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Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure
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Until January Until Jan 18 From February From Feb 18

Meet mountain gorillas and other amazing wildlife on this two-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 adventure vehicles (OAVs) 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: 12 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Gorilla Tracking, Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Trekking, Walking Tour, Wildlife
  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: DKKU.B/201530
  • Starts: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finishes: Eldoret, Kenya
You will Visit
  • Nairobi
  • Eldoret
  • Kampala
  • Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Lake Bunyonyi
  • Jinja

Itinerary

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Day 1: Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Nairobi/Eldoret

Soak up the scenery as we drive across Kenya's Rift Valley.

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Day 3: Eldoret/Kampala

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

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Day 4: Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve

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

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Day 5: Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi

Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.

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Day 6: Gorilla Trek

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

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Day 7: Lake Bunyonyi

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

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Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala

Return to the capital after a long drive.
Stop off at the Equator along the way to break up the drive.

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Day 9: Kampala/Jinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.

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Day 10: Jinja

Spend another day exploring Jinja. 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 11: Jinja/Eldoret

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.

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Day 12: Eldoret/Nairobi

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

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Transfer from Nairobi to Kampala
    • Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve
    • Tea plantation visit
    • Guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi with permits
    • Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Participation camping (10 nts), basic hotel (1 nt)
    • 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
    Transport
    • Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), minibuses, walking
    Group Leader
    • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified mountain gorilla trackers, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Admire mountain gorillas in their natural habitat
  • Search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Take your pick of outdoor activities in Jinja