6 Days Masai Mara Kenya & Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari


This 6 Days Masai Mara and Gorilla trekking Safari is a perfect wildlife and gorilla trekking Safari. The African holiday takes you to Masai Mara National Reserve, Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve for an exclusive game viewing experience. This trip also takes you gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, The thick forest is home to almost half of the world’s remaining population of mountain gorillas.

Begin your Kenya gorilla trekking journey in the Masai Mara, an iconic wildlife reserve located in southwestern Kenya. Known for its vast expanses of golden savannah grasslands, the Masai Mara offers a diverse and abundant wildlife population. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a kaleidoscope of wildlife, from the graceful gazelles and zebras to the impressive big cats, such as lions and cheetahs, roaming freely in their natural habitat.

During your time in the Masai Mara, enjoy thrilling game drives with experienced guides who will provide intriguing insights into the habits and behaviors of these fascinating creatures. Witness the great wildebeest migration, a natural spectacle where millions of wildebeests, zebras, and other herbivores traverse the plains, braving treacherous river crossings, while predators lurk nearby, awaiting their chance to strike. This dramatic display of life and death unfolds before your eyes, leaving you in awe of the sheer power and resilience of nature.

Next, venture into Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site famed for its population of endangered mountain gorillas. This dense, mist-covered forest is home to nearly half of the world’s gorilla population, making it an unparalleled destination for this Kenya gorilla trekking safari.

Embark on an immersive gorilla trekking experience, where you’ll embark on guided hikes through the dense vegetation, tracking the gorillas with the help of experienced local guides and trackers. The trek itself is an adventure, as you navigate through steep hills, muddy trails, and thick foliage. The anticipation grows as you draw closer to the gorilla families, known for their gentle nature and striking resemblance to humans.

As you reach the gorilla families, spend awe-inspiring hours in their presence, observing their behavior, social interactions, and mesmerizing expressions. Witness them playfully grooming each other, young ones swinging from trees, and the powerful silverbacks displaying their dominance which is the highlight of this Kenya gorilla safari. This intimate encounter offers a deeply emotional connection with these magnificent creatures, leaving a lasting impression on your soul.

To complement our Kenya gorilla trekking safari, we can explore the surrounding Bwindi area, rich in biodiversity and natural beauty. Engage in community visits to meet the local people and gain insights into their fascinating culture, traditions, and conservation efforts undertaken to protect the gorillas and their habitat.

This Kenya gorilla trekking safari promises a unique and enchanting experience combining the wonders of the Masai Mara’s wildlife and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to encounter the rare and incredible mountain gorillas. A journey that will leave you with a profound appreciation for the natural world and memories that will stay with you forever.

Safari Summary:

  • Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve – Evening Game Drive
  • Day 2: Full Day Game Drives in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 3: Masai Mara to Nairobi – Fly to Entebbe, Uganda
  • Day 4: Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 6:  Return to Entebbe – End of Safari

Trip Facts

  • Private Tour: This 6 Day Masai Mara and Gorilla Safari will be arranged exclusively for you.
  • Trip Start/End: This tour starts in Nairobi and ends in Entebbe
  • Getting There: Book your own international flights – Fly to/from Entebbe International Airport
  • A transfer from and back to the airport can also be arranged
  • Additional accommodation in Entebbe/ Kampala before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Pricing (per Person)

The price indicated for our 6 Day Masai Mara and Gorilla Safari is a Safari Price per Person based on the indicated group size sharing room at the mentioned accommodation options in the detailed itinerary on a full board basis. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Package Type 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
Mid-range Package $3,410 $3,350 $3,025 $3,065 $2,899
Luxury Package $4,220 $3,980 $3,645 $3,615 $3,450
  • Request for a Customized Quote for a Solo Traveler and Bigger Group sizes
  • Children 1 – 3 years of age are free
  • Children of 3 – 11 years old are charged 50% of Adult rate
  • Children 12 year older are charge full adult rate

Price Inclusions

  • Park Entrance fees
  • 5 Nights’ Accommodation on full board basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Gorilla Permit priced at USD 800 per Person
  • Nairobi, Kenya – Entebbe, Uganda one way Flight, Flying Kenya Airways 14:20 hrs –
    15:35 hrs
  • Transportation in a Pop-roof 4×4 Safari Landcruiser (Luxury Package) and a Pop-roof 4×4 Safari Van (Midrange Package) both with unlimited mileage
  • Fuel
  • All Meals as stated in the daily meal plan
  • Service of an English-speaking guide/ driver
  • Drinking water on board
  • All Mentioned Activities
  • All Taxes

Price Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Accommodation in Nairobi
  • International Flights
  • Drinks/Beverages
  • Optional Activities


Day 1 : Nairobi to Masai Mara – Evening Game Drive

This 6-Day Masai Mara and Gorilla safari starts from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city. Our professional guide will pick you up at 7:00 H from your accommodation to transfer to your Masai Mara National Reserve. Alternatively, depending on your travel plan, pick up can be from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport however you will have to book a flight arriving in Nairobi early morning hours. Masai Mara National Reserve is a 6 hours drive by road from Nairobi. You will be briefed first upon your 6 Day Safari to Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve before you embark on the journey. Enjoy a drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands, and the plains of the Rift Valley. You will stop at the great rift valley viewpoint for photography shortly after which you will continue the journey to the park. Upon your arrival at the Park, you will check-in accommodation just in time for lunch. After the refreshment, you will then depart for an evening game drive, expect to see various wildlife species to include: giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more.

Accommodation Options:

  • Midrange Package: Zebra Plains Mara Camp or similar – View Lodging
  • Luxury Package: Zebra River Camp or similar – View Lodging

Day 2 : Full Day Masai Mara Game Drives

The next 6 to 10 hours are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. You will embark on two game drives in the Mara: morning game drive and the afternoon game drive with organized bush breakfast in search of the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers.
Should your planned time to visit be in the months (July-Sept), you should brace yourselves to witness the thrilling Great wildebeest Migration as it happens in the Mara.
This natural movement of over 4 million grazers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve is the sole reason why many visitors opt to come to Masai Mara National Reserve at this time of the year.

To Note:
• There is an optional cultural visit to the Masaai tribe community within the park; this visit grants you a chance to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living and their exercising cultural dance.

After the amazing full-day game viewing experience, We transfer back to Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

  • Midrange Package: Zebra Plains Mara Camp or similar
  • Luxury Package: Zebra River Camp or similar

Day 3 : Masai Mara to Nairobi – Flight to Entebbe, Uganda

Enjoy your last cup of coffee in Masai Mara early morning before you check out lodge to embark on an enroute game drive as you continue your journey to Nairobi. Upon your arrival to the city, you will have your lunch shortly after which you will transfer to the airport for a flight to Entebbe. A guide from our team will warmly welcome you to Uganda upon your arrival at Entebbe Airport then transfer you to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

  • Midrange/ Luxury Package: Protea Hotel by Mariott Entebbe – View Lodging

Day 4 : Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Waking up early to a warming breakfast, you will be picked by our expert guide to transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. The 6 hours drive takes you through Kampala city suburbs with a stop over at the Equator point shortly after which you continue to journey through magnificent views of terraced hills blended with gently sloping valleys of western Uganda. You will arrive in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park late afternoon to check in accommodation for dinner and over night stay.

  • Midrange Package: Engagi Lodge or similar – View Lodging – View Lodging
  • Luxury Package: Mahogany Springs Lodge or similar – View Lodging

Day 5 : Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

This is the day with major highlight of your 6 days Masai Mara and Gorilla Trekking Safari. Upon waking up early to a warming breakfast, you will be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park head quarters for your pre-trek briefing. You will be grouped in groups of 8 people then embark on a trek in search of the mountain gorillas of Africa. Endeavor to show up physically fit for this thrilling adventure to the thick jungle of Bwindi.

Upon finding the mountain gorilla, you will be allowed upto an hour with the gentle lads. However some visitors always want more time with the gorillas so, we can prepare an extended visit to the mountain gorillas called gorilla habituation. The packages offer visitors a maximum of 5 hours with the gorillas.

  • Midrange Package: Engagi Lodge or similar
  • Luxury Package: Mahogany Springs Lodge or similar

Day 6 : Transfer/drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

After our last night in Bwindi, you embark on the road drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for a departure flight. You will have lunch en route and can purchase any craft materials at several souvenir shops along the way to always remind you of your Bwindi gorilla trekking safari. Our guide will drop you off at your booked hotel in Entebbe or airport for your departure flight


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