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Taste of Africa

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Taste of Africa - Absolute Africa
Taste of Africa - Absolute Africa
Excellent
1 review
Starts
Jinja
Destinations
+12
Ends
Zanzibar
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Highlights

Start in Jinja and end in Zanzibar! With the overland truck tour Taste of Africa, you have a 26 day tour package taking you through Jinja, Uganda and 13 other destinations in Africa. Taste of Africa includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
28
Travel style
Overland Truck, Adventure, Safari
Operator
Absolute Africa

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Days 1 - 3: UGANDA
  2. Days 4 - 7: UGANDA
  3. Days 8 - 13: UGANDA - RWANDA
  4. Days 14: TANZANIA
  5. Days 17: TANZANIA
  6. Days 20: TANZANIA
  7. Days 23: TANZANIA

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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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!

    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thanks for leaving a review, we're glad you enjoyed your trip!
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Questions & Answers

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

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The tour operator has advised that additional optional excursions available for this tour are on a request basis and can be organised once on the tour.

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. However, we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All the accommodation on the tour is subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is finalised you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details.

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    • Michael7th March 2019
      The prices were very competitive and what I really liked was that it was in my local currency. When I booked the confirmation came back in good time. Since then I have received more correspondence regarding the trip, which is good to see and very informative.

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    Taste of Africa

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    • Sunday
      Sep 8, 2019
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Thursday
      Oct 3, 2019
      to Zanzibar
      Only 1 seat left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Sunday
      Sep 29, 2019
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Thursday
      Oct 24, 2019
      to Zanzibar
      Only 1 seat left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Friday
      Oct 25, 2019
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Tuesday
      Nov 19, 2019
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Friday
      Dec 13, 2019
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Tuesday
      Jan 7, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Saturday
      Jan 25, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Wednesday
      Feb 19, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Saturday
      Feb 15, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Wednesday
      Mar 11, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Sunday
      Apr 19, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Thursday
      May 14, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Tuesday
      May 26, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 20, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Friday
      Jul 3, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Tuesday
      Jul 28, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
    • Sunday
      Aug 2, 2020
      from Jinja
      26 Days
      Thursday
      Aug 27, 2020
      to Zanzibar
      8 seats left
      $40
      USD $1,295
      + $550 Local Payment
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    Shilling
    Uganda and Tanzania
    CHF
    Franc
    Rwanda

    Plugs & Adapters

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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
    Jinja 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.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 21 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 October 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Absolute Africa. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Absolute Africa. Please familiarise yourself with the Absolute Africa payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Absolute Africa will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Payment methods
    The following cards are accepted for Absolute Africa tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,170 km.
    • Jinja (Uganda)
    • 167 km
    • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (Uganda)
    • 138 km
    • Kampala (Uganda)
    • 290 km
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
    • 130 km
    • Kisoro (Uganda)
    • 25 km
    • Ruhengeri (Rwanda)
    • 69 km
    • Kigali (Rwanda)
    • 322 km
    • Mwanza (Tanzania)
    • 228 km
    • Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
    • 55 km
    • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
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