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22 days,Kampala to Zanzibar
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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.

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 3-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 game drive. Our overland trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. Discover the diversity of wildlife, landscape and people on your journey through these fascinating countries.

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.

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Day 1 Kampala

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Chimp Tracking (1B,1L,1D)

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 (3B,3L,3D)

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

Day 6 Kampala (1B,1L,1D)

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

Day 7-8 Jinja (2B,2L,2D)

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 (3B,3L,3D)

En route back to Kenya enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru, keep en eye out for black and white rhinos. Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha for an included flamingo and hippo spotting boat ride before lunch.

Day 12-13 Nairobi/Arusha (2B,2L,1D)

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 (2B,2L,2D)

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

Day 16-17 Marangu/Dar es Salaam (2B,2L,2D)

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 (4B)

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 (1B)

Depart any time.

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