Combine two of Africa's most lusted after experiences in one life altering trip, with this incredible stay pay offer from Sanctuary Retreats.
Starting with a thrilling 3 night stay in Sanctuary Olonana; a traditional tented safari camp, impressively located on a private stretch of the Mara River at the foot of the Siria Escarpment. A location made famous by the iconic last scenes of Out of Africa. Enjoy game drives in this private concession, rich with predator activity and year round Big 5 action. At this camp, you don't have to go far for great game viewing - a pod of hippos lives permanently in the river just below camp and many other species come to drink there. Sanctuary Retreats' experienced guides take you to all the hidden spots and customised open safari vehicles offer all-round views, allowing for excellent photography. You can also enjoy Masai interactions, nature walks to explore the bush on foot, or enjoy serene ariel views with a balloon safari.
With all of your Big 5 and predator boxes ticked, it's off, via a brief stop in Nairobi, to the second of your iconic destinations, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the habituated gorilla families you will have the rare privilege of observing.
In addition to the gorillas, Bwindi is also home to rare forest elephants, giant forest hogs and eleven kinds of primates, such as red tailed and blue monkeys, black and white colobus and baboons. You can also find forest duiker antelopes, bush buck antelopes and over 200 species of butterflies. Gorilla tracking is the main activity at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, but you can also Learn about and interact with the local Batwa People during your stay. Your gorilla trek is a year-round activity led by experienced guides. The terrain is testing in places but is fine if you are physically fit. Once you have located the gorillas you can enjoy their company for a short while in peace as the number of visitors each day is limited. All in all a trip of a lifetime and highly in demand at these rates!
Available January to June 2016. Rates may be higher in February and March. Gorilla permits are limited and sold on a first come basis!
- Tailor-made Itinerary from $5,400 Per Person
- Masai Mara
- 3 nights at Sanctuary Olonana Camp
Upon arrival at Nairobi International Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will transfer you to Wilson Domestic Airport and assist you onto your light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your camp.
- 1 nights at Ole Sereni Hotel
Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to Wilson Airport. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
- 3 nights at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
This morning you will be met and transferred to Nairobi international airport for your flight to Entebbe, and your onward connection to Bwindi. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your camp.
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- Arrival Airport: Nairobi International
Sanctuary Olonana Camp
Ole Sereni Hotel
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
- Return Airport: Entebbe International
- International flights from JFK
- Accommodation as specified
- Meals as specified
- Drinks (excluding premium brands)
- Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
- Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- National Parks and conservation entry fees
- Gorilla Trekking Permit
- Personal travel insurance
- Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
- Visas and visa fees where relevant
- Outward Flight:
- Overnight from JFK to Nairobi International
- Return Flight:
- Overnight from Entebbe International to JFK
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The prices in our itineraries are intended to guide you towards a potential budget for your holiday.
The cost of your tailored holiday will be dependent on what accommodation and airline class you select, the season you travel in, the airline used, any discounts applied or additional private extras you require.
Our journey specialists understand that you will be searching for a quality holiday at the best price and as we are always looking to establish loyalty to Mahlatini, we will be happy to compare any cheaper options you may have obtained. Do be aware, however, of any hidden extras and that you are indeed comparing like for like whilst also receiving the same quality service and financial protection.