Enquire About This Tour Code FZG Gorillas & Zanzibar
Duration: 26 Days Route: Dar es Salaam to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: TBA
Explore Zanzibar, steeped in history and blessed with pristine white-sand beaches. Then meet Africa’s wildlife and the mysterious Masai tribes in the Serengeti National Park. Few animals have sparked the imagination of man as much as the Mountain Gorilla and we offer the chance to enjoy an unforgettable encounter with a family group in the rainforests of Uganda.
The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Gorillas & Zanzibar (FGZ).
Outline ItinerarySee Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Dar es Salaam 2-4 Recharge on the beach and hunt for bargains in the markets of Zanzibar 5 Dar es Salaam 6 Arusha 7-8 Camp inside Serengeti NP and on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and take an early morning and afternoon game drive 9 Arusha 10-11 Wander the markets of Nairobi. You can visit local projects such as the flip flop factory or the elephant orphanage 12-13 Watch the wildebeest migration (seasonal) in the Masai Mara 14 Eldoret 15-16 Search for the source of the Nile in Jinja 17-20 One of the biggest highlights of your tour will be to spend an hour in the company of a family of endangered Mountain Gorillas. You may be able to get within arm’s length of these humanlike creatures. You will have four nights on the picturesque Lake Bunyonyi. We visit a local orphanage and pygmy village by boat. Look out for Uganda’s local bird, the crested crane 21 Kampala 22 Enjoy a game drive at Nakuru. Look out for the critically endangered black rhino here. Marvel at the Great Rift Valley. This is the best place to view its size 23-24 Listen to hippo from our campsite in Naivasha. From here you can explore Hells Gate NP, one of the few national parks with no predators. Here you can enjoy hiking and mountain biking. You can also visit Elsemere and enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Navaisha 25 Return to Nairobi 26 Depart Nairobi
4-day Zanzibar Island excursion including Stone Town and North Beach
Guided Tour of the Spice Plantations & lunch at a local house.
Game Drives in the Serengeti National Park
Morning Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Crater
Game Drives in the Masai Mara Nature Reserve
Masai Village Tour
Boat trip on Lake Bunyonyi & visit to a Pygmy Village
Guided Gorilla Trek (permit included)
Game Drive in Lake Nakuru National Park
18 nights camping, 3 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 2 nights assisted camping, 2 nights in tented camps
22 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 21 dinners
Travel by Tucan Travel Expedition Vehicle, boat, taxi, on foot, 4WD
Tucan Travel tour leader, Tucan Travel driver, English-speaking local guide(s) on included excursions
What's not Included
Sleeping bag & sleeping mat
International flights and departure taxes
Domestic flight taxes if applicable
Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items and single rooms.
Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation
Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
Optional excursions - Please see our optional excursions guide on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.