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Days 25 & 26 Arusha

Although it was the final day for some we could not be too sad as another highlight awaited – the crater itself. Unfortunately it was pouring with rain, but we had put the awning up the previous night so we … Continue reading

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Day 24 The Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

We rose early to make the most of our final game drives, and were not disappointed. Among many other animals we saw a massive pride of 17 lions. They were all lolling around a tree in clear view of the … Continue reading

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Days 22 & 23 The Grumeti & Serengeti

It felt like the home run has begun! We headed back to nature, spending the afternoon at Ikoma Bush Camp. In the evening we jumped into 4×4 safari vehicles for a night drive, and saw hyena, Genet, bush babies and … Continue reading

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Days 20 & 21 Tanzania, Nyakhanazi to Mwanza

We experienced our last border crossing of our trip – into Tanzania. We headed well off the beaten track into rural Tanzania and spent a night in the village of Nyakhanazi where our accommodation was a really African experience; an … Continue reading

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Day 19 Rwanda

Farewell Uganda – it has been great but is time to move on! We had a quick drive to the Rwandan border and marvelled at the hilly green Rwandan landscape on our way to the Capital city of Kigali. Once … Continue reading

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Days 17 & 18 Gorilla Time!

Next morning we changed our Big Yellow Truck for a motor boat for some of our journey. We crossed the lake before meeting the truck and continue to the town of Kisoro. In the afternoon most of us went on … Continue reading

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Days 15 & 16 Chimpanzees & Lake Bunyoni

Another early start saw us heading out into the rainforest to go chimpanzee trekking. As our guide hacks us a path through the trees and bush, the scenery is gorgeous through the trees and bush. We were in luck as … Continue reading

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Day 14 Lions!!

We were up at sunrise to see what other animals Queen Elizabeth National Park reveals to us. We saw a herd of elephant with very young calves, watched loads of kobs grazing and listened to the strange noises they make. … Continue reading

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Days 12 & 13 Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

We said farewell to Jinja and drove to Kampala, the capital city of Uganda before making our way to the equator. At the equator we observed the water spinning in opposite directions in the different hemispheres and had fun jumping … Continue reading

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Days 10 & 11 Adrenalin packed days in Jinga

Another day of more activity. Some headed to the Soft Power voluntary project where they saw the great work Soft Power do in the area and gave a helping hand. While for others it was a continuation of the adrenaline. … Continue reading

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