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Rainforests and Reefs - Absolute Africa
18 days

Rainforests and Reefs

From Kigali to Zanzibar
Tour Operator:
Absolute Africa
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US $1,235
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Start in Kigali and end in Zanzibar! With the overland truck tour Rainforests and Reefs, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Kigali, Rwanda and 10 other destinations in Africa. Rainforests and Reefs includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: RWANDA - UGANDA
  2. Days 2 - 3: UGANDA - RWANDA
  3. Day 4 - 5: RWANDA
  4. Days 6 - 8: TANZANIA
  5. Days 9 - 11: TANZANIA
  6. Days 12 - 14: TANZANIA
  7. Days 15 - 18: TANZANIA
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance

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  • AG
    · January 08, 2019
    Nice guide and highlights. Some full acommodations.
    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thanks for your review Alvaro! Hopefully we can take you on another trip sometimes :)
    Trip date: December 2018
  • BC
    · August 06, 2018
    The itinerary covered an interesting variety of places and activities, but 1 or 2 days longer would be better, to shorten the long driving days. It was frustrating and difficult often setting up and pulling down tents in the dark. The big yellow truck... Show more
    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the selection of highlights and options on your Rainforests and Reefs tour. The itinerary on this tour takes you from the forest home of the mountain gorillas, through... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • Rainforests and Reefs reviewer 3
    · November 29, 2016
    Amazing trip!! It was my first time visiting Africa so was unsure what to expect with this type of tour. Big thanks to Manache (guide) and Steve (driver) for keeping everything well organised and flowing. Great people, amazing animals, spectacular... Show more
    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thanks so much for leaving your comments, Bryce, and so glad you enjoyed your time out in Africa. If you can get more time off work, we would be happy to welcome you back to see another part of Africa!
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    Trip date: November 2016
  • C
    · November 09, 2015
    The tour was amazing - it covered the three things I wanted to do - gorillas, the Serengeti and rest at the end in Zanzibar. Our tour guide Vee was incredibly patient with my many questions and she was very informative and helpful, as was a truck driver... Show more
    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thank you for your feedback Chitra, we would love to have onboard again in the future
    Trip date: October 2015

Dates & Availability

18 days
Rainforests and Reefs
From Kigali to Zanzibar
No credit card fees
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    • What are the inclusions of the tour?

      This tour is fantastic value for money due to the number of activities, meals and transport included, to see all the inclusions on the tour please click 'What's Included' on the main tour page.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone there is not a single supplement as the accommodation is based on share accommodation depending on availability. Please contact our team of Travel Experts for further information.

    • Are any vaccines required?

      We recommend you contact a medical professional for the most up to date and accurate information. TourRadar cannot legally give medical advice and we want you to be well prepared for your trip of a lifetime!

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • Is tipping included?

      Tipping is not included in your tour cost as it is completely optional. If you feel your guide and crew went above and beyond to make your trip special, tipping would be greatly appreciated.

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    • About the countries


      Uganda and Tanzania

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      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.


      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Required for entrance into the country for Rwanda. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 5 September 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 5 September 2020, 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.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Absolute Africa will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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