Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks Overview

The ultimate African adventure tour. See chimps in Kenya's Kibale Forest, elephants in Uganda and go on a gorilla safari in Rwanda. This tour is unforgettable.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,005
      CAD $3,100
      AUD $3,040
      EUR €2,090
      GBP £1,755
      NZD $3,385
      ZAR R30,410
      CHF FR2,530
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Dec 28, 2013 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel into the heart of Africa to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda

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

  • Meet Rwanda's gorillas on a mountain trek
  • Cruise into hippo heaven in the Kazinga Channel
  • Marvel at swirling rapids near Bujagali Falls - the source of the Nile
  • Discover the wilderness of Lake Mburo National Park
  • Be a part of the lively atmosphere in Nairobi city
  • Spot the Big Five in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Track playful chimps in Kibale Forest

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 16
  • Meals:

    15 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 14 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with facilities) (11 nts), Dormitory (3 nts), Hotel (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale National Park, Lake Nakuru - Game drive, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    803kg 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. We also require full passport details at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. 3. This trip finishes upon arrival in Nairobi on Day 16. Please do not book any flights until after 9pm this evening.

  • Total price from

    USD $3,005
    CAD $3,100
    AUD $3,040
    EUR €2,090
    GBP £1,755
    NZD $3,385
    ZAR R30,410
    CHF FR2,530
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $187
    CAD $193
    AUD $190
    EUR €130
    GBP £109
    NZD $211
    ZAR R1,900
    CHF FR158
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About Kenya , Uganda

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Day 1 Nairobi

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.

Day 2 Lake Nakuru

Often shrouded in a carpet of pink flamingos, beautiful Lake Nakuru - and the surrounding national park - is home to a great number of wildlife and bird species.

Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala

One of Kenya's fastest growing towns, Eldoret is famous for its cheeses - the local factory produces more than 30 different types. Once the heart of the Buganda Kingdom, Kampala is a fascinating place to explore on foot, particularly its many markets and craft shops.

Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park

The most accessible of Uganda's major rainforests, Kibale Forest National Park is home to the highest concentration of primates in the world, with twelve different species recorded.

Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park

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.

Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi - meaning 'place of many little birds' - has an amazing variety of waterbirds and some of the most picturesque scenery in Uganda.

Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek

The small Rwandan town of Ruhengeri is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, one of the last remaining sanctuaries for the mountain gorilla.

Day 12 Lake Mburo

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.

Days 13-14 Jinja

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.

Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi

An ideal training ground for middle and long distance athletes due to its high altitude, Eldoret is home to some of Kenya's most famous runners. 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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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,005
      CAD $3,100
      AUD $3,040
      EUR €2,090
      GBP £1,755
      NZD $3,385
      ZAR R30,410
      CHF FR2,530
      *
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