18 Days Best of East Africa Safari – Visit 4 Countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda) Tour

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

Gorilla Trekking Safari Tours

Embark on an extraordinary 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari through Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, starting in Nairobi, Kenya. Begin your journey with the awe-inspiring Masai Mara, where the Great Migration unfolds in all its majesty. Witness millions of wildebeest and zebras traversing the plains, and elevate your experience with a thrilling hot air balloon ride over this natural spectacle. Next, venture into Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, renowned for its exceptional Big Five encounters. Immerse yourself in Maasai culture with a visit to a local village, gaining insights into their traditions and daily life.

Continuing into Tanzania, explore the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site teeming with wildlife within its volcanic walls. Experience the unique lifestyle of the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes at Lake Eyasi, engaging in their ancient hunting and gathering techniques. Journey onward to Lake Manyara, known for its diverse birdlife and tree-climbing lions, before crossing into Rwanda. Discover Kigali’s vibrant culture and poignant history, then trek through Volcanoes National Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas. Witness these incredible primates in their natural habitat, a highlight of conservation efforts in the region.

Conclude your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari adventure in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where another unforgettable experience awaits: gorilla trekking. Traverse the lush jungle terrain to encounter these gentle giants up close, a truly humbling and transformative encounter. Continue to Ishasha Sector to spot the famous tree-climbing lions, a rare sight found only here and in nearby Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Conclude your journey with a serene boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, observing hippos, crocodiles, and diverse bird species. Finally, delve into Kibale Forest for an exhilarating chimpanzee tracking expedition, concluding your safari at Entebbe Airport with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for East Africa’s remarkable biodiversity and cultures. Trust Ovacado Adventures Ltd to craft this comprehensive and enriching safari, ensuring every moment exceeds your expectations with expert guides and seamless logistics.

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

  • Day 1: Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Day 2: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 3: Full Day in Masai Mara – Great Wildlife Migration Experience
  • Day 4: Morning Game drive and Afternoon Maasai People Community visit
  • Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park Have Evening Game Drive
  • Day 6: Full Day in Serengeti National Park, Have Hot Air Balloon Experience, and Big Five Tour
  • Day 7: Transfer to the Ngorongoro crater, via Olduvai Gorge
  • Day 8: Transfer to Lake Eyasi to visit the Hadzabe and Datoga
  • Day 9: Transfer to Arusha via Lake Manyara National Park
  • Day 10: Fly to Kigali International Airport
  • Day 11: Transfer to Nyugwe Forest National Park – Have Canopy Walk and Forest Walk
  • Day 12: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Visit Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Iby’Iwacu Village Visit
  • Day 13: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 14: Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 15: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Spot Tree Climbing Lions in Ishasha Sector
  • Day 16: Morning Game Drive in Queen, Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel, and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 17: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest and Bigodi Wetland Afternoon Walk
  • Day 18: Transfer to Entebbe Airport and Explore

 

Detailed 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

Travel to Kenya

Travel to Kenya

Day 1: Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

On Day 1 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari adventure with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, your journey begins with a warm welcome upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Our experienced team will greet you with enthusiasm and efficiency, ensuring a smooth transition from the airport to your accommodations. Nairobi, often referred to as the “Green City in the Sun,” offers a vibrant introduction to East Africa with its bustling markets, cultural landmarks, and lush landscapes.

Depending on your arrival time, you may have the opportunity to explore Nairobi’s attractions or relax and acclimate to your new surroundings. Your dedicated guide will provide a briefing on the upcoming itinerary, ensuring you are well-prepared for the incredible journey ahead. Whether you choose to unwind in the comfort of your hotel or begin your exploration of Nairobi, rest assured that Ovacado Adventures Ltd is committed to providing a seamless and memorable start to your East African safari experience.

 

Day 2: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

On Day 2 of your meticulously planned 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will embark on an exhilarating journey from Nairobi to the iconic Masai Mara National Reserve. After a hearty breakfast at your Nairobi accommodation, your expert guide and driver will escort you on a scenic drive southwestward, traversing through picturesque landscapes and local villages that offer glimpses into rural Kenyan life. As you approach the Masai Mara, anticipation builds for the wildlife spectacle that awaits.

Upon arrival at the reserve, known for its vast savannahs teeming with diverse wildlife, you will check into your carefully selected lodge or camp, designed to provide comfort amidst the wilderness. After settling in, embark on your first game drive, guided by our knowledgeable naturalists who will enhance your experience with insights into the behavior and habitats of the Mara’s inhabitants, from majestic lions to graceful giraffes. Your evening will be filled with the sights and sounds of the African bush, setting the stage for an unforgettable safari adventure in one of Africa’s most renowned national parks.

 

Day 3: Full Day in Masai Mara – Great Wildlife Migration Experience

Day 3 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari expedition with Ovacado Adventures Ltd unfolds with a full day dedicated to immersing yourself in the mesmerizing spectacle of the Great Migration within the Masai Mara National Reserve. Wake up to the crisp African dawn and savor a hearty breakfast before embarking on an early morning game drive, strategically timed to witness the movement of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebras across the Mara plains. Marvel at the sheer scale of this natural phenomenon as predators like lions and cheetahs seize opportunities amidst the migration.

Your experienced guide will navigate you through prime viewing spots, ensuring close encounters with the Mara’s abundant wildlife and providing fascinating insights into their behaviors and ecological importance. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wild, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Africa’s untamed wilderness. In the afternoon, continue your exploration with another game drive, capturing the golden hues of the sunset against the backdrop of roaming herds and panoramic vistas. Return to your lodge or camp for a restful evening, recounting the day’s adventures and anticipating more extraordinary wildlife encounters in the days to come.

 

Day 4: Morning Game drive and Afternoon Maasai People Community visit

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

Maasai Mara national reserve

Day 4 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari adventure with Ovacado Adventures Ltd begins with an invigorating morning game drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Rise early to catch the sunrise over the savannah, enhancing your chances of spotting elusive predators and witnessing the dynamic interactions among the wildlife awakening to a new day. Your knowledgeable guide will navigate through diverse habitats, from open grasslands to acacia woodlands, providing expert commentary on the behaviors and ecological roles of the Mara’s iconic species.

After a rewarding morning safari, return to your accommodation for a delicious brunch. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the Maasai people with a visit to a local community. Engage in traditional ceremonies, learn about their customs, and interact with Maasai warriors and women as they share stories of their heritage and daily life. This authentic cultural exchange offers profound insights into the resilience and traditions of one of East Africa’s most renowned indigenous communities. Return to your lodge or camp in the evening, reflecting on the day’s dual experiences of wildlife adventure and cultural immersion.

 

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park Have Evening Game Drive

Tanzania Safaris

Karatu Village

On Day 5 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari journey with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will bid farewell to the Masai Mara and embark on an exciting transfer to Tanzania’s renowned Serengeti National Park. After breakfast and checking out from your lodge or camp, your experienced guide will accompany you on a scenic drive towards the Kenya-Tanzania border, where you will complete border formalities and continue into the Serengeti. This iconic park, synonymous with vast open plains and unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, beckons with its promise of unforgettable encounters.

Upon arrival, check into your carefully selected accommodation nestled amidst the wilderness. Following a leisurely lunch and a chance to settle in, embark on an evening game drive, perfect for catching glimpses of Serengeti’s resident wildlife awakening from their daytime slumber. As the sun sets over the savannah, keep your camera ready for the golden hour’s magical light that enhances the beauty of this natural wonderland. Your guide will skillfully navigate through the park’s diverse landscapes, ensuring optimal viewing of lions, elephants, giraffes, and the myriad other species that call the Serengeti home. Return to your lodge or camp for a delightful dinner and a well-deserved rest, eager for more thrilling adventures in the days ahead.

 

Day 6: Full Day in Serengeti National Park, Have Hot Air Balloon Experience, and Big Five Tour

7 Days African Wildlife Safari

7 Days African Wildlife Safari

Day 6 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari expedition with Ovacado Adventures Ltd unfolds with an exhilarating full day in Serengeti National Park, beginning with a once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon experience at sunrise. Rise early for this extraordinary adventure, drifting silently above the Serengeti’s sweeping plains as the first light of day illuminates the landscape below. Marvel at the expansive vistas and wildlife below, capturing breathtaking aerial views of herds of elephants, buffalo, and the occasional big cat roaming the savannah. Upon landing, enjoy a bush breakfast amidst the wilderness, celebrating the morning’s adventure.

Afterward, embark on a comprehensive Big Five game drive, guided by our expert naturalists who will navigate the park’s diverse ecosystems in search of elephants, rhinos, leopards, lions, and buffalo. Learn about the intricate balance of this ecosystem and the behaviors of these iconic species as you traverse the Serengeti’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a scenic spot before continuing your exploration, ensuring ample opportunities for photography and wildlife observation. As the sun begins to set, return to your lodge or camp, reflecting on a day filled with extraordinary experiences and unforgettable encounters with Africa’s majestic wildlife.

 

Day 7: Transfer to the Ngorongoro crater, via Olduvai Gorge

8 Days Tanzania Wildlife Adventure

8 Days Tanzania Wildlife Adventure

On Day 7 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, prepare for a captivating journey from Serengeti National Park to the Ngorongoro Crater, with a fascinating stop at Olduvai Gorge en route. After breakfast and checking out from your lodge in the Serengeti, embark on a scenic drive towards the southern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, passing through the vast plains and rolling hills of the Serengeti. Along the way, you will visit Olduvai Gorge, often referred to as the “Cradle of Mankind,” where some of the earliest human remains and artifacts have been discovered, offering profound insights into human evolution.

Explore the informative museum and take in the geological features of this significant archaeological site. Continue your journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, arriving in time for lunch at your lodge perched on the crater rim, offering panoramic views of the crater floor below. After settling in, take some time to relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery before an afternoon at leisure. This evening, anticipate a restful dinner and a night’s rest, preparing for tomorrow’s exploration of the unique wildlife and landscapes within the Ngorongoro Crater.

 

Day 8: Transfer to Lake Eyasi to visit the Hadzabe and Datoga

6 Days Wilderness Tour

Murchison Falls Wilderness Tour

On Day 8 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will depart from the Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast and embark on a journey to Lake Eyasi, a remote and culturally rich area in Tanzania. This day offers a unique opportunity to interact with the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes, indigenous peoples whose traditional lifestyles have remained largely unchanged for centuries. Upon arrival at Lake Eyasi, you will be welcomed by members of the Hadzabe community, known as skilled hunters and gatherers.

Engage in activities such as traditional hunting techniques using bow and arrows, and learn about their deep connection to the surrounding wilderness. Later, visit a Datoga village, renowned for their craftsmanship in metalwork and beadwork, and gain insights into their daily rituals and cultural practices. This immersive cultural exchange provides a rare glimpse into the ancient traditions and lifestyles of Tanzania’s diverse ethnic groups. After a fulfilling day of cultural discovery, retire to your lodge or camp near Lake Eyasi for dinner and relaxation, reflecting on the enriching experiences of the day.

 

Day 9: Transfer to Arusha via Lake Manyara National Park

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

On Day 9 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, your journey continues with a scenic drive from Lake Eyasi to Arusha, passing through the picturesque landscapes of Lake Manyara National Park along the way. After breakfast at your lodge near Lake Eyasi, depart towards Lake Manyara, known for its diverse ecosystems ranging from lush groundwater forests to open savannah and soda-lakes that attract an abundance of wildlife.

Enjoy a morning game drive, guided by our experienced naturalists who will help you spot elephants, giraffes, hippos, and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to this area. After exploring the park and having a picnic lunch amidst its scenic beauty, continue your journey to Arusha, a bustling town nestled beneath the majestic Mount Meru. Arrive in Arusha in the late afternoon, where you can relax at your accommodation, enjoy a delicious dinner, and prepare for the next leg of your adventure. Reflect on the day’s wildlife sightings and diverse landscapes as you look forward to the upcoming experiences in Tanzania’s northern safari circuit.

 

Day 10: Fly to Kigali International Airport

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

kigali international airport

On Day 10 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will depart Tanzania and fly to Kigali International Airport in Rwanda. After an early breakfast and checking out from your accommodation in Arusha, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your scheduled flight to Kigali. Upon arrival in Kigali, you will be warmly welcomed by our local team and transferred to your hotel in the city.

Kigali, Rwanda’s vibrant capital, offers a blend of bustling markets, cultural landmarks, and poignant memorials that reflect the country’s resilience and progress. Spend the afternoon exploring the city at your leisure, perhaps visiting the Genocide Memorial Center to gain insight into Rwanda’s history and reconciliation process. Enjoy a relaxing evening, savoring Rwandan cuisine and preparing for the next phase of your adventure, which will delve into Rwanda’s natural wonders and unique wildlife experiences.

 

Day 11: Transfer to Nyugwe Forest National Park – Have Canopy Walk and Forest Walk

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

Nyungwe Forest National Park

On Day 11 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari journey with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will depart from Kigali after breakfast and embark on a scenic drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park in southwestern Rwanda. This biodiverse park is renowned for its lush montane rainforest, home to a remarkable variety of flora and fauna, including 13 different primate species. Upon arrival, check into your lodge nestled within the forest, offering a tranquil setting amidst nature.

After a refreshing lunch, head to the park’s headquarters where you will embark on an exhilarating canopy walk. Suspended above the forest floor, this walkway provides a unique perspective of the canopy and offers opportunities to spot birdlife and possibly even chimpanzees overhead. Following the canopy walk, continue with a guided forest walk, led by knowledgeable rangers who will introduce you to the park’s ecosystem and highlight its biodiversity. Keep an eye out for colobus monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, and a variety of bird species as you explore the trails. Return to your lodge in the evening for a delicious dinner, recounting the day’s adventures amidst the serenity of Nyungwe Forest.

 

Day 12: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Visit Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Iby’Iwacu Village Visit

Iby'iwacu Cultural Village (Rwanda)

Iby’iwacu Cultural Village (Rwanda)

On Day 12 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari expedition with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will journey from Nyungwe Forest National Park to Volcanoes National Park in northern Rwanda. After breakfast and checking out from your lodge, embark on a scenic drive through Rwanda’s picturesque countryside, passing vibrant villages and terraced hillsides. Arriving at Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its population of endangered mountain gorillas, you will first visit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s headquarters.

Gain insights into the pioneering conservation work initiated by Dian Fossey and learn about ongoing efforts to protect these remarkable primates and their habitat. Afterward, experience Rwandan culture firsthand with a visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village, where former poachers have transformed their skills into cultural performances and traditional activities. Engage with community members, participate in dance and drumming sessions, and discover local crafts. Enjoy a traditional Rwandan lunch before checking into your lodge near the park, where you can relax and prepare for an exciting gorilla trekking experience the following day.

 

Day 13: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

golden monkey trekking rwanda

golden monkey trekking rwanda

On Day 13 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will begin the day with an exhilarating golden monkey tracking experience in Volcanoes National Park. After an early breakfast at your lodge, you will head to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park rangers on the rules and regulations for tracking these playful primates. Golden monkeys are endemic to the Virunga Mountains and tracking them offers a unique opportunity to observe their distinctive behaviors in their natural habitat. Enjoy the thrill of encountering these endangered monkeys amidst the lush bamboo forests, capturing memorable photographs along the way.

Following the golden monkey tracking, enjoy a leisurely lunch before departing Rwanda for Uganda. The journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park takes you through the scenic countryside, passing terraced hillsides and rural communities. Upon arrival in Bwindi, check into your lodge nestled on the edge of the forest, offering stunning views and a tranquil ambiance. Spend the evening relaxing and preparing for tomorrow’s highly anticipated gorilla trekking adventure, reflecting on the day’s wildlife encounters and cultural experiences in Rwanda and Uganda.

 

Day 14: Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Africa Tours

Africa Tours

On Day 14 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will embark on a thrilling mountain gorilla trekking expedition in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. After an early breakfast at your lodge, gather at the park headquarters for a briefing by experienced guides who will allocate you to a gorilla family group based on fitness levels and interests. The trek through Bwindi’s dense rainforest is an immersive experience, accompanied by skilled trackers and guides who will share their expertise on the park’s flora, fauna, and gorilla behavior.

As you traverse varying terrain and altitudes, the anticipation builds until you encounter a gorilla family in their natural habitat. Witnessing these majestic primates up close, observing their social interactions, and capturing photographs is a truly unforgettable experience that highlights the importance of conservation efforts in preserving endangered species. Spend up to one hour in the presence of the gorillas, absorbing every moment before trekking back to the park headquarters.

After the trek, return to your lodge for a well-deserved rest and a chance to reflect on this incredible wildlife encounter. In the evening, perhaps share stories with fellow travelers over a delicious dinner, recounting the day’s highlights and contemplating the significance of gorilla conservation in Uganda’s biodiversity-rich landscapes.

 

Day 15: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Spot Tree Climbing Lions in Ishasha Sector

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

On Day 15 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will depart from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park after breakfast and embark on a scenic drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, specifically to the Ishasha Sector renowned for its unique tree-climbing lions. The journey takes you through picturesque landscapes of southwestern Uganda, passing local villages and vibrant markets along the way. Upon arrival at Ishasha, check into your lodge nestled within the park, offering a comfortable base amidst the wilderness.

After settling in and enjoying a refreshing lunch, embark on an afternoon game drive in search of the famous tree-climbing lions. Ishasha is one of the few places in the world where lions exhibit this behavior, often lounging in the branches of fig trees during the day. Your experienced guide will navigate through the sector’s diverse habitats, increasing your chances of encountering these elusive predators along with other wildlife such as elephants, buffaloes, and numerous bird species.

As the sun begins to set over the savannah, capture the golden light and the peaceful ambiance of the Ishasha plains before returning to your lodge for dinner and relaxation. Reflect on the day’s wildlife sightings and unique experiences, anticipating more adventures in Queen Elizabeth National Park in the days to come.

 

Day 16: Morning Game Drive in Queen, Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel, and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Africa Adventure Tours

Africa Adventure Tours

On Day 16 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will start with an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. After breakfast at your lodge in Ishasha Sector, set out to explore the diverse landscapes of Queen Elizabeth, known for its abundant wildlife including elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and predators such as lions and leopards. Your experienced guide will navigate through the park’s varied habitats, maximizing your chances of encountering these iconic species while providing insights into their behaviors and ecological importance.

Following the game drive, return to your lodge for lunch before embarking on an afternoon adventure on the Kazinga Channel. Enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along this 32-kilometer-long natural channel that connects Lake George to Lake Edward. Marvel at the dense population of hippos, crocodiles basking along the banks, and numerous bird species including African fish eagles, pelicans, and kingfishers. The Kazinga Channel cruise offers exceptional opportunities for wildlife viewing and birdwatching against the backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains.

After the boat cruise, continue your journey to Kibale Forest National Park, known for its diverse primate species and lush tropical rainforest. Check into your lodge near the park, where you can unwind with dinner and prepare for an exciting day of chimpanzee tracking and forest exploration tomorrow. Reflect on the day’s experiences amidst Uganda’s natural beauty and wildlife-rich habitats, anticipating more memorable encounters in Kibale Forest.

 

Day 17: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest and Bigodi Wetland Afternoon Walk

Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Gorilla Trekking in Africa

On Day 17 of your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd, you will immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity of Kibale Forest National Park, beginning with an early morning chimpanzee tracking expedition. After breakfast at your lodge, head to the park headquarters where experienced guides will provide a briefing on chimpanzee behavior and conservation guidelines. Set off into the dense tropical rainforest, listening for the distinctive calls and rustling sounds that indicate the presence of chimpanzee troops.

As you trek through Kibale’s verdant terrain, your guides will share insights into the forest’s ecosystem and point out other primates and bird species along the way. Upon encountering a chimpanzee group, observe these remarkable creatures in their natural habitat, witnessing their social interactions, feeding habits, and perhaps even witnessing juveniles at play. Spend a memorable hour in the presence of these great apes before returning to the lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon, continue your exploration with a guided walk through the nearby Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, a community-run initiative known for its diverse birdlife, primates, and stunning scenery. Traverse the boardwalks and trails alongside experienced local guides who will highlight the wetland’s ecological significance and cultural connections to nearby communities. Keep an eye out for species such as the Great Blue Turaco, various monkey species, and colorful butterflies that inhabit this biodiverse sanctuary.

After your afternoon excursion, return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation, reflecting on the day’s memorable wildlife encounters and cultural insights gained in Kibale Forest National Park. Prepare for your departure from Uganda the following day, filled with cherished memories of Uganda’s natural wonders and diverse ecosystems.

 

Day 18: Transfer to Entebbe Airport and Explore

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

On Day 18, your 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari journey with Ovacado Adventures Ltd concludes with a transfer from Kibale Forest National Park to Entebbe Airport for your departure. After breakfast at your lodge, bid farewell to the lush landscapes of Kibale and embark on a scenic drive back to Entebbe, passing through rural communities and enjoying views of Uganda’s countryside along the way.

Upon arrival in Entebbe, depending on your flight schedule, you may have some time to explore the charming lakeside town. Visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC), also known as the Entebbe Zoo, to learn about the country’s diverse wildlife through exhibits and rescued animals. Alternatively, relax by the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere before your onward journey.

Your dedicated guide will ensure you arrive at Entebbe Airport in time for your departure, assisting with check-in and bid you farewell, marking the end of your remarkable East African safari with Ovacado Adventures Ltd. Reflect on the incredible wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and natural beauty you’ve encountered throughout Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda, carrying memories that will last a lifetime.

End of the 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari

18 Days Best of East Africa Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Golden Monkey Permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest
  • All specified activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Accommodation throughout the tour (unless upgraded)
  • Professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All internal flights during the 18 Days Best of East Africa Safari
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Meals as specified in the day-by-day itinerary
  • Drinking water provided daily

Excluded

  • International flights (to/from home)
  • Additional accommodation before and after the tour
  • Tips (recommended tipping guideline of US$10.00 per person per day)
  • Personal expenses (such as souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increases in taxes and/or park fees

Tour Quote is $8537pp