15 days classic Uganda/Rwanda Tour

15 days classic Uganda/Rwanda Tour

$4,666 (Per Adult)

$311 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration15 day(s)

LocationRwanda

Start Pointkigali

End Pointenttbe

AvailabilityFeb 28 , 2019 to Dec 30 , 2050

Summary

This 15 Day Uganda–Rwanda Safari takes you to both countries and allows to visit Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda for a canopy walk or chimpanzee trekking. It visit popular National Parks such as Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for gorillas or golden monkey trekking, to Bwindi Impenetrable National park in Uganda for gorillas or forest walk, to Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga channel, to Kibale National park for chimpanzee trekking and wetland walk before drive to Murchison Falls National park for game drives and a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. This tour proceeds to either Jinja town to visit the source of the Nile and/or White Water Rafting which is the longest river on planet earth Or take a tour to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary located 23 kms in lake Victoria.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Bird Photography
  • Boat Cruise
  • Evening Drives
  • Game Walk
  • General Photography
  • Hiking
  • Landscape photography
  • Morning Drives
  • Party
  • Scenic Drive
  • Township tour
  • Wilderness Trail
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Game drive
  • Bird Watching
  • Culture
  • Photo-safari

Places

  • Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial, Rwanda
  • Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Physical Condition

  • Sportive

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Game Walk General Photography Township tour Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by our professional tour guide who will take you for a city excursion in and around Kigali so that you are oriented about this great country with a thousand hills. After this excursion, will drive to Nyungwe for your overnight. Lodge: Nyungwe Top view Hill Hotel Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner Drive time: 4-5 hours

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 2Chimpanzee trekking or Canopy walk in Nyungwe

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Game Walk Hiking Scenic Drive Township tour Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park for briefing and then chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Please note that chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park are semi habituated and as such, you will be required to wake up early for you to have chances of spotting them. You can as well go for the adventurous canopy walk which involves walking from one end of the forest to another viewing bird, and other species of primates. Return to the lodge for overnight. Lodge: Nyungwe Topview Hotel Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Drive time: 45 minutes

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 3safari to Volcanoes National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Game Walk General Photography Hiking Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After your breakfast, you will leave Nyungwe Forest for Volcanoes National Park arriving in the late afternoon for overnight at your lodge. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge Drive time: 6-7 hours drive Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Day 4Gorilla trekking or Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking General Photography Landscape photography Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Early morning benefit from a tasty breakfast at the lodge before your first exciting morning drive through the Switzerland of Rwanda Park that is too clear in the indigenous forest for Gorilla trekking and draws one to the real side of natural beauty. The activity immerses you into the strange intimacy of the rainforest plus a live call of colorful birds, chattering of the rare golden monkey, and littered with fresh spoor of the mountain elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. If you don’t want to trek gorillas in Rwanda, then you can choose to visit Diane Fossey’s grave or go for golden monkeys. Have lunch at the lodge and later relax up at the lodge from the tiresome and exciting activity. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Day 5safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Township tour Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After breakfast, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. You will cross from Rwanda to Uganda through chanika Uganda Rwanda boarder and then drive to your Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Bakiga Lodge. Drive time: 3 hours.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 6Gorilla Tracking

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Evening Drives General Photography Landscape photography Morning Drives Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. If you did gorillas in Rwanda and not willing to do it in Uganda, you may opt for a forest walk or community walk. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Bakiga Lodge

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 7Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Game Walk Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This morning you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. You will arrive in time for Lunch at the lodge and game drive in the plains of Kasenyi in search for savannah wildlife that may include herds of buffaloes, antelopes, elephants and if lucky, some wild cats such as lions and leopard. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge:UWA COTTAGES Drive time: 4-5 hours.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Uganda

Day 8 Morning Game drive and afternoon boat on Kazinga Channel.

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Landscape photography Morning Drives Night drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many other wildlife which flop the channel for drinking water. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge: UWA COTTAGES

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Uganda

Day 9Morning game drive and transfer to Kibale National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Township tour Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After an early breakfast drive to the northern bank of Queen Elizabeth National Park (kasenyi) area in searches the wild animals which include: Elephants, Buffalos, and the wild cats, Savanna birds and deferent species of antelopes such water buck Uganda kobs among others. After lunch you will drive to Kibale Forest National Park arriving at your lodge in the evening. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Lodge: Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Forest Guest House. Drive time: 3-4hours.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Kibale National Park Tourist Information, Kibale, Uganda

Day 10Chimp Tracking.

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Evening Drives General Photography Landscape photography Morning Drives Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

This morning after breakfast you will drive to the park headquarters to join other trackers for a briefing and after you will be taken for chimpanzee tracking, through Kibale Forest National Park. During this walk you will have chances of seeing many of the 13 primate species native to Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch you will drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk. This wetland belongs to community neighboring the park. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda

Day 11 Murchison Falls National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Evening Drives Game Walk General Photography Hiking Scenic Drive Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park through small towns, villages and great views of the escarpment arriving late evening. Drive time: Approximately 8-9 hours drive Accommodation: Red chill hide away camp Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Murchison Falls National Park, Lolim, Uganda

Day 12game drive and afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Boat Cruise Morning Drives Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After an early morning cup of tea, transfer to the northern section popular known as paraa for your morning game drive that will provide you an opportunity of spotting wild game that may include, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, hippos and if lucky cats such as lions and leopards. Return to the lodge for a lunch break before proceeding to the pier for your two hour boat cruise to the bottom of the falls to witness how river Nile squeezes itself in a narrow gorge before exploding out producing an experience of a lifetime. Accommodation: Red chill hide away camp Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Location

Murchison Falls National Park Chobe Gate, Uganda

Day 13To Entebbe en route Zziwa Rhino Sanctaury.

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Game drive Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Drive drive back to Entebbe via visit Zziwa Rhino sanctuary en route before proceeding to Kampala for tracking and then head to the guest house for overnight stay. Accommodation: Boma Guest House Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch Drive time: 6-7 hours

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Entebbe

Day 14Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary or Jinja visit for source of the Nile

Activities Included

Bird Photography Game Walk Wilderness Trail Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Drive from Entebbe town and straight to the pier to embark on your afternoon boat cruise to Ngamba Island located 23 kilometers on an island in Lake Victoria. This one hour boat cruise will expose you to several birds, you cross the equator arriving at Ngamba for an educational and informative talk about chimpanzees. After the talk, you will then proceed to view orphaned chimpanzees feeding and then return to Entebbe Main Land for your overnight. Ngamba Island is a place where resqued chimpanzees are orphaned, rehabilitated and the fact that they cannot return back to their original forests, Ngamba becomes their new home. Be part of the few to learn more about chimpanzees and how to protect them or drive to Jinja where the journey will take you through Mabira Forest, small road side markets, sugar and tea plantations and enroute stop at Ssezibwa Falls. You will then take a boat ride to the source of the Nile to witness the actual point where the Nile starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Accommodation: Boma Guest House. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch Drive time: 3 hours

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Entebbe, Uganda

Day 15Departure

After your breakfast and depending on your flight details, you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport for your flight out

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30% of payment due on date of booking, 70% due 90 days before start of trip and 100% due 60 days before start of trip. 70% refund until 90 days before trip, 30% until 60 days before trip.

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$4,666 Duration: 15 day(s)

Children Not Allowed

Destination

Rwanda