7 Days Uganda-Rwanda Chimpanzee-Gorilla Safari
This 7 Days Uganda-Rwanda Chimpanzee-Gorilla Safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National park; where you will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga. You will also have a chance to view many animals including; Crocodiles, Hippos, Buffalos, Lions, Elephants, Kobs, and the Antelopes. The tour also includes a visit to Bwindi impenetrable National park were you will also be able to track the mountain gorillas and also to view some other animals including the forest elephants and the monkeys. The safari will also take you to Rwanda where you will also be able to track the gorillas in volcanoes National park, you will also transfer to Lake Bunyonyi where you will chill at the lake and have a canoe Ride on the beautiful waters.
After taking a cup of coffee then transfer to Queen Elizabeth, you will pass through the scenic country side of Ankole. A game drive route that is rewarding with a variety of animals like Mongoose,Elephants, and Buffaloes among others. Have lunch and then visit the crater lakes region then after retire for dinner. Finally overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Jacana safari lodge / Albertine camp
Get up early in the morning for chimp tracking in Kyambura gorge . The gorge 100mtres deep harbors habituated chimpanzees. It is engraved by Kyambura River which flows across the rift valley floor towards the Kazinga channel.
The guided walk to search for man’s closest cousins the chimpanzee begins at Kyambura Fig tree camp at 0800 hours and takes 2 – 6 hours. Other primates in this gorge include the red tailed monkeys, olive baboon, among others. Rest as you wait for lunch time. Then in the afternoon, you will be driven to the pier at the Kazinga channel for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel.
The game drive will also expose you to various aquatic mammals like the Crocodiles and herds of Hippopotamus. The shore of this channel is known for its massive flocks of birds like pelicans,the African jacana, and the fish eagle among others. Crocodiles have become a common sight here and occasionally leopards.
Then finally return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Depart to Bwindi National Park through the Ishasha sector. Then do a game drive through this southern sector of Queen Elizabeth that is famous for tree climbing Lion encounters.
You will have a picnic Lunch in the Wilderness and then after depart to Bwindi National Park. Then dinner and overnight at / Buhoma community bandas,Gorilla Resort camp, Buhoma Homestead/ L. Kitandara Tented camp.
walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. (This trek can take from half an hour to 5 hours – a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes) Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them grumble to each other, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback. It is a supernatural feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas.
It’s amazing to think there are only about 650 of these beautiful creatures left! If you have the energy this afternoon, take a guided walk on the Munyaga River trail, which is an ideal short walk. This trail leads to three delightful crystal clear waterfalls, and there is a profusion of tree ferns, Epithytic ferns, orchids and Bwindi’s colorful array of butterflies. Here you may also see birds and primates from the forest edge. Overnight at your lodge.
After a cup of coffee, you will depart to either Kisoro or Kabale .Cross the border then you will be driven to Kinigi. On arrival, you will visit the genocide memorial. Then Visit the Dianne fossey graves before dinner and finally overnight at Muhavura lodge,Mt Gorilla nest lodge/ Kinigi guest House.
After taking breakfast-you will go for gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virungas is a magical experience. Then the whole activity might be strenuous but each encounter of a family of gorillas is rewarding! Spend 55 min with them, and be back at the base in time for a late lunch! Some gorilla families however are more elusive and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. Transfer to Kabale for your dinner and overnight at Habuharo Island Camp/ Arcadia cottages/ Bushara Island Camp.
Finally, after breakfast, take a tour on Lake Bunyonyi to explore her endless islands that make it a very unique destination in Africa. It is known to be the second deepest lake in Africa which makes it a hot spot for adventure travellers. Later visit the museums in Kabale, before departing to Kampala or Entebbe for your late flight back home.
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What is included in this safari:
- Chimpanzee permit
- Gorilla permit
- 4 WD Vehicle – with a pop – up roof for game viewing
- A professional English speaking Driver guide
- Entrance fees to all parks and protected areas
- Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
- All ground transportation and fuel
- Accommodation and Meals
- All activities / service as per itinerary
- Boarder fees
- Drinking water in the vehicle
Exclusions of the safari:
- International air fares
- Activities / services not included in the itinerary
- Alcoholic drinks / wines
- Laundry and any service of personal nature