11 Days Rwanda & Uganda Special Safari
11 Days Rwanda Uganda Special Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
You will be picked up from either your hotel in Kigali or from the airport by our company representative who will take you on a tour of Kigali city to visit the gisozi genocide site, local markets and later transfer you north-wards to Volcanoes national park in Musanze province. On arrival you will check in to your lodge for overnight and dinner.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Ibywacu Cultural Village visit
After an early breakfast, you will embark on your first gorilla trekking in East Africa as you move to the park headquarters for briefing with your packed lunch. The time taken hiking for gorillas highly depends on the location of the gorillas since they are wildlife animals in the jungle. After locating the gorillas you will spend a maximum of one hour with them.
After lunch go for a cultural experience tour at the Ibyiwacu cultural village to learn about the Kinyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking
After break fast you will head out to track the golden monkeys and after you will stay at leisure for the rest of the evening. Dinner and overnight
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Uganda
Today wake up at leisure and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. During the journey, you will encounter beautiful sceneries Uganda and Rwanda have to offer and on arrival, you will have lunch and later go for an afternoon boat ride on the lake which will reward you with sights of different birds on the many small islands on the lake. Dinner and overnight your preferred lodge.
Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today you will wake up at leisure and relax in your room with beautiful views of Lake Bunyonyi. Later in the afternoon , you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park to spend a night in the middle of the jungle and on arrival you will check in to your lodge and relax awaiting gorilla trekking the next day.
Day 6: Gorilla habituation
After a heavy early morning breakfast, proceed to the park head quarters with your packed lunch for briefing about the dos and donts of gorilla habituation. You will then enter the thick impenetrable forest in search for the rare intriguing giants. After a full four hour with them while observing and learning their behavior as you take photos return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 8 : Game drive and afternoon Launch cruise
After breakfast, you will go for the morning game drive in Kasenyi area to search for different wildlife animals missed out in the previous game drive. Later visit the Katwe explosion craters. Here you will spot Kitagata Lake and the enormous Kamengo Crater and this will give you clear view of different wildlife around the Park. In the afternoon, go for the launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel where you will be rewarded with wildlife sights of species like the Hippopotamuses, Waterbucks, Crocodiles and a variety of Water Birds like the black bee- eater, several species of falcons and the raptors. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge
Day 9 : Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, depart Queen Elizabeth National Park for Kibale Forest National Park the most popular destination for Chimpanzee tracking and also a good habitat for a lot of bird species and other primates. Enroute to the Park you will enjoy a game drive that will expose you to different wildlife species such as Elephants, Buffalos, Uganda Kob and if you are lucky, you may also spot the Hyena, Lions, Leopard and perhaps the Giant Forest Hog. On arrival in the afternoon,check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Chimp tracking and Bigodi Swamp walk
After breakfast you will transfer to Kanyachu park headquarters for briefing about the rules and regulations of chimpanzee trekking before you go for your morning Chimpanzee tracking experience.You will penetrate into the forest under the guidance of an armed ranger for the tracking and along the way you may spot other primates and that include Varvet Monkey, L’hoest, Blue Monkey, Red-Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Black And White Colobus Monkey and many more. Return to the lodge for Lunch and later go for the afternoon Bigodi swamp walk to search for different bird species. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 11 : Transfer to Kampala
After breakfast, you will transfer back to Kampala reaching in time for Lunch and depending on the schedule of your flight, you will be transferred to the Airport to catch your flight back home
End of 11 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari
Golden Monkey Tracking
Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda
Gorilla Habituation in Uganda
Game Viewing Queen Elizabeth National Park