10 Days Uganda & Rwanda Combined Safari
For an insight into part of Africa’s magnificent landscapes, this 10 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is a must to meet your interests. It’s one of the most breathtaking Safari packages that offers adventure enthusiasts the opportunity to see Mountain Gorillas, track chimpanzees and sight plenty of Wildlife species including Elephants, Tree climbing lions in Ishasha, Leopards, Lions and more. It starts in Uganda and ends in Rwanda at Kigali International Airport. You will be picked from Entebbe airport on arrival and transfer up to your hotel in Kampala.
Day 1: Kampala - Transfer to Murchison Falls.
After morning breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver guide in the parking. Expect to be briefed in the morning by the guide and after the Journey to Murchison commences via Kampala – Masindi – Gulu highway. Stopover is included in Nakasongola for Rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Have lunch in Ziwa or Masindi town and later continue with the journey up to Murchison. You will arrive in the late afternoon; check in at the lodge to relax, after you can do a hike up to the top of the falls. Lodge options include Red Chili – Budget, Pakuba Safari Lodge – Mid-range and Paraa Safari lodge- luxury.
Day 2: Game Drive and Launch cruise
A morning game drive reveals several Wildlife species including animals like Lions, Buffaloes, Jackson’s hartebeests, Waterbucks and more. This lasts for about 2-3 hours and after return to the lodge for dinner. After lunch you will have a breathtaking boat cruise along the waters of the falls.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day three you will say bye to Murchison and drive through the Albertan Escarpments of the Rift valley to Kibale Forest National Park. The drive awards scenic views of Lake Albert, local villages and Ruwenzori mountain peaks. You will reach the park suburbs in the evening for overnight stay at Ruwenzori view guest house – Budget, Ndali Lodge – Luxury and Mountains of the moon – Mid-range.
Day 4: Chimp Tracking - Transfer to Queen
Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale awards the opportunity to spend some time with the chimps in the Jungles. You will do the morning session, return to the lodge, have lunch and after transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive in the evening and accommodation alternatives include Enganzi Lodge for Deluxe, Bush Lodge for budget and Mweya Safari Lodge for Luxury
Day 5: Game Drive and Boat cruise
Second game in Kasenyi plains discloses more Wildlife species including Wild animals like Kobs, Elephants, Lions and more. Later transfer to Mweya for lunch at Mweya canteen and later you will have an incredible boat cruise along Kazinga channel for sights of numerous aquatic species including Hippos, Crocodiles, Water bird species and some wild animals like Buffaloes, Elephants and more.
Day 6: Queen - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early in the morning, you will check out for the scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via southern Ishasha sector route. This drive offers chances to sight the famous tree climbing lions in Ishasha, after continue to Bwindi. You will arrive in the evening; check in for dinner and overnight stay at Bakiga lodge – Budget, Gorilla Mist Camp – Deluxe and Gorilla Safari lodge – Luxury.
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking - Nature Walk
On this day, you are awarded the chance to spend time face to face with the Gorillas in the Jungles. A briefing is first conducted and later the trekking journey to the Jungle starts. Time taken and distance moved depends on where these apes spent their last night. After the great times with the Gorillas return to the lodge to rest. Later in the evening if you still feel more energetic, you can do a community walk to the Batwa communities.
Day 8: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
From Bwindi, you will transfer and cross to Rwanda for the optional second Gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Pak. Other than Gorilla trek, you can do Golden monkey tracking or Hike to the Dian Fossey Graveyard. Accommodation in Volcanoes include Muhabura Hotel/Davince lodge – Budget, Le Palme – Mid-range and Mountain Gorilla View Lodge – Luxury.
Day 9: Second Gorilla trek/Golden Monkey Tracking
While in Volcanoes National Park you can do a second optional Gorilla Trek meeting with the Gorillas in its lush jungles.
If not Gorilla trek, you can do the Golden monkey tracking meeting face to face with the Species of the Old World Monkey family. After return to the lodge for relaxation.
Day 10: Kigali City Tour – Departure
Have morning breakfast, after say bye to Volcanoes and you will transfer to Kigali for a city tour, lunch and later be at Kigali International airport in time for your return flight.
- Gorilla Permit.
- Cultural entertainment.
- Park Ranger Fees.
- Full Board Accommodation.
- Full time English speaking Guide.
- Ground Transportation.
- Airport transfer& Drop.
- Flight tickets
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature like drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, &cigarettes.