Gorillas, Gameparks & The Roof of Africa

Nairobi - Addis Ababa

44 days through Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia
FROM: $8245 USD
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Private Bus, Boat
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, African Camp Master
Accom:
Camping 25 nights
Basic Hotel 1 night
Multishare Hostel 4 nights
Camping without facilities 1 night
Comfortable Hotel 9 nights
Guesthouse 3 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 41, Lunches x 28, Dinners x 28
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
EAR
Deposit:
$870 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice

Mix some of the most amazing wildlife experiences that the continent has to offer with some of it’s lesser-known gems.

Explore the historic UNESCO world heritage city of Harar, an ancient trading hotspot, and in stark contrast discover the abundance of wildlife as you wander the Bale Mountains National Park.

Journeying through the Rift Valley you’ll truly get off the beaten track and experience overloading at its best.

As your trip travels over the north of Lake Victoria you’ll be treated to a selection of unforgettable experiences. From the adrenaline activities of Jinga, to the safaris of Nakuru and Queen Elizabeth National Park and the mesmeric activity of watching a family of mountains gorillas interact with each other in Bwindi.

Optional white water rafting on the White Nile at Jinja
Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
3 nights at Murchison Falls NP
Chimpanzee Budongo Forest Trek
2 night safari in Queen Elizabeth NP
2 Nights Bwindi NP
Mountain Gorilla trekking in Uganda
Walking safari in Mburo NP
Wildlife safari in Nakuru NP
2 night jeep safari in Maasai Mara Reserve

A real mixed trip with just over half of it spent camping and the rest in a mixture of hotels, guesthouses and hostels. Local hotels will be comfortable but don’t expect any luxuries. With some long drive days to be expected, you’ll get to bond with the rest of the group as you watch the world go by.

You’ll have the experience of an African camp master to help prep food when camping - but don’t forget you’ll have your own jobs around camp too! An adventurous journey that will be one that you won’t forget!

Trek on foot in the Budongo Forest in search of habituated chimpanzees

Launch cruise on the River Nile to the mighty Murchison Falls

Head out game driving in our overland truck in Murchison Falls National Park

Safari in QEII National Park

Trek out for this once in a lifetime experience - Gorilla Tracking with the endagered Mountain Gorillas in the Impenetrable Forest

Day 1 - Nairobi (21st October 2021)

Border Information: If joining the trip in Nairobi, you will most likely enter Kenya at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (IATA code: NBO).

Welcome to Kenya! There will be a group meeting at the joining hotel at 6:00pm. Please do not be alarmed if there is no welcome note, as this will often be a travelling day for the crew who will be joining you.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Nairobi before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Nairobi.


Accommodation: Camping


Daily Activities

Optional Activities

Visit the David Sheldrick animal orphanage

Entrance donations: 500 KES

Learn all about the different tribal groups of Kenya at the Bomas of Kenya cultural centre in Nairobi

Entrance: 10 USD

Visit the Langata Giraffe Centre in Nairobi

Entrance: 1,000 KES

Explore the museum at the site of the former home of Karen Blixen, the author of 'Out of Africa'

Entrance: 1,200 KES

Discover some of Kenya's ancient hominids at the National Museum in Nairobi

Entrance: 1,200 KES

Head out on a guided safari walk in Nairobi National Park

Entrance and walk: 50 USD

Day 2 - Kericho (22nd October 2021)
Day 3 - Jinja (23rd October 2021)
Day 4 - Jinja (24th October 2021)
Day 5 - Nakitoma (25th October 2021)
Day 6 - Kaniyo Pabidi (26th October 2021)
Day 7 - Murchison Falls NP (27th October 2021)
Day 8 - Murchison Falls NP (28th October 2021)
Day 9 - Mpanga Forest (29th October 2021)
Day 10 - Queen Elizabeth NP (30th October 2021)
Day 11 - Queen Elizabeth NP (31st October 2021)
Day 12 - Bwindi Impenetrable NP (1st November 2021)
Day 13 - Bwindi Impenetrable NP (2nd November 2021)
Day 14 - Lake Mburo (3rd November 2021)
Day 15 - Jinja (4th November 2021)
Day 16 - Nakuru NP (5th November 2021)
Day 17 - Nakuru NP (6th November 2021)
Day 18 - Masai Mara (7th November 2021)
Day 19 - Masai Mara (8th November 2021)
Day 20 - Nairobi (9th November 2021)
Day 21 - Nairobi (10th November 2021)
Day 22 - Naivasha (11th November 2021)
Day 23 - Naro Moru (12th November 2021)
Day 24 - Naro Moru (13th November 2021)
Day 25 - Samburu Village (14th November 2021)
Day 26 - Samburu National Reserve (15th November 2021)
Day 27 - Moyale (16th November 2021)
Day 28 - Konso (17th November 2021)
Day 29 - Arba Minch (18th November 2021)
Day 30 - Arba Minch (19th November 2021)
Day 31 - Arba Minch (20th November 2021)
Day 32 - Wendo Genet (21st November 2021)
Day 33 - Bale Mountains NP (22nd November 2021)
Day 34 - Bale Mountains NP (23rd November 2021)
Day 35 - Bale Mountains NP (24th November 2021)
Day 36 - Lake Ziway (25th November 2021)
Day 37 - Lake Ziway (26th November 2021)
Day 38 - Awash NP (27th November 2021)
Day 39 - Harar (28th November 2021)
Day 40 - Harar (29th November 2021)
Day 41 - Harar (30th November 2021)
Day 42 - Addis Ababa (1st December 2021)
Day 43 - Addis Ababa (2nd December 2021)
Day 44 - Addis Ababa (3rd December 2021)

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21 Oct 21 Nairobi
03 Dec 21 Addis Ababa

$8,245 USD

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03 Jan 22 Addis Ababa
15 Feb 22 Nairobi

$8,330 USD

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18 Jan 22 Nairobi
02 Mar 22 Addis Ababa

$8,315 USD

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02 Jan 23 Addis Ababa
14 Feb 23 Nairobi

$8,580 USD

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