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Gorillas & Maasai Mara Traveling Overland
Experience the iconic wildlife and vast horizons of the Kenyan savannah plus the striking presences of gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, all in one fantastic adventure.
East Africa: Drink It In
The Maasai Mara is a vast grassland teeming with animals including lions, cheetahs and wildebeest. Lake Nakuru National Park has an incredible variety of birds plus White and Black rhinos, while Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to hippos, elephants, buffalo, leopards and the elusive tree-climbing lions. Murchison Falls is renowned for its scenic beauty, spectacular falls and abundant wildlife, including elephants, buffalo, Ugandan kobs (antelope), leopards, and over 450 different species of birds. The highlight of the trip is undoubtedly an hour with Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. This close-up encounter is arguably the most sensational wildlife experience of them all.
- • Experience classic safari game drives among the elephants, zebras and giraffes of the Masai Mara.
• In Uganda, track chimpanzees and other primates in Budongo Forest plus spend a precious hour in the company of Mountain gorillas.
• Travel overland with this enthusiastic operator staying in 3 and 4-star accommodations and seeing East Africa's famed highlights.
Travel Curator’s Insights:
$500 off each person when booked by July 1
From $8,379 per person
Up to 21 days before departure transfer to another trip free-of-charge. (Exclusions apply.) Policies and protocols provided before you book.
Jan - Oct 2023
Hover here for specific dates
Trip Sustainability Awards
Trains local porters and provides scholarships for female guides
Ban the Bottle campaign - 99% elimination of single-use plastics
Upholds a strict, industry-leading animal welfare policy
ABOUT THE PROPERTY
For some travelers, luxury is about having rich experiences rather than comfort. If you're looking to see classic animals plus gorillas on your one trip to East Africa, and if you don't mind simple hotels and a lot of overland travel, this trip's for you.
Joy Martinello, Founder
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