Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking: A Uganda and Tanzania Safari

Wildebeest Migration and Gorilla Trekking: A Uganda and Tanzania Safari

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Countries Visited

Tanzania, Uganda

Places Visited

Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

Experience the indescribable feeling of a million hooves rumbling across the plains, hearing a silverback beating his chest, and watching the incalculable drama of big cats stalking their prey while the world’s largest primates surround you. The great wildebeest migration and trekking to wild mountain gorillas are Africa’s two most iconic wildlife attractions. You will experience both sensations on this 11-day luxury safari in Uganda and Tanzania. Tailored for travel from December to early March...

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Trip Highlights

  • Marvel at Tanzania’s scale as you spend four days tracking the great wildebeest migration in the Serengeti, the ungulates kicking up dust as they stretch out in breathtakingly-large herds
  • Absorb the exquisite details during two days of gorilla trekking to two very different troops with contrasting behavior
  • Follow the big cats throughout all stages of the hunt, from those slowly prowling to those attempting a kill, and the frenzied feeding when a pride rips through a carcass
  • Come face to face with gorillas that look straight at you as a brilliant moment of silent communication is shared when you first arrive at the troop
  • Begin your exploration of the Serengeti with visits to three stunning destinations: Lake Manyara is a beautiful introduction, elephants in Tarangire surround you, and Ngorongoro Crater celebrates the idea of a natural Eden
  • Trek through Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as the trail to the gorillas takes you through a tangled and completely untamed volcanic forest
  • Discover the nuances of nature as you track the migration and trek to gorillas, and notice the fearful look in the zebras’ eyes and the antics of a young ape in the trees above your head
  • Travel easily between Uganda and Tanzania’s most remote destinations with a new light aircraft service that enables you to swap the Serengeti for Bwindi in just half a day
  • Enjoy the exclusivity of your luxury lodges that allow you to lose all your senses in the wild as you watch the migration just by looking out from the camp

Starting Price

$15,010 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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