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East Africa Overland

Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya

East Africa Overland

Start: Kampala
End: Stone Town

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

LocationUganda, Tanzania, Kenya
Duration19 days
Start / EndKampala / Stone Town
Tour operatorG Adventures

Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya

East Africa Overland

19 days·G Adventures
Start: Kampala
End: Stone Town


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 19-day adventure. Track mountain gorillas through remote forest for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and pursue the elusive "big five" across open savannah on unforgettable wildlife safari drives. The Landos (overland adventure vehicles)...

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Day 1Kampala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2Kampala/Lake Bunyonyi
Get comfortable, as we head off to Lake Bunyonyi, crossing the equator and enjoying a meal at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe.
Day 3Gorilla Trek
Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 4Lake Bunyonyi
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 5Lake Bunyonyi/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Day 6Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Mburo National Park
Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Mburo. Opt for an afternoon boat cruise on the lake, or explore the local area on foot.
Day 7Lake Mburo National Park/Jinja
Head back across the equator on the way to Jinja, Uganda's adventure capital.
Day 8Jinja
Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities. 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/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 13Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim. Before leaving the Serengeti, enjoy a morning safari drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savannah. Then return and break camp, and journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best wildlife viewing. The views from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite at the crater rim in the late afternoon.
Day 14Ngorongoro/Arusha
Venture down to the crater floor, and take in a final safari experience viewing the high concentration of wildlife bound by the crater walls. On the way back to Arusha, stop at Mto wa Mbu village to visit the G for Good project, including a guided cultural walk and traditional lunch with a local family.
Day 15Arusha/Dar es Salaam
Hit the road, and enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coast. Leave Arusha early and be on the lookout for the majestic Mt Kilimanjaro, on the road towards Dar es Salaam. The city started as a fishing village in the mid-19th century before becoming a port and trading centre.
Day 16Dar es Salaam/Stone Town
Catch the ferry to Zanzibar. 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.
Day 17Stone Town/Jambiani
Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Zanzibar's beautiful coast.
Day 18Jambiani
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 19Jambiani/Stone Town
Morning group transfer from Jambiani. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.

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Basic hotel (2 nts), participation camping (9 nts), full-service camping (2 nts), multishare/hostels (5 nts).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your Discover Moment: Jinja. Guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi with permits. Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve. Tea plantation visit. Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi. Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Serengeti National Park and... Read more

Meals Included

17 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 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
€2,799.2per person
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