Get the Best Mega Rwanda Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari Experience , This 12 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari Starts in Rwanda Kigali and Take you to Gorilla Trekking park of Volcanoes National Park( Double Gorilla Trekking ( 2 Treks ) With the View of Wildlife & Cultural Communities.
Gorilla Expeditions has designed this 12 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari for All Travelers that wish to explore Both Countries on a Tour to Africa.
Day 1: Kigali-Volcanoes Gorilla Park
After breakfast, meet our guide and have a city tour around Kigali, You will visit Gisozi Genocide memorial, Craft shop and local market thereafter transfer to volcanoes national park .After drive to lodge for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Safari
Have breakfast, after head to the park headquarters for briefing about the mountain gorillas and the park. Thereafter enter into the jungle to search for the shy primates in their mist. It is whole or half day adventurous activity depending on the movement of the gorillas, after meeting them it is one hour allowed staying with the primates for the clients to enjoy those playing, take unforgettable photographs. In the evening visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village for Kinyarwanda cultural performances. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Dian Fossey Center
After breakfast prepare as yesterday and then trek to the Dian Fossey grave and experience the conservation work that she geared to save the mountain gorillas in the mist and after being filled with this experience return to the lodge. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B
Day 4: Volcanoes-Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, embark the safari truck and transfer to Uganda via Cyanika border and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and then relax at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi staying at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Cottages.
Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Have breakfast, and after take canoe cruise along the deepest Crater Lake in Uganda visiting some of the beautiful dotted islands and experience the life style of local communities and then return for lunch and after embark the safari vehicle and transfer to Bwindi Gorilla Park and overnight at Mahogany springs Lodge.
Day 6: Uganda Gorilla Tracking
Briefing by park ranger guides. Later with picnic lunch, start 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to find the Mountain gorillas. The tracking starts at the area where the gorillas were the previous day. After a full hour with the gorillas return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day 7: Bwindi- Queen Elizabeth National Park
Take breakfast and set off to Queen Elizabeth Park. The journey takes you through beautiful rolling hills and the Ishasha sector for-Tree-climbing-Lions in the south of Queen Elizabeth. Have lunch and proceed to Mweya peninsula and then with time go to Kasenyi for an evening game drive to spot wildlife species. You will also see herds of elephants and buffaloes. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge,
Day 8: Game Drive & Boat Cruise
After a cup of coffee embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi tracks to spot various wildlife species like the African big five (Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards) and other animals, in the Queens’s mile in the park and also enjoy the unique two hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. Return to lodge and relax as you wait for your African cuisine dinner and overnight as above. Meal plan: F/B
Day 9: Kyambura Gorge walk- Kibale Forest National Park
Have early breakfast and drive to Kyambura Gorge nearby to track the fast moving and elusive wild chimpanzees, one of man’s closest relations. Kyambura Gorge harbours the only family of habituated chimpanzees. Lunch, after transfer to Kibale Forest National Park with the fabled view of Mountain of the moon, dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.
Day 10: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Walk
Early morning after breakfast drive to Kanyanchu, Kibale Park Headquarters, before 8.00 am for chimpanzee trekking. Kibale forest harbours other primates including the Red-tailed and grey-cheeked Mangabeys, phoestes, Blue and Red-Columbus’s in addition to chimps, never the less the many beautiful birds species, butterflies plus many small insects as well. A visit to Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site given its astounding flora and fauna will be a time worth adventure too. Dinner and overnight as above
Day11: Kibale Forest-Lake Mburo National Park
Have breakfast, after embark the safari jeep and then transfer to the smallest park of Uganda but with the rare wildlife species like the Zebras, Impalas, Elands and others. En-route lunch, and then dinner and overnight at Mihingo Lodge. Meal Plan: H/B
Day12: Lake Mburo National Park -Entebbe Departure
After breakfast, have a morning game drive where you may spot animals like zebras, impalas. Eland s and so many Mburo specials. After embark your safari vehicle and drive back to Kampala with stop to the Uganda Equator for lunch and cultural markets to buy souvenir’s to take home and then transfer to Entebbe airport, Meal plan: H/B
The package includes:
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Rwanda Gorilla permits
Uganda Gorilla permits
permit is discounted
Kibale chimpanzee permits $
Full day English speaking guide fees
Visit to Kigali genocide memorials
Park entrance fees
Mineral water on board
The air fares, Visa, porter fees while trekking the gorillas, laundry, expensive drinks, and other activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
Established in the spring of 2000 by Ssali Billy,at the time already a well-known figure in the tourism scenario of our Country, Active African Vacations, with registered office in Kampala & Kigali, brings together two of the most significant players in African Tourism Industry.
Gorilla Expeditions is managed by company Called Active African Vacations Limited with Offices in Kampala Uganda and Rwanda Kigali. Gorilla Expeditions has a Team of About 12 Members plus Experienced Guides.