East Africa Overland

Resort: East Africa Overland
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Uganda
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Over View

From the incomparable wildlife of Uganda to the source of the Nile and onto the sunny beaches of Zanzibar, journey overland across 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 across 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 regions wildlife. Discover the diversity of wildlife, landscape, and people on your journey through these fascinating countries.

Itineraries

Day 1
Kampala

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
KampalaKalinzu Forest Reserve

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

Day 3
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 4
Gorilla Trek

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

Day 5
Lake Bunyonyi

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

Day 6
Lake BunyonyiKampala

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

Day 7
KampalaJinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.

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
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 10
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 11
NairobiArusha

Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.

Day 12
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 13
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 14
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 15
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 16
Ngorongoro CraterArusha

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

Day 17
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 18
Stone TownNungwi

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

Day 19
Nungwi

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

Day 20
NungwiStone Town

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

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