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Gorilla Encounter 14 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
14 days

Gorilla Encounter 14 Days

From Nairobi to Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Acacia Adventure Holidays
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
2015
From
$1,905
-20%
US $1,524
+ $150 Prepaid Pass and $780 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 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 6 other destinations in Africa. Gorilla Encounter 14 Days includes accommodation as well as 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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Camping
13 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Gorilla Encounter 14 Days reviewer 1
    · January 02, 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 07, 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 02, 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
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • 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.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

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      Shilling
      Kenya and Uganda

      Plugs & Adapters

      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.

      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. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 5 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 5 June 2020, 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 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.
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