Gorillas & Rhinos In Depth Overview
Visit Africa and travel to Kenya for an overland tour to spot Gorillas and Rhinos in the jungles of Rwanda and Uganda. Go on safari, experience the traditional culture and see some of the vibrant cities of Africa.
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- Overland, Wildlife
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- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Embark on an overland tour of Africa and see Gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda
The stunning beauty of East Africa’s steamy rainforests and sprawling savanna is a breathtaking backdrop for an adventure into the habitat of the magnificent gorillas and majestic rhinos. Trekking through some of Uganda’s most dense areas of jungle is a challenging, but incredibly rewarding experience and coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a moment that will remain imprinted on the memory for years to come. Matched with cruising along the Kazinga Channel, and game drives through some of east Africa’s most iconic national parks, this trip provides a lottery-win on the wildlife front. Along the way, encounter local people whose friendly smiles and sense of community is a warm welcome to East Africa.
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Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.
Head to Nakuru and camp overnight on a dairy farm.
Take a morning game drive through Lake Nakuru National Park before taking an optional tea plantation visit at Kericho.
Located at the source of the Nile, Jinja offers some of the world's best whitewater rafting and plenty of other exhilarating activities for adventurers and adrenaline junkies.
The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is home to the only wild rhinos in Uganda - its goal is to build a sustainable population and relocate rhinos back to their original habitat.
Part of the Budongo Forest Reserve, Kaniyo Pabidi is an ecotourism site located close to the home range of a fascinating group of chimpanzees.
Uganda's largest national park, Murchison Falls is named for the dramatic waterfalls where the Nile plunges 43 metres from a narrow gap in the escarpment.
Once the heart of the Buganda Kingdom, Kampala is a fascinating place to explore on foot, particularly its many markets and craft shops.
Home to hippos, crocodiles and a variety of waterbirds, Lake Mburo National Park is also one of the best places to see the gigantic eland antelope.
Lake Bunyonyi - meaning 'place of many little birds' - has an amazing variety of waterbirds and some of the most picturesque scenery in Uganda.
The small Rwandan town of Ruhengeri is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, one of the last remaining sanctuaries for the mountain gorilla.
Cross back into Uganda via Cyanika.
Beautifully set between two lakes in the Great Rift Valley, Queen Elizabeth National Park plays host to a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, Ugandan kobs and waterbucks.
The university town of Mbarara is known for the local long-horned Ankole cattle and small-scale dairy farming.
Get comfy for a long travel day as we head for Jinja.
One of Kenya's fastest growing towns, Eldoret is famous for its cheeses - the local factory produces more than 30 different types.
Lively Nairobi is the gateway to some of Africa's best national parks and is nicknamed 'the safari capital of the world'.
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