7 Days Uganda Gorillas & Zanzibar Beach Holiday



This safari will offer you the best scenery viewing points where you will in different activities like gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest in Uganda and after you will engage in different activities like visiting the Stone Town, boat cruise, snorkeling, swimming, spice tours among others.


The beautiful beaches of Zanzibar will create a memorable experience and again the gorillas of Bwindi National Park after viewing the Uganda equator. This tour, therefore, covers both African primates and cultures.


Detailed itinerary


Day 1: Arrival and drive to the hotel


You will arrive in Entebbe and transfer to a hotel in Kampala after a short brief about this country. In case you arrive earlier, you will take a visit to the Uganda museum where the African cultures are displayed.


Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi national park


Head to Bwindi national park after breakfast with a stopover at the Uganda equator in Kayabwe where you will get an experiment. Another stopover will be in Mbarara for lunch and maybe a tour around the Igongo Cultural center to know more about the Banyankole culture. You will then proceed to pass through the farmlands and the terraced lands. The road will take you to the Bwindi National Park which has the highest gorilla population with 19 habituated gorilla families.


Day 3: Gorilla trekking and Batwa community tour


Have a briefing after your breakfast where you will be allocated into the group you will trek in, offered the rules and regulations, and also be given all the required information about the forest and the mountain gorillas at large. You will then start the trek were and then with the help of the park ranger, start by seeing other attractions like vegetation, birds and then you find yourself in front of these primates.


Get rewarded with the best experience while watching them as you record videos and take photos. The overall experience can last for 3 to 4 hours depending on the distance where the gorillas are located. After lunch, you will take a community tour for Batwa where you will be able to witness the true African cultures by making fire using sticks and also entertainment through dances and music.


Day 4: Transfer to Kigali and fly to Zanzibar


Have breakfast and transfer to Kigali by crossing the border from Uganda. This will be the best chance to explore the beautiful landscape of Rwanda that is covered by a thousand hills. You will fly to Zanzibar where you will meet the tour representative that will take you to the booked hotel.


Day 5-6: Zanzibar beach exploration


These two days of Zanzibar exploration, engage in different activities that will create everlasting memories including beach activities like snorkeling, boat cruises, swimming, sunbathing among others. You will also engage in visiting exciting places like the Jozani-Chwaka national park the only forested area in Zanzibar, take a walk around town where you will visit different historical places like the churches, the buildings that were constructed using coral stones, among others. Also, another chance comes as you take the spice tour where different spices will be touched, felt, and tasted.


Day 7:Travel to Zanzibar airport and fly back home


Have a leisurely breakfast as you take a view of Blue waters at one of the resort beaches where you have been spending your night. You will be taken to the airport in Zanzibar where you will be able to fly back home with a smile.

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