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10 Day Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla Safari

Tour Overview

A 10 Days Uganda and Rwanda adventure safari. Visiting these two countries gives the best memories and happiness for the rest of your life. Uganda and Rwanda safaris have the best attractions ever that have attracted very many people from over seas such as the mountain gorillas , chimpanzees, golden monkeys, birding to mention but a few.

Tour Highlights

10 Days Rwanda and Uganda Safari
Mountain Gorilla in Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel in kigali
  • Day 2: Transfer to volcanoes national park
  • Day 3: Gorilla trekking and Ibywacu cultural centre
  • Day 4: Golden monkey trekking and transfer to Bwindi
  • Day 5: Bwindi Gorilla trekking and Batwa tour
  • Day 6: Transfer to queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Day 7: Morning game drive and Kazinga boat cruise
  • Day 8: Game drive and transfer to Kibale forest
  • Day 9: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi nature walk
  • Day 10: Transfer to Entebbe for departure

10 Day Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla Safari: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your hotel in kigali

On your arrival at the kanombe airport in kigali you will be welcomed and be picked by your trained tour guide who will brief you and then take you through the kigali city to have fun and then get to see a number of attractions such as the museums ,the Murambi and the Gisozi genocide memorial site .From there , he will transfer you to the hotel where you will refresh up , have dinner and then rest to prepare for the next day .

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Destination:  Kigali City

Day 2: Transfer to volcanoes national park

On this second day , you will have to wake up very early in the morning , have your cup of coffee and then set off for your journey to the volcanoes national park .This will take you a small period of time like two hours depending on the lodge where you spent a night .As you reach , you will be checked in and then directed to the lodge where you will spend your over night . You will then  refresh up and then prepare to  have lunch .You will rest  for some time  and then have an evening walk in the evening in the volcanoes where you will get to see some animals in the park like the elephants ,buffaloes which are  a few in number and you will also get to see the green vegetation .From there , you will have to transfer back to the lodge have dinner and then prepare for the next day .

 

Day 3: Gorilla trekking

On this third day, you will not need to awake yourself.  The singing birds in the forest will awake you will their   sweet melodies which will be had in your ears then you will automatically  have to wake up and prepare yourself ,have your  warm  breakfast and then by 7 am you will have to set off  to the jungle for trekking  .Before you start the  trekking , you will have a short briefing from your tour guide from the headquarters who will give you rules and the regulations about trekking .You will be  reminded  to carry a  bottle of water to help you during the hiking not to feel too  tired and dizzy. Since you have  known  the rules and the regulations  you will then start the trekking by 8 am where you will be helped by your tour guide to tress the mountain gorillas family because it is not really easy as you think .These families may have gone too far deep in the forest to feed therefore  these trained tour  guides  follow  the foot prints of these  gorillas till they find the gorillas  .Once you  find them , you are allowed to stay with them for over one hour with them having fun with them and taking photos .After the trekking , you will then set off go back to the lodge have lunch , relax  for some time  and then prepare to have an evening nature walk in the park as you get to see the few species of animals in the park such as the buffaloes , warthogs to mention but a few .You will also  get to see the beautiful land scape and nature .From there you will head back to the lodge to refresh and then have dinner preparing to rest . 

Day 4: Golden monkey trekking and transfer to Bwindi

You will have to wake up very early in the morning , grab your self a cup of coffee to warm up your self and then you will be picked by your guide to take you for a brief briefing at the park headquarters on how to trek the monkeys .From there , you will head into the jungle and then start trekking .Once you find these monkeys , you are given ample time to take photos and then have some time with them .From there will immediately set off for your journey to Kisoro in mgahinga national park .This will take some good time to reach .As you reach the park , you will be checked in and directed to the hotel or lodge where to spend a night .On this day , there will be no activity to be done since you have reached late .Therefore , you will refresh , have your meals and then rest to prepare for the next day .

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in the park.

You will have to wake up very in the morning ,and get to the headquarters to first have a short briefing on how to trek the gorillas in this park .From there since you claim that you have got the rules , you enter into the second smallest national park in Uganda to start trekking .Since the gorilla families some times graze from far , you will be helped by the ranger to trees them following the foot prints .Once you find them , you are given ample time to take photos and have fun with them .From there , you can go back to the lodge where you spent a night to have lunch , and then rest to prepare for the cave exploration .you will then go back to the lodge , have dinner and rest for the next day .

Day 6: Transfer to queen Elizabeth national park .

You will have to wake up very early in the morning , grab your self a cup of tea and then set off to to queen Elizabeth national park . As you reach the park , you will be checked in and then directed to the lodge where to spend a night .You relax ,have your lunch and then get to the park to do an evening game drive where you will get to see a number of animals such as the lions , the leopard , buffaloes to mention but a few .From there , you will head back to the lodge , refresh , have dinner and then prepare for tomorrow. 

Day 7: Get to the park, do lion trekking in the ishasha and then game drive

You will wake up very early in the morning ,take your  tea to warm up  and then get to the park to do lion trekking in the ishasha sector  .This is so unusual in any park in Uganda ,therefore clients come to see that different thing here .Once you finish trekking , you will get to the lodge , have lunch and then relax to prepare for an evening game drive where you will get to see a number of animals such as the leopards , the buffaloes and  some birds for those who are bird lovers .You will then  get back to the lodge, have dinner and then rest for the next day . 

Day 8: Transfer to lake bunyonyi and then boat cruise .

You will have to wake up, have your breakfast and then set off to lake bunyonyi .This is the deepest lake in Uganda so far .It is a good place that helps the visitors to relax and have fun by seeing the great views of the land scape and the islands of the lake where the girls of the bakiga were dropped when they became pregnant you will get to the lodge have lunch and then go for    boat cruise . From there you will  get to the lodge in bunyonyi overland resort  to relax and have dinner to prepare for the next day .

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala and then do city tour .

You will have to wake up very early in the morning , have your morning tea and then set off to Kampala .As you move you will get to see the beautiful sceneries and the landscape not forgetting the green vegetation .You will get to the city , be directed to the hotel where you will refresh , have your lunch and then go for the city tour .In this city tour , you will get to see a number of attractions such as the museums , the kabaka tombs , the Baha’i temple  to mention but a few .From there you will go back to the lodge , relax , have dinner and then rest to prepare for the next day . 

Day 10: Depart back to kigali.

Since this is the last day of your trip, you will wake up very early in the morning, grab yourself a cup of coffee and then set off for your journey to kigali. This will mark the end of your 10 days Uganda ,Rwanda gorilla safaris .

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kigali Rwanda and End in Entebbe Uganda. Therefore book flights landing in Kigali on day one and departing from Entebbe on day 10.

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