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Gorilla Encounter 14 Days

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Gorilla Encounter 14 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Gorilla Encounter 14 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Nairobi
+8 Destinations
Gorilla Trek
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
Travel style
Overland Truck, Adventure, Safari, Gorilla Trekking, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Acacia Adventure Hol...
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.

Itinerary

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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

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • Gorilla Encounter 14 Days reviewer 1
    Written on January 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 comfortable.... Read 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
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  • Gorilla Encounter 14 Days reviewer 2
    Written on June 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ben was a fantastic guide/driver, and always made sure we were having the best time.

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  • A
    Written on June 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was such an amazing experience and ee had such a helpful tour guid

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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Thomas4th July 2019
      Team at Tour Radar is always available 24/7 and is always responsive and very helpful. They have become my go to place for booking small group travel. Amazing customer service

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      Dec 7, 2019
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      Dec 20, 2019
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      $58
      USD $1,877
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      Dec 14, 2019
      from Nairobi
      14 Days
      Friday
      Dec 27, 2019
      to Nairobi
      10+ seats left
      $58
      USD $1,877
      + $940 additional upfront costs
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      Jan 4, 2020
      from Nairobi
      14 Days
      Friday
      Jan 17, 2020
      to Nairobi
      10+ seats left
      $58
      USD $1,877
      + $940 additional upfront costs
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      Jan 11, 2020
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      Jan 24, 2020
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      $58
      USD $1,877
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    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.

    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.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 23 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 October 2019, 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 60 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.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Acacia Adventure Holidays. Please familiarise yourself with the Acacia Adventure Holidays payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Payment methods
    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.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,884 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)
    • 74 km
    • Jinja (Uganda)
    • 229 km
    • Eldoret (Kenya)
    • 259 km
    • Nairobi (Kenya)

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