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Big Game and Gorillas

If this is the only safari you’ll ever do, it’s a perfect choice. You’ll see the iconic great migration in the Masai Mara, and with any luck some big cats too with large prides of lion prowling the area. In Bwindi, you’ll trek with mountain gorillas, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that brings you up close and personal with the earth’s most magical creatures.

Trip Highlights
Game drives in search of big cats
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
Incredibly diverse landscaps
Tribal interactions
When To Go
Jan - Mar, Jun - Dec
Ideal Length
1-3 weeks, it can be done in 7 nights but we recommend a bit longer to explore more of both countries

All the things you’re dying to ask but haven’t

There are few things as special as witnessing over a million wildebeest migrate across the African plains, or getting face-to-face with a silverback gorilla. We’re always debating what the ultimate African wildlife experience is, but we’re convinced it’s one of these two. With this itinerary, you get to experience them both with our expert guides and decide for yourself!

"Nothing beats my most recent experience in Uganda. The gorilla trekking takes the headlines but it is the people and the energy that has got me hooked. "


Tom Harding, Nemo Co-Founder


The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a must visit
Top tip: private guides are not everything. On a safari and a gorilla trek, part of the fun is sharing the experience and a cold beer with fellow travellers.
Breakfast with a view in the Masai Mara
Governor's Camp
Weather watch: expect rainfall throughout the year in Bwindi, it is a rainforest after all. April and May represent the heaviest downpours in the region. Jun-Sep is dry on safari but with cold mornings.
Get up close and personal with mountain gorillas
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Our carbon flight calculator


The carbon footprint for this trip is approximately 2.07 tonnes, which is equivalent to 39,000 cups of coffee! This is based on a direct return flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to Entebbe International Airport (EBB). Chat to us to learn about the great offset options that we offer!


Ethical travel 


With every trip, we plant a tree in the nemo woodland, and donate 1% to Hello World, our chosen charity. We also use local hotels and partners wherever we can, so that your travel supports local businesses and the economy.


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