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Gorilla Encounter 14 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
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14 days

Gorilla Encounter 14 Days

Start and end in Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Acacia Adventure Holidays
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
2015
From
US $2,135
+ $150 Prepaid Pass and + $800 Gorilla & Chimp Permit
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Highlights

  • Cross the equator for a final time from Eldoret to Nairobi
  • Enjoy an extreme day white water rafting on the Nile
  • Trek to the majestic mountain gorillas
  • Travel through the mountainous south western corner of Uganda
  • Drive through to the Kyambura Gorge

Itinerary

Start and end in Nairobi! With the Overland Truck tour Gorilla Encounter 14 Days, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 6 other destinations in Africa. Gorilla Encounter 14 Days includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
  2. Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park to Eldoret
  3. Day 3: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
  4. Day 4: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  5. Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chimpanzee Trek
  6. Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
  7. Day 7-8: Lake Bunyonyi, Gorilla Trek
  8. Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
  9. Day 10: Kampala to Jinja
  10. Day 11-12: Jinja
  11. Day 13: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  12. Day 14: Eldoret to Nairobi
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Camping
13 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Gorilla Encounter 14 Days reviewer 1
    · January 2nd, 2019
    Great tour guide (Crispen) and great driver (Ben)! I experienced a lot of new things, and both Crispen and Ben learned me so many new things. They led us to incredible animals, beautiful landscapes and they made the journey both interesting and... Show more
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Thank you for your lovely review - we'll be sure to pass the compliments on to Crispen and Ben. Regards, the Acacia Africa team
    Trip date: June 2018
  • Gorilla Encounter 14 Days reviewer 2
    · June 7th, 2018
    Ben was a fantastic guide/driver, and always made sure we were having the best time.
    Trip date: December 2016
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    · June 2nd, 2018
    It was such an amazing experience and ee had such a helpful tour guid
    Trip date: December 2014

Dates & Availability

14 days
Gorilla Encounter 14 Days
From Nairobi to Nairobi
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Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    24 Apr, 2021
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    Friday
    7 May, 2021
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    1 May, 2021
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    14 May, 2021
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    22 May, 2021
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    Friday
    4 Jun, 2021
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  • Saturday
    29 May, 2021
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    Friday
    11 Jun, 2021
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    19 Jun, 2021
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    2 Jul, 2021
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  • Saturday
    26 Jun, 2021
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    Friday
    9 Jul, 2021
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    17 Jul, 2021
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    Friday
    30 Jul, 2021
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    24 Jul, 2021
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    6 Aug, 2021
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    14 Aug, 2021
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    21 Aug, 2021
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    11 Sep, 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends at Hotel Boulevard in Nairobi on the last day of the tour at approximately 6pm due to traffic conditions. Please note the hotel is subject to change until your finalised travel documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour usually starts from the Hotel Boulevard in Nairobi after breakfast at 8am. Please note that the hotel is subject to change until your finalised travel documents are released.

    • What is the best time to have this tour?

      The short rainy season starts from late October to December. November typically has four inches of rain. Average rainfall during the other months is about two inches. The best time to plan your Nairobi tour activities is during the dry months of July.

    • How is the adventure pass paid?

      The Adventure Pass is paid locally. Please contact us for the price and other detailed information.

    • Is there a transfer available on this trip?

      We can certainly arrange for you once you are booked into the tour for arrival and departure transfers. Please contact us for this.

    • Can you arrange a pre/post accommodation?

      Yes, we can arrange a 1 night pre tour accommodation at the start point hotel of the tour. It includes airport transfer for an additional cost.

    • What is the Adventure Pass?

      Every Overland tour has an Adventure Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      Kenyan Shilling
      Kenya
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      Uganda Shilling
      Uganda
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type G.

      Type G
      Kenya and Uganda
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 14th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 14th, 2021, a minimum payment of $300 is required to confirm your booking with Acacia Adventure Holidays. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 61 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Acacia Adventure Holidays will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Acacia Adventure Holidays" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Cancellation Policy
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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