10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)

On arrival, you will meet our representative for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. Enjoy scenic views of hills in the western part of Uganda, have a stopover at the equator for photographs to symbolize your crossing the equator and in Mbarara for lunch. Proceed to the park with a wide game view of animals like Uganda Kobs, Savanna Elephants, and Waterbucks among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi Lodge (midrange)/ (Budget)

Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise

After breakfast, you will set off for an early morning breakfast to catch up with the morning game. Expect lots of animals including; elephants, Lions, buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, Uganda kobs among others. After lunch, you will enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel for a number of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and several water birds. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Enganzi Lodge (Deluxe)/ (Budget)

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National park

In the morning after breakfast, you will embark on a transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest via Ishasha sector that gives a chance of seeing the tree climbing lions at a closer range. Continue to Bwindi with lunch en route and arriving in the evening for, check in the lodge and relax. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community lodge (Luxury)/ Ichumbi gorilla lodge (midrange)/ Bakiga lodge (Budget)

Day 4: Gorilla trekking

After an early morning breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing, immediately you will be directed to enter the forest with the park rangers leading in search for the gorillas. This will take you about 2- 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla in the wild, meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour, then you will return and relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community lodge (Luxury)/ Ichumbi gorilla lodge (midrange)/ Bakiga lodge (Budget)

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National park (Rwanda)

Wake up for a transfer to Volcanoes national park. The drive goes through the beautiful country side and peoples homesteads along with dramatic views of the Virunga Volcanoes. On arrival at Ruhengeri, check in at your selected lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)/La Palme Hotel, Le Bambou lodge (midrange)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 6: Golden monkey tracking and nature walk

After an early morning breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and later enter the forest and hike while in search of the golden monkeys. Tracking the golden monkeys rewards views of other primates such as the black and white Colobus monkeys, Olive baboons among others. In the afternoon, enjoy a nature walk to the twin lakes or visit the iby’lwacu cultural village.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)/La Palme Hotel, Le Bambou lodge (midrange)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 7: Dian fossey hike and Transfer to Lake Kivu

In the morning after breakfast, you will take a visit to the Karisoke research center for a hike o the Dian Fossey tombs. After lunch, transfer to Lake Kivu for a boat ride on Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight stay at L. Kivu Serena Hotel (Luxury) Palm garden resort (midrange)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)

Day 8: Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park

After breakfast, set off for Nyungwe forest National Park. It is a scenic drive that goes through people’s homesteads and different hills of Rwanda – the land of a thousand hills. Arrive in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hill hotel (midrange) Gisakura Hotel (Budget)

Day 9: Chimp trekking and Canopy walk / Colobus monkey trekking
After a heavy breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters to track the chimpanzee that also gives an opportunity of encountering a variety of forest birds. In the afternoon, you may have a canopy walk in the forest or choose to go for Colobus monkey tracking where you will encounter other primates. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hill hotel (midrange) Gisakura Hotel (Budget)

Day 10: Departure
After breakfast, you will set off for Kigali with en route visits to Nyanza Kings palace for cultural visit, Butare national museum, Murambi genocide museum among others, On reaching Kigali city, do a city tour that is if time allows before your transfer at the airport for your departure flight.

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