Uganda And Rwanda  Safari - 10 Days Of Mountain Gorillas, BIG 5 wildlife, chimps and other primates

    Safari Overview
    This is one of our most popular safaris that visitor wishing to visit Uganda and Rwanda. While in Uganda you will sample the greatness of Kibale forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi the home for Gorillas and in Rwanda Parc volcanoes parades before you to discover and explore the best of the best Unmatched Gorilla experience before an excursion of Kigali City tour. Join us for a vibrant rare experience in Africa!!

    Day 1: Kampala- Kibale National Park
    Our driver guide picks you up from your hotel of place of residence in Kampala by 08:00am after breakfast for the fascinating drive through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains. Afternoon guided walk in the crater lakes area of the park for outstanding cultural visit.

    Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)

    Up-market: Kyaninga Lodge or Ndali Lodge or Primate Lodge Kibale (Luxury cottages) 
    Moderate: Kibale Forest Camp or Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (self contained cottages)
    Low Budget: Kibale Forest Camp
    (in tents) or Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (shared bathroom rooms)
    See other Lodging options in or near to Kibale / Fort Portal

    (Driving time 5hrs on surfaced and un-surfaced roads)

    Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale National Park
    In the morning you will have breakfast to transfer to Kibale Head quarters for briefing before setting off for a forest walk in search for chimpanzees. The forest walk will be guided to provide information not only on chimpanzees and primates but also on small organisms making it interesting. The walk will reward you with other primates like Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, phoestes, and butterflies. After tracking the chimps in the afternoon you will go for a nature walk to the Bigodi swamp- to see unique flora and fauna.

    Instead of a 3 hour chimp Tracking, you can do an all day Habituation Experience (US$ 220 per person).  This experience can be done any time at Kibale Forest.

    Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)

    Up-market: Kyaninga Lodge or Ndali Lodge or Primate Lodge Kibale (Luxury cottages)
    Moderate: Kibale Forest Camp or Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (self contained cottages)
    Low Budget: Kibale Forest Camp
    (in tents) or Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (shared bathroom rooms)
    See other Lodging options in or near to Kibale / Fort Portal

    (Driving time 5hrs on surfaced and un-surfaced roads)


    Day 3: Kibale National Park –Queen Elizabeth National Park
    Begin your morning with a visit to the Nyakasura falls in Fort Portal, thereafter drive to drive to the south into Queen Elizabeth National Park, sightseeing and game viewing enroute.

    Overnight at Up-market/ Luxury: Deluxe Tent/ Deluxe room at Mweya Safari Lodge or  Katara Lodge
    Mid-range
    or moderate facility: Ihamba Safari Lodge or  Bush Lodge (in rooms) or Buffalo Safari Resort or Enganzi Lodge (mid-range )
    Budget price:  Bush Lodge in tents

    See other Accommodation & Lodging options in or near to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park
    Morning game drives in Uganda’s best park, where all the big game can be seen in abundance. Famous for elephant and kob, expect to see some rarer animals like giant forest hog. There are 638 recorded bird species in the park! After lunch, enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lakes Edward and George, for large numbers of buffalo and hippo.

    Overnight at Up-market/ Luxury: Deluxe Tent/ Deluxe room at Mweya Safari Lodge or  Katara Lodge
    Mid-range
    or moderate facility: Ihamba Safari Lodge or  Bush Lodge (in rooms) or Buffalo Safari Resort or Enganzi Lodge (mid-range )
    Budget price:  Bush Lodge in tents

    See other Accommodation & Lodging options in or near to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park-Ishasha Sector
    Today’s drive is through what is probably East Africa’s most spectacular scenery, the highland rain forests which reach to the volcanoes in which live the mountain gorillas. A visit to the bat Cave close to Maramagambo forest or a glance of Kyambura gorge is a must! Head to Ishasha section the afternoon relaxation. In the evening make a game drive in search for the rare tree climbing lions. Overnight at Up-market/ Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
    Mid-range
    facility: Enjonjo Lodge/ Jungle Lodge/ Ntungwe River Camp (mid-range )
    Budget price: At the River Camp in tents

    Day 6: Ishasha for tree climbing lions -Bwindi
    Ready for an early morning breakfast, before you drive off to Bwindi, enjoy a guided nature walk in the Ishasha wild along the Ishasha River, thereafter take on a mid morning game drive to spot more tree climbing lions. After lunch drive to Bwindi via the beautiful scenery of the tea plantations. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds. The
    afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.

    Overnight at

    Up-market: Buhoma Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/  Trackers Lodge Buhoma
    Moderate: Silverback Lodge / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/  Gorilla Mist Camp
    Low Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp or  Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp or Gorilla Valley Lodge  or Buhoma Community Campground
    See other Accommodation & Lodging options in or near to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Day 7: Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
    Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort.  The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.

    Overnight at

    Up-market: Buhoma Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/  Trackers Lodge Buhoma
    Moderate: Silverback Lodge / Nkuringo Gorilla Camp/  Gorilla Mist Camp
    Low Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp or  Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp or Gorilla Valley Lodge  or Buhoma Community Campground
    See other Accommodation & Lodging options in or near to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 8: Bwindi –Rwanda Parc Volcanoes
    After breakfast, drive to Rwanda as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known to Ruhengere via Musanze with a community or village walk. Evening relaxation and sightseeing Dinner and overnight at Sliver Back Governors camp Meal plan: (B, L, and D)

    Day 9: Gorilla Trekking Rwanda
     After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park where your driver-guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever! After the trekking, lunch. Afternoon relaxation and overnight at Sliver Back Governors camp Meal plan: (B, L, and D

    Day 10: Kigali City Tour and  Out for Departure Flight at 16:00hrs
    After your African cup of coffee, ready for a drive to visit Kigali for a city tour which includes the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. The Kigali City tour will enable you visit the colorful markets, genocide memorials and craft centers are the main areas of interest. In Rwanda you will find all over the country Memorials to remember the genocide of 1994. Where the history of the genocide is explained. A visit to the genocide memorial is for most visitors an emotional event. Lunch at any local restaurants in Kigali and thereafter drive to Kigali International Airport for your flight schedule either back home of to your next destination

    The package includes:
    -Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle
    -Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
    -Chimp permits in Kibale
    -Boat trip in Queen
    -Two  Gorilla permits per person to be secured and paid for in advance Uganda and Rwanda
    -Park fees
    -Community visits in Bwindi
    -Guide Nature walks
    -Bigodi walk in Kibale
    -Game drives
    -Services on an English speaking Driver/guide.
    Price Excludes: – Airfares, Visas or Insurance, Tips to local guides, Porterage or Laundry, Soft or alcoholic, drinks or mineral water (excl. water in the vehicles), Items of a personal nature, any meals not indicated
    above, any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above