Gorilla Trekking & Masai Mara Safari – 8 Days.

PRICE: 5090 USD per person sharing

Duration: 8 Days

The price is based on 2 people sharing accommodation.


This Gorilla Trekking and Masai Mara safari will take you on a gratifying journey to see Uganda’s endangered gorillas and Kenya’s wildlife in the Masai Mara.

Your trip starts off in Entebbe Uganda before you proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will see endangered mountain gorillas in their natural rainforest habitat.

You will hike in the thick forest to find the mountain gorillas, and then spend 1 hour observing them before heading back. From Bwindi, you will then go back to Kampala with a stopover at the equator line for some classic equator photos, and then continue to Kampala. You will fly from Entebbe to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

In Masai Mara, you will go on several game drives to see the plentiful animals that live in this wonderful savannah. If your safari is during the migration, season, you will get to experience the wonderful chaos of the great wildebeest migration.

On the last day, you will transfer from Masai Mara to Nairobi for your onward flight.

Detailed Itinerary

Here is the full day-by-day itinerary for this tour

Day 1: Airport pickup

Our driver/guide will be waiting at Entebbe International Airport to pick you up and then transfer you to your accommodation for the night.

Accommodation: The Boma Hotel

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 2:Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will embark on a drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda. The 9-hour journey will take you through the Ugandan countryside with farms, small towns, plantations, and interesting landscapes on your way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

There are plenty of interesting stopovers along the way including lunch in Mbarara. You will reach your lodge in the evening.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge/ Buhoma Haven Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable N.P.

Today is the big day! Prepare yourself for an encounter with the gentle giants; the rare mountain gorillas.

For most people, this is the absolute highlight of their tour. You will go into the forest in groups of not more than 8 in search of mountain gorillas. En route, your guide will point out previous signs of gorilla activity such as dung, nests, and chewed bamboo shoots.

Your trek will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes, and bamboo. Upon finding the gorillas, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour with them after which you will be led back to the starting point.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge/ Buhoma Haven Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Transfer back to Entebbe

After an early breakfast, your driver/guide will drive you from Bwindi to Kampala/Entebbe. This is a long drive of approximately 9 hours that will take you from the cooler mountainous altitude of the Kigezi Highlands to the lower undulating landscape of Ankole and Buganda, with large farms and plantations dotted with villages and small towns.

You will have several stopovers along the way including the equator crossing in Kayabwe for some pictures.

You should reach Kampala in the early evening hours with enough time to freshen up before your flight out of Uganda. With few stops this time, you should reach Entebbe in the evening.

Accommodation: Papyrus Guest house

Meal plan: Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to the Airport and fly to Masai Mara.

After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule, your guide will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve with Aero link.

Accommodation At Ashnil Mara Luxury Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6: Wildlife Game Drives in Masai Mara National Reserve


Depending on the Wildlife migration patterns and the weather, an early morning breakfast is followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. The Masai Mara is famous for its black mane lions and the annual wildebeest migration.

This is probably one of Kenya’s most visited reserves with an extraordinary density of animals including the Big five and many other varieties of savannah wildlife. The Mara River cuts through the Mara and Serengeti ecosystems giving life to both reserves before finally pouring out into Lake Victoria.

Impressive and most notable is the wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle instinct-led migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Mara in Kenya.

This journey is coupled with numerous obstacles which makes it even more magnificent. You will have a picnic lunch and continue with the game drives arriving at the lodge in the evening for a well-deserved rest and a hot relaxing shower.

Accommodation: Ashnil Mara Luxury Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: More Masai Mara wildlife game drives

After Breakfast, you will go for yet another game drive as you follow the Migration of the wildebeests across the Mara River.

Accommodation at Ashnil Mara Luxury Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Transfer from Masai Mara to Nairobi

You will be treated to an optional final early morning game drive after which you will return to the lodge for breakfast.

Embark on your journey back to Nairobi at around mid-morning. You will have a brief stopover at Narok town and later proceed to Nairobi city and to the JKIA for your flight back home.

This will mark the end of your Gorilla Trekking and Masai Mara safari holiday.

Accommodation: None (Last day).

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

PRICE: 5090 USD per person sharing

Duration: 8 Days

The price is based on 2 people sharing accommodation.


The price of this tour includes the following items
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour.
  • English-speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board.(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary.
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person.
  • 1 Chimpanzee tracking permit per person.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.


The price of this tour does not include the following items
  • International airfares.
  • Entry visa to Uganda, and Kenya.
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter. (Helps to carry your backpack & push/pull you on the slippery slopes.)
  • Personal insurance (medical/travel)
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature.(e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities.)

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