Rwanda extended safari – 16 days

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
16 days
Best months:
January - February, May - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1: 

Arrive Entebbe Aiport / Uganda :

Arrive at Entebbe Airport, and check in at Sophi's motel, Entebbe town,
Time permitting, take a brief Kampala city tour,
All meals & overnight at Sophi's Motel, Entebbe town.

Day 2:

There are two options:

Morning: Take a speed Boat ride to the Ngamba Island Chimpanzees Sanctuary, in Lake Victoria, stay an overnight at the Wildfrontier's Camp, on Ngamba Island and return to the Mainland, Entebbe town, the following morning, and drive off, straight, to the Queen Elizabeth national park.
Morning: Drive to the Nakitoma trading center, and on to the Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary, for the thrilling experiences of tracking the Black, and White Rhinos, returning to Kampala, in the evening, for an overnight stay, at either the Kampala Sheraton hotel, the Speak hotel, or, at the Fairway hotel.

- including All meals

Day 3:

Return To Entebbe / Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP):-

Morning: Return to Entebbe, and drive straight to Queen Elizabeth national park   (QENP), via Mbarara, for lunch, at Agip Motel,
Afternoon: Proceed on to QENP, and check in at the Hostel, next to the Mweya safari Lodge,
Dinner & overnight stay at the Hostel.

Day 4:

Classic Savannah Wildlife Game Drives / Game Viewing / Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzees Trekking:-

Morning: 1st Classic savannah wildllife game drives / game viewing in QENP,
Afternoon: Chimpanzees trekking in the Kyambura Gorge, QENP,
All meals & overnight stay at the Hostel, Mweya Lodge.

Day 6:

Drive To Lake Bunyonyi / Kabale Town :-

Morning: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi, near Kabale town, and check in at the Heritage Lodge, located on Habuharo Island, in Lake Bunyonyi,
Free afternoon, for resting, swimming, etc.
All meals & overnight at the Heritage Lodge (have option to stay in a Tent, or Cottage).

Day 7: 

Lake Bunyonyi Resting / Relaxing / Motor Boat Excursion Trip:-

Morning: Free morning for resting, swimming, in Lake Bunyonyi,
Afternoon: A Motor Boat excursion trip on Lake Bunyonyi,
Visit the nearby Pigmies Village, and watch a performance of their traditional Dances,
All meals – overnight at the Heritage Lodge.

Day 8:

Drive To Kigali / Rwanda, via Gatuna / Kigali City Tour :-

Morning: Cross the Uganda / Rwanda border post at Gatuna, and proceed on to Kigali city, arriving in time for lunch,
Afternoon: Kigali city tour, including a visit to the Gisozi genocide memorial site,
Dinner – overnight at hotel Chez Lando.

Day 9:

Drive To Nyungwe Forest National Park / Visit Nyanza & Butare National Museums :-

Morning: Drive to the Nyungwe Forest national park, with brief stop-overs in Nyanza & Butare towns, to visit the two national museums,
Lunch at hotel Ibis, in Butare town,
Proceed on to Nyungwe Forest, and check in at Gisakura Guest House hotel,
Dinner – overnight stay.

Day 10:

Chimpanzees Trekking & Colobus Monkeys Nature Walks :-

Morning: Chimpanzees trekking experiences in the Nyungwe Forest national park,
Afternoon: The Colobus Monkeys Nature Walks in the Gisakura forest,
All meals – overnight at Gisakura Guest House hotel.

Day 11:
Kibuye Holiday Resort Town / Lake Kivu Exploration Trip:-

Morning: Drive to Kibuye holiday resort town, arriving in time for lunch at hotel Bethanie,
Afternoon: Take a Motor Boat excursion trip on Lake Kivu, visiting the Amahoro Island Camping site, and the Napoleon Island, best known for the thousands of giant Bats, that live on it,
Dinner – overnight at hotel Bethanie.


Day 12:

Gisenyi Holiday Resort Town :-

Morning: Drive to Gisenyi holiday resort town, and check in at the small, pretty, and secluded Malahide Paradis Motel, located on a beautiful peninsula, jutting into the lake Kivu,
Afternoon: Free time to rest and relax, on the shores of lake Kivu.
All meals – overnight at the Malahide Paradis Motel.

Day 13:

Resting / Relaxing on Shores of Lake Kivu / Gisenyi Town:-

Morning: Free morning time to re-wind, and relax on the shores of lake Kivu,
Afternoon: Take a tour of gisenyi town, the hot Springs, and the town market,
All meals – overnight at Malahide Paradis Motel.

Day 14:

Gorilla Tracking Experiences :-

Morning: 05.00 hrs: Drive to Musanze / Kinigi, and on arrival, you will be taken to the Volcanoes national park, for the lifetime, memorable experiences of tracking the rare mountain gorillas, and the thrilling experiences of being in close proximity with the Gentle Giants,
Afternoon: Take an excursion trip to the nearby serene / twin lakes to witness stunning panoramic scenaries of the countryside, the calm lakes, and the massive volcanic chain of mountains,
All meals – overnight at the Kinigi Guest House hotel.

Day 15: 

Golden Monkeys Trekking / Kigali City :-

Morning: You will be taken to the Volcanoes national park, to trek the equally rare, cute Golden Monkeys,
Drive to Kigali, arriving in time for lunch at a cozy city Restaurant,
Afternoon: Free afternoon to walk around the central business district, and shopping for Rwandan souvenirs,
Dinner – overnight at hotel Chez Lando.

Day 16:

Departure from Rwanda:-

Depending on the schedule of your Flight, transfer to kigali Airport for your home-bound Flight.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kampala Sheraton hotel
  • Malahide Paradis Motel

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Access Rwanda Safari

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Since: Aug 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
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