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24 days,Nairobi to Zanzibar

Meet mountain gorillas, track the Big Five in three diverse ecosystems, view wildlife from 4x4 safari vehicles, explore mystical Stone Town, taste local spices in Zanzibar.

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Beginning in Nairobi, with its convenient international airport, this 24-day African adventure offers up the prizes of Uganda before heading east towards the beaches of Zanzibar. Enjoy game drives across the Serengeti and trek through remote forests for an incredible encounter with mountain gorillas in their own habitat. Travel aboard our overland truck is well-paced and wilderness camping along the way will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. Our certified CEO will lead the way and share with you the hidden gems that will have your camera’s shutter working overtime. This trip will truly leave an impression on you for the rest of your life!

What's Included

  • Entrances and game drives in Lake Nakuru and Serengeti National Parks and in Ngorongoro Crater. Guided chimpanzee trek. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits. Guided tour of a spice plantation. 4-day Zanzibar excursion. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 23 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 17 dinners. (Allow USD125-165 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (18 nts), simple hotels (5 nts).
  • Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicles, minibuses, 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.
Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Eldoret/Lake Naivasha/Kampala (2B,2L,2D)

View varied landscapes from the overland truck and enjoy a first night of camping in Eldoret. Cross the border and continuing onto Uganda's largest city.

Day 4 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 5-7 Gorilla Tracking/Lake Bunyoni (3B,3L,3D)

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

Day 8 Kampala (1B,1L,1D)

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

Day 9-10 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 11-13 Eldoret/Nakuru/Lake Naivasha (3B,3L,3D)

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret before continuing on to enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha for an included flamingo and hippo spotting boat ride.

Day 14-15 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 16-17 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater (2B,2L,2D)

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

Day 18-19 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.

Days 20-23 Zanzibar (4B)

Ferry over to the island of Zanzibar. Embark on a guided tour of a spice plantation. Opt to visit Arab residences, palaces, museums, historic sites, go snorkelling or scuba diving or just relax on the beach. Spend two nights in Stone Town and two nights right on the beach.

Day 24 Zanzibar (1B)

Depart at any time.

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