Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure

From$2024USD
Was $2699  — Savings of 25% on Jun. 27, 2014
14 days,Nairobi to Nairobi
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See a mountain gorilla up close and personal, search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve, photograph diverse wildlife, raft down the White Nile River in Jinja.

Meet mountain gorillas and other amazing wildlife on this 2-week overland adventure. 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 overland trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive 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.

What's Included

  • Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits.
  • 13 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners. (Allow USD50-70 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (11 nts), bush camping (1 nt), basic hotel (1 nt).
  • Overland truck, minibuses, walking.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified mountain gorilla trackers.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 20.
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
Places Visited
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Eldoret (1B,1L,1D)

View varied landscapes from the overland truck and enjoy a first night of camping.

Day 3 Kampala (1B,1L,1D)

Another driving day to cross the border into Uganda and camp outside of the country's largest city.

Day 4 Kalinzu Forest Reserve (1B,1L,1D)

Experience the Ugandan countryside and finish up at a bush camp in western Uganda.

Day 5-7 Gorilla Tracking/Lake Bunyonyi (3B,3L,3D)

Set off on an included chimpanzee tracking excursion and tea plantation visit in the morning before travelling to Lake Bunyonyi. Enjoy a 1-day guided mountain gorilla trek. Option to go canoeing, fishing, hiking or boating.

Day 8 Mbarara (1B,1L,1D)

Drive to Mbarara for an overnight stopover in this growing town.

Day 9-10 Jinja (2B,2L,2D)

Enjoy this area known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or volunteer with a local project.

Day 11 Eldoret (1B,1L,1D)

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.

Day 12 Nakuru (1B,1L,1D)

Enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park.

Day 13 Lake Naivasha (1B,1L,1D)

Opt to go on a walking safari, visit Green Crater Lake or view birds and wildlife around the camp.

Day 14 Nairobi (1B,1L)

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

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