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Uganda & Gorillas Overland
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Meet mountain gorillas and the other amazing wildlife on this nine-day overland adventure. Spot chimps 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 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 Uganda.

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Gorilla Tracking, Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Trekking
  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: DUKK.A/201577
  • Starts: Kampala, Uganda
  • Finishes: Jinja, Uganda
You will Visit
  • Kampala
  • Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Lake Bunyonyi
  • Jinja

Itinerary

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Day 1: Kampala

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve

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

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Day 3: 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 4: Gorilla Trek

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

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Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi

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

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Day 6: 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 7: Kampala/Jinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.

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Day 8: 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 9: Jinja/Kampala

Transfer back to Uganda's capital where the tour finishes upon arrival in the early afternoon.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve
    • Tea plantation visit
    • Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Participation camping (8 nts)
    • 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 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:
  • See a mountain gorilla up close and personal
  • Search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Raft the White Nile River