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10 Days Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari

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    The 10 Days Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari gives you a chance to see the big cats, big five in Kenya’s Masai Mara plus the flamingos and other bird species in Lake Nakuru National Park. You also get to trek to the gorillas in Uganda at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It is a mix of primates and wildlife safari encounters.

    Tour Details

    The Uganda Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari covers the following;

    • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
    • Lake Nakuru National Park

    Departure & Return Location

    Entebbe and Jommo Kenyatta International Airports

    Departure Time

    3 Hours Before Flight Time

    Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari Price Includes

    • All park entry fees, Gorilla permits(USD 700), Flight between Entebbe and Masai Mara, 9 nights’ Accommodation, All meals, Packed drinking water, Fueled 4WD Private Safari Vehicle, English speaking Private safari guide,

    Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari Price Excludes

    • Flights, Visa, Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.), Meals not listed above, Flying balloon rides, any items of personal nature.

    What to pack for Gorillas and Kenya Wildlife Safari

    Personal cameras and binoculars

    Insect repellent

    Hat

    Sun glasses

    Light clothes and jackets or sweaters

    A pair of water proof trousers and jacket

    In case you want to add or remove bits on this tour, feel free to contact us.

    Itinerary

    Day 1Arrival

    On arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be welcomed by your safari guide from Mandela Safari Holidays. He will as well transfer you to your Hotel in Either Entebbe or Kampala and brief you about the 7 days Uganda Gorillas and Masdai Mara safari.
    Meal plan – Lunch and supper
    Accomodation – K Hotels Entebbe/ Latitude Hotel

    Day 2Travel to Bwindi

    You wake up early for breakfast and then drive to Bwindi Forest. You will pass through the Ankole Kingdome home of the (Ankole cattle)/long horned cattle before you start seeing the terraced steep hills of the Kigezi region. On arrival you will check in your accommodation in Bwindi for dinner and overnight.
    Travel time – Approx 9 hrs
    Meal plan – Breakfast , lunch and supper
    Accommodation – Ruhija Rest Camp/ Bakiga Lodge/ Gorilla Safari Lodge

    Day 3Gorilla Trekking

    After a mighty breakfast prepared by your safari lodge, we report at the gorilla trekking starting point for a short briefing. You then enter the Impenetrable forest with packed lunch to search for the endangered mountain gorillas. Be ready to walk for 1 to 7 hours depending on where you will find the gorillas that day. Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to enjoy their company. At this point, you can take as many photos as you want. An hour you spend with the Uganda mountain gorillas is one of the best wildlife encounters one can ever have. Dont be suprised when you get goose bumps as you look into the brown eyes of the dominant silver back, its the strongest and most mascular primate on earth. You then drive back to your safari lodge to relax.
    Accommodation – Ruhija Rest Camp/Broadbill Forest Camp
    Meal Plan- Breakfast, Lunch and supper

    Day 4Travel to Entebbe

    After breakfast, you will check out of your accommodation and then start the journey back to Kampala with a detour to Lake Bunyonyi. Bunyonyi is Uganda’s deepest and most beautiful lake, so sparing two hours to visit is worth it.
    Travel time – Approx. 9 Hrs
    Accommodation – K Hotels
    Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper

    Day 5Fly to Masai Mara

    On this day, your Uganda Safari guide will drive you to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight to Masai Mara for your next wildlife adventures. In Masai Mara, you will be received by your Kenyan Safari Guide from Mandela Safari Hiolidays who will transfer you to your Lodge and brief you about your next part of the trip.
    Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation: Siana Springs Camp/AA Lodges Mara/Sarova Mara Lodge

    Day 6 and 7Full day game drive in Masai Mara

    Having had breakfast, have a full day game viewing on the vast plains of the Masai Mara giving you chance to see lions, cheetahs, buffaloes, zebras, warthogs. Masai Mara is famous for having a huge population of game. The months of July to September tend to be the most interesting due to the migration of millions of wildebeest from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Kenya’s Mara National Reserve. To some, this great animal migration is the 7th wonder of the world. Dinner and overnight at campsite.
    Our game drives will mainly focus on Ngama hills for black rhinos, Sand River for large herds of elephants, hammer kop plains and Kissenger for lions, Keekorok for hippo viewing and river crossings for the wildebeest.
    Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation: Siana Springs Camp/AA Lodges Mara/Sarova Mara Lodge

    Day 8Visit a Masai Village and Travel to Lake Nakuru National park

    After having breakfast at leisure, you visit a masai community. On this tour tour you will be introduced to some masai traditions such as starting fire without a lighter, visit a typical masai homestead, visit a masai market and also enjoy a presentation from their community. Be ready to participate in the presentation as it is healthy for your muscles (can you jump higher than a masai warrior?). You will then travel to Lake Nakuru National Park to spend the night. Arrival will be in the afternoon.
    Meal plan – breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Accommodation – The Legacy Hotel/The Alps Hotel Nakuru/Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

    Day 9Full day game drive

    After having early breakfast, you will have a game drive which focus around Lake Nakuru. Lake Nakuru occupies over 70% of the park making a great spot for bird lovers. Birds to see include; the African fishing eagles, greater and lesser flamingos, Egyptian gees, pelicans and so on. This park also has a reputation of being the best place to spot rhinos. It is home to both white and black rhinos. Other game to see includes; giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, lions, leopard, warthogs and so on.
    Meal plan – breakfast and lunch
    Accommodation – The Alps Hotel Nakuru/ The Alps Hotel Nakuru/Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

    Travel to Nairobi

    Wake up for fine breakfast and then checkout of the park. Your guide will drive you back to Nairobi to catch your flight hence end of service.
    Travel time – Approx. 5 hrs.
    Meal plan, breakfast and lunch
    Accommodation – Not included

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