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About this event

The Gorilla Adventure is a once in a lifetime trek to Bwindi, home to the mountain gorillas of Uganda. Around 320 mountain gorillas inhabit this highland region of Uganda – approximately half the total remaining in the world!

The challenge offers a varied trekking experience with the added bonus of a possible close encounter with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Found in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the mountain gorillas are surrounded by an ecological treasure-trove of species that have populated this 25,000 year-old forest.

What to expect from Children with Cancer UK

When you join our team, you will receive the following support from us;

  • Fundraising Pack containing lots of fundraising advice
  • Regular emails to provide top tips
  • A Children with Cancer UK t-shirt
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Location & Date

  • Bufumbira, Uganda
  • November 2, 2017 - November 11, 2017

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Itinerary

With Action for Charity you will visit the village of Nkuringo located on a hill top and enjoy spectacular views over Bwindi’s forest canopy with magnificent 360 degree unconstrained views of the surrounding volcanoes.

  • DAY 1: London – Entebbe
  • DAY 2: Entebbe – Mgahinga
  • DAY 3: Golden Monkey Tracking
  • DAY 4: Mgahinga Camp – Lake Mutanda
  • DAY 5: Lake Mutanda – Nkuringo
  • DAY 6, 7 & 8: Gorilla Tracking
  • DAY 9: Transfer to airport in Entebbe – Flight to London
  • DAY 10: London
2017 Gorilla Adventure brochure

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Book Your Place

To register go to Action for Charity by clicking the link below. Don’t forget to choose Children with Cancer UK as your chosen charity!

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Start Your Fundraising

We’ve teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to make fundraising easy. Find out how to set up your page!

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Start Your Training

Children with Cancer UK will help you prepare for your big day by offering training advice and more!

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