Ultimate East Africa

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Nairobi to Stone Town

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Beginning in Nairobi, with its convenient international airport, this 22-day African adventure offers up the prizes of Uganda before heading east towards the beaches of Zanzibar. Enjoy wildlife safari drives across the Serengeti and trek through remote forests for an incredible encounter with mountain gorillas in their own habitat. Travel aboard our overland adventure vehicle (OAV) 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

  • Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Jinja Your Discover Moment: Nungwi
  • Transfer from Nairobi to Kampala
  • Guided chimpanzee trek
  • Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits
  • Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi
  • Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Serengeti National Park and in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Scenic internal flight
  • Zanzibar excursion with Stone Town orientation walk (3 days)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Meet mountain gorillas
  • Track the big five in two diverse ecosystems
  • View wildlife on safari
  • Explore mystical stone town

Itinerary

Nairobi Arrive at any time.
Nairobi/Eldoret Soak up the scenery as we drive across Kenya's Rift Valley.
Eldoret/Kampala Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital.
Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.
Gorilla Trek Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Lake Bunyonyi Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala Return to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery.
Kampala/Jinja Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.
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.
Jinja/Eldoret Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.
Eldoret/Nairobi Sit back and enjoy the ride on a transfer through the Kenyan countryside to Nairobi.
Nairobi/Arusha Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.
Arusha/Mto wa Mbu 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.
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park 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.
Serengeti National Park Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the safari vehicle. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim.
Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.
Arusha/Stone Town 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.
Stone Town/Nungwi Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.
Nungwi Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Nungwi/Stone Town Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.
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