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12 Days Rwanda – Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari

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12 Days Rwanda – Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari

Uganda the pearl of Africa and Rwanda have got very unique history, beautiful scenery, variety of wildlife and interesting cultures. In this itinerary, you will have interesting cultural encounters in Africa, track the rare mountain Gorillas kin the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Golden Monkeys in Rwanda, and encounter the tree climbing lions, the “Big five game” as well as different bird species that are only here.

DAY 1

Arrival and transfer

You will be met by our tour representative at Kigali International airport who will thereafter transfer you to Kigali Serena Hotel an overnight stay on Bed and Breakfast basis

Kigali
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DAY 2

Kigali city tour

After breakfast prepare for a city tour and visit to the genocide memorial center at Gisozi as well as the local craft markets. Rwanda is a country with a rich historical back ground of the genocide era, interesting cultural dances and traditions. After the city tour, enjoy your lunch and thereafter transfer to Mount Gorilla view lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at mountain View gorilla lodge(FB) Read more

Kigali Rwanda
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DAY 5

Gorilla Tracking

Take an early morning breakfast and well equipped with your packed lunch, head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which Gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. After tracking, depending on time you may take community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural experience. Return for dinner and overnight at Clouds Lodge. Read more

Bwindi/ Kanungu
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DAY 6

Transfer to Ishasha

After breakfast, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to meet with the walking safaris guide to start the Bwindi forest transverse. The walk starts from Nkuringo and ends in Buhoma, you will find your car driver waiting for you. This trail offers visitors a close up experience of the natural wonders within a rain forest environment. Birds are prolific in Bwindi and your guide will point these out to you during your walk; thereafter head to the Ishasha wilderness camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check in and enjoy your lunch, then in the afternoon go for a sun set game drive along the Ishasha sector famous for its tree climbing lions. Enjoy a sun set game drive in search for these tree climbing lions and in the evening, return to Ishasha Wilderness camp for dinner and an overnight stay. Read more

Queen Elizabeth National par
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DAY 7

Game drives & boat

After breakfast, go for a game drive in the Park where you may see the lions, Buffalo, Elephants, Giant forest hog, Waterbucks, Bushbucks and Kobs. You may also see birds like jacana, and pelican. After lunch go for a boat ride along Kazinga channel where you may see a lot of Mammals and birds; Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. Read more

Queen Elizabeth NP
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DAY 3

Golden Monkey tracking

After breakfast you will report to the park headquarters in Kinigi where your guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you of allocating you a Golden monkey family to track. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about golden monkey tracking formality and how everything will be conducted from the start to the finish point; thereafter start your golden monkey tracking experience. You may also encounter different bird species as you track the Golden Monkeys. Return afterwards for lunch at your hotel and if time allows, visit the Ibiwagacu traditional village, where you will have a cultural experience with the local community who display their traditional ways of living; Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. Read more

Volcanoes NP
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DAY 8

Transfer to Kibale NP

After breakfast, enjoy another game drive as you check out of Queen Elizabeth National park, and thereafter proceed to Kibale Forest National Park for the chimpanzee tracking experience. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.

Kibale National Park
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DAY 4

Transfer to Bwindi

Take an early morning breakfast, and then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. This park is well known as a home to over half of the world’s remaining population of the rare Mountain Gorillas. Arrival in time for dinner and overnight at Clouds Lodge.

Kanungu/ Bwindi
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DAY 5

Gorilla Tracking

Take an early morning breakfast and well equipped with your packed lunch, head to the park headquarters for briefing, orientation and meeting the guides, you will then be separated into groups depending on which Gorilla group given. The guide will lead you through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for gorillas. Once gorillas are tracked you will be given one hour interaction and taking photos. After tracking, depending on time you may take community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have cultural experience. Return for dinner and overnight at Clouds Lodge. Read more

Bwindi/ Kanungu
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DAY 9

Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee trekking, during the trekking you may spot primates like white colobus monkeys, we shall visit Tinka’s home stead for African made cuisine. Later in the afternoon go for a nature walk at Bigodi sanctuary, it has fauna and flora; Overnight at Kyaninga Lodge. Read more

Kibale Forest Np/ Fortportal
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DAY 10

Game drive and Boat Cruise

After breakfast go for a game drive, where you may see Buffaloes, Uganda kob, Elephants and many others, then return for lunch. After lunch go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you may see lots of hippos, crocodiles, elephants. Return for dinner and overnight at to Paraa safari lodge Read more

Murchison Falls NP
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DAY 6

Transfer to Ishasha

After breakfast, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to meet with the walking safaris guide to start the Bwindi forest transverse. The walk starts from Nkuringo and ends in Buhoma, you will find your car driver waiting for you. This trail offers visitors a close up experience of the natural wonders within a rain forest environment. Birds are prolific in Bwindi and your guide will point these out to you during your walk; thereafter head to the Ishasha wilderness camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check in and enjoy your lunch, then in the afternoon go for a sun set game drive along the Ishasha sector famous for its tree climbing lions. Enjoy a sun set game drive in search for these tree climbing lions and in the evening, return to Ishasha Wilderness camp for dinner and an overnight stay. Read more

Queen Elizabeth National par
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DAY 11

Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast, transfer to Kampala; en route visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. This is the only home for the Rhinos in the wild in Uganda. Go for a Rhino tracking experience and then proceed to Kampala. In the evening, visit the Ndere center for cultural performance and dinner; Overnight at Kampala Serena Hotel. Read more

Kampala
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DAY 7

Game drives & boat

After breakfast, go for a game drive in the Park where you may see the lions, Buffalo, Elephants, Giant forest hog, Waterbucks, Bushbucks and Kobs. You may also see birds like jacana, and pelican. After lunch go for a boat ride along Kazinga channel where you may see a lot of Mammals and birds; Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. Read more

Queen Elizabeth NP
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DAY 12

Transfer to Entebbe Int.airp

This day you will prepare to check out of Serena hotel and be transferred to Entebbe airport for your international flight. End of safari

Entebbe
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DAY 8

Transfer to Kibale NP

After breakfast, enjoy another game drive as you check out of Queen Elizabeth National park, and thereafter proceed to Kibale Forest National Park for the chimpanzee tracking experience. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga Lodge.

Kibale National Park
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DAY 9

Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee trekking, during the trekking you may spot primates like white colobus monkeys, we shall visit Tinka’s home stead for African made cuisine. Later in the afternoon go for a nature walk at Bigodi sanctuary, it has fauna and flora; Overnight at Kyaninga Lodge. Read more

Kibale Forest Np/ Fortportal
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DAY 10

Game drive and Boat Cruise

After breakfast go for a game drive, where you may see Buffaloes, Uganda kob, Elephants and many others, then return for lunch. After lunch go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you may see lots of hippos, crocodiles, elephants. Return for dinner and overnight at to Paraa safari lodge Read more

Murchison Falls NP
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DAY 11

Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast, transfer to Kampala; en route visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. This is the only home for the Rhinos in the wild in Uganda. Go for a Rhino tracking experience and then proceed to Kampala. In the evening, visit the Ndere center for cultural performance and dinner; Overnight at Kampala Serena Hotel. Read more

Kampala
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DAY 12

Transfer to Entebbe Int.airp

This day you will prepare to check out of Serena hotel and be transferred to Entebbe airport for your international flight. End of safari

Entebbe
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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kigali/ Rwanda
Day 2
Location Volcanoes NP
Day 4
Location Bwindi impenetrable NP
Day 6
Location Ishashsa sector
Day 7
Location Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 8
Location Fort portal
Day 10
Location Murchison falls NP
Day 12
Location Kampala

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation on full board except Kigali and Kampala cities (BB)
  • Professional driver guide
  • Information services
  • Activity fees
  • gorilla permits
  • park entrance

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages / premium drinks.
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • During your safari, you will be traveling in popup roof safari land-cruiser with enough legroom, charging sockets, complementary WiFi internet and a fridge well stocked with fruits and soft drinks.
  • In the safari quote, i have also included the medical evacuation insurance services. This helps in case of any emergency while on safari, you will be airlifted to the nearest health centre or safety zone.
  • This is a high end quote and price is based on per person
  • The pricing in the listing is based on per person
  • NB: This is an up market safari

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