The 9 days Masai Mara and Gorilla trekking Safari holiday begins with game viewing experience
in one of the leading National parks within the world, Masai Mara Game Reserve. The open
fields of Masai Mara have abundant wildlife, counting the Huge Five of Africa. Masai Mara
National Reserve is best known for the Wildebeest Migration, lovely scenes and solid enormous cat populaces.
Leaving Kenya, we travel into Uganda to go trekking for African Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi
Impenetrable Forest National Park. Experiencing these marvelous primates is certainly a once in a lifetime encounter, never to be forgotten! By visiting the endangered gorillas on The 10
days Masai Mara and Gorilla trekking Uganda Safari Holiday, you contribute towards the
proceeded survival of the gorillas within the wild. We also visit beautiful Lake Bunyonyi, the
second deepest lake in Africa, domestic to various birds and plants, before wrapping up our
adventure in Kampala.
Your Masai Mara & Uganda Gorillas trekking Overland Safari Holiday starts from Nairobi. Early morning you will be picked up by a professional guide from our Masai Mara holidays team who will transfer you a 5 hours drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. Along the journey we stop at the Rift Valley viewpoint to see out over part of the clearing Great Rift Valley. We at that point slip to the floor of the Rift Valley in Kenya entering Maasai Mara. The striking-looking Maasai people are frequently seen along the roadside in their brightly-coloured robes crowding cattle. Driving south through the town of Narok, we keep our eyes open for wildlife en-route to our first overnight accommodation . Within the late evening, we arrive at our safari lodge overlooking the Meguarra Slopes and a wandering stream that borders on the popular Masai Mara National Reserve. The Mara Game Reserve is unfenced, so its wild animals are free to wander around within the encompassing wild zones, indeed entering our safari lodge! The nearby ‘Askari’ keeps a lookout for any unwelcome predators at camp, guaranteeing your security.
Leaving just after dawn we set out on our first elating game drive in Masai Mara. Kenya’s Masai Mara is considered one of the most excellent game viewing goals within the world and seemingly East Africa’s top safari destination. Masai Mara is domestic to a wide assortment of wildlife species counting a cluster of predators and plains game. The reserve is known for its sizeable big cat populaces, facilitating bounty of lions, panthers and cheetahs. The Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo) are commonly seen on game drives in this 1510 km² wild area. The Masai Mara is best known for the yearly Wildebeest Migration, also known as the Great Migration . This natural life exhibition features enormous groups of over a million wildebeest, zebra and Thomson’s gazelle charging over the open plains between the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania and Masai Mara in southwestern Kenya.
On our game drive through Masai Mara, we may see all of Africa’s Big Five, at the side many other species of wildlife and birds. After game viewing within the classical African safari setting of Masai Mara, we have the chance to stop in at one of the adjacent Maasai Manyattas – conventional settlements where the Masai Tribes still live in their standard way. Within the evening we relax around the campfire, observing the dusk over this notorious African scene. The Masai Mara covers unimaginable wide-open scenery and ripe riverine woodlands, following the circling winds of the Mara and Talek waterways. Wherever you go within the Masai Mara you may see an plenitude of wildlife! Hot-air balloon trips are an totally extraordinary way of seeing the savannah fields and the natural life of Masai Mara and can be organized at additional cost upon booking.
Within the early morning, we take off the Masai Mara Game Reserve, having experienced unimaginable natural life viewing. From Mara, we pass through the rolling tea manors of Kericho, west of the Incredible Rift Valley. Taking off the green slopes of the highlands we plunge down to the Rift Valley Level. At that point we travel to one of Kenya’s fastest-growing towns – Eldoret, found south of the Cherangani Slopes in western Kenya.
Crossing the western border of Kenya we travel into the Pearl of Africa, Uganda today. We remain within the capital city, Kampala, for our first night in Uganda. Uganda could be a little country, covering different landscapes. Territories shift from rich zones of greenery within the northern region around the shores of Lake Victoria to the snow-capped Ruwenzori Mountain crests within the west and the captivating semi-desert locale within the north of Uganda. The political precariousness in Uganda over the past has incidentally shielded the nation from the negative impacts of uncontrolled commercialisation. The current organization has given impressive endeavors and reserves to reestablishing Uganda to its previous position as one of Africa’s most affluent and appealing travel destinations. Uganda offers to travellers since of its magnificence, gorilla trekking and the truth that it is less influenced by western improvement than other African nations, making it an interesting nation to visit.
Early morning after your breakfast, you will head out for white water rafting along the rapids of the Great River Nile. After the thrilling experience you will return to accommodation for lunch then checkout to embark on a 3 hours drive to Kampala.
On day six we withdraw from Kampala early within the morning heading southwest into the heart of excellent Uganda. Our following overnight base is found at the pleasant Lake Bunyoni, meaning “place of numerous small birds”. Around 200 bird species have been recorded at this peaceful lake specked with islands.
From Lake Bunyoni we have the option of participating in Mountain Gorilla Trekking Expeditions in the rainforests of central Africa. We trek in Magahinga, or Bwindi National Parks (Uganda), Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo), or Ruhengeri National Park (Rwanda); depending on the availability of gorilla trekking permits.
we pack a picnic lunch and exchange to a ranger’s station, serving as the beginning point for our experience. The officers will lead you into the thick rainforest in look of a family of gorillas. Gorilla trekking can take anything from 45 minutes to 8 hours depending on how simple the gorillas are to find. Trekking can be reasonably strenuous; subsequently it is fundamental for members to be sensibly fit. We get to spend a most extreme of one hour with the mountain gorillas
After the exceptional gorilla trekking encounter and drenching up the tranquility of Lake Bunyoni we return to Kampala. Along the way we cross the Equator once more, delaying to capture the classic “one foot in each side of the equator” photo. Our Overland Camping Safari closes upon entry in Uganda’s biggest city, Kampala. This evening you have got the choice of getting a charge out of the nearby nightlife after the safari.
Safari Price Includes
- • 8 Nights Accommodation on full board
- • Gorilla Permit
- • English speaking professional driver/guide
- • Game drives
- • Meals on journey
- • Bottled water while on safari
- • Transport (4x4 pop roof safari Vehicle)
- • Park entrance fees
- • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
Safari Price Excludes
- • Tips
- • Laundry services
- • Beverages/ drinks
- • Items of a personal use
- • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary