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16 DAYS Safaris in RWANDA, CONGO, Burundi AND UGANDA

16 DAYS Safaris in RWANDA, CONGO, Burundi AND UGANDA

$7,727 (Per Adult)

$5,733 (Per Child)

$483 (Per Adult) / Day

$358 (Per Child) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration16 day(s)

LocationRwanda

Start PointKigali

End PointKampala

AvailabilityMar 07 , 2018 to Dec 30 , 2050

Summary

This Safari Package Starts in Kigali and Ends in Kampala/Entebbe, during this Safaris you will experience what Africa is all about with nature and species. Some types of Birds and primates like the famous mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees. You will also climb the famous Nyiragongo volcano in Congo, experience culture of the people and be entertained by Intore dancers, you will also enjoy a game drive in Queen Elizabeth home of a variety of animals like Elephants buffaloes, mongoose or visit the lakes and rivers among others.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Bird Photography
  • Boat Cruise
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Dance
  • Evening Drives
  • Fishing
  • Game Walk
  • General Photography
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Landscape photography
  • Morning Drives
  • Scenic Drive
  • Seascape Photography
  • Township tour
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Game drive
  • Bird Watching
  • Culture
  • Photo-safari

Places

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

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival in Kigali Rwanda, visit the Genocide memorial

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Boat Cruise Camping Dance Evening Drives Fishing Game Walk General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Night drive Party Scenic Drive Seascape Photography Sports Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari Kayaking

Arrive at Kigali airport, where you will meet me, short briefing and transfer to your hotel in Kigali. After checking in, you will visit the Rwanda Genocide Memorial Center. At this Genocide memorial you will understand what happened in Rwanda in 1994a year in which 1 million people died within 100 days. If times allow us you will also enjoy a city tour of Kigali. Kigali was founded in 1907 as small colonial outpost by Dr. Richard Kant, the first German colonial resident of Rwanda. The city has made tremendous progress since 1994 genocide. Considered one of the safest and friendliest of African capitals, Kigali is blessed with a moderate high altitude climate. It is inhabited by approximately 1 million people who now enjoy the benefit of peace. You will be pleasantly surprised at how confortable It feels to be among the gentle people of Rwanda who will be delighted to welcome you to their beautiful, exceptionally friendly country. Overnight at the Hotel in Kigali

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kigali

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 2Transfer to Burundi

Activities Included

Bird Photography Evening Drives General Photography Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Culture Photo-safari

Transfer to Burundi Border where you will meet our partner guide to lead you to Bujumbura, the Burundi Capital City. you should do the city tour and drive in western Bujumbura and visit where the first europian explorer in Africa was stoped and signed on the big rock as the reference of his journey. A visit Gitega minciple town will give you the best of landscape view and the best overlook of the Buumbura town. The luch will be taken near the Tanganyika Beach the most beautiful among the African Land locked beaches.... A Cultural Evening will definetly be exciting with Burundian drumers and dancers And overnight in the hotel in Bujumbura.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Bujumbura, Burundi

Travel Time: 24 hrs

Day 3Tranfer back to Rwanda

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching

After breakfast you should drive back to Rwanda border where I will be waiting for you. on our way, we should ride the camels or do the birdwatching around Bugesera swamps, an interesting and famous birding habitat in greatlakes of Africa. After Having lunch later in Nyamata town, we should drive 1 hour to Kigali and overnight in the Hotel.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Nyamata, Rwanda

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 4Nyungwe Forest National Park Safaris

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Game Walk General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

After breakfast, we sould drive in southern west Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park, the largest tropical rain foret in East Africa. Here you penetrate the real and original jungle where you will experience the canopy walkway, an extended bridge at 70m above the forest. 200m walking in the sky will be an unforgettable adventure in your Rwandan experience. Overnight at the lodge around the park

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rusizi, Rwanda

Travel Time: 7 hrs

Day 5 to Day 6 Colubus monkes or waterfalls and drive to Karongi

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

After beakfast we will drive inside the Park for colobus monkeys known as white tie monkeys trekking or Visit the Kamiranzovu waterfalls in the dark and deepest areas of the forest.... After this experience in the jungle we should drive through the Lake Kivu belt road to Karongi and have lunch there. Karongi town is propably the most beautiful place alongside the lake kivu shores. The islets and islands there are very colorful and amazing. After lunch, we should sit in the boat and ride to island after island and relax in that way. Overnight in the lodge near by the shores on the next day: The lake Kivu Belt Road is very panoramic, passing through the green hills meandering in the lake, you will have to drive from Karongi town to Gisenyi town through the Congo Nile crest, the highs point among the thousands hills of Rwanda and the limit of River Congo and Nile Bassi. Gisenyi is where you will have a lunch served with the fresh and testy vegetable, fruits and fish from . after lunch you will Visit the hotsprings near lake kivu shores and get some free time to prepare your next adventure to Nyiragongo volcano. Overeveing, you should go outise for watching the fascinating red color above Nyiragongo Volcano. Overnight At the lodge in Gisenyi, near lake Kivu shores.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Karongi, Rwanda

Travel Time: 24 hrs

Day 7(April 16th) Transfer To Goma in Congo- and Drive to Virunga for Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Cooking General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Scenic Drive Seascape Photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

After breakfast around 8 am we should drive some minutes and cross to Goma in Congo After crossing, you will move from the border and do some shopping in the supermarket before transferring to Kibati Village where you start your hiking experience. Start the hiking at 10 am and on top later evening. This will take you 6hours, with en route view of some small animals and birds along their trail. Admire the lava lake all evening, before retiring in the shelters on the rim of the giant crater high above the active lake. The climb up to down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and often in hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy. You will have a personal cook preparing a hot meal at the summit. You can hire a porter to carry your luggage at US$ 24 per porter to be paid on ground. The Nyiragongo is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Recently erupted in 2002 creating a mass destruction of Goma city where the lava lakes can still be seen.

Location

Nyiranongo Volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Day 8Nyiragongo hiking down and transfer back to Goma

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

Estimatively, Next day you start the hiking down around 7 am and already at 11 or 12 am, you are at Kibati station again. We should then drive some 40 minutes to Goma and chechin the Hotel again. After a 1 or 2 hours relaxing, we should drive to the city tour in Goma, among the town sites, we should Visit: The Goma market, the downtown, local wisky factory, and some orphanages... In the evening, we should be invited by a local to participate in an Karaoke evening or stay at the hotel and overnight at the Hotel.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 8 hrs

Day 9Mountain Gorillas Trekking

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

After an early breakfast, (around 7 am), we should drive 2 hours to Virunga National park station for registration and briefing about Gorilla trekking adventure. You will start at base of the Virunga Mountains accompanied by armed game rangers. You will move into the jungle and meet search of the amazing mountain gorillas. The trek might take between 2 and 4 hours depending on your trekking ability and the gorilla family you will visit. I, as your guide, I will wait for you at the base of the virunga volcanic mountain ranges until you finish trekking. Then you will drive to Goma the capital city of North Kivu Province in the DRC Congo and cross back to Rwanda... Later evening(if the weather allows) you will probably be tiered that is why you will do the kayaking in lake Kivu(near your hotel) for relaxing before dinner. Over night at the Hotel in Gisenyi.

Location

Virunga National Park, Kivu Nord, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 10 Gisenyi To Musanze in northern Rwanda

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Landscape photography Township tour Bird Watching Photo-safari

After breakfast in Gisenyi, the day will star with a short Gisenyi city tour and after that we will drive alongside volcanoes. Musanze town near Uganda border is our destination, Lunch at Muhabura and be Entertained by Intore dancers Performances in the village for the whole afteroon. The “Intore”, once the elite of the traditional Rwanda army. Were not only trained as military but also in high jump and dance. They were known for their remarkable technique allowing them to jump over 2m40. The intore become worldwide famous as dancers in 1958 world expo was held in Brussels. Today Intore dancers are part of rich Rwanda folklore. The warriors dance is a jewel of the choreographic heritage of Rwanda. Dressed with a mane made of sisal fibre, Tied up on ankles, little bells jingle on each step, giving the warriors dance a thrilling rhythm. Through the Intore ballet, physical confrontation turns into artistic rivalry and then at “the end” comes out into vigorous hug of the warriors. This is the most artistic gesture of friendship mutual aid and protection. The rwandan tradditional and lifestyle experience will also be nteresting. here you will understand Rwandan soul in deep and enjoy all about culture and cuisine. overnight at the hotel in Musanze

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Musanze, Rwanda

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Day 11Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda

Activities Included

Bird Photography Boat Cruise Camping Canoeing Fishing Game Walk General Photography Landscape photography Township tour Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After morning Breakfast you will drive down to Kabale in Uganda’s highest town (2000 m), with beautiful, lush scenery along the way. We will stay at lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s deepest crater lake (900 m, Bunyonyi means “place of little birds”, so you can expect to view interesting and unique bird-life. After lunch you will take a guided walk to visit the locals in the community, visit the Batwa(pygmees) community or go canoeing on lake. Return back to the lodge for your Dinner and overnight

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Uganda

Travel Time: 24 hrs

Day 12 to Day 13 Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Camping General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari

After breakfast Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park- the road winds up into the forested hills and the views are breathtaking-and you have plenty time to admire them because some stretch are unsurfaced that you can only drive very slowly. It passes through deep- farmed valleys. The drive is reminiscent to what one would experience driving through central Europe- indeed this region of Uganda is often referred to as “Little Switzerland.” Arrive at Lunch time After Lunch Go For an evening Game Drive in the National park Day 13 Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park Have an early morning breakfast then go for a morning game drive within the park. anticipate to see the famous big five including buffalos, elephants, Lions and other mammals like Giant forest hog, Bush bucks, Kobs, hyenas and water bucks. In the afternoon hours you will get ready for a lunch cruise along Kazinga channel. You will appreciate the high scores of elephants, hippos, buffalos and crocodiles.a number of bird species will be also seen along including the rare shoe bill. Diner and overnight

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Queen Elizabeth National Park Gate, Uganda

Travel Time: 10 hrs

Day 14 Chimpanzees tracking and Transfer to Kampala

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

After a very early morning breakfast, head to Kalinzu Forest around 6-00am for Chimpanzee tracking to meet man’s closet cousins in the wild. You will be amazed to see this primates as they play, swing for tree branches fight for food etc. later embark on an existing road trip and Transfer to Kampala the Capital city of Uganda, arrive late evening and Transfer at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kalinzu Forest, Uganda

Travel Time: 8 hrs

Day 15Visit Jinja And The Source of Nile

Activities Included

Bird Photography Boat Cruise Fishing General Photography Landscape photography Scenic Drive Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Photo-safari Kayaking

Have breakfast and your guide will be ready to transfer to Jinja with a smooth drive through the famous mabira forest and Lugazi as you take in the scenic landscapes characterized by tea and sugarcane plantations. Arrive Jinja and visit the Source of the Nile River after which you will transfer to Triangle Hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit the source of the might Nile river and go for boat cruise and explore the River, taking in all its beauty. The cruise lasts about 2hours and you will return to Kampala, arrives well in time for Dinner and Overnight

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Jinja, Uganda

Day 16Kampala shoppind Tour, End of the Tour

Activities Included

Bird Photography General Photography Landscape photography Township tour Wildlife Photography Bird Watching Culture Photo-safari

Morning after breakfast, at 9:00am go for a short city tour of Kampala. Kampala is Uganda’s national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. During these short city tour you will see Kampala’s hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surrounding an urban center of center of contemporary skyscrapers and visit the Lubiri Palace, the former seat of Buganda kingdom at Mengo Hill. The tour will last 3hours. Then we transfer you at Entebbe airport.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kampala, Uganda

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

For personalized details on health and visa requirements please check the IATA travel centre here

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com

Visa is issued once you at the airport in Kigali The Yellow fiver vaccination card is mandatory

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Adults

$100 Per Adult

Childrens (Under 12)

$50 Per Child

Moderate Cancelation Policy

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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Rwanda