8 Day Uganda-Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour


8 Day Uganda-Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour

This 8 Day Uganda-Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour will begin with a Gorilla tracking and take photographs and interact with them in the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Then you will also have gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through the Kigezi highlands (the Switzerland of Africa) as well as visit the Batwa people (pygmies) and experience their cultures and performances.

There will also be a tour to Lake Mburo National Park and have guided lakeside walks with the same trails and cleared walk ways where you will spot Cape buffalos, herds of Zebras, elands as well as watching birds. Then you will also have a game drive in Lake Mburo National Park before you have a Kampala City Tour where you will visit the various famous places like the Kasubi Tombs, the king’s palace, the Kabaka’s lake Namugongo martyrs’ shrine, Uganda museum, the Bahai temple the Rubaga and Namirembe cathedrals and Gaddafi mosque among others.

It begins with gorilla trailing in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. Then it continues with crossing Uganda’s border to trail gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable Forest national park and ends with a game viewing safari in Lake Mburo national park.

We will welcome you in Entebbe and take you to your hotel for the night.

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Following an early morning breakfast get on the road to Kigali-Ruhengeri. Once you reach your destination you will have dinner and spend the night at Kinigi Guest House (FB) as you prepare for the morning tour.

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After breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing. Then you will start trekking gorillas in the Volcano national park at 8.30 am. It will take you anywhere from 2 to 6 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas. You will then be allowed to photograph the gorillas and interact with them for 1 hour. Then have dinner and a spend the night at Kinigi Guest House (FB).

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After breakfast you will get on the road to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park through the Kigezi Highlands (Switzerland of Africa). Then after resting and having lunch, take a community walk to the native animist Pygmies (the Batwa people). Their cultural performances will usher you in a great deal of excitement. Then dinner and night at Gorilla Resort Camp (High-end), Lake Kitandara Camp (Mid-range) or Basic Buhoma community bandas. The choice is yours!

Following an early breakfast, you will go for a briefing at the park headquarters in Buhoma before trekking the gorillas at 8.30 am. An hour to a full day will be taken to encounter the gorillas in the forest depending on their movement. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is the highlight of a Uganda safari. Our wildlife tour experience is incomparable. Then dine and spend the night at Gorilla Resort Camp (High-end), Lake Kitandara Camp (Mid-range) or Basic Buhoma community bandas.

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Following breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo national park with lunch en route in Mbarara town. Start with an hour of daylight game drive along the lakeshore trail.”Kigambara Loop” presents exciting guided lakeside walks with game trails and cleared walkways. You will spot Cape buffalos, herds of zebras, elands, and topisandoribis during your walk. Bird watchers may have more than 250 bird species to enjoy including the carruther’scisticolas, papyrus gonoleks. Furthermore,the extraordinary white-winged warbler,bare-faced go-away bird and brown-faced lapwings. Finally dine and spend the night at Mantana Tented Camp / Mihingo Lodge or Rwonyo Rest Camp.

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After breakfast follow the eastern hinterland of Lake Mburo with its network of game paths along with a variety of savanna animals and birds. Then get on the Ruroko pathway with its kopjes rock which is home to the Klipspringers. After passing Lyantonde. You will take a break at the Equator for handicrafts and photography. Then spend the night in Kampala in the hotel of your choice.

After breakfast, you will tour Kampala city and visit famous places such as the Kasubi tombs, Buganda Kabaka’s (king’s) Palace, Kabaka’s lake, Iteso cultural dance near Kasubi, Namugongo martyrs shrine, Uganda Museum, Makerere University, the famous Bahai temple. Then you will later  tour Namirembe and Rubagago cathedral, Gaddafi & Kibuli mosques, craft shops such as Buganda road & National theatre.

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Finally depart for Entebbe to board your flight
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End of Safari with Love Uganda Safaris

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PLOT 1490, GAYAZA ROAD
OFF KUBBIRI ROUNDABOUT

KAMPALA, UGANDA

 

What is included in this safari

  • Gorilla permits
  • 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:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature