Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure
15 days
From $ 3299
Duration15 days

Meet mountain gorillas and other amazing wildlife on this 15-day overland adventure. Search for 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
  • Physical Grading: Demanding
  • Ages: 18+
Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: 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.
Day 2: Nairobi/Masai Mara
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".
Meals: B, L, D
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. 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!
Meals: B, L, D
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.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park/Eldoret
Enjoy another safari drive in the Lando, before heading off to Eldoret.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 6: Eldoret/Kampala
Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 7: Kampala/Lake Bunyonyi
Get comfortable, as we cross the equator and head off to Lake Bunyonyi.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 8: Gorilla Trek
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.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Meals: B, D
Day 10: Lake Bunyonyi/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Meals: B, L, D
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, or explore the local area on foot.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park/Jinja
Head back across the equator and enjoy a meal at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe. Continue on to Jinja, Uganda's adventure capital.
Meals: B, L
Day 13: Jinja
Pre-book your rafting adrenaline rush on the checkout page to include the Jinja River Rafting optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
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.
Day 14: Jinja/Eldoret
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret. This is an overnight stop in between two long driving days.
Meals: B, L
Day 15: Eldoret/Nairobi
Transfer to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival late afternoon.
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)

Dates & availability: Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure

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