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Taste of Africa

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24
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Cost/day $50
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Taste of Africa - Absolute Africa
Taste of Africa - Absolute Africa
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Starts
Kampala
Destinations
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Ends
Zanzibar
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Highlights

Start in Kampala and end in Zanzibar! With the overland truck tour Taste of Africa, you have a 24 day tour package taking you through Kampala, Uganda and 11 other destinations in Africa. Taste of Africa includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
28
Transportation
Overland Truck

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  • Taste of Africa reviewer 1
    Written on December 12, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

    was an amazing trip!!! wouldnt have changed a thing!
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    Thanks for leaving a review, we're glad you enjoyed your trip!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Days 1 - 3: UGANDA
  2. Days 4 - 6: UGANDA
  3. Days 7 - 11: UGANDA - RWANDA
  4. Days 12 - 14: TANZANIA
  5. Days 15 - 17: TANZANIA
  6. Days 18 - 19: TANZANIA
  7. Days 20 - 24: TANZANIA

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • Flights

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • February 19, 2016

      When is the best time to view the migration?

      The prime time to visit the Serengeti in Tanzania is usually regarded as being from late November through to March when the big herds of wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and zebra head on to the southern plains of the Serengeti.

      To get the best viewing on the other hand in Kenya's Masai Mara July through to September are usually regarded as the best months.

    • February 15, 2016

      How much will this tour really cost me?

      The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

      Safari price & Local payment,
      Optional excursions,
      Personal spending money,
      Visas.

      We are always very transparent about what a tour will cost and are happy to go through personal, tailored budgets to give you a very realistic idea of what you will spend on your tour - whether you are an adrenaline junkie, souvenir-shopaholic or travelling on a shoestring…

    • February 15, 2016

      What is the local payment?

      The local payment is a separate payment from the initial price you pay before you leave. If a local payment is required it will be shown with the trip price. This second payment is made in Africa at the start of your trip. It is payable in USD. The local payment provides us with the means for expenses that need to be paid in cash to local businesses en route to be arranged in the most cost effective manner possible, a saving we can then pass on to you. It also means we can operate in a way that directly supports local businesses and wildlife authorities as we travel. Local Payment will not be changed once you have booked your travel arrangements.

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      About the countries

      Useful things to know before you go

      Currencies

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      Uganda and Tanzania
      CHF
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      Rwanda

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      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccinations

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      Typhoid
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Hepatitis A
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Cholera
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Tuberculosis
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      Hepatitis B
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      Rabies
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      Meningococcal meningitis
      Recommended for Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
      Yellow fever
      Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Required for entrance into the country for Rwanda. Ideally 10 days before travel.

      Policies

      Location
      Kampala is the starting point and Zanzibar is the endpoint.
      Trusted
      Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Absolute Africa booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 March 2018 the full payment of $1,190 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1190 for Taste of Africa, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
      Availability
      Some departure dates and prices may vary and Absolute Africa will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      Credit Cards
      The following cards are accepted for Absolute Africa tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 2,078 km.
      • Kampala (Uganda)
      • 74 km
      • Jinja (Uganda)
      • 97 km
      • Entebbe (Uganda)
      • 273 km
      • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
      • 199 km
      • Kigali (Rwanda)
      • 69 km
      • Ruhengeri (Rwanda)
      • 605 km
      • Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
      • 55 km
      • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
      • 75 km
      • Mto Wa Mbu (Tanzania)
      • 88 km
      • Arusha (Tanzania)
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