Thursday, 2 May 2019

BRC Gorilla Expedition - East African Off-road Trip

Our big trip for 2019 is loading up. 12 days, 4 countries, 3,000kms and throw in some extras here and there.  
The BRC Gorilla Expedition  takes us to Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania, spending time off the beaten track and exploring Lake Victoria's shoreline and towns in East Africa.  Trip highlight is the trek with Mountain Gorillas in Western Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.  

The trip is open for a limited number of vehicles and will take us through exciting back-routes and stop-overs in all four countries, starting from Naivasha on the 29th of May and take us to Malaba; Into Uganda to Kampala, Masaka and beyond; Into Rwanda, to Kigali and beyond; Into Tanzania to Mwanza and back into Kenya through Migori, Narok and finally to Nairobi.  

Accommodation and meals will be found on the road. Camping is optional for those who want to camp instead of hotel accommodation. Upon completion of registration form and payment of cover charge (see below) ensure your vehicle is expedition ready using the spanner check list that will be provided.  

You are invited to joining and receive detailed itinerary, costings and other details via the expedition registration link -

The trip is on self-drive basis and car pooling is an option.   All vehicles must be 4WD with sufficient clearance. Camping and Banda accommodation options do apply, camping equipment is not provided therefore one must provide their own equipment.   Estimated budget per person per day USD75 including overnight accommodation.  Park fees apply as per citizenship and other details provided by Park Authorities in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya.