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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      USD $1,610
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    • Overland, Wildlife
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2016. View later Gorillas & Rhinos In Depth.
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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

Take a morning game drive through Lake Nakuru National Park 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 Kampala

Head towards Kampala.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 11 Lake Mburo National Park

Spend a night camped by the shores of the stunning Lake Mburo, a national park home to an array of birdlife and more than 60 species of mammal including zebra, impalas, buffalo and leopards. See how many you can spy on a guided afternoon walking tour.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 12 Lake Bunyonyi

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

Days 13-14 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 - 2

Day 15 Kabale

Cross back into Uganda via Cyanika.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 16 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Descend into the Great Rift Valley and head towards Queen Elizabeth 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 17 Mbarara

Set out for an optional early morning game drive to watch the wildlife wake or simply choose to snooze.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 18 Jinja

Get comfy for a long travel day as we head for Jinja.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 19 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

Days 20-21 Nairobi

Take one final game drive before returning to Nairobi, where this incredible tour of Africa comes to a close.
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