When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 11:59 p.m. on Day 1
Your flight must depart no earlier than: 09:00 p.m. on Day 14

Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi

 

Arrive at any time.

 

Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure you have the ones you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border.

 
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

 

1h

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Optional Activities - Day 1

David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Visit
Nairobi5h30m-6h
67-147USD per person

Established in memory of the founder of Kenya's giant Tsavo East National Park, David Sheldrick, this organization strives to help save the lives of orphaned elephants and rhinos before they are released back into the wild. Entrance fees assist in feeding and nurturing the animals.

 
Bomas of Kenya Tour
Nairobi
18-65USD per person

This tour gives you a glimpse into the life of 42 different tribes of the country that make up Kenya's rich culture. Get a better understanding of village life by visiting homesteads and enjoy a display and sounds of folk dances performed.

 
Karen Blixen Museum 
Nairobi
26-73USD per person

Converted from the former home of pioneer coffee farmer and acclaimed writer Karen Blixen, this museum provides visitors insight into life of a Danish settler in pre-Independence Kenya. Take a walk through the home, and magnificent gardens that provide a stunning view of the Ngong hills.

 
Railway Museum
Nairobi
6USD per person

Adjacent to the Nairobi railway station, this museum contains exhibits from the East African Railways opened in 1971. 

 
National Museum
Nairobi
21-33USD per person

Take a stroll through this museum to get a better understanding of Kenya's rich heritage through a range of cultural and natural-history exhibits. Learn more about the region's bird population at the Birds of East Africa exhibit, a huge gallery of at least 900 stuffed specimens. Get a refreshing take on Kenyan history counterpoint to colonial historiographies at the Historia Ya Kenya display. 

 

 
The Carnivore Restaurant
Nairobi
43-82USD per person

Feast on a range of familiar and exotic meats roasted over an open flame barbecue pit. Ever wanted to try ostrich or crocodile? Here's your chance to do so (at a world-renowned restaurant, at that). 

Accommodation

 
Hotel Boulevard (or similar)
Hotel

Day 2Nairobi/Lake Naivasha

Travel to beautiful Lake Naivasha, and enjoy an included boat ride to spot hippos.

 

 
Lando
Nairobi – Lake Naivasha3h-4h

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Lake Naivasha Boat Ride
Lake Naivasha

Enjoy a scenic boat ride on this fresh water lake, popular with people seeking wildlife and bird watching. The name Naivasha comes from the Masai “Nai’posha”, which means “rough water”, though Lake Naivasha is generally calm as we watch for hippos, crocodiles, and birdlife. Bring your binoculars and scan for lovebirds, ibis, and fish eagles, watch buffaloes wallow in the swamps and listen to colobus monkeys call from the treetops.

Accommodation

 
Crescent Campsite (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Lake Naivasha/Eldoret

View varied landscapes from the overland adventure vehicle (OAV).

 

 
Lando
Lake Naivasha – Eldoret8h156km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

Accommodation

 
Naiberi River Campsite (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Eldoret/Kampala

Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital.

 

 
Lando
Eldoret – Kampala12h350km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Border Crossing (Kenya - Uganda)
Malaba

Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

Optional Activities - Day 4

Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
 

You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of your group and learn about the next leg of your tour.

Accommodation

 
Red Chilli Hideaway (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve

Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.

 

 
Lando
Kampala – Kalinzu Forest Reserve6h345km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

Accommodation

 
Kalinzu Forest Campsite (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi

Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.

 

 
Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion
Kalinzu Forest Reserve1h-5h

Enjoy a chimpanzee tracking excursion through the scenic Kalinzu Forest Reserve. Trek along the ridges and valleys of the Rift Valley escarpment to visit chimpanzees in their natural habitat. Follow forest trails, which offer amazing views over the Rwenzori Mountains, Lake Edward, the Kazinga Channel, and the Congo. The Kalinzu Forest Reserve is steeped in mystery and rich with local legends. Learn about the folklore and uses of the forest from a local guide.

 
Tea Plantation Visit
Kalinzu Forest Reserve1h

Walk through a tea plantation with a local guide. View multiple varietals of tea, and learn about the process of growing tea plants from the harvesting stage to what goes into making the best cup of tea.

 
Lando
Kalinzu Forest Reserve – Lake Bunyonyi3h

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

Accommodation

 
Bunyonyi Overland Camp (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Gorilla Trek

Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

 

Depending on the date of our permits, it's possible that the gorilla trek will take place on the second full day in Lake Bunyonyi.

 
Mountain Gorilla Trek
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park1h-6h

Take an unforgettable guided trek (1-6 hrs) deep into volcano forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for a wildlife encounter of a lifetime, and meet a family of mountain gorillas. One of Africa's major highlights, a close encounter with these amazing animals is simply breathtaking.

Get prepared before heading out: bring plenty of water and waterproof clothing (it can rain on only a few minutes’ notice), and be sure to bring protective bags for cameras and film. Dress in layers with long sleeves and long pants to protect against stinging nettles found in the forests. The trek’s often chilly, at first, until you start trekking.

Note: Ugandan authorities are fiercely protective of this natural treasure, and currently permit only a maximum of eight people, per day, to visit a given gorilla family. The group will be split into different sub-groups for the trek, and depending on the number of travellers, different sub-groups may do their trek on different days.

Accommodation

 
Bunyonyi Overland Camp (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8Lake Bunyonyi

Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.

 

 
Free Time
Lake BunyonyiFull Day

Get out and do as much or as little as you'd like around Lake Bunyonyi.

Optional Activities - Day 8

Swimming
Lake Bunyonyi

Jump in and enjoy the water and magical surroundings.

 
Canoe Rental
Lake Bunyonyi3h-4h
10USD per person

Get in a boat and enjoy paddling around the many islands of Lake Bunyonyi.

 
Bird Watching Walk
Lake Bunyonyi
5USD per person

The word “Bunyonyi” means "the place of little birds" in the local language. Accompany a professional bird guide along the shore and view the wide range of bird species that inhabit the area around this lake. This is a can't-miss for birding lovers.

 
Nature Walk
Lake Bunyonyi
5USD per person

Set out and discover the incredible landscape of the Lake Bunyoni area on foot, visiting villages and meeting local communities along the way.

 
Motorboat Tour of Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi15m-1h
25-80USD per person

Relax on a boat tour around the peaceful waters of Lake Bunyonyi and learn about the history of the surrounding islands.

 
Rwanda Day Tour
Lake Bunyonyi
40-250USD per person

Take a day trip to the "land of a thousand hills" and soak in the culture of the historic capital of Kigali with a local guide. Visit to the Gisozi Genocide Memorial site included. Please note that travellers looking to participate in this tour are encouraged to purchase the East Africa visa, see Visa section of Tour Details page for more information.

Accommodation

 
Bunyonyi Overland Camp (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala

Return to the capital after a long drive.

Stop off at the Equator along the way to break up the drive.

 
Lando
Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala12h520km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

Accommodation

 
Red Chilli Hideaway (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 10Kampala/Jinja

Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.

 

 
Lando
Kampala – Jinja3h90km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Free Time
JinjaAfternoon

Get out and enjoy the adrenaline capital of Uganda.

Optional Activities - Day 10

Quad Biking
Jinja
99USD per person

Get ready for lots of fun on this exhilarating quad biking tour safari. Ride along the banks of the Nile River through forests, farms and villages. 

 
Mabira Forest Mountain Biking
Mabira Forest
45USD per person180USD per group

Take to two wheels to see a different side of Jinja and the surrounding area. Cycle through villages and agricultural plantations to get a real of taste of rural Uganda before heading to the main forest in search of monkeys.

 
Nile River Sunset Cruise
Jinja
45USD per person

Nothing beats an African sunset over the Nile. Salute the end of another great day with good company, good food, and an ice cold cocktail.

 
Bungee Jumping
Jinja3h-4h
115USD per person

If adrenaline is your thing, strap in and leap off for a fantastic experience.

 
Nile River Rafting
Jinja3h-6h
115-125USD per person

Did you know the Nile River starts here? Get out and raft it! Enjoy an exhilarating and thrilling whitewater rafting trip down Grade 5 rapids.

 
Nile River Kayaking
Jinja5h-6h
140-160USD per person

Ride the whitewater of the Nile on a kayaking trip. Take an introductory whitewater kayaking course or dive right in with a tandem kayaking trip with an experienced guide.

Accommodation

 
Nile River Explorers River Camp (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 11Jinja

Spend another day exploring Jinja. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or check out the local market.

 

 
Carte Blanche
JinjaFull Day

There's plenty to see and do in Jinja, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and quad biking. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!

Optional Activities - Day 11

Mabira Forest Mountain Biking
Mabira Forest
45USD per person180USD per group

Take to two wheels to see a different side of Jinja and the surrounding area. Cycle through villages and agricultural plantations to get a real of taste of rural Uganda before heading to the main forest in search of monkeys.

 
Quad Biking
Jinja
99USD per person

Get ready for lots of fun on this exhilarating quad biking tour safari. Ride along the banks of the Nile River through forests, farms and villages. 

 
Nile River Rafting
Jinja3h-6h
115-125USD per person

Did you know the Nile River starts here? Get out and raft it! Enjoy an exhilarating and thrilling whitewater rafting trip down Grade 5 rapids.

 
Nile River Kayaking
Jinja5h-6h
140-160USD per person

Ride the whitewater of the Nile on a kayaking trip. Take an introductory whitewater kayaking course or dive right in with a tandem kayaking trip with an experienced guide.

Accommodation

 
Nile River Explorers River Camp (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 12Jinja/Eldoret

Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.

 

 
Lando
Jinja – Eldoret7h270km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Border Crossing (Uganda - Kenya)
Malaba

Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

Accommodation

 
Naiberi River Campsite (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 13Eldoret/Lake Nakuru National Park

Enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park.

Continue to Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley soda lakes. 

 
Lando
Eldoret – Lake Nakuru National Park11h

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari Drive
Lake Nakuru National Park

Search for rhinos, buffalo, impalas, hyenas, and even lions and leopards on the wildlife safari drive in this renowned national park. Head to the shores of Lake Nakuru to see pelicans and cormorants. The park is also rich in other bird life, including grebes, white winged black terns, stilts, avocets, and ducks.

Accommodation

 
Derrit Campsite (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 14Lake Nakuru National Park/Nairobi

Transfer to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival late afternoon.

 

 
Lando
Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi3h90km

Climb aboard our new custom built ride …. overlanding G-style!

 
Departure Day (Activities)
 

Depart on arrival to your final destination. Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.

Optional Activities - Day 14

The Carnivore Restaurant
Nairobi
43-82USD per person

Feast on a range of familiar and exotic meats roasted over an open flame barbecue pit. Ever wanted to try ostrich or crocodile? Here's your chance to do so (at a world-renowned restaurant, at that). 

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

 

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