A perfect package for those planning to explore Uganda and Rwanda best famous national parks and adventures. Get a complete journey of mountain gorillas, wildlife chimpanzees, golden monkeys and nature. With this classic travel itinerary you will discover the thrilling highlights of Uganda and Rwanda in Africa.
Day 1: Arrival-Transfer to Kampala
Upon arrival, be welcomed by our team at Entebbe international airport that will transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay in Kampala. Cassia lodge, Hotel Africana, Holiday Express Hotel
Day 2: Kampala-Kibale Forest
Leave your hotel for Kibale forest via Fort portal arriving in the afternoon with a nature walk to the crater later. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee guest house, Chimps Nest, Primate Lodge, Kyaninga safari lodge
Day3: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest
Awaken at dawn and listen to the birds before prepare for the day’s trek starting with breakfast, briefing followed by the trek. Expect an encounter of multiple primates such as Chimpanzee, L’Hoests, Red colobus, Vervets, Blues, Black and White Colobus, red tailed and Gary checked mangabey. Have lunch, and later spend your afternoon in a guided walk through Bigodi Swamps. There are networks of forest trails that radiate out from the visitor centre, allowing you to search for a number of species that hide away from the main road. Dinner and over night at the lodge
Day 4: Kibale-Queen Elizabeth National Park
Transfer from Kibale forest to Queen Elizabeth National Park after breakfast, arriving in the early afternoon time for lunch at your lodge of residence. Enjoy an evening game drive in the park before retiring for the day at your lodge. Meals and overnight stay at Pumba cottages, Bush lodge, and Mweya safari lodge r Katara lodge.
Day 5: Game drive and Afternoon Boat cruise
Pack up and depart on another memorable early morning game drive looking for elusive species such as lions looking for prey in the African bush, elephants, Bufalloes, waterbucks, kobs,topis etc before return back to your lodge of residence for breakfast and lunch. Afternoon explore the impressive Kazinga Channel and enjoy looking at hug concentration of hippos, crocodiles, birds and park wildlife. This adventure is incredible for whoever visits Queen Elizabeth National park. Meals and overnight stay at Pumba cottages, Bush lodge, and Mweya safari lodge r Katara lodge.
Day 6: Tree climbing lions –Bwindi Forest
Have breakfast and drive to ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth for an enroute game drive to see tree climbing lion and other park wildlife. Have lunch and proceed to Bwindi Forest National Park arriving in the evening. Meals and overnight stay at Nshongi gorilla resort, Buhoma community rest camp, Gorilla friend’s campsite, Haven lodge, Mahogany spring, Gorilla Safari Lodge.
Day 7: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
Come rain or sunshine, after breakfast, you leave your lodge for morning gorilla trekking that starts with briefing from the park rangers followed by a forest walk into the forest from where the gorillas spent a night before the trek. This interesting walk takes you direct to where the gorillas are an experience you will never forget. Spend a full good hour with them admiring there creation, beauty and character. Later leave the jungle forest back to your lodge for some rest and as you think of what suits your afternoon among the cultural tour, nature walk and village visit. Meals and overnight stay at your lodge.
Day 8: Bwindi Forest-Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast and leave for Rwanda via kyanika border arriving in the afternoon in Kigali for lunch, proceed to the park with a leisure evening .Meals and overnight stay at Muhabura lodge, Kinigi guest house, Mountain gorilla view lodge
Day 9: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
You will go on your dream gorilla trekking adventure in the jungle and spend a full hour in company of mountain gorillas as you observe their nature, life style and way of life. Photography is a must because many moments and memories are grabbed for future reference ending the trek in excitement. Dress rightly and carry the right gorilla trekking essentials. After lunch, visit ibiwachu cultural village and take a glimpse about the Rwanda rich culture and traditions. Dinner and overnight stay at stay at Muhabura lodge, kinigi guest house, Mountain gorilla view lodge.
Day 10: Golden Monkey Trek & Community Excursion
Fun doesn’t end in volcanoes national park once you chose it as your primate safari holiday destination. Go for golden monkey trekking another exciting activity in the bamboo forest jungle. The activity lasts 3 to 4 hours before getting back to your lodge for lunch. Explore the kinigi community on a community walk or spend an evening at leisure enjoying incredible views. Dinner and overnight stay at stay at Muhabura lodge, kinigi guest house, and Mountain gorilla view lodge.
Day 11: Volcanoes National park-Kigali city
Have breakfast at leisure before driving back to Kigali city for shopping and drop off at your agreed point or Airport for your flight back home.
The tour quotation Includes
– Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
-Gorilla &Chimpanzee permits
-Golden Monkey permits
– Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
– All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
– Bottled water while on safari
– Airport transfers
The tour quotation excludes
-Kampala/Entebbe hotel fees (the night before the safari and the night after the safari)
– Laundry services
– International flights