Booking for : 14 Days Ultimate Uganda and Rwanda Safari

14 Days Ultimate Uganda and Rwanda Safari

Tour Details

Why you choose this package!

  • Gorilla Safari
  • Uganda and Rwanda
  • White water rafting

Day 1,Arrival

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met by our driver guide for introduction and transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight. O/N: The Boma Guesthouse.

Day 2,Jinja

This morning, you will be picked from your hotel and we transfer (3hrs 30min) to your lodge overlooking the Nile from your own private island near Jinja town. Later this afternoon, we will go for EITHER evening sundowners on the river on the original African Queen OR visit the source of the Nile which is the longest river in Africa. Dinner and overnight; Wildwaters Lodge

Day 3,Jinja

Today is a day full of adventure. You have an opportunity of choosing from a variety of adventure activities including white water rafting, jetboat, quad bikes or horseback safari among others. Dinner and overnight at Wildwaters Lodge

Day 4,Jina – Fort Portal Kibale Forest National Park

Today after breakfast at the Hotel, we will travel to Fort Portal town, through the villages and beautiful scenery. In the late afternoon, you can relax at the lodge, go for wild swimming (if staying at Kyaninga Lodge) or take a village walk. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge or Semliki Safari Lodge

Day 5,Semliki National Park

Semuliki harbours an abundance of lowland forest wildlife and bird species found in the Congo Basin, including over 300 butterflies and 235 moths. It is of particular interest to birders, with 435 species recorded, including over 40 found nowhere else in Uganda. As for mammals, the park is resident to a small collection including the unusual water chevrotain - a type of ancient ungulate. It is also home to elephant, bush pig, buffalo, sitatunga, hippo and crocodile, as well as eight diurnal primate species including the Chimpanzee. This will be the day in the pygmy villages located near the Ituri Rainforest. The visit to the villages has proven to be an appealing cultural experience. You take a tour to the Hot Springs or you will visit the Pygmies. Afterwards, you will be transferred back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge

Day 6,Kibale Forest National Park

Go for an early morning chimpanzee tracking in the forest and experience the excitement of the sight of a lot of chimpanzees and other animals like the forest elephants, buffaloes, leopards, bush pig and duiker, lions, warthogs, reptiles and amphibians as well as a colorful variety of butterflies. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a nature walk in the Bigodi swamp area. Return to the guest house/lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge

Day 7,Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park with our guide, you will enter the park via the Northern crater Area. With beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set deep in the crater valley. The park is a home to a variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, hippos, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, baboons and birds all typical riverrine savannah habitats and the famous Kazinga Channel. In the Southern Parts is the Ishasha sector with the tree climbing lions and the Maramagambo forest, one of the largest surviving natural forests in Uganda. The Northern part is traversed by the equator and is dominated by the scenery of crater lakes with lots of flamingos. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Lodge

Day 8,Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, go for an early morning game drive in the Kasenyi area which is probably referred to as the Kob Mating Grounds. Also seek out the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You will be likely to meet spotted hyenas, hippos, bushbucks, elephants, stripped jackal, lions, water bucks and leopard. The Kasenyi plains are good for lion and the Mweya peninsula for a variety of animals. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax during the heat of the day. After lunch, go for a unique launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This 2-hour trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos, buffalos, elephants and many animals may be seen drinking at the water's edge. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching with over 550 resident species and game viewing. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Lodge

Day 9,Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Today you will depart for Bwindi, through the southern sector of the park called Ishasha where you will be viewing the famous tree climbing lions as the rest up in the large forest trees. You will have lunch and then go for a community walk through the nearby villages and later transfer to Bwindi Park or have an evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp of Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany Springs

Day 10,Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

An early breakfast after which you will proceed to the park offices for a briefing, then continue in the forest for the trek. You are advised to bring with you hiking shoes, long pants and long sleeved shirts for the trek. A packed lunch and water is provided by the lodge, after the trek you have the afternoon at leisure, or site seeing around the trading centre. Dinner and overnight at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp of Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany Springs

Day 11,Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

After breakfast at your lodge, depart for Rwanda by road and finish with border crossing formalities at Gatuna/Katuna. You will stop over for a lunch break, arriving at the lodge later in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge or Bisate Lodge or similar (FB)

12,Volcanoes National Park

After early morning breakfast, drive to the starting point at the park headquarters where you will have a gorilla briefing and after start off the Gorilla trekking adventure in Parc National des Volcanoes. Gorilla trekking and the time of Gorilla viewing depends on the Movement of the Gentle giants as well as the terrain, therefore trekking can take from 2-8 hrs. Watching the adult Gorillas feeding the young ones, grooming and resting as the youngsters swing from trees in a delightfully playful manner is an exciting experience. Dinner and overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge or Bisate Lodge or similar (FB)

13,Volcanoes National Park - Kigali

After breakfast, you will go for Golden Monkey tracking then after have lunch. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Kigali for a tour around the Genocide memorial sites and the Markets around. Dinner and Overnight at Kigali Serena or Radisson Blu or similar (FB)

14,Departure

Have a leisurely breakfast and later transfer to Kigali Airport for your onward international flight back home. Tour Ends

Additional Info

  • Duration : 14 Days, 13 Nights
  • Price : $0000
  • Location : Uganda

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