Addis to Nairobi and Gorillas Overview

Travel to Africa and visit the cosmopolitan city of Nairobi and the castles and palaces of Gonder as well as game driving through national parks in search of wildlife, and discovering traditional African villages.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,860
      CAD $4,965
      AUD $4,560
      EUR €3,700
      GBP £3,030
      NZD $6,005
      ZAR R46,395
      CHF FR4,370
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,700
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,560*
      CAD $7,890*
      AUD $7,544*
      EUR €5,673*
      GBP £4,818*
      NZD $9,199*
      ZAR R75,106*
      CHF FR6,759*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Visit Africa and take an adventure tour through the Eastern highlights of the continent

Travel to Africa and explore Ethiopia before heading on an overland tour through the continent in search of Africa's Big Five and the illusive mountain gorilla. Admire the castles and palaces of Gonder and visit the cosmopolitan city of Nairobi as well as game driving through national parks and discovering traditional African tribal villages in the Omo Valley. With the perfect combination of natural beauty and rich African culture and tradition, this is the perfect African vacation.

  • Visit traditional tribal villages in the Omo Valley Region
  • See majestic rhinos at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Head on a guided gorilla trek in Ruhengeri
  • Take in the beauty of the Blue Nile Falls
  • Explore the castles and palaces of Gonder
  • Trek through the jagged peaks of the Simien Mountains National Park
  • Marvel at the ancient rock-hewn churches of Lalibela

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (6 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with facilities) (31 nts), Hostel (2 nts), Hotel (19 nts), Lodge (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    1/2 Day Lake Tana boat trip, Awassa Children's Project, Castle Complex and Fasilidas' Bath, Chimpanzee trekking, Church of Debre Berhan Sellassie, Dairy farm visit, Elsamere Conservation Centre, Entrance Blue Nile Falls, Entrance Simien Mountains National Park, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Guided tour of Aksum, Guided tour of Gonder, Guided tour of rock churches & monastery, Guided walk, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Lake Ziwa Boat trip, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Murchison Falls Game Drive, Murchison Falls Launch trip, Palace and church ruins, Simien Mountains trek (2 days), Tigray Rock-hewn Churches, Tulu Gudo Island Guided tour, Visit to Samburu tribal community and cultural project

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1857kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit (AUD1000, USD900, EUR650, NZD1000, GBP500, CAD900, ZAR6500, CHF900) in order to secure a gorilla permit. We also require a scanned copy of your passport at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

  • Trip price from

    USD $4,860
    CAD $4,965
    AUD $4,560
    EUR €3,700
    GBP £3,030
    NZD $6,005
    ZAR R46,395
    CHF FR4,370
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    USD $2,700
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  • Total price from

    USD $7,560*
    CAD $7,890*
    AUD $7,544*
    EUR €5,673*
    GBP £4,818*
    NZD $9,199*
    ZAR R75,106*
    CHF FR6,759*
    *
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  • ‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
  • Per day from:

    USD $114
    CAD $119
    AUD $114
    EUR €85
    GBP £73
    NZD $139
    ZAR R1,137
    CHF FR102
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About Ethiopia , Kenya , Rwanda , Uganda

Addis to Nairobi and Gorillas Summary

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Day 51 Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Visit Uganda’s Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, an important wildlife initiative that helps to protect these endangered species. Join a local ranger on a guided walk for the chance to observe these impressive beasts in their natural habitat.

Day 52 Kaniyo Pabidi Forest

Venture into the Budongo Forest for unrivalled chimpanzee spotting opportunities in Kaniyo Pabidi.

Days 53-54 Murchison Falls National Park

Marvel at the might of Murchison Falls in the country's largest National Park. Set out an afternoon game drive in the delta – home to elephants, buffaloes, giraffes and antelopes.

Day 55 Kampala

Drive on to Kampala, one of Africa's more pleasant capital cities.

Day 56 Lake Mburo National Park

Set up camp on the scenic shores of Lake Mburo. Try to spy hippos, buffaloes, zebras and any number of other animals on an afternoon walking safari.

Day 57 Lake Bunyonyi

Make tracks to Lake Bunyonyi – home to some of the country's most picturesque scenery. Perhaps jump in a dugout canoe for a paddle on its still, blue waters.

Days 58-59 Ruhengeri/Gorilla trek

Journey on into Rwanda. Visit Kigali's moving Genocide Memorial for a glimpse into the country's tragic past, then continue on to Ruhengeri – the base for exploring one of the last remaining domains of the rare mountain gorilla.

Day 60 Kabale

Travel back into Uganda via Cyanika.

Day 61 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Descend through the Great Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, well known for its healthy population of hippos and birdlife.

Day 63 Jinja

Embark on a guided walk through Lake Mburo National Park, keeping a lookout for zebras, topis and leopards, before making tracks for Jinja.

Day 64 Eldoret

Cross back into Kenya and visit Eldoret – a high altitude town that has produced scores of the country's best marathon runners.

Days 65-66 Nairobi

Take one final game drive through Nakuru National Park before returning to Nairobi where this incredible African adventure comes to an end.
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    • YDOFC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,860
      CAD $4,965
      AUD $4,560
      EUR €3,700
      GBP £3,030
      NZD $6,005
      ZAR R46,395
      CHF FR4,370
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,700
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,560*
      CAD $7,890*
      AUD $7,544*
      EUR €5,673*
      GBP £4,818*
      NZD $9,199*
      ZAR R75,106*
      CHF FR6,759*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.