatorG Adventures

Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya

East Africa Overland

Hiking·
20 days·G Adventures
Start: Kampala
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End: Stone Town

Description

From the incomparable wildlife of Uganda to the source of the Nile and onto the sunny beaches of Zanzibar, journey overland across East Africa on this thrilling three-week adventure. Track mountain gorillas through remote forest for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and pursue the elusive Big Five across open savannah on an unforgettable wildlife safari drive. Our overland adventure vehicles (OAV...

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Itinerary

Day 1Kampala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Day 3Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi
Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 4Gorilla Trek
Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 5Lake Bunyonyi
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 6Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala
Return to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery.
Day 7Kampala/Jinja
Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.
Day 8Jinja
Spend another day exploring Jinja. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or check out the local market.
Day 9Jinja/Eldoret
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.
Day 10Eldoret/Nairobi
Sit back and enjoy the ride on a transfer through the Kenyan countryside to Nairobi.
Day 11Nairobi/Arusha
Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.
Day 12Arusha/Mto wa Mbu
Visit a Maasai village to learn about the Maasai people and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project. Meet the local women engineers who have installed clean cookstoves throughout these communities. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Mto wa Mbu village to enjoy a local lunch and cultural experience with the town's villagers.
Day 13Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti. Spend the night at a basic bush camp and enjoy the starry African skies.
Day 14Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the safari vehicle. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.
Day 15Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater
Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim.
Day 16Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha
Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.
Day 17Arusha/Stone Town
Fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO in historic Stone Town, and opt to continue on for a longer walking tour, or explore on your own. Transfer to the airport for a short, but scenic flight to this island paradise. Arrive in Stone Town in time for lunch and an orientation walk. If you opt to continue on for a longer tour of Stone Town, you will be visiting the Old Slave Market, House of Wonders, Palace Museum; entrance to these sites are optional and are to be purchased on site.
Day 18Stone Town/Nungwi
Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.
Day 19Nungwi
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 20Nungwi/Stone Town
Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.

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Accommodation

Participation camping (9 nts), full-service camping (6 nts), simple hotels (4 nts).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu Your Discover Moment: Jinja Your Discover Moment: Nungwi. Guided chimpanzee trek. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits. Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi. Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Serengeti National Park and in Ngorongoro Crater. Scenic internal fligh... Read more

Meals Included

18 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 13 dinners

What to Take

You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase, sports bag, or backpack, no larger than 30cm(height) x 30cm(width) x 60cm(length), maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced, and due to limited vehicle capacity, the cost of transporting any luggag... Read more

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