6-Day Masai Mara Safari & Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

The 6 day Uganda and Kenya safari to gorilla trekking in Bwindi and game watching in Masai Mara blends big 5 and nature discovery in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve. In the jungles of Bwindi National Park, this amazing Masai Mara & Bwindi Gorilla tour takes you trekking to see and in-depth exploration of feeding habits, mating, body movements, and photographing the endangered mountain gorillas. The wildebeest migration, as well as the major five African game, can be seen in the Masai Mara National Reserve. This is one of the most unforgettable East African safari experiences.

Itinerary in detail

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport or transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on the first day.

Bwindi gorilla trekking is included in your 6-day Masai Mara safari in Kenya. Early arrival at Entebbe International Airport is accompanied by a warm welcome from a Go Kenya Safari guide and a briefing on what to expect during your vacation in Bwindi. After that, you’ll take a flight to Kisoro or Kihihi airstrip, from where you’ll drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. If you travel by bus, you must arrive yesterday and move to Bwindi today via the Equator with a stopover in Igongo before arriving in Bwindi for relaxing before your gorilla encounter tomorrow.

Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge (Budget|Mid-range) is a great place to stay if you’re on a budget.
Lake Muhele (Mid-range)
Both meals are included, as well as non-alcoholic beverages consumed with meals.

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

After breakfast, arrive at Bwindi Park Headquarters by 7:00 a.m. for a briefing on gorilla trekking guidelines. Set out at 8:00 a.m., armed with a packed lunch and plenty of water, to find a gorilla party that will be assigned to you. An professional park ranger guide will accompany you, as well as trackers and porters who will handle your baggage. This is a 2- to 6-hour primate experience, and after you see mountain gorillas, you only have one hour to hear about their unusual habits while they interact, eat, and play, and you can take pictures of them.

Other primate species seen on gorilla treks in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park include black and white colobus monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, olive baboons, and a variety of bird species. After your thrilling gorilla hike, return to the lodge for a cultural tour of the Batwa pygmy tribe, where you can hear about the Batwa pygmies’ way of life, as well as their ancient hunting and gathering techniques.

Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge (Budget|Mid-range) is a great place to stay if you’re on a budget.
Lake Muhele (Mid-range)
Both meals are included, and non-alcoholic beverages are available with meals.

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Jinja, via Kabale, Mbarara, and Kampala.

You wake up early the next morning after your breathtaking Uganda gorilla monitoring encounter in Bwindi and enjoy a delicious breakfast before being transferred to Jinja via Kabale and Mbarara. You’ll make some stops before landing in Jinja for dinner and an overnight stay at your hotel.
Accommodation: Source of the Smile Jinja (Mid-range lodge)
Meals & Drinks: All meals included plus Non-alcoholic drinks served with meals

Day 4: Jinja to Masai Mara drive

Get breakfast early in the morning and then sign out of the lodge to prepare for a nonstop drive to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve for a safari. Meet your driver-guide at the airport for a ride to the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Accommodation: Rhino Tourist Camp
Meals & Drinks: All meals included plus Non-alcoholic drinks served with meals

Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve game drive

After an early morning meal, you can spend the whole day game watching in the Masai Mara National Reserve’s untouched wilderness. A game drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve includes seeing great wildebeest migrations, African bush elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, cheetahs, leopards, tigers, warthogs, Masai giraffes, jackals, zebras, hartebeests, topis, impalas, and a variety of bird species. After a picnic lunch, you can go on to the second part of the game watching tour, where you can hunt for more animal species.
Accommodation: Rhino Tourist Camp
Meals & Drinks: All meals included plus Non-alcoholic drinks served with meals

Masai Mara Walking Tours and Departure on Day 6
Start your day in the Masai Mara National Reserve with an early morning breakfast and a guided nature walk. This is so that you can have a near encounter with nature while learning about various animal species, animals, and ecosystems. You will leave for Nairobi after the 2-hour nature walk, where you will be dropped off and ready to continue your journey back home.

Your 6 day Luxury Masai Mara & Uganda Gorilla Tour comes to an end. Thank you for deciding to go on a safari in Kenya.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. (Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.)
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)






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    Best time to visit Kenya

    Kenya is open all-year-long, the best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the Dry season from late June to October.

    The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara in August and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania.

     June to October –Dry Season

    Wildlife is easier to spot.

    July to October are the best months to see the wildebeest migration It gets very busy and crowded in the most popular parks.

    November to May –Wet Season

    The scenery is beautiful and green Rates drop because it’s the low season.