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Gorilla Encounter - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Gorilla Encounter - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Starts
Nairobi
Destinations
+8
Ends
Nairobi
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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
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Private Vehicle
Start and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Gorilla Encounter, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 7 other destinations in Africa. Gorilla Encounter includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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    This tour was absolutely incredible from the start to the end. Went on the 43 day tour from Kenya to Cape Town and the t... Read more

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    Acacia were excellent. Our trip was really two trips - Nairobi to Victoria Falls and then Victoria Falls to Jo Burg. B... Read more

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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park to Eldoret
  • Day 3: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
  • Day 4: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chimpanzee Trek
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 7-8: Lake Bunyonyi, Gorilla Trek
  • Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
  • Day 10: Kampala to Jinja
  • Day 11-12: Jinja
  • Day 13: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  • Day 14: Eldoret to Nairobi

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      What is the name of the starting point hotel?

      The starting point hotel is the Hotel Boulevard in Nairobi

    • January 1, 2017

      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.

    • January 1, 2017

      How is the adventure pass paid?

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

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      • Gim Yang, 33 years old26th February 2017
        Agents are helpful, fast, efficient and attentive to my needs. Will definitely book with TourRadar again.

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        Nov 11, 2017
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        Nov 18, 2017
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        Dec 1, 2017
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        Dec 9, 2017
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        Dec 22, 2017
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      • Saturday
        Dec 16, 2017
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        Jan 6, 2018
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        Jan 26, 2018
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        Feb 3, 2018
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        Feb 16, 2018
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        Our saving
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        Feb 10, 2018
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        Friday
        Feb 23, 2018
        in Nairobi
        Our saving
        $31
        Price
        USD $1,504
        + $820 additional upfront costs
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      • Saturday
        Mar 3, 2018
        from Nairobi
        Friday
        Mar 16, 2018
        in Nairobi
        Our saving
        $31
        Price
        USD $1,504
        + $820 additional upfront costs
        10+ spaces left
      • Saturday
        Mar 10, 2018
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        Mar 23, 2018
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        Our saving
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        Price
        USD $1,504
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      About the countries

      Useful things to know before you go

      Currencies

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      Kenya and Uganda

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      Kenya and Uganda

      Visa

      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.

      Vaccinations

      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. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Ideally 10 days before travel.

      Policies

      Location
      Start and end in Nairobi.
      Hold my space
      TourRadar can request Acacia Adventure Holidays to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $300 to confirm this Acacia Adventure Holidays booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 December 2017 the full payment of $1,203 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1203 for Gorilla Encounter, but the deposit of $300 is non-refundable.
      Credit Cards
      The following cards are accepted for Acacia Adventure Holidays tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 2,538 km.
      • Nairobi (Kenya)
      • 122 km
      • Lake Nakuru (Kenya)
      • 137 km
      • Eldoret (Kenya)
      • 301 km
      • Kampala (Uganda)
      • 290 km
      • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
      • 126 km
      • Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
      • 347 km
      • Kampala (Uganda)
      • 352 km
      • Bwindi National Park (Uganda)
      • 425 km
      • Jinja (Uganda)
      • 439 km
      • Nairobi (Kenya)

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