Experience the best and most that East Africa has to offer. This part of the world is unlike any other and worth a trip in this lifetime.
This itinerary includes gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda, a haven for the mountain gorilla and game drives in Kenya’s Masai Mara, home to the greatest concentration of large mammals on earth and the world-famous Great Annual Wildebeest Migration.
The trip also entails a Serengeti experience, allowing you to go on game drives through the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and then move on to Tanzania’s island, Zanzibar, for a relaxing Indian Ocean beach excursion.
15 days / 14 nights – Kigali • Volcanoes National Park • Nairobi • Masai Mara • Serengeti National Park • Zanzibar
Kigali – Kigali is the capital and largest city of Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park – The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), which are covered in rainforest and bamboo.
Nairobi – Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya.
Masai Mara – All members of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, African elephant, African buffalo, and Black Rhinoceros) are found in the Maasai Mara .
Serengeti National Park – Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing.
Zanzibar – Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania consisting of Zanzibar Island (locally, Unguja), Pemba Island and many smaller islands.
Day 2-3:Volcanoes National Park
You will be collected and transferred to Volcanoes National Park, haven to Rwanda’s mountain gorillas, and overnight at the Sabinyo Silverback Lodge for two nights. Enjoy a memorable gorilla trek in the park the next day.
Day 6-8: Masai Mara
After breakfast you will move on to Nairobi Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your camp arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive followed by dinner and overnight stay at the Olonana Camp. The next two days, enjoy more morning and afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara.
Day 9-11: Serengeti National Park
You will be transferred with a picnic lunch to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Serengeti via Migori and Tarime. Upon arrival at Lobo Airstrip you will be met and transferred to your camp with game viewing en-route, arriving in time for dinner and overnight at the Migration Camp. Over the next two days, enjoy morning and afternoon shared game drives.
Day 12-14: Zanzibar Islands
You will travel, with a picnic lunch, to Lobo Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your beach resort for the next three nights.