At Entebbe International Airport -Uganda, you will be met by Journeys Uganda English Speaking safari guide who will transfer you to your respective place of accommodation in Entebbe and give a detailed briefing about your Uganda – Rwanda safari.
All meals and accommodation mentioned in the Itinerary, Mineral water per person per day, All entrance fees required, Professional driver/guide English speaking, will be included.
Day 1 – Arrival – Entebbe Uganda
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by Jungle Safaris guide who will transfer you to your respective place of accommodation in Entebbe and give a detailed briefing about your safari and Uganda as a country in General. B.B
Day 2 – Lake Mburo National Park – Uganda
After breakfast drive to Lake Mburo National Park Stopover at the Uganda Equator for photography. Take a game drive in search for the beautiful impalas, zebras, cape buffalos, elands, oribi. On this day we shall also enjoy a boat ride on the lake. Dinner and overnight Mihingo Lodge – Mantana luxury tented camp (L), Arcadia Cottages (M) or Rwonyo Rest Camp (B).FB
Day 3: The beautiful scenery of Lake Bunyonyi
Early morning game drive along the trails of lake Mburo in search of the game that might have been missed the previous day as we exit the park. In the afternoon reach Kabale where we have our lunch then late to Lake Bunyonyi for dinner and overnight the drive takes us through the cultivated terraced hills of Kigezi. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia Cottages, Natures prime Island or Heritage Lodge. FB
Day 4: Transfer to Rwanda
After an early morning breakfast, we transfer and cross the Uganda – Rwanda border via Cyanika, enroute, we shall have lunch in Kisoro town, depending on the congestion at the boarder and the time we arrive Rwanda, today we have an optional cultural tourism activity in Rwanda. We spend three overnight stays at Muhabura Hotel, Mountain Gorilla Nest or Kinigi Guest House FB
Day 5: Gorilla tracking – Rwanda
Early morning you enter the gorilla sanctuary of PNV Rwanda, the tropical forest covering the hills surrounding the five Virunga Volcanoes. It was here where biologist Dian Fossey worked until her death in 1985. Gorilla gorilla trekking is a demanding but rewarding experience. Ensure you bring with you enough water and the packed lunch. The time spent looking for the Gorillas in the forest depends on the movements of these gentle primates in their natural environment. Once the Gorillas are founder either in Uganda or Rwanda, you spend one hour watching them. After the activity you return at leisure to the chosen lodge. FB
Day 6: Golden Monkey tracking – Rwanda
After and early morning breakfast, today we shall get to the park headquarters and proceed for the Golden Monkey tracking which is listed as endangered by the world conservation union is another thrilling activity for visitors to see these new habituated primates ranging from one hour, the other special thing with this monkey is that it is only found within the Albertine Rift either in Uganda Mgahinga or Rwanda PNV, getting close to this primate will be yet another wildlife encounter to memorise on this Uganda Rwanda tour. Back to the lodge for dinner and over night stay.
Day 7: The beach of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi
After breakfast, leave Ruhengeri and proceed to Gisenyi, a pretty town located on the shores of beautiful Lake Kivu, the main water body of Rwanda and a few klilometers to the Congo Corniche border. You descend the escarpment down to the lake, with fantastic views of the Volcanoes. Relax on the beach as we shall spent our night at Serena Kivu Hotel (L) or Palm Beach Hotel – Stipp Hotel (B). FB
Day 8: Transfer to Kigali – Rwanda Capital
At leisure and after a boat ride on lake Kivi or a tour to Goma town in Congo, we shall drive to Kigali town and do a city tour in the afternoon, visiting different interesting sites in the city not leaving out the Nyamata memorial site. Dinner and overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel or Hotel Rwanda now called Des Mile Colines. FB
Day 9: Transfer to Uganda – Queen Elizabeth National Park, tree climbing lions sector – Ishasha
After breakfast we set off for the Rwanda Uganda Gatuna border and cross to Kabale in south western Uganda, as we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, this is the 2nd biggest park in Uganda. we shall do a game drive enroute in search for the tree climbing lions and Topis, Leopard, Hyenas, always there is a very big representation of the Uganda Kob and African Elephant, check in at the night at the Wilderness Camp. FB
Day 10– Morning game drive and afternoon launch cruise along the Kazinga channel
Transfer to the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and depending on the seasonal Ishasha road, we drive via the road from DRC after a morning game drive, this is one of the most beautiful game drives you can ever do with in Uganda, many herds of Topis are very present and this day lucky enough, we shall be seeing the tree climbing lions and the leopard. Drive through the Switzerland of Africa as we transfer to catch up with an enjoyable two hours launch trip on the Kazinga Channel for amazing bird life and a variety of wild life remember the biggest schools of Hippos are found in this area on the whole African continent. Dinner and over night at Jacana or Mweya Safari Lodge (L), Kingfisher Safari Resort (M) or Mweya Hotels (B) for two nights. FB
Day 11: Morning game drive in the prize of Uganda then transfer to Kibale Forest National park – the home of Chimps in Uganda
After an early Breakfast we’ll go for a morning game drive in the Park. Expect to see the famous Big Four; Elephant, Buffalos, Lions, Bush bucks,Uganda Kobs, Giant forest hog, Hyenas and Waterbucks.
In the after noon we’ll transfer to Kibale forest National park and check in at Ndali – Primate Lodge (L), Mountains of the Moon Hotel (M) or Lake Nkuruba (B) for two nights. FB
Day 12: Chimp tracking and hike in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.
After breakfast we visit Kibale Forest National Park, which is reputed to have the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rainforest in search of the primates safaris in uganda, red-tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and many others. After lunch we explore the Crater Lake region, which has many crater lakes. Later, sit back and relax as you let a traditional dancing group entertain you. FB
Day 13: Kampala
After an early morning breakfast leisurely drive to Kampala with a packed lunch and stopovers at the various spots to view the primates which could have been missed while on the walks in the forest, Dinner and overnight stay at Serena – Sheraton Hotel (L), Cassia Lodge (M) or Ivy Hotel (B). FB
Day 14 – Depart
Departure from Entebbe International Airport. BB