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DUAE - East Africa Overland

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 region's wildlife. Discover the diversity of wildlife, landscape, and people on your journey through these fascinating countries.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu
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
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
20
Price From
AUD $5,499
Start Location
Kampala, Uganda
End Location
Stone Town, Uganda
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun, Small Group, Young Adventurer (18-39)
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
10 Jun 201829 Jun 20183AUD $5,869
01 Jul 201820 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
08 Jul 201827 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
22 Jul 201810 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
05 Aug 201824 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
12 Aug 201831 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
26 Aug 201814 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
16 Sep 201805 Oct 20185AUD $5,869
30 Sep 201819 Oct 20187AUD $5,869
21 Oct 201809 Nov 201816AUD $5,499
28 Oct 201816 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
11 Nov 201830 Nov 201816AUD $5,499
25 Nov 201814 Dec 201817AUD $5,499
09 Dec 201828 Dec 201816AUD $5,699
06 Jan 201925 Jan 201918AUD $5,699
20 Jan 201908 Feb 201920AUD $5,699
27 Jan 201915 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
03 Feb 201922 Feb 201918AUD $5,699
17 Feb 201908 Mar 201918AUD $5,699
24 Feb 201915 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
03 Mar 201922 Mar 201920AUD $5,499
17 Mar 201905 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
19 May 201907 Jun 201920AUD $5,499
02 Jun 201921 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
09 Jun 201928 Jun 201920AUD $5,869
16 Jun 201905 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
30 Jun 201919 Jul 201919AUD $5,869
07 Jul 201926 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
14 Jul 201902 Aug 201920AUD $5,869
21 Jul 201909 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
28 Jul 201916 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
04 Aug 201923 Aug 201920AUD $5,869
11 Aug 201930 Aug 201920AUD $5,869
18 Aug 201906 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
25 Aug 201913 Sep 201920AUD $5,869
08 Sep 201927 Sep 201920AUD $5,869
15 Sep 201904 Oct 201920AUD $5,869
29 Sep 201918 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
06 Oct 201925 Oct 201919AUD $5,499
20 Oct 201908 Nov 201920AUD $5,499
27 Oct 201915 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
17 Nov 201906 Dec 201920AUD $5,499
01 Dec 201920 Dec 201920AUD $5,699
08 Dec 201927 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $5,499 
15 Dec 201903 Jan 202020AUD $5,699
22 Dec 201910 Jan 202020AUD $5,699
19 Jan 202007 Feb 202020AUD $5,499
26 Jan 202014 Feb 202018AUD $5,499
Itinerary
Day 1 - Kampala
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Day 3 - 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.
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 Bunyonyi/Kampala
Return to the capital after a long drive.
Day 7 - Kampala/Jinja
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 - Jinja/Eldoret
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.
Day 18 - Stone Town/Nungwi
Transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.
Day 17 - 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.
Day 16 - Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha
Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.
Day 15 - 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.
Day 10 - Eldoret/Nairobi
Sit back and enjoy the ride on a transfer through the Kenyan countryside to Nairobi.
Day 13 - 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.
Day 12 - 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.
Day 11 - Nairobi/Arusha
Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.
Day 19 - Nungwi
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
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 20 - Nungwi/Stone Town
Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.