The Best of Rwanda and Uganda (14 days/ 13 nights)

Combine a visit of the mountain gorillas in Rwanda with the great variety of wildlife and birdlife that Uganda has to offer.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$3500 - $6000
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
14 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
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Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to your hotel. If possible, visit Kigali city including the Genocide Memorial Centre. Overnight:  Flame Tree Village or hotel Milles Collines.

 

Day 2: Transfer to Butare and later to Nyungwe forest. Visit the National Museum of Butare, the National University of Rwanda and the King’s Palace in Nyanza. Arrival at Nyungwe will be in the evening. Overnight:  Nyungwe Top View Hotel or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

 

Day 3: Morning chimp tracking or Columbus monkey tracking or waterfall walk – Afternoon: canopy walk. Overnight:  Nyungwe Top View Hotel or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

 

Day 4: Optional hiking alonf the Kamiranzovu Water Trail in order to find the source of Nile or tracking Columbus Monkey in Nyungwe NP-

Transfer to Kibuye around mid-day. Arrive and relax on the shores of Lake Kivu in the afternoon. Overnight: Bethany guesthouse or Cormoran Lodge.

 

Day 5: Morning in Kibuye, relaxing by the lake - transfer to Ruhengeri the afternoon – visit the twin volcanic lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. Overnight: Villa Gorilla or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

 

Day 6: Gorilla Tracking in the Volcanoes National Park and afternoon visit to Iby’Iwacu Community Project (former poachers). Overnight: Villa Gorilla or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

 

Day 7: Cross the Rwanda border to Uganda via Kisoro. Reach Kabale early afternoon and relax or take a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi. Overnight:   Bunyonyi Eco Resort or Birdnest @ bunyonyi Resort.

Optional: there is the possibility to track the mountain of Gorilla a second time or the golden monkeys in the Volcanoes National park although that would mean arriving late afternoon at Lake Bunyoni.

 

Day 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Ishasha area, we will do a game drive searching for climbing lions. Overnight:  Mweya Kingfisher or Mweya Safari Lodge.

 

 Day 9: Morning game drive and afternoon cruise on the Kazinga Channel. Overnight:   Mweya Kingfisher or Mweya Safari Lodge.

 

Day 10: Morning: game drive. Afternoon: transfer to Kibale NP via Kasese and Fort Portal. Overnight: Kibale Safari Lodge or Primate Lodge.       

 

Day 11:  Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or whole day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience. Overnight: Mountains of the Moon hotel.

 

Day 12: Transfer to Murchison Falls – via Kyenjojo. Overnight: Red Chili Tented Camp or Parra Safari Lodge.  

 

Day 13: Morning: game drive – Afternoon: boat cruise on the Nile at 2 pm. Overnight: Red Chili Tented Camp or Parra Safari Lodge.  

 

Day 14: Visit the top of the falls – Rhino Sanctuary visit on the way to the airport for an evening flight (or overnight stay at Cassia Lodge in Kampala for a morning flight on day 15).

 

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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