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Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure
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Meet mountain gorillas and other amazing wildlife on this 15-day overland adventure. Track the "big five" in the Masai Mara, spot chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest, and join experienced trackers while travelling deep into the Ugandan forests for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spot endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Our Landos (overland adventure vehicles) are an adventurous and affordable way to see the highlights while wilderness camping will keep you in the thick of the action. Experience a world apart as you encounter the colourful cultures and wild landscapes of Kenya and Uganda.

  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of:
  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: DKGN/222412
  • Starts: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finishes: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Nairobi
  • Masai Mara
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Eldoret
  • Kampala
  • Lake Bunyonyi
  • Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Lake Mburo National Park
  • Jinja

Itinerary

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Day 1: Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Nairobi/Masai Mara

Journey through the Great Rift Valley on the way to one of the most famous national parks in Africa. Enjoy a late afternoon wildlife safari drive in the hopes of spotting the Big Five.
Travel from Nairobi, through the Great Rift Valley on to Kenya's premier wildlife reserve.

In the afternoon, arrive in the area and get settled at the safari camp, our base for our time here.

Head out for a late afternoon wildlife safari drive with excellent chances of seeing the Big Five — lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. The varied wildlife and natural environment come together to provide a spectacular safari experience.

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Day 3: Masai Mara

Enjoy an early morning wildlife safari drive. The day continues with more wildlife viewing, as you cross the plains and rivers of the Masai Mara National Reserve.

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Day 4: Masai Mara/Lake Nakuru National Park

Depart for Nakuru, with a stop for lunch at the G Adventures supported Ubuntu Cafe. Embark on a safari within Lake Nakuru National Park (in the Lando), in search of the resident black rhino, buffalo, impala, and the elusive leopard.

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Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park/Eldoret

Enjoy another safari drive in the Lando, before heading off to Eldoret.

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Day 6: Eldoret/Kampala

Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital.

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Day 7: Kampala/Lake Bunyonyi

Get comfortable, as we head off to Lake Bunyonyi, crossing the equator and enjoying a meal at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe.

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Day 8: Gorilla Trek

Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.

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Day 10: Lake Bunyonyi/Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.

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Day 11: Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Mburo National Park

Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Mburo. Opt for an afternoon boat cruise on the lake.

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Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park/Jinja

Head back across the equator on the way to Jinja, Uganda's adventure capital.

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Day 13: Jinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or check out the local market.

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Day 14: Jinja/Eldoret

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.

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Day 15: Eldoret/Nairobi

Transfer to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival late afternoon.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Your G for Good Moment: Café Ubuntu , Maai Mahiu Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe Your Discover Moment: Jinja
    • Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara National Reserve
    • Safari in Lake Nakuru National Park
    • Guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi with permits
    • Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve
    • Tea plantation visit
    • Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Basic hotel (1 nt), permanent tented camp (2 nts), participation camping (11 nts)
    • 13 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
    Transport
    • 7-seat 4x4 safari van, Lando (overland adventure vehicle), minibuses, walking
    Group Leader
    • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers, certified mountain gorilla trackers, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore the Masai Mara National Reserve in 4x4 safari vans
  • Admire mountain gorillas in their natural habitat
  • Search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest
  • Take your pick of outdoor activities in Jinja