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Gorilla Safari Packages to Uganda & Rwanda

3 Day Gorilla tours

3 Day Gorilla Trekking

  • Track and be with the Gorillas in the thick forest on a Bwindi Impenetrable Park Tour

4 t0 9 Day vacation trips

4 Day Rwanda Safaris

  • Gorilla Tour Rwanda & Golden Monkey Trek, Dian Fossey Trek Africa, 4 days

Primate Safari 5 days

  • Uganda and Rwanda Primate and Gorilla tracking holiday. See golden monkeys and many bird species.

Wildlife Adventure

  • Primate Safari,Gorillas and Chimpanzee of Uganda & Rwanda, 7 days

8 Day Safari Holiday

  • Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda with game drives & launch cruises.

9 Day Gorilla Holiday

  • Uganda & Rwanda safari to L. Mburo, Queen Elizabeth, Parc National des Volcans

More the 9 Day holidays

10 Days Gorilla trek

  • Travel to East Africa to watch gorillas, birds, game, hike, lauch cruises & explore culture

Uganda Wildlife

  • 15 Day vacation to Murchison Falls, Kibale, Semuliki, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Bunyonyi …

Birding in Uganda

  • 21 days Bird watching in forests, game reserves, national parks with game

These packages can be tailored to fit your needs and interests. Tell us what you want your trip to be and we will make an itinberary to include whatever you desire.

Uganda Wildlife, Gorillas and Chimpanzee, 15 days

15 DAYS SAFARI TOUR IN UGANDA

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UGANDA EXPLORATION TOUR ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls

Day 2: Murchison Wildlife Tour

Day 3: Kibale Primates Forest Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking from the Primates Forest

Day 5: Semuliki National Park

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Wildlife Tour of Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 8: Queen – Bwindi National Park

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park

Day 1O: Lake Bunyonyi and the Switzerland of Africa

Day 11: Lake Bunyonyi and its Islands Tour

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park

Day 13: Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour

Day 14: Kampala Return Trip

Day 15: Kampala City Tour

 

Detailed itinerary

This safari runs for 15 days beginning and finishing in Kampala. It journeys you to the finest safari parks plus tourist sites in Uganda. Taking you to the Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth national park, chimp trekking in the Kibale Forest and the trilling gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls

Subsequently after breakfast, the guide will pick you up from your hotel to drive to the Murchison falls National Park. The only route to Murchison from Kampala takes you past the Luwero triangle were thousands of Ugandans were killed in war, through the Budongo forest in the western arm of the Rift Valley not to forget the splendid views of the countryside. You will arrive in the afternoon and head to the summit of the falls to enjoy the breathtaking views of the falls and the surrounding terrain. You will marvel at the waters of the great Nile forcefully making their way through the small 7 meter gorge and drop below to more than 40 meters with a thunderous roar, it is an undeniable  spectacular sight! Retire and slumber at Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chili Rest Camp or Paraa Lodge or Kaniyo Pabidi Camp or Masindi Hotel.

Day 2: Murchison Wildlife Tour

Before sunrise, begin the day with an early game drive in the early morning to see the early risers plus the predators. These will include: jackals, giraffe, antelope, Uganda kob, hyenas, lion and elephants. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast plus lunch. Enjoy an afternoon launch cruise on spectacular Victoria Nile which will journey you to the amazing bottom of the Murchison Falls seeing animals like buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles and elephants along the river banks and not to forget are the numerous aquatic birds like the uncommon shoebills plus the fish eagle. Dine and sleep at Sambiya River Lodge or Red Chili Rest Camp or Paraa Lodge or Kaniyo Pabidi Camp or Masindi Hotel.

Day 3: Kibale Primates Forest Park

Enjoy breakfast and then carry on to Kibale National park where you will arrive in the afternoon, have a delicious lunch and rest. Dine and slumber at Primates Lodge, or Ndali lodge, alternatively at Rwenzori Travelers Inn

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking from the Primates Forest

Set out looking for Chimps after having breakfast, within the tropical wet forest of Kibale. As you look for this closely related species, you will come across other primates like the Bush babies, Mangabeys, the colobus monkeys and baboons with of course guide education about the wildlife there. Enjoy lunch and after having lunch, you will get pleasure from a walk in the Bigodi Sanctuary which is encompassed of odd plant and animals as well as birds. Dine and slumber at Primates Lodge, or Ndali lodge, alternatively at Rwenzori Travelers Inn

Day 5: Semuliki National Park

Head to Semiliki National Park that is in the morning, this drive will journey to the lower eastern part of L. Albert. Located within the western Rift Valley basin, Semliki National Park is among the parks with a variety of habitat among which are Riparian forests, high savanna-grass, and rainforests ad low savannah-grass. A game drives conducted at night during which you will catch sight of the night-time residents such as slender mongoose, cats, leopards, white-tailed mongoose, standard winged nightjars, hyenas and pennant winged nightjars is prominent . This is the only park in Uganda that offers lit night drives. Generally, the park offers numerous surprises awaiting you to unfold. Dine and rest in Kanyankyu Ecological site or Semliki safari Lodge.

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Following breakfast drive in to the shadows of Mt. Rwenzori were Queen Elizabeth National park is situated. The expedition will present thrilling game drives along the way. Arrive in the afternoon at the park to have lunch, and then continue for an awesome launch jaunt along the Kazinga channel. You will see a numerous number of hippos, aquatic birds plus buffaloes on the shores. Feast and sleep at Jacana Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge

Day 7: Wildlife Tour of Queen Elizabeth National Park

A game drive in the early morning will be what you begin with to see the early risers plus the predators fleeing into the bushes after hunting or read to hunt before the sun fully comes out. The drive is so filled with sights of bush bucks, hyenas, elephants, bush pigs, Lions, buffaloes and jackals. With that magnificent drive, go back at the lodge for lunch. After that delicious meal, proceed to the Kyambura gorge to trek chimpanzees. The chimp tracking walk will not necessarily mean you are just going to see the chimps; you will witness sights of baboons, black & white colobus monkeys and red colobus monkeys along the way. Dine and slumber at Jacana Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge

Day 8: Queen – Bwindi National Park

Following breakfast, on your way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park it will be impossible not to have a have a game drive. Drive through the remarkable Ishasha region famous for its inhabitant tree climbing lions. Check in at Bwindi, rest and later enjoy a community walk within the surrounding communities. Dine and sleep at Buhoma community Bandas or Gorilla resort.

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi National Park

Normally, on this day, you wake up to an early breakfast and then proceed to the park head offices for a briefing proceeding to entering the forest in search for the mountain Gorillas. The trek starts at 9:00am you will enter into the forest hence look for the Gorillas. At this part of the tour, you will not have the guide that has been with you from the start of the tour, you will be guided a specialized guide who knows each and everything about the Gorilla. So you are called upon to feel free and ask as many questions as you can while the trek goes on. The activity is quite unpredictable but lasts from 2 to 8 hours basing on the gorilla’s movements. Gorilla tracking involves trekking steep rocks, and moving across the undulating terrain. On the other hand, the anticipations of coming nose to nose with the gorillas this will definitely make you forget how tired and worn-out you were from the hiking. However, this experience will reward you with breathtaking reminiscences. Dine and sleep at Buhoma homestead or Gorilla Resort

Day 1O: Lake Bunyonyi and the Switzerland of Africa

After an early breakfast, head to Lake Bunyonyi. This is a very spectacular destination with beautiful small islands and enclosed by steep terraced slopes. It is renowned as a birding paradise with several aquatic birds. The lake was name Bunyonyi to mean the small birds.  Dine and sleep at Lake Bunyonyi overland Camp

Day 11: Lake Bunyonyi and its Islands Tour

Enjoy canoeing in the morning on this stunning lake to see the various bird species. Dine and sleep at Lake Bunyonyi overland Camp

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park

Set off to Lake Mburo National Park following a delicious breakfast. This park is famous for its numerous antelopes among which are impalas after which Uganda’s capital city was named –Kampala. Drive past breathtaking sceneries of the country side to arrive in the afternoon at Lake Mburo National Park. You will break for lunch before going for a canoe ride on the Lake as look for the various animals on the lake shore. Dine and sleep at Rwonyo Camp or at Mantana tented Camp.

Day 13: Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour

After breakfast have a morning game drive and later explore the flora and fauna of the park in the afternoon. The park is also renowned as a bird-watching paradise with more than 300 species in book. Dine and sleep at Rwonyo Camp or Mantana tented Camp

Day 14: Kampala Return Trip

After breakfast in the very early morning, you will embark on to a journey back to Kampala. You can always make a stopover at the equator to take some photos and visit the craft shop, and then arrive in Kampala in the later afternoon or evening.  Enjoy lunch and relax in the hotel for the rest of the day. Dine and sleep at Hotel Africana or Sheraton Hotel.

Day 15: Kampala City Tour

After an early breakfast, the activities that will follow will entirely depend on the scheduled time for your flight back home. Otherwise you will have a city tour in Kampala to visit the various sites like the Uganda Museum, Kasubi Tombs, Wamala Tombs Bahai Temple and the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine. After lunch you will drive to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home.

Our rates include

  •  park entrance fees
  • Full board accommodation
  • 2 gorilla tracking permits
  • 2 boat rides
  • launch cruise
  • Game drives
  • Meals
  • drinking water
  • services of a full time English speaking driver guide
  • ground transfers and fuel
  • crossing boards

The price excludes tips, laundry, drinks and any other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Budget – Holiday Express Hotel / Rwonyo Bandas/ Simba safari lodge/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp / Kinigi Guest House

Midrange – Speke Hotel / Arcadia Cottages Mburo/ Ihamba Lodge/ Buhoma lodge / Mountain gorilla View Lodge

Luxury Kampala Sheraton Hotel / Mihingo Lodge/ Mweya safari lodge/ Gorilla Forest Camp / Volcanoes Lodge

 

Gorilla Holiday in Uganda and Rwanda

Zebra in Lake Mburo
9 DAYS UGANDA RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI (Uganda and Rwanda)

UGANDA RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Day 1: Airport Transfer

Day 2:  Kampala City Tour

DAY 3: L. Mburo National Park

Day 4: To Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 5: Game Drive Then Transfer to L. Bunyonyi

Day 6: Connect to Rwanda

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking

Day 8:  Boat Ride on L. Kivu

Day 9: To Kanombe Airport

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Airport Transfer

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, a guide (Our representative) will transfer you to Holiday Express Hotel/   Humurah Hotel/ Serena Hotel for your dinner and over night. Were you will have enough rest and prepare for the next days early departure.

Day 2:  Kampala City Tour

Today you will get to know how and what Kampala the Capital City of Uganda is all about and the historical story besides the name it’s self. You will visit the historical and Cultural sites of Kampala like Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo shrine, Ssezibwa fall fast hand and on site and then have lunch along the way to Jinja. At Jinja you will visit the source of the Nile; a boat ride to the source’s stunning hence visit the Bujagali Falls.  Return to Kampala for dinner and at your Hotel

DAY 3: L. Mburo National Park

After breakfast very early in the Morning leave the hotel and make your way to Masaka Road. Make a stopover at the Equator, and then proceed to L. Mburo. You will enjoy a game drive rewarded with herds of zebras, antelopes like Topis, Elands, the Uganda Kob and many others. You will arrive in the afternoon have lunch. Then after go for a boat ride along the L. Mburo. Dinner and over night at any of the listed lodges depending on your budget, Mantana luxury tented camp/ Mihingo Lodge/ Rwonyo Camp

Day 4: To Queen Elizabeth National Park

Take breakfast then transfer to Queen Elizabeth You will pass through the scenic country side of Ankole A game drive en route is rewarding with a variety of animals like Elephants, Buffaloes, mongoose among others.  Have lunch and go for a boat ride along the Kazinga channel. The launch cruise will expose you to various aquatic mammals like hippos; reptiles like crocodiles and then after retire for dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Jacana safari lodge / Albertine camp

Day 5: Game Drive Then Transfer to L. Bunyonyi

Wake up very early in the morning for an early morning game drive. This will be for the search of the early risers like Lions, leopards, hyenas and many other animals before they go into hiding for the whole day.  Return to the lodge for breakfast and then proceed through the Ishasha sector famous for tree climbing lions to Kabale for dinner and over night at Arcadia Cottages / Habuharo Island camp/ Bushara Island camp.

Day 6: Connect to Rwanda

After breakfast, cross the border that is from Uganda and enter Rwanda then you will be continuing to Kinigi. On arrival, you will visit the genocide memorial; Visit the Dianne fossey graves right before dinner and overnight at Mt Gorilla nest lodge/ Kinigi guest House / Muhavura lodge.

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking

Breakfast will be served very early in the morning, for the next activity requires you to be at the tracking station in time, and then go gorillas tracking in Parc National des Volcans. The walks might be exhausting but an encounter of a family of gorillas is worthwhile! Spend an hour with them, and then head back in time for a late lunch. Overnight at Lodge

Day 8:  Boat Ride on L. Kivu

Rwanda is very well known as the Land of a thousand hills, you will witness that on your drive to the Eastern shore of L. Kivu. Take a tour on the Lake with exploration of the lake’s Island “Napoleons’ Hat” – a boat trip to Gisenyi at the Northern shore of L. Kivu. Transfer to Hotel Mille Des Collines / Chez Lando or Kigali Serena hotel for dinner and over night.

Day 9: To Kanombe Airport

Take breakfast, due to the fact that this is the last day of the safari, its optional if you the client would like to do so shopping souvenir before leaving for your destination that is immediately after the breakfast. After you will have lunch you will be transferred to Kanombe airport for your next flight either back to Uganda or to your Home.

Our rates include

  •  park entrance fees
  • Full board accommodation
  • gorilla tracking
  • chimp permit
  • boat ride/ launch cruise
  • Game drives
  • Meals
  • drinking water
  • services of a full time English speaking driver guide
  • ground transfers and fuel
  • crossing boards

The price excludes tips, laundry, drinks and any other personal expenses.

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Budget – Holiday Express Hotel / Rwonyo Bandas/ Simba safari lodge/ Bushara Island camp/ Kinigi Guest House

Midrange – Speke Hotel / Arcadia Cottages Mburo/ Ihamba Lodge/ Bunyonyi Over land camp/ Mountain gorilla View Lodge/ Hotel Mille Des Collines

Luxury Kampala Sheraton Hotel / Mihingo Lodge/ Mweya safari lodge/ Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi/ Volcanoes Lodge/ Kigali Serena hotel

(Bed and breakfast)