Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure
15 days from Nairobi to Nairobi
From $ 2549
Duration15 days

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.

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  • Duration: 15 days
    Service level: Camping
  • Starts in: Nairobi
    Physical Grading: Demanding
  • Ends in: Nairobi
    Ages: 12+
Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: Nairobi

Start place: Nairobi

Arrive at any time. Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure you have the ones you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border.

End place: Nairobi

Day 2: Nairobi/Masai Mara

Start place: Nairobi

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.
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.

End place: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Masai Mara

Start place: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

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. Please note: if you have pre-booked the Masai Mara Balloon Safari, today's likely the day for this activity! Your CEO will give you final confirmation when it will take place, as it is subject to change. You will miss the included morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have a much better view from above!

End place: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Meals: B, L, D
Day 4: Masai Mara/Lake Nakuru National Park

Start place: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

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.

End place: Lake Nakuru National Park

Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park/Eldoret

Start place: Lake Nakuru National Park

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

End place: Eldoret

Meals: B, L, D
Day 6: Eldoret/Kampala

Start place: Eldoret

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

End place: Kampala

Meals: B, L, D
Day 7: Kampala/Lake Bunyonyi

Start place: Kampala

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

End place: Lake Bunyonyi

Meals: B, L, D
Day 8: Gorilla Trek

Start place: Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Depending on the date of our permits, it's possible that the gorilla trek will take place on the second full day in Lake Bunyonyi.

End place: Lake Bunyonyi

Meals: B, L, D
Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi

Start place: Lake Bunyonyi

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

End place: Lake Bunyonyi

Meals: B, D
Day 10: Lake Bunyonyi/Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Start place: Lake Bunyonyi

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

End place: Kalinzu Forest

Meals: B, L, D
Day 11: Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Mburo National Park

Start place: Kalinzu Forest

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.

End place: Lake Mburo National Park

Meals: B, L, D
Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park/Jinja

Start place: Lake Mburo National Park

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

End place: Jinja

Meals: B, L
Day 13: Jinja

Start place: 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.

End place: Jinja

Day 14: Jinja/Eldoret

Start place: Jinja

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret. This is an overnight stop in between two long driving days.

End place: Eldoret

Meals: B
Day 15: Eldoret/Nairobi

Start place: Eldoret

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

End place: Nairobi

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • 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
  • Transport

    7-seat 4x4 safari van, Lando (overland adventure vehicle), Minibuses, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Basic hotel (1 nt), Permanent tented camp (2 nts), Participation camping (11 nts)
  • Meals

    13 breakfasts,
    10 lunches,
    10 dinners

Dates & availability: Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure

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