A 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Wildlife and gorilla safari begins in Uganda – Kampala and end in Rwanda. The safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing, Bwindi forest national park and volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking and the Dian Fossey graveyard hiking. The trip will end with Kigali city tour as you connect to the airport.
- Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP
- Day 2: Game drive and afternoon Launch cruise
- Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 4: Gorilla tracking adventure and Cultural tour
- Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
- Day 6: Gorilla trekking/ Golden monkey trekking and a Nature walk
- Day 7: Kigali city tour and Departure
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
Upon arrival, you will meet our company representative for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Have a stopover at the equator for photography, lunch en route and then proceed with a scenic drive to the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ Budget
Day 2: Game drive and afternoon Launch cruise
After a morning breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive in Kasenyi area searching for wild animals such as Lions, elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, and many more. You will also take a visit to the Katwe explosion craters, see how salt is traditionally mined. Later return at the lodged for a late breakfast, relax as you wait for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat cruise along Kazinga channel that rewards sights of Hippos, Crocodiles and a variety of Water Birds like the black bee-eater, several species of falcons, Pied kingfishers among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi lodge (Deluxe)/ Budget
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest via Ishasha sector well known for its tree-climbing lions. Proceed to Bwindi with Lunch en route and reach the park early evening for check-in and relation at your selected lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury)/ Bakiga lodge (Deluxe)/ Gorilla mist camp (Budget)
Day 4: Gorilla tracking adventure and Cultural tour
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch where you will be briefed about the gorilla trekking activity. Later proceed to the forest in search for the mountain gorillas. On your way to the gorillas, expect to see lots of other primates such as Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Red Tailed Colobus, Blue Monkey, L’hoests monkeys among others. On return, you will have a nature walk to the Batwa people (Pygmies) where you will enjoy their different cultural practices. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury)/ Bakiga lodge (Deluxe)/ Gorilla mist camp (Budget)
Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
After morning breakfast, you will be transferred to volcanoes national park through Katuna border. Enjoy the dramatic views of the Virunga volcanoes en route. Reach early enough for relaxation and preparation for the next day’s activity. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (Budget)
Day 6: Gorilla trekking/ Golden monkey trekking and a Nature walk
After breakfast, you will assemble at the park headquarters to be briefed about the code of conduct while with the gorillas and later ascend into the forest for the trekking second gorilla trekking experience. Alternatively, you may choose to track the golden monkeys as this rewards views of other primates such as the black and white Colobus monkeys, Olive baboons among others. In the afternoon, enjoy a nature walk to the twin lakes. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (Budget)
Day 7: Kigali city tour and Departure
After breakfast, you will drive to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the museum, Genocide memorial grounds and many more places. Later transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight back home.
End of Safari
This Safari Package Covers:
2 Gorilla Permit for Bwindi & Volcanoes.
Game Drive and Launch Cruise fees
Park entrance fees
Park Ranger Fees
All relevant Government Taxes
Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
The Safari Excludes
Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities
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