9 Days
9 Days Uganda and Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari
Uganda, Rwanda

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS


Game Drive

Gorilla Trekking

Boat Cruise

Chimpanze Trekking

Horse Riding

Night Fires

TOUR OVERVIEW

This 9-day safari starts with Kampala city tour as this will depend on your arrival time followed by your transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for a game drive and boat Cruise, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Volcanoes national park as well as visit to Lake Kivu and this marks the end of your safari.

ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Meet and greet at the airport by one of our safari driver guide and later embark on your transfer to Kampala City. Depending on your arrival time, you can have a city tour around Kampala and later in the day check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

On this day after your breakfast, you will be transferred to queen Elizabeth National park, the second largest and most biodiverse park in Uganda and is close to the Rwenzori Mountains. It also en-compasses of a huge array of different landscapes, including wetlands, swamps, crater lakes, tropical forests, woodland and open savannah, which support a diverse range of wildlife. This park is well known for harbouring different wild animals and a game drive through it is a life changing experience.

 

Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise-Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After a morning breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive and on this drive; you will have a chance to view different wild animals like; lions, buffaloes, elephants, Ugandan Kob among others. Return for lunch at the lodge and rest before going for an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The boat cruise is a specular experience along the channel as you will be rewarded with more sight of African wildlife like hippos, crocodiles, large herds of elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, Uganda kob and birds among others. Return the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4:  Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla trekking. The park is a home of the magnificent great apes-the gorillas that have made Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda’s single most important tourist destination. This is quite a long journey and therefore you will reach late in the evening therefore, you will have a lunch stopover. Check in your lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your morning breakfast with your packed lunch, you will head to the park’s headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking in the thick forests of Bwindi. Have a thrilling experience in the forest with the gorillas and take some photos with them after this you will return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

 

Day 6: Transfer from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Volcanoes national park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park a rich ecosystem, a habitat with vibrant and unique mammal species in Rwanda. Mountain gorillas and golden monkeys are the most recognized than other wildlife species. This is quite a long journey and therefore you will reach late in the evening. Check in your lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking-Volcanoes National Park

After your breakfast, head for gorilla trekking in volcanoes National Park. Have a thrilling experience in the forest with the gorillas and take some photos with them. You will go with your packed lunch since the trek may take three quarters of the day. Return the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 8: Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast, you will have a scenic transfer to Lake Kivu. You will have lunch at the lodge before going for an evening boat ride on Lake Kivu. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 9: Transfer to Kigali and Departure

Rise up for an early breakfast and later embark on your transfer to Kigali city. If time permits, visit the local markets, and genocide memorial sites and the education centre with lunch en route. Transfer later to Kigali International airport for your international flight.

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