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Gorillas and Game Parks Safari

Uganda – Rwanda – Kenya

20 days ex Kampala

19 Nights

Nothing will eclipse the reality of game drives to see wild animals roaming around Queen Elizabeth National Park and the famous Masai Mara.  Take the opportunity to trek gorillas and chimpanzees in their own habitat - a truly unforgettable experience.  Learn about the colourful Maasai tribe.  Enjoy lake stays in Bunyonyi, Nakuru and Naivasha.


  • Stand on the Equator - one foot in the northern hemisphere and one in the southern

  • See athletic chimpanzees in the Kibale Forest

  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Cruise on the Kazinga Chanel packed full of hippos & crocodiles

  • Rwanda – land of a thousand hills with breath-taking natural beauty

  • Trek to the mighty gorillas in the Virunga Mountains
    Swim, cruise, relax at Lake Bunyonyi

  • Explore the Nile River and its surrounds near Jinja

  • Enjoy pure mountain air and unspoilt landscapes in the Kenyan Highlands

  • Farm stay in Nakuru

  • Game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park

  • Visit ‘Elsamere’ and cruise on Lake Naivasha

  • Game drives in the vast savannahs of the Masai Mara

  • Visit and learn about the Maasai tribespeople

  • Get up close to baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Animal Trust

We did the Gorillas & Game Parks safari in July 2018, it was awesome. Andy knows Africa very well & our itinerary/route was a fabulous snapshot of the continent's animals & geographical must see's. Andy & Nico are a great team, food was delicious. I want to go again! Go to Africa, you'll never forget your experience. 

Bernard, Tasmania, AU


NZ $10,990 per person twin share
NZ $1,600 single room supplement 

Gorilla trekking - USD850 per person
Chimpanzee - USD285 per person

Prices are subject to change until confirmed and paid in full. Twin-share option with same gender available on request.


09 Jun 2024 - FULL
21 Jul 2024 - FULL
01 Sep 2024
13 Oct 2024 

08 Jun 2025
20 Jul 2025
31 Aug 2025
12 Oct 2025


  • 19 nights accommodation as indicated

  • Meals as indicated (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)

  • Sightseeing as indicated

  • Services of experienced driver/guide plus camp/cook assistant

  • Fully equipped safari vehicle, with camping / cooking equipment

  • All road tolls, vehicle taxes, National Park entry fees

  • Airport transfers (day 1 & day 20 only)


  • International airfares

  • Travel Insurance

  • Entry Visa to all countries

  • Items of a personal nature (eg. drinks, souvenirs)

  • Any other optional activities you choose to take yourself

  • Gorilla Permit USD$840

  • Chimpanzee permit USD$280 

  • Tipping

East Africa

Scania Series 4  |  260 hp

  • Coach seats for up to 18 guests

  • Air bag suspension

  • Roll up PVC sides for unencumbered views

  • Open air bench seat behind cab for game viewing

  • Secure safe for money and passports

  • 250 litre water tank providing free safe drinking water

  • Cool boxes to keep food chilled 

  • Camp stools

  • Charging facilities for NZ or UK plugs

  • PA system


We are renowned for providing wholesome tasty meals using fresh ingredients.  We cook outside on charcoal and gas BBQs.  Meals are served buffet-style on a main table and we have camp stools to sit on.  

Most days we include 3 meals (specified in the itinerary):
B - Breakfast (cereal, fresh fruit, toast, tea, coffee along with cooked options eg. eggs, bacon, sausage)
L - Lunch (cold meat, salad, bread, fruit, juice)
D - Dinner (vegetable soup, meat & vegetables, eg. bbq, curry, stew)

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