Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks Itinerary

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 $2,670
      CAD $2,755
      AUD $2,700
      EUR €1,860
      GBP £1,560
      NZD $3,010
      ZAR R27,030
      CHF FR2,240
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Day 1 Nairobi

Get ready for an animal-spotting adventure through Africa. If arriving early, Kenya's renowned National Museum is a popular place to visit in Nairobi.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Lake Nakuru

Depart Nairobi and travel to Lake Nakuru, a favourite spot for birdlife. See a pink-feathered sea of flamingos and try to spot rhinos on a game drive through Nakuru park. Meet local children at the Saidia Children's Home Project.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala

Cross the border into Uganda and camp near the city of Kampala. Discover the old and new of Kampala and uncover the secret history of the Buganda people.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park

The equatorial rainforest in Kibale Forest National Park is home to the highest concentration of primates in the world, the ideal place to go chimp spotting. Enjoy a walking safari and watch the resident chimpanzees squabbling and playing. Wander through the surrounding tea plantations to visit villages or simply kick back at camp in the grounds of an old colonial bungalow.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Set between the Edward and George lakes in the Great Rift Valley, the Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a wide array of wildlife. Embark on a safari tour to try to spot elephants, lions, buffaloes and antelopes.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi

Hire a traditional dugout canoe and glide across Lake Bunyonyi to enjoy the amazing scenery, which is some of the most picturesque in Uganda.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek

Make tracks across the border into Rwanda and set up camp at Ruhengeri, gateway to the gorilla trekking region. Accompanied by a local guide and trackers, hike through rugged terrain to come face-to-face with rare mountain gorillas - the sight of these gentle mountain giants is unforgettable. Head out on rainforest hikes to glimpse some of the forest's other inhabitants.
ACCOM: Dormitory - 3

Day 12 Lake Mburo

Travel back into Uganda and on to Lake Mburo, home to the giant eland antelope.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 13-14 Jinja

Stop at the equator en route to the place thrillseekers flock to in Uganda. Jinja is both a scenic riverside retreat and renowned spot for adventure activity enthusiasts.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi

Pass through Eldoret on the way back to the busy streets of Nairobi, where this epic African tour ends.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1