Travel through East Africa to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zanzibar

Be amazed by the astoundingly diverse beauty of East Africa's landscapes: verdant highlands, steamy rainforests, tropical beaches and waving grasslands that sprawl into the horizon. Travel on safari through the game parks of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zanzibar. Try to spot the animals that make them their home including lions, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes, flamingos, chimpanzees and the rare mountain gorillas of the Rwandan rainforest. Along the way, meet local people whose friendly smiles and sense of community are inspiring. The wonders of East Africa will remain vivid in your memory long after this tour ends.

Overland, Wildlife
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 1, Max 22
Carbon offset
841kg pp per trip


  • Gaze out over a sea of flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  • Contribute to a community project in Kenya
  • Spy on Kibale Forest's resident chimps
  • Meet Rwanda's gentle giants on a gorilla trek
  • Spot the Big Five in the Serengeti National Park
  • Go on safari through the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Pay a visit to kids at the Amani Children's Home
  • Discover the scenic sights of Tanzania's Usambara Mountains
  • Experience bliss on Zanzibar's tropical beaches


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2013 to 31 December 2015. Other seasons in this trip: 01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016, 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015.

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28 breakfasts, 24 lunches, 23 dinners


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Important notes

1. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1000, USD1000, EUR800, NZD1250, GBP650, CAD1000, ZAR8000, CHF900 ) in order to secure a gorilla permit. We also require full passport details at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.
2. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.
3. A single supplement is available on this trip.

Trip notes

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