Seeing the gorillas. Visiting the Pygmy village.
Bring long trousers and T-shirts to cover up in Uganda. Pack lightly as there is laundry at the campsite.
Yes, particularly when visiting the Pygmy village and the Kenyan school.
My trip was the first 19 days of a longer 75 day tour. Whilst I did not go on this activity I know that later in the longer tour they go on a lion walk. I would urge you to research the company that runs this... (more)Genevieve Isherwood
The Serengeti and Zanzibar. The animals in the wild life reserves were in abundance and Zanzibar is an interesting place with such a chequered history. The beaches in the north are lovely and the snorkeling near Prison Island fantastic.
Take enough DET and new US dollars and don't expect to have much internet access. Also take a comfortable bed - either a thickish air matress or a camp bed as it's not that comfortable sleeping so close to the ground for that... (more)Stephanie Foster
Gorilla Tracking was just outstanding. Many other highlights of the tour (camping in the Serengeti, visit of local villages, rafting the Nile) were also great.
Prepare for long truck, bus and jeep rides, bring maybe a sleeping pillow or similar. Mattress is not necessary and a sleeping bag just for two nights, so don't
bother to waste too much space for this. Hiking boots for the gorillas are a must. Don't miss out on the Pygmy village!
Definitely... (more)Alessandra Hool