9 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Wildlife Tour

The 9 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Wildlife Tour gives you Safari Adventure experiences both in Uganda and Rwanda as you track the Mountain Gorillas as well as watch the Wildlife of Uganda.

Trip Overview

The 9 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Wildlife Tour takes you to Volcanoes National park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National park which will give you unforgettable encounters on holiday.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up-Mabamba Swamp

On arrival at the Entebbe international Airport, you will be picked up by our driver who will transfer you towards the Mabamba Swamp situated on the Outskirts of Lake Victoria in Entebbe. At the swamp, expect to spot numerous species of birds like the hornbill, marabou stalk,pelicans and the rare Shoe bill stork enjoy their natural forest habitat. After the experience, you will transfer to Ngamba Island to view the Chimpanzees. After the viewing, you will proceed straight to Kampala for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Serena hotel, Acacia Lodge Buziga.

Day 2: Transfer-Murchison Falls National Park

Wake up very early in the morning have breakfast  then with your packed lunch transfer on your journey to the prominent Murchison Falls National Park. En-route, you will visit the stunning Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and the Wildlife Ranch in Nakasongola District for rhino trekking, bird watching, nature walks and relaxation. After your lunch break, proceed to Murchison falls national park for dinner and overnight. Paraa safari lodge, Murchison River Lodge. Meal Plan F/B.

Wildlife Tours UgandaDay 3: Game drive & Boat cruise

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast then transfer into the park for your Game Drive and along the drive, you will spot numerous wildlife animals but mostly the early riser animals like lions, leopards hunt as well as others like the Hippos, Buffaloes, Hyenas, Warthogs, etc. You will do this till mid day then later break off for lunch where you will leave to go experience a boat cruise along the Victoria Nile then hike to the top of the Falls and later, transfer back to your lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Meals are F/B

Day 4: Drive to Kibale National Park

Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast,then coupled with packed lunch head to Kibale Forest National Park on the outskirts of western Uganda.Since it’s a days long journey,you will reach there in the evening and then check in at mountain view hotel for dinner and night. Meals are on F/B.

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking-Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the Kanyachu Visitor’s Center to be briefed on the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzees then later in groups of 6-8, you will transfer into the forest to track the chimpanzees in their natural vegetation habitat. The tracking will take you a period of 2-4 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay around them. After the tracking experience, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park with an en-route short stop at the equator for photos. You will arrive late in the evening and go direct to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mweya safari lodge. Meals here are on F/B basis.

 Day 6: Game drive & Boat cruise

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer into the park to experience your Game drive on which you will spot various Wildlife animals like elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, hyenas, warthogs, alibi, etc. After the drive, transfer for a lunch break then in the evening, go experience a boat cruise along Kazinga channel where you will spot schools of hippos. After, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Meals are F/B.

 Day 7: Transfer-Rwanda

Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast then armed with packed lunch embark on the long journey to Rwanda. This will entail crossing the Uganda Rwanda border and head to Gisenyi district reaching there late in the evening for dinner and night at the magnificent lake Kivu Serena Hotel. Meals here are based on F/B.

Day 8: Gorilla trekking-Volcanoes National park

Wake up have breakfast then with packed lunch transfer to Volcanoes National park Musanze-Ruhengeri District where you will track the Mountain Gorillas. You will proceed to the headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Gorillas then later with skilled ranger guide you will enter the forest to track the Mountain Gorillas for 2-4 hours. After tracking, visit the Dian Fossey Foundation to know about the zooligist. After you experience return to your hotel/ lodge for dinner and night. Meals on F/B

Day 9: Departure-Kigali 

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

This safari quotation includes;
  • Airport transfers
  • Full board Accommodation
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits
  • All activities mentioned
  • Guiding fees
  • A 4×4 comfortable safari vehicles.
  • Professional full time English speaking Driver Guide.

But excludes Airfare to Rwanda, visas (where applicable), laundry, drinks, tips and other personal expenses.

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