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Duration: 26 Days Route: Dar es Salaam to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: TBA

Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda

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).


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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

What's Included

  • 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.


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"One of the best ways to do South America! Stunning sights, unbelievably knowledge tour and local guides and time well spent with lifelong friends. An experience like no other."

Received March 2014

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