10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Best Time for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda 2022

With this 10 days Uganda Rwanda safari, you will have an amazing experience visiting the best of each of the countries to ensure you have an amazing experience during your safari. During your Uganda safari, you will have the chance to visit queen Elizabeth national park where you will take part in the boat cruise on lake albert. You will participate in the game drives which will help you explore the herbivores and the carnivores in the park including four of the big five animals in Uganda that you will get to track, when you get to Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will enjoy the gorilla trekking experience in Uganda as you get to observe the gorillas in the wild.

When you embark on your  Rwanda safari get ready for the most memorable experience visiting volcanoes national park where you will take part in dian Fossey hike which will help you understand more about the woman that made gorilla trekking in Africa possible, you will also participate in chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda where you will get to understand more about the chimpanzee troops in the wild, you will also get to participate in the canopy walk in Rwanda among other activities to make your 10 days Uganda Rwanda safari quite memorable.

HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR SAFARI

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

Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National park (Rwanda)

Day 6: Golden monkey tracking and nature walk

10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari
Golden Monkey Tracking

Day 7: Dian Fossey hike and Transfer to Lake Kivu

Day 8: Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park

Day 9: Chimp trekking and Canopy walk

Day 10: Transfer to Kigali

DETAILED ITINERARY

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

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, 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 Pumba Safari Lodge(Budget)  Elephant hub lodge (mid-range)

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. You will then visit Omwani Women’s Coffee Cooperative for a coffee plantation tour and learn about the different stages of coffee and return to Mweya for lunch. 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 Pumba Safari Lodge(Budget) Elephant hub lodge (mid-range)

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National park

On the 3rd day of your 10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari, 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 Buhoma community (budget) Buhoma Haven Lodge(midrange)

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 Mountain 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 Buhoma community (budget) Buhoma Haven Lodge(midrange)

10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari
Bwindi Gorillas

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 Muhabura lodge (budget ) Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge(mid-range)

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’iwacu cultural village.
Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura lodge(budget ) Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (mid-range)

Day 7: Dian Fossey hike and Transfer to Lake Kivu

On the 7th day of your 10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari, 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 Paradise Malahide (mid-range) Le palm beach hotel (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 Gisakura visitor center (budget) Nyungwe top view hill hotel(midrange)

10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari
Chimpanzee tours

Day 9: Chimp trekking and Canopy walk
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 will have a canopy walk in the forest or where you will view other primates from the top of the forest. Dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura visitor center (budget) Nyungwe top view hill hotel(midrange)

Day 10: Transfer to Kigali
After breakfast, you will set off for Kigali with en route visits to Nyanza Kings palace for cultural visit, Butare national museum and Murambi genocide museum among others. You will arrive in Kigali late afternoon / early evening and drop-off at your booked hotel in Kigali or at the airport.

QUOTATION BASED ON 1 PERSON

Quotation Includes:

  1. Airport Pick up and drop off
  2. Gorilla permit
  3. Dian fossey trek
  4. Chimpanzee permit
  5. Canopy walk
  6. Park entrance/game drive
  7. Coffee tour
  8. Boat cruise
  9. Golden Monkey permit
  10. 4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
  11. Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
  12. All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  13. All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  14. Bottled drinking water while on safari.

Not included:

  1. Air tickets.
  2. Visa fees
  3. Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Portage and wait staff gratuity.