"THREE SUMMITS" EAST AFRICA OVERLAND
Stunning landscapes , mountains, colorful tribal culture and so much more are packs of country of it size; Kenya. People are representing a wide cross section of everything that is contemporary Africa, and everyday life brings together tradition tribes and urban families; ancient customs and modern sensibilities. Swamping the latest political gossips with the switched on locals is just one more small pleasure that comes with the culture.
It is here the 5199m, Mt. Kenya , African’s second highest mountain lies. It is easy to understand why Kikuyu and perhaps Maasai people define it and still believe it’s the seat of their supreme god Ngai. However, its only Point Lenana (4985m) the third highest peak can be reached without the need of technical climbing, and Its usual goal for most mortals, offering a fantastic expense and superb view over the surrounding country.
“The Pearl of Africa” as it has been claimed by tourist Winston Churchill in 1907, Uganda offer almost everything the continent has to offer though parked into one small of it size but stunning destination. It is home of the highest mountain range in Africa, the Rwenzori. Trekking Rwenzori can not be compared with any just as its being claimed “Jesus come here to learn how to walk on water “, tough condition and being wet at all time distinguish it from Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya. Nevertheless, for those take up the challenge remain an rewarded, the magnificent scenery including tropical vegetation that yields to other worldly giant groundsels and glistering glaciers, you will have it yourself, gazing over the DRC from the heights.
Also it is home of the world’s known mountain gorilla, about 330 of them. Penetrating the Impenetrable forest of Bwindi is no picnic as the terrain is steep and foliage unforgiving, but what a reward. All the hardships are forgotten in an instant with the first glimpse of the gorillas in their mountain kingdom. We are their privileged guest.
And its here the journey of 700km start, offering the best white water rafting in the universe!
In the less than five degrees south of equator lie Tanzania, twice size of California, 945,087 square kilometer (364,898squre miles), the largest in East Africa.
An East African leviathan girdled splendor Tanzania warms its eastern boundaries in the pelluciled water of the Indian Ocean. Off its white sand beaches and mangrove swamps lie the balmy islands of Pemba, Mafia ....
1st Day Drive from Nairobi to Mt. Kenya National Park, 5 days in the mountain.
7th Day Drive to Kisumu
8th Day-Drive to Jinja
10th Day-Drive to Kampala
11th Day Drive to Mt.Ruenzori National Park, start climbs in the following day, 6 days on the mountain.
18th Day-Queen Elizabeth National Park
21st Day-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for Gorilla trek
24th Day-Drive to Bukoba town
25th Day-Drive to Mwanza town
27th Day- Drive to Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
30th Day-Drive to Moshi
31st Day Start Kilimanjaro climb, 6days in the mountain
37th Day Drive to Arusha