● GETTING THERE: Emirates flies from Auckland to Nairobi, via Dubai, with Economy Class return fares available from $2099. emirates.com
● DETAILS: Intrepid Travel’s ‘Gorillas and Game Parks’ trip is priced from $3776 per adult in a twin share room. The 16-day trip starts and ends in Nairobi and includes a local leader, accommodation, meals, transport and most activities. In 2018, this itinerary visits the gorillas in Uganda rather than Rwanda, due to the cost of permits doubling in price.