Uganda & Gorillas Overland

9 days,Kampala to Kampala

See a mountain gorilla up close and personal, search for chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve, photograph diverse wildlife, raft down the White Nile River in Jinja.

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Meet mountain gorillas and the other amazing wildlife on this 9-day overland adventure. Spot chimps in Kalinzu Forest and join experienced trackers while travelling deep into the Ugandan forests for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spot endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Our overland trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights while wilderness camping will keep you in the thick of the action. Experience a world apart as you encounter the colourful cultures and wild landscapes of Kenya and Uganda.

What's Included

  • Entrance and chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners. (Allow USD50-70 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (8 nts).
  • Overland truck, minibuses, walking.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified mountain gorilla trackers.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 20.
Day 1 Kampala (1D)

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Chimp Tracking (1B,1L,1D)

Experience the Ugandan countryside and finish up at a bush camp in western Uganda. Wake up early the next morning for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion and tea plantation visit.

Day 3-5 Gorilla Trekking/Lake Bunyoni (3B,3L,3D)

Enjoy a 1-day guided mountain gorilla trek, then enjoy a free day in Lake Bunyonyi. Option to go canoeing, fishing, hiking or boating.

Day 6 Kampala (1B,1L,1D)

Return to the capital after a long drive. Almost to Jinja!

Day 7-8 Jinja (2B,2L,2D)

Enjoy this town known for its outdoor and adventure activities. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or volunteer with a local project.

Day 9 Kampala (1B)

Transfer back to Uganda's capital where the tour finishes upon arrival in the late morning.

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