From the flamingo-filled shores of Lake Nakuru, to the crocodile-infested banks of Lake Edward and right down the rapids of the River Nile, this package is the ultimate tour of East Africa’s spectacular fresh water lakes. While taking pauses to walk amongst a thriving rhino population and to marvel at Uganda’s spectacular mountain gorillas while listening to the calls of hundreds of bird species, few safaris will better combine serenity, tranquility and thoughtful wildlife interactions.
Lake Nakuru – Jump Right into Kenya on Adventures
Today you will arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be welcomed by rising temperatures and a local representative. Wasting no time at all, we will transfer you out of the city and into the bush, arriving two hours later on the stunning and tranquil shores of Lake Nakuru National Park.
Reaching the park in the midafternoon, you will have time to take a safari as the sun sets over the landscape as the bush livens. This the Rift Valley region revolves around Lake Nakuru, which occupies nearly a third of the entire park. The shores of this alkaline lake are typically so covered by greater and lesser flamingos that the blue shoreline becomes unrecognizable amidst the sea of pink. Pelicans provide small reliefs of white in this cotton candy landscape, with up to 450 other species of birds flying overhead. The lake truly is a birder’s paradise. Trucks at Lake Nakuru drive near the shores, and visitors are able to leave the vehicle to approach the lake edge on foot. This allows you to immerse yourself in this spectacular avian display while the sky transforms with the sunset.
Eldoret – Drive Along the Mau Mau Escarpment
Kampala – Arrive to the Capital City of Uganda
Queen Elizabeth National Park – Back on Safari
Queen Elizabeth National Park – In Search of the Big Five
Lake Bunyonyi – Travel to the Shores of Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi – The ‘Place of Many Little Birds’
Lake Bunyoni – Gorilla Tracking Through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Lake Bunyoni – Swim in Africa’s Second Deepest Lake
Jinja – Travel to the Source of the Nile
Jinja – An Adventure-Filled Day Rafting the River Nile
Jinja – Additional Adventures or Shopping with Local Artisans
Entebbe – Flying Home
- Walk and drive amongst the chimpanzees and the Big Five in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Marvel at the flamingo-lined shores of Kenya's Lake Nakuru while rhinoceros dot the horizon
- Set out in a dugout canoe exploring the 29 islands teeming with birdlife in Lake Bunyonyi
- Be inspired by Uganda’s endangered mountain gorillas, the gentle giants of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Take the ultimate thrill by rafting down class five rapids on the River Nile
- Unwind as you sip on Uganda’s finest and freshest coffee in the socially-minded cafés in Jinja
$15,036 per person (excluding international flights)
- In-country transportation
- Some or all activities and tours
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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