11 Day Uganda Gorillas and Kenya Safari

11 Days Uganda Gorillas and Kenya Safari

Day 1: Arrival to Uganda – Pearl of Africa

On your arrival, a Kagera Safaris representative will welcome you to Uganda at Entebbe airport and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy the breeze from Lake Victoria – 2nd largest lake in the world.

Drive time – 20 minutes
Hotel No.5 / Protea Hotel by Marriott

Day 2: Travel to Bwindi forest for Uganda gorilla trekking safari

Your day will start after an early breakfast and you will embark on your gorilla safari southwards to Bwindi impenetrable forest. The journey will offer you highway sights of rural and semi-urban Uganda with several fruit & vegetable markets along the roads, craft and drum makers and a stop at Uganda’s Equator monument where you will cross to the southern hemispheres. After the experience at the Equator, the drive will continue with a stop over in Mbarara for lunch before proceeding to Bwindi with short bathroom stopovers and picture sessions of landscape and other attractions.

Drive time – 8 hours Or Scheduled Flight – 1 hour and 50 minutes
B, L & D
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/ Bwindi Lodge /Clouds Mt Gorilla Lodge/Buhoma Lodge

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest

Today early morning your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge and transfer you to the briefing point at 7am before you start your gorilla trek at 8 am. On arrival at the briefing place, you will be welcomed and given seats until time of briefing as your driver guide registers you with the ranger on duty to be allocated a gorilla family. You will eventually meet your ranger guide and start your gorilla trek in the jungles of Bwindi.

We advise you to hire a porter to carry your day pack because sometimes the gorillas could be located a distance far from the start of your trek, they can also help push or pull you along the steep slippery paths in the forest.

B, L & D
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/ Bwindi Lodge /Clouds Mt Gorilla Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/ Gorilla Heights

Day 4: Transfer to Entebbe

This will mark the end to your Uganda chimpanzee trekking and wildlife safari. Stop over by the Equator monument for photos, souvenirs and lunch before proceeding to the airport for your flight back home.

Drive time – 9 hours Or Scheduled Flight – 1 hour 45 minutes
B, L & D

Day 5: Transfer to Masai Mara

You will be met and picked up by a Kagera Safaris representative from your hotel in Nairobi or from the airport.  The driver guide will then start you on your journey to Masai Mara national reserve. The journey is by road and will take you through the vast landscape and nature of Kenya. On arrival at your lodge you will be warmly welcomed with a fresh glass of juice and have lunch. After a delicious lunch head for an evening game drive before your dinner.

Drive time – 6 hours OR  Schedule flight time – 45 minutes
L & D
Bateleurs Camp / Kichwa Tembo / Mara plains camp / Little Governors / Sanctuary Olonono / Angama Mara / Zebra Plains camp

Day 6 & 7: Full Day Game drives

Breakfast in the morning will prepare you for a full day of game viewing in the famous Masai Mara National reserve. You will carry packed lunch from the lodge and then head out in to the reserve for a whole day of spectacular game viewing. Look out for wildlife – big herds of lions, leopards, elephants, the elusive cheetah, Thomson’s gazelle, wildebeest, buffaloes, impalas, topis, spotted hyenas, zebras, baboons and the graceful giraffes. Your day will end in the evening as you will be transferred back to the lodge for dinner.

Optional Activity – Hot Air balloon Safari
B, L & D
Bateleurs Camp / Kichwa Tembo / Mara plains camp / Little Governors / Sanctuary Olonono / Angama Mara / Zebra Plains camp

Day 8: Transfer to Diani Beach

Take a flight to Mombasa via Nairobi from Maasai Mara. You will arrive in the afternoon where you will spend rest of the afternoon at leisure in the resort.

Scheduled flight – 3 hours
B, L & D
Afrochic Diani / Msambweni Beach house/ The sands nomad / The Manji Beach Boutique Hotel

Day 9 & 10 Diani Beach

The days will be spent at leisure with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost. Diani beach is an endless sight to With flawless long stretch of white sand hugged by lush forest

B, L & D
Afrochic Diani / Msambweni Beach house/ The sands nomad / The Manji Beach Boutique Hotel

Day 11: Transfer to Nairobi for Departure Flight

You will finally check out of the hotel and take a local flight to Nairobi where you will proceed for your international flight.

Scheduled flight – 1 hour
B & L

 

 

 

 

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