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Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes

Wildlife

Gorillas and Lakes
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Gorillas and Lakes

This tour takes you from Nairobi to Nairobi in 19 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

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Duration

19 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

The Lakes of Nakuru, Naivasha, Bunyoni and Victoria make for a stunning visual medley and the rare Mountain Gorilla leads us to the border of Uganda, the DRC and Rwanda. This once in a life time opportunity should not be missed!

 

General Notes

On average a minimum of 2 meals per day are included. This itinerary is a rough guideline only and is subject to change on a trip by trip basis.

Your Gorilla Permit is not included in the trip cost. This needs to be paid for at the time of booking. Please enquire for more information.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

NN19-08

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Gorillas and Lakes

Day 1 to 2, Nairobi to Lake Naivasha via (Rift Valley)

Travelling through the East African Rift Valley is a stunning sight as we wind our way towards Lake Naivasha. Walk to Elsamere - old home of Joy Adamson and Elsa the Lion (Born Free), hire bikes and cycle through Hells Gate National Park or visit a game sanctuary.

Day 3 to 4, Lake Naivasha to Kampala via (Eldoret)

Further west we go and enter mountainous Uganda. The bustling capital of Kampala gives us a chance to stock up supplies and check out the nightlife.

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Day 5 to 6, Kampala to Kabale

Where our Gorilla Trekking permits are valid for will determine where we spend the next few days. Departing Kampala we will drive further west to either Kibale, Kisoro, Kigali or Lake Bunyoni to prepare for our awesome trek!

Day 7 to 10, Kabale to Kabale via (Lake Bunyoni)

We are based at one of 4 possible destinations to see the rare Mountain Gorilla's in one of 3 National Parks! Gorilla's know no borders and getting up close to these beautiful creatures is definitely a experience of a lifetime! Afterwards there is the calm Lake Bunyoni, historic Kigali (Rwanda) or the mountainous Virunga Ranges to explore.

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Day 11 to 15, Kabale to Jinja via (Kampala)

After passing back through Kampala we travel back east to Jinja perched on the edge of Lake Victoria and overlooking Bujagali Falls. The source of the Nile River is just upstream and there are plenty of adventure activities to occupy your time. For the less adventurous, a visit to a local community project is a memorable and heart-warming experience.

Day 16 to 19, Jinja to Nairobi via (Lake Nakuru National Park)

If time allows then Sipi Falls could be worth a visit as we make our way back into Kenya and aim for Lake Nakuru National Park. A variety of wildlife inhabit this park but it is possibly better known for its huge volumes of Greater Flamingos which turn the surface a gorgeous pink. From here it is only a short drive to Nairobi.

Meals included in your tour cost


Highlights included in your tour cost

Gorillas and Lakes

Lake Nakuru National Park

A sanctuary for the rare Black Rhino. Well known for the huge population of Flamingo that turns the lake's surface bright pink!


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Langata Giraffe Centre Visit

Rare Rothschild Giraffe
Face to face encounters
Quiet & graceful Giraffes
Feed them
Rare opportunity


There are 13 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

21 Apr 2014

09 May 2014

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24 May 2014

11 Jun 2014

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29 Jun 2014

17 Jul 2014

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28 Jul 2014

15 Aug 2014

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29 Aug 2014

16 Sep 2014

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18 Oct 2014

05 Nov 2014

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07 Nov 2014

25 Nov 2014

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11 Dec 2014

29 Dec 2014

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Nairobi, Lake Naivasha, Kampala, Jinja & 1 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Overland Truck

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