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Mountain Gorillas to the Mara

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Mountain Gorillas to the Mara - Topdeck
Mountain Gorillas to the Mara - Topdeck
Starts
Nairobi
+10 Destinations
Gorilla Trek
Ends
Nairobi
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Highlights

  • Observe a family of gorillas
  • Search for wildlife in the Maasai Mara
  • Meet chimpanzees in the Kyambura Gorge
  • Camp on the banks of the Nile
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck
Start and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Mountain Gorillas to the Mara, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 7 other destinations in Africa. Mountain Gorillas to the Mara includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
  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
  6. Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi Park
  7. Day 7: Lake Bunyonyi
  8. Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi
  9. Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
  10. Day 10: Kampala to Jinja
  11. Day 11: Jinja
  12. Day 12: Jinja
  13. Day 13: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  14. Day 14: Eldoret to Nairobi
  15. Day 15: Nairobi
  16. Day 16: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve
  17. Day 17: Maasai Mara National Reserve
  18. Day 18: Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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

  • April 23, 2015

    What is the local payment?

    The local payment for Mountain Gorillas to the Mara by Topdeck is a compulsory cost that is paid upon arrival to your local tour guide.

    Your guide will use the amount to cover food purchases, camping costs and other local activities mentioned in the tour itinerary.

    The other added benefit is that It also allows you to save part of the full tour price amount until the tour departs, instead of paying for the full trip upfront.

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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 Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 July 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Mountain Gorillas to the Mara, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,080 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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