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We are looking to plan a two week honeymoon next November, and were hoping to spend one week gorilla trekking in Uganda and one week on the Maldives or Mauritius.

So far the options for flight paths seem a little ridiculous (up to 4 connections on each leg). Does anyone have any suggestions? Should we pick a European city or a hub or somewhere else?

I am also wondering if anyone can recommend a tour company for the Uganda section - we'd like a tailor-made safari with fairly high-end accommodations, but aren't looking to spend a TON of money.

Also, does anyone know on what percentage of trips you are unlucky enough not to see any gorillas? I want to make sure we have realistic expectations.

Thanks!

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