Kenya & Uganda Gorilla Adventure

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Admire mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve, view diverse wildlife in Lake Nakuru NP.

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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.


Day 1 Nairobi
Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: 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. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Nairobi/Lake Naivasha (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to beautiful Lake Naivasha, and enjoy an included boat ride to spot hippos. Included Activities: Lake Naivasha Boat Ride Transport: Lando (3.00-4.00 hours)
Day 3 Lake Naivasha/Eldoret (1B, 1L, 1D)
View varied landscapes from the overland adventure vehicle (OAV). Transport: Lando (8.00 hour(s), 156km)
Day 4 Eldoret/Kampala (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Kenya - Uganda) Transport: Lando (12.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey. Transport: Lando (6.00 hour(s), 345km)
Day 6 Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then tour a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi. Included Activities: Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion Tea Plantation Visit Transport: Lando (3.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Lake Bunyonyi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a one-day guided mountain gorilla trek. Additional Notes: 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. Included Activities: Mountain Gorilla Trek
Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 9 Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala (1B, 1L, 1D)
Stop off at the Equator along the way to break up the drive. Transport: Lando (12.00 hour(s), 520km)
Day 10 Kampala/Jinja (1B, 1L, 1D)
Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Transport: Lando (3.00 hour(s), 90km)
Day 11 Jinja (1B, 1L, 1D)
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.
Day 12 Jinja/Eldoret (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Uganda - Kenya) Transport: Lando (7.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Eldoret/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue to Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley soda lakes. Included Activities: Lake Nakuru Game Drive Transport: Lando (11.00 hour(s))
Day 14 Lake Nakuru National Park/Nairobi (1B, 1L)
Transfer to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival late afternoon. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Lando (3.00 hour(s), 90km)