Mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda

Ultimate Three-Week African Explorer: Primates, Big-Game Safari & Natural Wonders

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Uganda, South Africa, Botswana, Kenya...

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Places Visited

Entebbe, Lake Victoria, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park...

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Suggested Duration

21 Days

The ultimate African adventure should include everything from primates to predators, chimpanzees to Cape Town, and Victoria Falls to vibrant tribal cultures. This awe-inspiring itinerary will take you through five countries in three weeks, uncovering the iconic highlights of a continent. You will discover Masai Mara, Uganda’s gorillas, Botswana’s elephants, endless Samburu, and the tip of Africa. Expertly guided and connected by the continent’s growing flight network, it is a three-week expedition...

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Trip Highlights

  • Marvel at the intimacy on an exclusive chimpanzee habituation experience in Uganda’s Kibale Forest
  • Celebrate the awe of nature by spending an hour with a wild mountain gorilla troop in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Spend two days connecting Uganda’s forests, an adventure that includes boating alongside hippos, driving past tree-climbing lions, and connecting with local cultures
  • Kalama Conservancy and Samburu National Reserve showcase the irrepressible scale of big-game East Africa
  • Find yourself enveloped by battles between big cats and their prey in the Masai Mara before a hot air balloon flight takes you over the iconic grasslands
  • Stand before the intense power of Victoria Falls and see exactly why the locals call it The Smoke That Thunders (Mosi-oa-Tunya)
  • Follow the pachyderms into Botswana for a two-day safari with the world’s greatest population of wild elephants
  • Complete the adventure with four relaxed days in and around Cape Town, a vibrant city that shows another side of the continent
  • Relax against the backdrop of Africa’s natural icons: Table Mountain, Zambezi River, Lake Victoria and a beach populated by penguins
  • Explore the sights around Cape Town, including a day in the Cape Winelands and a journey to the tip of Africa

Starting Price

$20,785 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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