This 9 days gorilla safari and wildlife tour takes you the most popular visited parks across Uganda and Rwanda with different attractions and cultures.
Day 1; arrival at the airport. Welcome to uganda
On arrival at the Entebbe international airport, you will be received by one of our company representative who will welcome you and drive you to your found in kampala where you will have dinner and spend the night .hotel Africana
Day 2; kampala city tour
After your breakfast, you will go for a full day city tour in kampala to visit various heritage sites such as makerere university one of africa’s oldest universities, kasubi tombs, bahai temple namugongo martyrs shrine and the Uganda museum as well as the national theater for a cultural experiences .dine and spend the night at hotel rutch minister village hotel.
Day 3; Transfer to lake mburo national park
Following breakfast at the hotel within kampala ,you will drive to lake mburo national park found in western Uganda .Along the way you will continue to the park through masaka and arrive in time to have lunch in the park .in the afternoon you will have boat ride on the beautiful lake mburo where you will see different animals such as crocodile and hippos .Dine and overnight at arcadia cottages mihingo lodge .
Day 4; game drive and transfer to queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast ,you will go in the park to search for animals such as zebra ,implas,elanda and various savannah species .Among the bird species here are the African fin foot ,bush shrikes among others .later drive to queen Elizabeth national park .Arrive in the park in time for lunch. In the afternoon, go for launch cruise on kazinga channel where you will have an opportunity to see various swild animals up close including giathippos playing in the water just a couple of feet away from your boat and bufalloes loiters in the shallow waters. These channel shores are as well as home to a great profusion of birds such as athesaddle billed stork, pink backed pelicans and the malachite kingfishers among others .At the end of this great adventure, you will return at leisure for dinner and the overnight rest at ihamba safari lodge
Day 5; game drive and proceed to lake bunyonyi.
After a delicious breakfast, you will go for a drive in the morning within kasenyi area. You will search for various animals including lions, spotted hynas,buffaloes,leopard,antelopes,elephants and kobs plus the hard to find urge forest hogshead back for some refreshment at the lodge before transferring to lake bunyonyi through kabale .also referred to as the Switzerland of Africa due to its amazing topography dominated by hills plus highlands. Dine and overnight rest at arcadia cottages bunyonyi
Day 6; Transfer to Rwanda
When you finish breakfast ,you will cross the national borders of Uganda Rwanda at gutuna and drive to volcanoes national park found in Rwanda .on arrival youwill explore ruhengeri town before driving to your lodge where you will relax dine and spend the night ;optional ;le bamboo lodge
Day 7; Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park
Following breakfast ,you will head to the park headquarters where you will be allocated to a gorilla group .There you will be shortly briefing about the mountain gorilla tracking ruls .After this the guide and ranger will accompany you as you search the forest for these giant apes .Slowly you will search the volcano virunga hills and verdant valley for the gorillas and this activity is in some way tiring but on coming face to face with the gorillas all the exhaustion you went through will come to pass as you will have an hour in their presence observing and taking photos of them .later you will return to your lodge to rest and ponder on the memorial gorilla experience .you will visit the twin lake of ruhondo and burere in the evening for the cultural experience .Dine and overnight rest at le bamboo gorilla lodge .
Day 8 transfer to kibuye on lake kivu.
In the morning you will have breakfast and drive to kibuye town which is found on the eastern shores of the beautiful lake kivu.On arrival at kibuye ,you will enjoy lunch and later in the afternoon, take a boat ride on lake kivu to discover the island of napoleon’s hat and as well transfer to gisenyi town using a boat .On this boat ride you will get a chance to enjoy the breathtaking views Congo’s Nyiragongo volcano. Dine and overnight rest at kivu serena hotel.
Day9: Transfer back to Kigali and departure
Following breakfast, you will drive to Kigali for a brief city tour to visit the different genocide memorial sites, lively markets and local and schools .later you will be transferred to the international airport for departure flight.
End of tour