From the incomparable wildlife of Uganda to the source of the Nile and onto the sunny beaches of Zanzibar, journey overland€ross 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€ross open savannah on an unforgettable wildlife safari drive. Our overland adventure vehicles (OAVs) are an adventurous and affordable 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.
Day 1 Kampala (1D)
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day’s journey.
Day 3 Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 4 Gorilla Trek (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 5 Lake Bunyonyi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 6 Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala (1B, 1L, 1D)
Return to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery.
Day 7 Kampala/Jinja (1B, 1L, 1D)
Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure€tivities.
Day 8 Jinja
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 9 Jinja/Eldoret (1B)
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.
Day 10 Eldoret/Nairobi (1B)
Sit back and enjoy the ride on a transfer through the Kenyan countryside to Nairobi.
Day 11 Nairobi/Arusha (1B, 1D)
Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.
Day 12 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1D)
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 13 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
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 14 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the safari vehicle. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.
Day 15 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater’s rim.
Day 16 Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha (1B, 1L, 1D)
Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.
Day 17 Arusha/Stone Town (1B)
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.
Day 18 Stone Town/Nungwi (1B)
Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.
Day 19 Nungwi (1B)
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 20 Nungwi/Stone Town (1B)
Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.
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