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A Week In Gorilla Lands

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A Week In Gorilla Lands - Absolute Africa
A Week In Gorilla Lands - Absolute Africa
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3 reviews
Starts
Entebbe
+8 Destinations
Gorilla Trek
Ends
Kigali
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Highlights

Start in Entebbe and end in Kigali! With the overland truck tour A Week In Gorilla Lands, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Entebbe, Uganda and 9 other destinations in Africa. A Week In Gorilla Lands includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Camping
Max Group Size
28
Transportation
Overland Truck
Travel style
Overland truck, Adventure, Safari, Wildlife

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  • MD
    Written on May 9, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Wow, wow wow! Given the low cost of this tour I was worried it might not live up to my expectations, but the dates worked perfectly so I thought what the heck. Well it didn't live up to my expectations, it exceeded them! Now don't expect any bells and whistles on this tour, you won't get that. What you will get is to enjoy amazing experiences, meet incredible people and see a slice of the real Africa! The Gorillas are obviously the highlight of the tour but there are so many more understated experiences that will leave you, just like me, saying "WOW"!! If you can try and get on a tour with Derek and Angelo. Two of the most delightful gentleman to exsist on this planet! They made this trip as far as I am concerned! They are an amazing team and looked after the crew in every way possible, with the right balance of freedom and guidance. I'm jealous of those who got to spend more time with these two!! Lastly, if time allows, add on some extra legs. Eight days just wasn't enough!!
    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thank you for your review, Megan. Great to hear you enjoyed your time in Uganda and Rwanda with Absolute! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Derek and Angelo too :)
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  • A
    Written on September 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    like all the time
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  • A Week In Gorilla Lands reviewer 3
    Written on October 30, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: UGANDA
  2. Day 2: UGANDA
  3. Day 3: UGANDA
  4. Days 4 - 5: UGANDA
  5. Days 6: RWANDA

What's included

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Questions & Answers

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

    • What are the inclusions of the tour price?

      Your safari price covers:

      THE CORE HIGHLIGHTS:-

      * Gorilla permit
      * Entry into Queen Elizabeth National Park including a guided game drive
      * Game cruise on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park

      CAMPING, BREAKFAST AND DINNER

      - 5 nights camping and 2 nights dorm stay whilst at the gorilla parks
      - 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners including a local meal

      Transport in a fully equipped and dieselled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, sleeping mats, tents etc.

      The services of a driver and safari leader.

      The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team.

      All road tolls and taxes are paid

      There are however, visas that you will need and additional optional excursions to add on if you wish.

    • I noticed that this trip includes a Gorilla Permit? Does this mean there are no additional costs?

      Yes this trip includes the gorilla permit as well as a game drive and game cruise in Queen Elizabeth NP, so there is no extra cost for this.

    • Can you help us with our visas if needed?

      Unfortunately we are unable to give visa advice due to the vast number of nationalities which our customers represent. Some nationalities can travel freely over borders, where others require advance permission to enter. There are also changes in requirements from time to time. We recommend checking your local embassy or consulate's website for the latest up to date information.

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    • Leslie3rd September 2018
      It is too bad there is no 6 or 8 star rating available. 5 isn't really good enough for TourRadar. This enterprise surpasses even the most stringent, high-bar criteria for excellence of customer service. These people are consistently, constantly, on top of your tour itinerary, where you are are in the process, your current status and your situation, they answer the phone on the 2nd or 3rd ring, I'M NOT KIDDING, nd when they pick up they already know who you are, what your tour and status is, and they instantly produce precise answers and solutions to your questions or problems in a matter of seconds. I don't know who the competition is for this outfit but my advice to them is, give up. Go find another line of business. You will never catch up with the platinum customer service these people provide.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

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    Uganda
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    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 Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Meningococcal meningitis
    Recommended for Uganda and Rwanda. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Required for entrance into the country for Rwanda. Ideally 10 days before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Entebbe is the starting point and Kigali is the endpoint.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Absolute Africa booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 November 2018 the full payment of $1,361 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1361 for A Week In Gorilla Lands, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Absolute Africa will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 784 km.
    • Entebbe (Uganda)
    • 31 km
    • Kampala (Uganda)
    • 117 km
    • Lake Victoria (Uganda)
    • 238 km
    • Mbarara (Uganda)
    • 85 km
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
    • 121 km
    • Kabale (Uganda)
    • 34 km
    • Kisoro (Uganda)
    • 28 km
    • Bwindi National Park (Uganda)
    • 111 km
    • Musanze (Rwanda)
    • 19 km
    • Kigali (Rwanda)

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