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20days Uganda And Rwanda Safari

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival At Entebbe Airport, Dinner andlake kivu overnight stay in Entebbe/Kampala.

Day 2: Pick up from hotel address to Murchison falls national park, via Ziwa rhino santuary.
Day 3: Morning game viewing & Afternoon boat cruise to bottom of the falls.
Day 4: Murchison to Hoima- the great rift valley and escarpments.
Day 5: Hoima to - Kibale national park- the capital world of primates.
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking & Afternoon nature guided walk
Day 7: Drive proceed to - Queen Elizabeth national park.
Day 8: Wildlife game viewing safari & Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.
Day 9: Queen Elizabeth to - Ishasha sector for tree climbing lions.

Day 10 Bwindi - home of gorillas
Day 11: Morning Gorilla trekking & Evening community nature walk. nyungwe forest
Day 12: Bwindi to - lake Bunyonyi - canoe ride on lake bunyonyi.

Day 13: Bunyonyi to Rwanda border - Ruhengeri (PNV).
Day 14: Visit Diana fossey center evening communiyt walk.
Day 15: Ruhengeri (PNV) drive to - Lake Kivu beach.

Day 16: Fulla day relax at lake Kivu

Day 17: Drive to Nyugwe forest (national park)

Day 18: Chimpanzee trekking / forest wlak (canopy walk)
Day 19: Transfer to Kigali city - Take a city tour.

Day 20: Reserved for Depart at Kigali airport.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel near Entebbe airport, for dinner and refreshment. Accommodation in Entebbe at the booked lodge. Category: (Entebbe Protea Hotel - Luxury option), (2Friends Beach Hotel - Midrange option), (Central Inn Hotel - Budget option).

 

murchison falls

Day 2: Pick up from hotel address in Kampala / Hotel address in Entebbe - Drive to Murchison falls park, Via Rhino Sanctuary at ziwa. On this day, our company guide will meet you at your hotel/ address, then drive your to the world’s most powerful waterfall. Along the way, visit the Rhino Sanctuary You will enjoy hot lunch during this short break. Later Porceed to Murchison falls national park and rest at the booked lodge. Have dinner and an overnight stay at the booked lodge.

Category: (Paraa Safari Lodge - Luxury option), (Murchison River Lodge - Midrange option), (Red Chill Rest Camp - Budget option).

 

 

safari

Day 3: Game viewing and boat cruise. On this day, take pleasure in a morning game drive towards the Albert and Victoria Nile and experience a great deal of wildlife and birds. Along the way, look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species. Later on in the day after lunch, embark on a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. This 3 hour cruise from Paraa is a rewarding trip that will expose you to many various wildlife species like hippos, crocodiles, elephants (though quite occasional along this side) and a variety of the bird life that may include the African fish eagles. You will then return to the lodge for wonderful dinner and peaceful overnight at the booked lodge.

 

Day 4: Transfer to Hoima – Great view of Rift valley and Escarpments. With warm lunch en-route. And stop over break, to avoid too much long day drive. Enjoy great view of rift valley escarpments. This equally helps you to minimize on driving time. Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge.

Category: (Hoima Cultural Lodge - Luxury option), (Hoima Kotiki Hotel- Midrange option), (Hoima Kotiki Hotel - Budget option).

 

chimp

Day 5: Going on to Kibale forest park, (The capital world of primates). After morning healthy breakfast, prepare to transfer to Kibale forest national park. You will enjoy warm lunch along the transfer. And arrive in the evening at the booked lodge.Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge.

Category: (Papaya Lake Lodge - Luxury option), (Kibale Guest Cottages - Midrange option), (Chimpanzee Guest House - Budget option).

 

 

 

Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking activity and community walk. Wake up for early breakfast, You will head to the park head quarters for a briefing session regarding chimpanzee tracking in kibale code of conduct. Thereafter, you will be guided to the forest and experience tracking of the chimps and other primates in their natural habitant (this is the primate capital of the world). The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may be blessed with enormous encounters of various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. The chief highlight of this day will be the chimps.

Thereafter, take a guided nature walk- meet locals.

 

safari

Day 7: Eembark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth game park, This is where you will enjoy sight seeing of wild life. Dinner and overnight at the booked lodge peaceful overnight at the booked lodge. Accommodation at: booked lodge.

Category: (Mweya Safari Lodge - Luxury option), (Enganzi Lodge - Midrange option), (Pumba Safari Cottage - Budget option)

 

 

 

Day 8: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel. At the park, you shall enjoy a game drive towards the Kasenyi plains which may reward you with sightings of the various animals like huge herds of the Ugandan kob, elephants, leopard, lion, buffalos, warthogs and antelope etc. Later after lunch, you will embark on a boat cruise on Kaziga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine bee eaters and black bee eaters, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.

lion

 

Day 9: After having breakfast at the lodge, your driver will drive you to the ishasha sector.   

You will embark on the game drive that will give you a chance to see tree climbing lions.

Category: (Ishasha Wildness Luxury Teted camp - Luxury option), (Ishasha Jungle Lodge - Midrange option), (Ishasha river camp - Budget)

 

 

 

 

Day 10: Transfer to Bwindi Forgorilla-trekkingest National park. You will set off and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. This forest is home to the magnificent giant mountain gorillas in bwindi and a variety of other forest primates including the blue monkey as well as a wealth of bird life. Dinner and peaceful overnight in/near Bwindi National Park. Accommodation at the booked lodge.

Category: (Silverback Lodge - Luxury option), (Buhoma Haven Lodge - Midrange option), (Buhoma Rest Camp - Budget option).

 

 

Day 11: Gorilla tracking in bwindi - Life-time memorable experience. After morning breakfast, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas in uganda this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest. This may take you about 4-5 hrs in the jungle. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight at the lodge. Accommodation at the booked lodge.

 

bunyonyi

Day 12: Going on to Lake Bunyonyi. After breakfast we depart to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa. The drive itself is very scenic through small villages, coffee and banana plantations and rolling hills. Upon arrival there should be ample time to relax, visit the local village or explore the surroundings by traditional canoe.)

Category: (BIrdnest Resort - Luxury option), (Bunyonyi Safaris Resort- Midrange option), (Bunyonyi Overland Camp - Budget option).

 

 

 

community-locals

Day 13: Border crossing to Rwanda from Uganda. Transfer to Rwanda for the following day’s tracking. These groups of gorillas in Rwanda are easier to track and so will reward you with a more interesting experience with out much trouble. The driver will drive with you to your lodge for your dinner and wonderful overnight.. Category: (Mount Gorilla View Lodge - Luxury option), (Le Mbabou Gorilla Lodge - Midrange option), (Kinigi Guest House - Budget option).

 

 

rwanda

Day 14: visit to the Dian Fossey cave. Brief update on Dian Fossey: she was an American zoologist who had committed all her life to Gorilla conservation and habituation in Rwanda. She is famously known for her work in habituating gorillas (you might want to see “Gorillas in the Mist movie”). She was murdered in Rwanda in the Volcano Mountains believably by Gorilla poachers and was buried in a cave beside “Digit” her Gorilla friend who passed on in 1977. A visit to this cave will probably be a major highlight while in Rwanda. After the briefing from the ranger guides at the park, you will start the gorilla trekking (with your packed lunch) through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga. Hiking and tracking gorillas may take 1-8 hours or less and this mainly depends on your physical ability and stamina (it can be shorter). The driver will return with you to your lodge for your tasty dinner and wonderful overnight. Accommodation at: the booked lodge.

 

 

lake-Kivu

 

Day 15: Drive to Lake Kivu

Category: (Kivu Serena Hotel - Luxury option), (Paradise Hotel - Midrange option), (Paradise Hotel - Budget option).

 

Day 16: Full day at lake Kivu. Lake kivu is the largest, is like a giant inland sea with some interesting lakeside towns. Kibuye, two hours from Kigali, is a relaxing retreat for swimming, canoeing and water-skiing. Gisenyi, a famous resort in the past, now has a sleepy forgotten air with some fine but neglected buildings from the Belgian era. dinner and wonderful overnight at the booked lodge/hotel.

 

Nyugwe-forest

Day 17: Drive to Nyungwe forest - home of primate chimps, briding and canopy walk.

After having breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to Nyungwe

Category: (Nyungwe Forest Lodge - Luxury option), (Nyungwe forest hotel- Midrange option), (Nyungwe Guest House - Budget option).

 

Day 18: Early morning chimpanzee trekking / Bird watching / Canopy walk.

You will wake up early for healthy breakfast, with packed lunch, embark on the amazing activity of chimpanzee trekking, and later in the afternoon, bird watching as a forest walk, OR you may opt to stay at the lodge, resting.

 

Kigali city

Day 19: Transfer to Kigali city. if time allows, you will take a city tour.

Category: (Kigali Serena Hotel - Luxury option), (Golf Hills ResdiidencyHotel - Midrange option), (Garr Hotel - Budget option).

 

Day 20: After a healthy breakfast, you will drive towards Kigali city, if time allows, you will take a city tour.

Later proceed for departure at Kigali airport in Ruanda. END

 

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