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Gorillas and Masai Mara; The Most Adventurous Experience In Africa

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Gorillas and Masai Mara; The Most Adventurous Experience In Africa

This gorilla and Masai Mara safari will give you a great experience and memorable times only when you get to see these gorillas in their hiding places in the jungles  in Bwindi impenetrable forest and get to have fun and take the photos, get to see other primates such as the chimpanzees in kibale national park and lastly to visit Masai Mara and get to see a number of animals including the wild beast migration which will not leave you the same.

In this blog, you will have to combine over three wildlife safari experiences in Africa and that is visiting the masai Mara to see a number of animals, visiting Bwindi to see gorillas and kibale to see chimpanzees.

The experience in Bwindi will take you over 8 hours trekking the gorillas. This usually starts very early in the morning with a briefing. And once you get the gorillas, you are given one hour to spend with these gorillas as you are having fun and taking photos.

On the hand, the kibale experience will have to start very early in the morning with a briefing and then you will get to be divided

It is believed so far that there is no park that has wildlife that is more than that of masai Mara. In this park, you will get to visit the nomadic Masai warriors who chose to leave with the animals in the jungle.

What the gorillas and the masai Mara safari itinerary looks like.

This safari of gorillas and the masai Mara will give you an opportunity and an adventurous trip to have a glance at different attractions and a visit to national parks. For example, this itinerary will start from Kenya where you will be transferred to masai Mara and get a full day there enjoying the nature, the wild animals there such as the zebras, lions, and so on. You will also visit the community and get to interact with the local people as you are knowing what they do to earn a leaving. On the fourth day, you will be transferred to Uganda in Bwindi to see half of the world’s mountain gorillas. You will get do the gorilla trekking in the morning with the help of the trained ranger who will first brief you about the rules and the regulations of trekking. You will be divided into groups of 8 who will be allocated different gorilla families to trek. You will enter into the jungle and start the trekking. Once you get the gorillas, you will be given an hour to spend with them and then have fun as you are taking photos.

Finally, this is how a gorilla and the masai Mara safari itinerary looks like.

Big game and the great migration in masai Mara, Kenya.

Never be afraid to try something new because life gets boring when you stay within the limits. Therefore, it doesn’t matter how many nice places and national parks you have moved visited. The only trick here is that wake up early and travel to visit the only interesting and most precious national park known as the masai Mara national reserve which is located on Kenya’s border with Tanzania and Serengeti.  This reserve has oftenly attracted very many to have a glance at the wild beasts migrating to look for new pasture. This looks so interesting most of the times because these animals always move in a large no which is attractive to look at.

While in this reserve having a glance on these animals, you will get to see yourself the lions hunting the prey and catching them unaware.

The wild beasts include the zebras, the buffaloes, the lions and so on.

The masai warriors.

Massively a number of relatives of the Mara, the Masai tribe, live in the hidden reserves just outside the national park.

There is one adventurous and best cultural experience while on this journey which is rotating down the masai villages on the bush walking experience with the nomadic pastoralists. Here you will get stunned at the Maasai’s manyattas beehive huts modelled out of mud and the dung of cows. The nice-looking appearance of the masai warriors with their red robes, braided hair and ochre dyed are one of the identical images that will show that Kenya will stick on you.

This masai visit will be prepared right away from your campsite, wilderness as you go to the masai villages and their homes.

How to get the Mara.

This national reserve is located in the southwest of Nairobi. For the clients who would like and wish to visit this reserve, you can use a local flight which is just 45 minutes to Mara and you can also choose to use road transport which is a 6-hour drive from Nairobi to Mara national reserve.

How long to stay.

Since the masai Mara national reserve is a very large national park, you need to spend more than a day in the park getting to jazz with the people in the reserve and getting to know their activities and how they do their things to earn a leaving. After the two days spent in the Mara reserve, you can choose to fly back to west of rain forest jungles and this will take you over 2.5 hours that is when using a flight.

Chimpanzee trekking Adventure in kibale, Uganda.

Kibale national park is located in the remote area of south western part of Uganda. This park is one of the beautiful and oldest national park with chimpanzees in Africa. It is just a 6-hour drive from Kampala to the park and that is by road transport.

The park has got a number of activities such as trekking of the chimpanzees, and the bigodi nature walk. The trekking of the chimpanzees starts very early in the morning with a briefing at the park headquarters where you will be given the rules and the regulations of trekking the chimpanzees. You will be divided into a group of 8 members who will be allowed to enter into the jungle and start the trekking. Once you get the chimpanzees, you will be given ample time to stay with them as you are having fun and taking photos also.

Accommodations in the kibale national park.

Kibale national park has got very nice and beautiful accommodations with balcony’s which help to give a stunning view of the beauful national park. All the rooms are ensuite with bathrooms, hot water, free Wi-Fi, kettle and so many others.

Below are the budget accommodations.

Rwenzori guest house.

This is a budget guest house found in kibale national park. It has got a balcony which gives stunning views of the jungle and the rolling hills of kabale city. The guest house has got all the types of rooms such as the standard, the family, the double, the single and so on. All these rooms have showers, toilets, a restaurant, Wi-Fi and so on. The guest house has got a very trained staff which provides all the types of meals depending on what the clients asked for.

Nyabulitwa country resort and safari camp.

This is also a budget park situated just 2 km from fort portal town. This safari camp has got rooms which are all ensuite with hot water, toilets free Wi-Fi and so on. It has also got a trained staff which provide good services and provides very nice meals to the clients depending on what they ordered for and what they prefer. The camp provides space for the clients to set their tents at night to get where to rest. Gone are the days there was worry about the security but now there is no more worry because the rangers provide light at night, warmth and protection to the clients from the dangerous animals.

The midrange accommodations.

Chimps nest.

Chimpanzee nest is a mid-range cottaged guest house located in the kabale forest with stunning views of mountain Rwenzori. This hotel is just 15 kilometers to kanyanchu and located just between the bigodi swamp and nkuringo in the village known as Nyabubale.

The hotel has got cottages which are all self-contained with water, showers, toilets and bathrooms inside. They have also got free Wi-Fi that enables the clients to continue doing there work even if they are in a trip.

Kibale forest camp.

This is a 10 spacious tented and mid-range camp situated at the   lush and edge of the of kibale national park. This campsite provides space for the clients to set their tents during their trip for an overnight. Today, there, is no more worries about the insecurity because the rangers always provide security by providing fire at night to provide warmth and protection from the dangerous wild animals. The camp provides rooms which are all ensuite with everything inside. It has also got trained staff which provides all the necessary services and a restaurant where all the types of meals are served depending on the choice of the client.

Chimpanzee forest guest house

This is a midrange guest house situated in the vicinity of the lustrous tea plantain of Isunga. The guest house is also found on the raised altitude and this offers stunning views of the kibale forest. The most precious thing is that it is located just 23 kilometers along kamwenge road in fort portal town which is very favorable to find.

The guest house has got nice gardens where clients sit to relax and feel the breeze of the low lands which gives them a relaxed vacation.

The luxury accommodations.

Ndali kasende.

This is a 5-hour drive journey to arrive at the accommodation from Kampala. Ndali Kasende is located just 11 km from fort portal town. It has got a balcony and veranda which provides beautiful stunning views of the kasende crater filed located in kibale national forest national park.

Trekking gorillas in the misty Bwindi jungles.

The trekking of mountain gorillas in the Bwindi impenetrable national forest will give you the best experience and memories. On this day, you will have to wake up very early in the morning and you will be driven to the back headquarters by your trained guide where you will be given the rules and the regulations of trekking the gorillas. You will then be divided into groups of 8 who will enter into the jungle and start the trekking. Once you get the mountain gorillas, you will be given ample time to stay with them, have fun and photos. You will then head back to the lodge and rest as you prepare for the next day.

Accommodations where to stay while in Bwindi impenetrable forest.

Sanctuary gorilla forest camp.

This lodge is located in the Bwindi impenetrable national park surrounding the remote safari vacation lodge in the foot hills of the Virunga mountains.

The lodge has cottage rooms which are ensuite with everything inside. The rooms have hot water, warm water and the showers inside each bathroom. The lodge provides  a camp site  which allows the clients to set their tents at night and have a rest .They are provided with fire at night which provides light and protection from the wild animals .The tents in the lodge are over eight canvans   and wooden floors not forgetting the decking’s .The camp has a an open air dining room in the rain forest that makes the clients to relax .The camp provides free Wi-Fi to its clients which helps them to save data during their stay .

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge.

 This lodge is located in the Bwindi impenetrable national park. It is a luxurious lodge which provides luxurious services to its clients.

The lodge has cottage and spacious rooms which are ensuite with everything inside. The rooms have hot water, warm water and the showers inside each bathroom. The lodge provides  a camp site  which allows the clients to set their tents at night and have a rest .They are provided with fire at night which provides light and protection from the wild animals

.The camp has  an open air dining room in the rain forest that makes the clients to relax .The camp provides free Wi-Fi to its clients which helps them to save data during their stay .This lodge is best for mountain gorilla trekking because it is just a few minutes to reach the trekking area . The lodge has a reception which well comes all its clients and makes sure that all the clients are fully catered for. It also has staff which is well trained ready to serve its clients with everything they need. The provide meals of all the types both full board and half board depending on the type of the meals the client may like and the choice of the client or even depending on what a client has paid for.

Clouds mountain Gorilla lodge.

This lodge is located in the Bwindi impenetrable national park   and it is a luxurious lodge which provides luxurious services to its clients. The lodge is only 1.5 hours’ drive and 11 hours from Entebbe. It has rooms which are spacious and are ensuite with showers in the bathrooms including the warm and hot water. The lodge has luxurious double beds, single, family and the standard beds. The lodge has a campsite which helps the clients to set their tents at night to get ready to have a rest. They are then provided with fire at night by the game rangers which provides warmth and protection at night from the wild animals. It also has a balcony which helps the clients to view the activities in the park, the wild animals    and the beautiful different tree species of the park. The lodge has a private room to spend a romantic getaway and to provide a plunge pool and a star bed for romantic stays. The lodge has a swimming pool which helps the clients to relax and swim after doing their activities for the day. The lodge provides free Wi-Fi to its clients which helps them to save their money for data. Gorilla trekking is the main activity in this lodge for the clients. There is also walk in the community, dancing by the batwa tribe birding and nature walk.

Best Time To Go.

Gorillas and the masai Mara have got the best time to visit them and that is during the months of June to August and December to February. This is because during these months, the weather is calmer and allows the movement of these animals to go look for what to graze on.

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