Gorillas & Rhinos In Depth Itinerary

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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Leopard, Queen Elizabeth National Park

White Rhino, Lake Nakuru

Hippo and flamingos, Lake Nakuru

Giraffe, Kenya

Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi to the sounds of the bustling population and explore this fast paced capital.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 2 Nakuru National Park

Head to Nakuru and camp overnight on a dairy farm.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 3 Kericho

Spend time mingling with eager students before taking an optional tea plantation visit at Kericho.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 4-5 Jinja

Cross the border into Uganda, set up camp near Lake Victoria and prepare for two days of adventure.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 6 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.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 7 Kaniyo Pabidi Forest

Venture to the Budongo Forest for an afternoon of chimpanzee trekking in Kaniyo Pabidi.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 8-9 Murchison Falls National Park

Take an afternoon game drive in the delta – home to plenty of elephants, buffalo, giraffes and antelopes.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 10 Bush Camp

Head towards Queen Elizabeth National Park and camp in the heart of the great outdoors.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 11 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.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 12 Lake Bunyonyi

Make tracks to Lake Bunyonyi - home to some of the most picturesque scenery in Uganda.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 13-15 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.
ACCOM: Hostel - 3

Day 16 Lake Mburo National Park

Camp on the shores of the stunning Lake Mburo, surrounded by an amazing array of wildlife.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 17 Jinja

Travel to Jinja, via Kampala, stopping at the equator. Camp overnight by the riverside.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 18 Eldoret

Cross back into Kenya and visit Eldoret – a high altitude retreat that is an ideal training ground for Kenya’s endurance athletes.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 19 Nakuru National Park

Frolic around a flamingo-filled lake and camp overnight on a dairy farm near Nakuru National Park.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 20-21 Nairobi

Return to Nairobi, where this incredible tour of Africa comes to a close.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1