Ultimate East Africa

Resort: Ultimate East Africa
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Kenya
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Over View

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 regions wildlife. Our certified CEO will lead the way and share with you the hidden gems that will have your cameras shutter working overtime. This trip will truly leave an impression on you for the rest of your life!

Itineraries

Day 1
Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
NairobiEldoret

Soak up the scenery as we drive across Kenya’s Rift Valley.

Day 3
EldoretKampala

Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country’s capital.

Day 4
KampalaKalinzu Forest Reserve

Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day’s journey.

Day 5
Kalinzu Forest ReserveLake Bunyonyi

Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 6
Gorilla Trek

Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 7
Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 8
Lake BunyonyiKampala

Return to Kampala with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery.

Day 9
KampalaJinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.

Day 10
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 11
JinjaEldoret

Today is a bit of a travel day but you wont mind because you could use the rest, (besides its the perfect time to post those Instagram photos that everyone at home is dying to see.)

The group will be leaving Uganda and crossing over into Kenya for a night out in Eldoret. Hang out together as a group, maybe grab a drink somewhere and reminisce on the epic(ness) of your trip thus far or maybe take a visit to the Doinyo Lessos Creameries Cheese Factory and stock up on any of the 20 different varieties.

Day 12
EldoretNairobi

After your adventurous experiences yesterday youll be glad to have a more low-key travel day to replenish your energy. So sit back and enjoy the ride as the group transfers through the Kenyan countryside to Nairobi. Were thinking naps, story time, and then maybe a mini dance party in the Lando to get you through the day. (Totos Africa song anyone?)

Day 13
NairobiArusha

Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.

Day 14
ArushaMto 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.

Day 15
Mto wa MbuSerengeti 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.

Day 16
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.

Day 17
Serengeti National ParkNgorongoro Crater

Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater’s rim.

Day 18
Ngorongoro CraterArusha

Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.

Day 19
ArushaStone 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.

Day 20
Stone TownNungwi

Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.

Day 21
Nungwi

Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.

Day 22
NungwiStone Town

Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.

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