Cape to Gorillas Adventure Overview

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Travel into the heart of Africa from Nairobi to Cape Town.

A close encounter with gentle giants on a gorilla safari in Rwanda is an extraordinary African experience that will stay with you forever - and it's just one of the many wildlife experiences this unforgettable African overland adventure has to offer. Roam Kenya's verdant plains, abundant rainforests, papyrus-fringed lakes and acacia woodlands and Uganda's vast game parks. Spot lions, rhinos, chimps, antelopes, hippos, leopards, flamingos and more in their natural habitats. The staggeringly beautiful African countryside will provide memories that last a lifetime on this Cape to Gorillas Adventure.

  • Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Nairobi city
  • Visit the Kariandusi School Trust project
  • Explore Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Spot the Big Five in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Take a trip to a rhino Sanctuary
  • Meet chimpanzees at Budongo Forest Reserve
  • Discover the wilderness of Lake Mburo National Park

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (1 nt), Bush camp (no facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Camping (with facilities) (56 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    2 day canoe trip on the Lower Zambezi, Cape Cross seal colony, Chimpanzee trekking, Crater service fee, Fish River Canyon, Game Drive, Hwange National Park, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Game drives, Guided Safari Walk, Matobo, Guided walk, Kariandusi School Project Visit, Kazinga Channel boat cruise, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Masai Mara - Game drive, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Murchison Falls Game Drive, Murchison Falls Launch trip, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Serengeti - Game drive, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Village visit, Visit Sand Dunes, Sesriem, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    2060kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1000, USD1000, EUR800, NZD1250, GBP650, CAD1000, ZAR8000, CHF900 ) in order to secure a gorilla permit. 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.

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Cape to Gorillas Adventure Summary

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Day 47 Mto Wa Mbu

The famous Ngorongoro crater is home to more than 30,000 animals including the endangered black rhino, zebras and hippos. Keep cameras handy as you game drive through the heart of this natural wonder. Stop by the small village community of Mto Wa Mbu and get an insight into the traditional African way of life.

Day 48 Nairobi

After an early start, get set for a day of travelling, leaving the serenity of the Serengeti for the bustling Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Days 49-50 Masai Mara

Leave the city behind once again and head into the heart of the Masai Mara. Keep an eye out for prides of lions, herds of elephants and, if you are lucky, a stealthy cheetah or leopard, all of which call the Masai Mara home.

Day 51 Nairobi

Sneak in an early morning game drive after breakfast before hitting the road back to Nairobi.

Day 52 Nakuru

Head for Nakuru and perhaps pay a visit to a working dairy farm.

Day 53 Kericho

Spend some more time mingling with the students before taking an optional tea plantation visit.

Days 54-55 Jinja

Set up camp at near Lake Victoria and prepare for two days of adventure. For adrenaline junkies, why not try some white water rafting.

Day 56 Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Visit Uganda’s Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, an important organisation that helps to reintroduce rhinos back into the wild. Join a local ranger and observe these impressive beasts in their natural habitat.

Day 57 Kaniyo Pabidi Forest

Venture to the Budongo Forest for an afternoon of chimpanzee trekking in Kaniyo Pabidi.

Days 58-59 Murchison Falls National Park

Take an afternoon game drive in the delta – home to plenty of elephants, buffalo, giraffes and antelopes.

Day 60 Bush Camp

Head south and camp in the heart of the great outdoors.

Day 61 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Descend into the Great Rift Valley and embark on a game drive through this stunning national park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, well known for its healthy population of hippos.

Day 62 Lake Bunyonyi

Make tracks to Lake Bunyonyi - home to some of the most picturesque scenery in Uganda.

Days 63-65 Kigali/Ruhengeri/Gorilla trek

Cross into Rwanda, stopping at Kigali for a visit to the moving Genocide Memorial. Continue on to Ruhengeri and make a memorable trek into one of the last remaining sanctuaries of the mountain gorilla.

Day 66 Lake Mburo National Park

Camp on the shores of the stunning Lake Mburo, surrounded by an amazing array of wildlife.

Day 67 Jinja

Travel to Jinja, via Kampala, stopping at the equator. Camp overnight by the riverside.

Day 68 Eldoret

Cross back into Kenya and visit Eldoret – a high altitude retreat that is an ideal training ground for Kenya’s endurance athletes.

Day 69 Nakuru National Park

Frolic around a flamingo-filled lake and camp overnight on a dairy farm.

Days 70-71 Nairobi

Return to Nairobi, where this incredible tour of Africa comes to a close.
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