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Ultimate East Africa

24 Tage, Nairobi nach Zanzibar

Statt 2,999 €
25% sparen



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

24
Tage

Startpunkt

Nairobi
Kenia

Endpunkt

Zanzibar
Tansania

Tour Style

Yolo

Komfort-Level

Camping

Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Uganda Tansania Kenia

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Die Tour

Triff Berggorillas, begib dich auf die Spur der Big Five in drei vielfältigen Ökosystemen, beobachte die Tierwelt auf Safaris, erkunde das geheimnisvolle Stone Town, koste die lokalen Gewürze auf Sansibar.



  • G Adventures Abenteuerreisen


    Ultimate East Africa in wenigen Worten

    Diese 24-tägige Erlebnisreise durch Afrika beginnt in Nairobi mit seinem günstig gelegenen internationalen Flughafen und serviert dir die Schätze von Uganda, bevor es ostwärts weiter geht zu den Stränden von Sansibar. Genieße Pirschfahrten durch die Serengeti und wandere durch abgelegene Wälder zu einer unglaublichen Begegnung mit den Berggorillas in ihrem natürlichen Lebensraum. In unseren robusten Overland-Trucks reist du im perfekten Tempo und beim Camping in der Wildnis unterwegs erlebst du die Tierwelt der Region aus nächster Nähe. Unser geschulter CEO zeigt dir den Weg und führt dich zu den geheimen Schätzen Afrikas, wo deine Kamera Überstunden leisten wird. Diese Reise wird dir Eindrücke bescheren, die du dein Leben lang nicht mehr vergessen wirst!


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Bootssafari mit Nilpferd-Beobachtung (Naivashasee)
    • Eintritt und Pirschfahrten in Lake-Nakuru- und Serengeti-Nationalparks und im Ngorongoro-Krater
    • Besuch des von Planeterra unterstützten „Clean Cookstove“ Projekts
    • Geführte Schimpansen-Wanderung
    • Geführte Wanderung zu den Berggorillas mit Genehmigungen
    • Orientierungs-Spaziergang in Stone Town
    • 4-tägiger Ausflug nach Sansibar
    • Inlandsflug
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Ultimate East Africa

    Tag 1 Nairobi

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

    Tage 2-4 Naivashasee/Eldoret/Kampala (3F,3M,3A)

    Unterwegs machen wir Halt am wunderschönen Naivashasee für eine inbegriffene Bootsfahrt mit Flamingo- und Nilpferd-Beobachtung vor dem Mittagessen. Beobachte die abwechslungsreiche Landschaft vom Overland-Truck aus und genieße die erste Camping-Nacht in Eldoret, bevor wir die Grenze überqueren und zur größten Stadt Ugandas weiterfahren.

    Tag 5 Kalinzu Forest Reserve (1F,1M,1A)

    Erlebe Ugandas Natur hautnah und übernachte in einem Buschcamp in Westuganda. Du hüpfst zeitig aus den Federn für einen inbegriffenen Ausflug auf den Spuren der Schimpansen und Besuch einer Teeplantage.

    Tage 6-8 Gorilla Pirsch/Bunyonyi-See (3F,3M,3A)

    Genieße eine 1-tägige geführte Bergwanderung auf den Spuren der Gorillas. Du kannst auch Kanu fahren, fischen, wandern oder eine Bootsfahrt machen.

    Tage 9-11 Kampala/Jinja (3F,3M,3A)

    Rückkehr in die Hauptstadt nach der langen Fahrt. Genieße diese Stadt, die für ihre Natur- und Abenteuer-Erlebnisse berühmt ist. Du kannst am Weißen Nil raften gehen, in den Hügeln mountainbiken oder bei einem örtlichen Hilfsprojekt mithelfen.

    Tage 12-13 Eldoret/Nakuru (2F,2M,2A)

    Einreise nach Kenia für eine Übernachtung in Eldoret, bevor es weitergeht zu einer Pirschfahrt im Lake-Nakuru-Nationalpark.

    Tage 14-15 Nairobi/Arusha (2F,1M)

    Rückkehr in die Hauptstadt Kenias für eine Übernachtung, bevor es durch das Land der Massai nach Tansania geht.

    Tag 16 Mto wa Mbu Dorf (1F,1M,1A)

    Besuche ein Massai-Dorf, wo du dieses Volk und das von Planeterra unterstützte „Clean Cookstove“ Projekt kennenlernst. Triff einheimische Technikerinnen, die saubere Kochöfen in diesen Gemeinden installiert haben. Weiter geht es in das Massai-Dorf, Mto wa Mbu, wo du bei einem gemeinsamen Mittagessen mit den Dorfbewohnern deren Kultur kennen lernst. Unternimm eine optionale Radtour durch das Dorf, bevor wir zu unserem Nachtlager weiterfahren.

    Tage 17-18 Serengeti-Nationalpark (2F,2M,2A)

    Auf dem Weg in die zentrale Serengeti hältst du auf einer Pirschfahrt vom Overland-Truck Ausschau nach Wildtieren. Du schlägst dein Zelt in einem einfachen Bushcamp auf und genießt den afrikanischen Sternenhimmel bevor du dich am nächsten Tag auf eine ganztägige Pirschfahrt begibst. Optional kannst du am Morgen eine Fahrt mit dem Heißluftballon über die Serengeti unternehmen.

    Tage 19-20 Ngorongoro-Krater/Arusha (2F,2M,2A)

    Nach einer weiteren Pirschfahrt auf dem Weg aus der Serengeti erreichen wir das Schutzgebiet der Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dort schlagen wir unser Camp am Kraterrand auf. Nach einer Pirschfahrt in der Ngorongoro Conservation Area geht es weiter nach Arusha.

    Tage 21-23 Sansibar (3F)

    Fähre zur Insel Sansibar. Orientierungs-Spaziergang durch das historische Stone Town und anschließender Transfer nach Nungwi Beach mit seinem weißen Sand und türkisfarbenen Wasser. Zeit zur freien Verfügung zum Entspannen am Strand, Schnorcheln, Tauchen und um die Insel zu erkunden.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Bootssafari mit Nilpferd-Beobachtung (Naivashasee)
    • Eintritt und Pirschfahrten in Lake-Nakuru- und Serengeti-Nationalparks und im Ngorongoro-Krater
    • Besuch des von Planeterra unterstützten „Clean Cookstove“ Projekts
    • Geführte Schimpansen-Wanderung
    • Geführte Wanderung zu den Berggorillas mit Genehmigungen
    • Orientierungs-Spaziergang in Stone Town
    • 4-tägiger Ausflug nach Sansibar
    • Inlandsflug
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Triff Berggorillas, begib dich auf die Spur der Big Five in drei vielfältigen Ökosystemen, beobachte die Tierwelt auf Safaris, erkunde das geheimnisvolle Stone Town, koste die lokalen Gewürze auf Sansibar.

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    1. An essential part of your safari is participation. The group is usually divided into small groups and given different tasks which change on a day to day basis, from kitchen duty group (helping in prepare meals and clean up afterwards), the packing group (sets up all tables and chairs outside) and the cleaning group (which cleans the truck by emptying the rubbish bin and brooming). it is all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Your CEOs will do all the meal preparation, but we do ask the clients to help with the washing up. Team spirit is part of the fun! All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. All tents have built-in insect nets. Mattresses are also available, which are approximately 4cm thick, warm and comfortable. 2. Sleeping bags cannot be rented on any of our Africa overland or safari trips 3. Travelling can be difficult on this tour, as long drives and poor road conditions are the rule as opposed to the exception in both Kenya and Uganda. This camping trip is about travelling to see what the region is like, and see some animals in game parks, to trek to see the mountain gorillas, along and some other sights in between. As such, we cover long distances and have long, bumpy travel days to to get to some of these amazing locations. Despite this, the diversity and scenery of the African landscape, the local culture and abundant wildlife are all well worth the experience. 4. G Adventures can never guarantee the sighting of wildlife, especially when it comes to mountain gorillas. However, the mountain gorilla trek is organized to ensure success. Before heading into the jungle, our local guides receive coordinates from trackers on the whereabouts of the gorillas, and the trackers stay with the gorillas until the group arrives. Please note that if you are unwell with anything contagious, even a common cold, you may be denied any of the treks to ensure the safety of the gorillas and chimps. This is a national park regulation, and trekking permits will not be refunded if you are denied entrance due to illness. 5. Visitors to Uganda should be in excellent physical condition, without any heart problems and prepared to spend strenuous days in humid rain forests, steep terrain and high altitude trekking for chimpanzee and gorillas, as well as other primates. Those preferring to remain at base camp in Bwindi may do so, however, there is no price reduction. 6. Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between June 18th and July 17th, 2015. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. In Zanzibar and other Muslim areas in Africa, it is important to note that there may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan. Generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day. It is important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan, particularly in Zanizbar. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time.

    Chief Experience Officers?

    On this journey, you will be accompanied on your trip by 2 crew members - a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and a driver. (Nairobi to Nairobi); or you will be accompanied by two Chief Experience Officers (Nairobi to Zanzibar). The Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will be the group manager and leader. He/she organizes the trip, and will be there to assist you when needed. He/she will take care of the small things so you can concentrate on enjoying your adventure. All of our CEOs in southern and East Africa are experienced group leaders, with a broad knowledge base of the region’s history, cultures, and wildlife. Your leader will be from either southern or East Africa depending on which part of the tour you are on. All of our overland truck drivers are experienced in the routes travelled, and highly skilled in dealing with different terrains. All of our cooks will organize and lead the meal preparation, and have experience in cooking a variety of local and international dishes for large groups. In Uganda, during the actual gorilla trek we use an experienced and certified local mountain guide, expert gorilla trackers, and armed guards to accompany you for your safety. In the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater to round out the team, along with your CEO, you will be accompanied by a local safari crew consisting of an expert driver/guide and camp cook. Your driver/guide is skilled and experienced driver and a certified safari guide, and is an integral part of the team. As well, your cook will prepare the camp meals to add some further local flavour to the trip. We also use local guides for some included activities where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 22, im Schnitt 18.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    23x Frühstück, 18x Mittagessen, 17x Abendessen.

    Verpflegung

    As mentioned above, most of the meals on this tour are included in the tour price. All included meals will be prepared from fresh local produce. The majority of the shopping for foodstuffs will be done before the trip departs, and fresh goods, such as meats, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, will be bought en route during the trip from supermarkets, local shops and markets. Please note that even though our cooks will try their utmost to provide you with a varied and interesting meals, the choices might be somewhat limited, based on what is available on the local market. Breakfasts will generally consist of breads and cereals, if time allows a warm breakfast may be prepared. Many lunches will be provided en-route and will be light meals such as sandwiches and/or salads. All evening meals will be freshly-prepared hot meals, and will consist of a variety of continental and local dishes. Your CEOs will do all the meal preparation and lead the way here, but will prepare a duty schedule for ensuring a fair, rotating participation from you and your group members in the meal preparation and dish washing duties. Vegetarian meals and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival. Please note all bottled drinking water will be at your own expense.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 125-165 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten und Getränke ein.

    Transport

    Overland-Truck, Allrad-Safariwägen, Minibus, Flugzeug, zu Fuß.

    Transport

    This trip is done a combination of vehicles - a larger 24 seat overland vehicle for most of the trip, and in private 6-7 seat safari vehicles in the Ngorongoro Crater. Both styles of vehicles have their advantages - the overland truck allows the entire group to travel together, and sits higher, great for game viewing and to enjoy the scenic landscape. Smaller safari vehicles will be used when the group is in the Ngorongoro Crater. With sliding windows and a large pop-up roofs, an open 360-degree view of area, great for game viewing. If there is a large group, 2-3 vehicles will be used, and the group will be split up. This style of travel is by no means luxurious, but the seats are comfortable and having our own private vehicles allow us the flexibility of making stops when needed, and to stay and watch that crouching lion prepare for an attack. For your time in Zanzibar, please note that the overland truck will stay in Dar es Salaam, on the mainland. We use a large public ferry with in indoor seating area to cross to the island, and while there, our transportation will be in minibuses. Road conditions can run the full gamut from new to being in very poor condition. This style of travel is by no means luxury, but it does allow us the flexibility of making stops when needed, and reaching some out-of-the way parts of Africa where the traditional safari crowd would not dare to go. Here’s a quick look at the well-equipped G Adventures overland truck: - Storage for main luggage in a compartment under the seating area (accessed from the outside of the truck). Day packs can be stored at your feet (there is plenty of room). - Onboard safety box(es) for valuables. - Front view windows - Large sliding windows, great for game viewing - Fully equipped retractable kitchen - Intercom between seating area and driver - Inverter for battery charging (*plugs vary - please see note below) - A cd-player with an input for mp3s *Our overland vehicles are equipped with outlets for your charging convenience. Depending on the vehicle, it will have either South African or East African outlets. We suggest bringing a universal adapter so you are prepared for both. Please note that our trucks do not have on-board bathrooms. Nor do they have seats that recline as often reclining seats will break, and thus you will have some seats that recline and some that don't. In addition to the overland truck, in Uganda for the gorilla trek, we split the group into smaller vans in order to arrive in a more timely manner to the trail heads of the park. This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Please take note of the travel times and distances in the above itinerary, and consider that this is often on poor quality, bumpy roads. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

    Unterkunft

    Mitmach-Camping (18 Nächte), einfache Hotels (5 Nächte).

    Mein eigenes Zimmer

    Über Unterkünfte

    Camping in Africa is truly an adventure. You will be able to get off the beaten track to get a first-hand experience of the beautiful wilderness and nature. While camping, we stay at designated campsites in national parks and outside towns. Campsite facilities in southern Africa are generally good, but can be basic in certain places. There are generally small restaurants and/or bars, washing facilities and occasionally telephones available. The camps have flush toilets, and showers at some camps are outdoors, having simple reed enclosures for privacy. Additionally, warm water is available at most sites, but it is not guaranteed to always be warm when you take your shower; the warm water may be used up others who also use the camp. We usually set-up camp within close proximity to the toilet facilities, though occasionally to reach them you may to walk a short distance. All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied, including camp mattresses, which are warm and comfortable. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. They are good quality, durable, industry-standard 2-person safari canvas tents. Please note that most adults will not be able to fully stand up inside the tents, though most travellers find these more than adequate, as they have a base area of approximately 4 square meters. These tents are regularly treated with a waterproofing agent, but under certain rainy conditions, the tent fabric may become saturated to the point where seepage or leakage may occur. All tents have built-in mesh insect netting on the windows and doors. We travel with our own portable camp chairs with a comfortable back-rest, and we utilize our own cooking equipment to provide the group good quality camp meals. In camping within the national parks and conservation areas, some camp sites are enclosed for keeping the resident wildlife out. Other camps are open to the natural environment – care must be taken, especially at night, when a torch/flashlight is recommended when walking around the camp area. The campsite in Serengeti National Park is extremely basic, with no electricity, simple bathing facilities (no showers), and squat toilets. While camping at the Ngorongoro Crater rim, there is very limited electricity, occasionally warm showers, and both seated and squat flushing toilets. The campsites for the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater are open sites, where the wildlife can wander into the area, but they are safe. Despite the challenge that a few days “roughing it” may pose to some, the experience of being that close to nature, camping under the African stars, and seeing incredible wildlife at your tent door-step is not just gratifying but ultimately an experience of a lifetime. Guesthouse/Lodge/Bugalows 4 nights on Zanzibar Island we will stay in bungalows. Basic rooms, twin and multi sharing rooms with shared ablutions.

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    Hotel Boulevard Harry Thuku Rd P.O. Box 42831 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: +254 20 337221, +254 20 227 567/8/9 Fax: +254 20 317 825

    Tipps zur Anreise

    On arrival in Nairobi, an arrival transfer is not included. Please make your way to the joining hotel. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is about 20 km from downtown and your hotel. There are a variety of ways to get into the city. The dedicated airport bus takes about 40min at USD 5, however an airport taxi is recommended. This can be booked either inside the airport at an 'information desk' or outside of the terminal. The price is approximately USD 20. If you have a pre-booked transfer, please look for the driver, who will be holding a sign with the G Adventures logo on it. He will be in front of INFORMATION DESK just ouside the secured baggage retrieval area. At times there are taxi drivers who will want to get your business, so please be aware of them and look for our G Adventures representative. For security purposes, your name will not be on the G Adventures sign. As well, please do not tell the driver your name straight away, but rather ask the driver FIRST to tell you who they are meant to pick up. This will ensure that you go with the right driver. Please note that day 1 is an arrival day and no activities have been planned, though a brief departure meeting will be held in the hotel reception area in evening of day 1. Here you will meet other tour participants and receive information about general and specific aspects of the trip. Upon arrival to the hotel, look for a notice from your CEO with information regarding this group meeting. If you arrive late and miss the meeting, s/he will leave you a message detailing what time and where you should meet the next morning. The tour departs Nairobi in the morning of day 2.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer and have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER: If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel. For any issues relating to pre-booked transfers for Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, including delays or missed transfers, please contact our airport transfer operator: Patrick: +254 707 889 920 or +254 732 874 566 (from outside of Kenya) Patrick: 0707 889 920 or 0732 874 566 (from within Kenya) EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Representative (Uganda) During office hours, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm From outside Uganda: +256 414 340 533 or +256 312 260 559 From within Uganda: 0414 340 533 or 0312 260 559 After hours emergency number From outside Uganda: +256 772 616 021 From within Uganda: 0772 616 021 G Adventures Local Office (Nairobi, Kenya) Emergency number: From outside Kenya: +254 727 208 832 From within Kenya: 0727 208 832 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local operator or local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Hinweis zum Endpunkt

    Tour ends at approximately at 8:00am after breakfast. You are free to depart Stone Town at anytime on the last day.

    Was packe ich ein?

    You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase, sports bag, or backpack, no larger than 30cm(height) x 30cm(width) x 60cm(length), maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced, and due to limited vehicle capacity, the cost of transporting any luggage beyond these restrictions is the responsibility of the client. Please note, if you are travelling with a large amount of luggage for other legs of a longer tour, you may leave a portion of it at the start hotel in Nairobi, this is indeed possible as storage facilities are available. For our camping style tours you will need to provide your own sleeping bag, small pillow and sleeping sheet (if you would like). We provide the tent and the sleeping pads. On this trip you may experience several types of weather. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. Light, quick-drying, practical clothes are advisable for this trip. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable for your time in Nairobi. We suggest you take something warm eg tracksuit, fleece or pullover for the mountainous areas i.e. Bwindi National Park. It is at a higher altitude and will therefore be cooler in the evenings - a jersey, anorak/wind jacket and tracksuit pants would be suggested. It will also be necessary to take some wet weather gear as it does rain in the mountainous areas of Uganda on a regular basis. We suggest lightweight rain gear for the walk to see the gorillas. While gorilla trekking you will need a comfortable, hard wearing, pair of walking shoes or boots. Conditions are generally very muddy/slippery. There are uphill sections which may be quite steep and strenuous. It is also advisable to wear a long sleeve cotton shirt and lightweight long pants to protect yourself from the undergrowth, stinging nettles and biting ants. (Tracksuit pants often get caught on bushes, thorns, etc and jeans can get very heavy when wet). Gloves are also highly recommended – just cheap gardening gloves will do. Tuck your long pants into your socks/boots to avoid biting insects. Also take a water bottle, and a day pack for camera gear and to carry your jacket if it’s too warm. Your clothes will in all likelihood get very muddy and may not recover to their original state - therefore take old clothing for the gorilla trekking. Hard wearing clothes, no bright colours, or no army camouflage clothing should be worn. Greens, khaki and similar neutral clothes are recommended.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    -Documents -Passport -Insurance info -Flight info -Cash, credit and debit cards -Vouchers and pre-departure information -Required visas or vaccination certificates -Yellow Fever certificate​ -Weather-appropriate clothing -Fleece or wool jumper/jacket -Windproof/waterproof jacket -Small towel and swimwear -4 shirts/t-shirts, cool and breathable -Long-sleeved shirt or sweater for evenings -1 pair of shorts -2 pairs of long trousers -1 pair hiking pants/track pants -Comfortable shoes -Sport sandals -Sun hat, Bandana -Sunblock -Sunglasses -Watch or alarm clock -First-aid kit (should contain Lip balm with sunscreen, Aspirin, Ibuprofin , Malaria pills, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamine, Antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhoea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Toiletries (biodegradable) -Toilet paper -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Flashlight/Torch -Universal outlet adapter -Insect Repellent -Moneybelt -Antibacterial wipes/gel -Reusable water bottle -Pocketknife -Water purification tablets or filter (optional) -Gardening gloves

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Hand washing of clothes can be done at most of the campsites. We recommend you bring a non polluting/biodegradable soap, as well as a roll of simple string to act as a drying line for your clothes. If you arrive in the late afternoon, or if there is poor weather, it may not be possible for your clothes to completely dry. Your start/end hotel in Nairobi also has a laundry service for a fee.

    Visa

    All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please note that upon arrival by air to Nairobi, Kenya, you can obtain a visa for US$50. This visa is normally valid for up to 3 months with multiple entries/exits permitted to Uganda and Tanzania only. Please note that Kenya is now strictly enforcing a "blank pages, condition of entry". All those requiring a visa on arrival must have at least two blank pages available in their passports. Failure to meet this requirement could mean that entry will be refused. Please note that a visa is necessary for entry to Uganda, you can obtain a visa for US$50 in $US cash (valid for those who would be permitted a Uganda visa while still in their own country). This visa is valid for 3 months with multiple entries/exits permitted to Tanzania and Kenya only. Border crossing from Kenya to/from Uganda through Malaba Border Post; from Kenya to Tanzania through Namanga Border Post. Please note that upon arrival to Tanzania by land, most nationals can obtain a visa for US$50 in $US cash, though the current cost for U.S nationals is $100, and this is valid for those who would be permitted a Tanzania visa while still in their own country. This visa is valid for up to 3 months with multiple entries/exits permitted to Kenya and Uganda only. -------------- East Africa Tourist Visa An East Africa Tourist Visa allows the holder to move freely between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with only one Visa, and is valid for a period of 90 days. It also acts as a multiple entry Visa, so if you leave any of the above countries, you do not need a new Visa to re-enter (provided it is within the 90 day validity period). These need to be applied for in advance, and you should contact the foreign Embassy (of the country you will be entering through) for more details. The cost is 100USD. Please see below for more information: http://www.visiteastafrica.org/visa/ -------------- This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.

    Are you that kind of guy/girl? Zusätzliche Trip-Infos

    REGIONAL INFORMATION KENYA - Official Statistics Full country name: Republic of Kenya (Jamhuri Ya Kenya) Area: 580,367 km2 Population: 34,256,000-July 2005 est. (31,138,735- 2002 Census) Capital city: Nairobi People: 22% Kikuyu, 14% Luhya, 13% Luo, 12% Kalenjin, 11% Kamba, 6% Kisii, 6% Meru, 16% other Languages: English, Swahili, indigenous. Religion: 35% Protestant, 30% Roman Catholic, 30% Muslim, 5% Animist Government: Republic (multiparty state) President: Uhuru Kenyatta Major industries: small-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, beer, batteries, textiles, flour), agricultural processing, oil refining, chemicals, cement, tourism. Major trading partners: Uganda, Tanzania, UK, Germany, UAE, South Africa KENYA - Interesting Facts • At 580,367 km2 the country is two and a half times the size of Britain. • The population is over 30 million and has one of the world’s fastest growth rates. • Kenya gained independence in 1963 after 80 years of British rule. • Most Kenyans are subsistence farmers. • Coffee and tea are grown commercially and tourism is also a huge income for the country. The country is still in huge debt though and has few mineral resources and corruption is again a problem. • The country lies on the equator and ha


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