LONDON, Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucan Travel have increased the number of departure dates on several of their itineraries as a result of the overwhelming demand for their new Africa group tours.
Starting at £999 plus the local payment, a dozen extra departure dates have been added from August onwards to eight of their most popular tours through Eastern Africa.
New for 2016, these tours use Tucan Travel's custom-built overland trucks to travel around the region and passengers stay in comfortable hotels, lodges, permanent camps and guesthouses. Passengers visit some of Africa's biggest highlights including the Masai Mara, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Zanzibar Island. On these tours many meals and excursions are included and the semi-participatory atmosphere all contributes towards a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Africa Destination Manager Emma Campbell is quoted, "We have had a lot of interest in our new Africa tours since their launch and there has been an increasing demand from passengers wanting to see the highlights of East Africa in an affordable yet comfortable way. We hope these extra departure dates will give clients more choice and flexibility when booking their holiday."
These tours are also included in Tucan Travel's See the World Sale, which offers passengers 15% off group tours until Wednesday 2nd March 2016.
11 days| Kigali to Nairobi| £999.00 + USD$ 450.00 local payment
Beginning in Kigali, discover how Rwanda has flourished in the last few years before heading to Lake Bunyonyi where your search for mountain gorillas begins. Spend an hour with a family of these incredible animals in the heart of Ugandan forest. Jinja will provide more heart-racing opportunities before culminating in Nairobi where you could perhaps add on an adventure to the Masai Mara.
What's included: Visits to Rwanda Genocide Memorials & Hôtel des Milles Collines (Hotel Rwanda), Kampala National Museum, Guided Gorilla Trek (inc permit)
14 days | Nairobi to Nairobi| £1,469.00 + USD$ 700.00 local payment
Three countries sitting close together but packed with so many differences it is easy to tell the moment you cross borders. In two weeks, hike through the Ugandan rainforest to spend an hour with the endangered mountain gorillas, safari through one of east Africa's largest national parks and learn about the impact of the Rwandan genocide on the entire region.
What's included: Visits to Rwanda Genocide Memorials & Hôtel des Milles Collines (Hotel Rwanda), Kampala National Museum, Guided Gorilla Trek (inc permit), Boat trip on Lake Bunyonyi & visit to a Pygmy Village, Game Drives in the Masai Mara
22 days| Nairobi to Stone Town | £2,209.00 + USD$ 1,200 local payment
An extensive journey through east Africa, head straight to Rwanda to learn about the country's recent history and the lengths it has gone to implement change. From Uganda, spend an hour with the endangered mountain gorillas and relax on the banks of the River Nile in Jinja. In Kenya, enjoy safari drives through the famous Masai Mara and in Tanzania, after more safaris and wildlife viewing opportunities, sink your feet into the sand on Zanzibar Island.
What's included: Visits to Rwanda Genocide Memorials & Hôtel des Milles Collines (Hotel Rwanda), Kampala National Museum, Guided Gorilla Trek (inc permit), Boat trip on Lake Bunyonyi & visit to a Pygmy Village, Game Drives in the Masai Mara, Game Drives in the Serengeti National Park, Morning Game Drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, 4 day Zanzibar Island excursion, Guided tour of the spice plantations & local lunch
For more information please contact Rosanna at 02088966712 or email.
SOURCE Tucan Travel