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13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour

 

Tour overview:

The 13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is an ultimate wildlife and Adventure Tour that starts in Uganda with a gorilla trekking experience and Chimpanzee tracking. Explore wildlife in 2 major National parks; Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.  The Tour also takes you for a relaxation experience to Lake Bunyonyi before you transfer to Rwanda for Golden Monkey tracking, a beach experience at lake Kivu and A city Tour in Kigali City

On your arrival to Entebbe international airport you will be welcomed by our guide who fill then transfer you to Kampala at your booked Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Kampala Serena Hotel

Midrange: Cassia lodge

Budget: Red chili

13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour

 

Tour overview:

The 13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is an ultimate wildlife and Adventure Tour that starts in Uganda with a gorilla trekking experience and Chimpanzee tracking. Explore wildlife in 2 major National parks; Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.  The Tour also takes you for a relaxation experience to Lake Bunyonyi before you transfer to Rwanda for Golden Monkey tracking, a beach experience at lake Kivu and A city Tour in Kigali City

On your arrival to Entebbe international airport you will be welcomed by our guide who fill then transfer you to Kampala at your booked Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Kampala Serena Hotel

Midrange: Cassia lodge

Budget: Red chili

Itineraries

Day 1

Transfer to Murchison Falls via Zziwa rhinos:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop over at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek rhinos, an activity that will take about one hour before you continue to Kabalega, another stop over for lunch. After lunch, you will proceed to Murchison falls through Budongo forest Reserve. Our guide driving at a park speed, you will be able to see baboons and monkeys by the road side as you continue to the ferry point of Murchison falls National Park. On arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation then head out for a hike to the top of the falls.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid range: Murchison River lodge

Budget: Red chili

Timing: 5-6 hours

Day 2

Game viewing and Boat cruise

13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour
13 days
Age 15+
All Months

Tour overview:

The 13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is an ultimate wildlife and Adventure Tour that starts in Uganda with a gorilla trekking experience and Chimpanzee tracking. Explore wildlife in 2 major National parks; Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Tour also takes you for a relaxation experience to Lake Bunyonyi before you transfer to Rwanda for Golden Monkey tracking, a beach experience at lake Kivu and A city Tour in Kigali City

Detailed Itinerary:

On your arrival to Entebbe international airport you will be welcomed by our guide who fill then transfer you to Kampala at your booked Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Kampala Serena Hotel

Midrange: Cassia lodge

Budget: Red chili

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls via Zziwa rhinos:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop over at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek rhinos, an activity that will take about one hour before you continue to Kabalega, another stop over for lunch. After lunch, you will proceed to Murchison falls through Budongo forest Reserve. Our guide driving at a park speed, you will be able to see baboons and monkeys by the road side as you continue to the ferry point of Murchison falls National Park. On arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation then head out for a hike to the top of the falls.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid range: Murchison River lodge

Budget: Red chili

Timing: 5-6 hours

Day 2: Game viewing and Boat cruise

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on 3 hours game drive in search for early raisers and predators moving out of their hide outs. Expect to see various wildlife species such as; Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions, Leopards, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, buffalos, oribi, and baboons among others. After the delightful experience you will Return to the accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, you will be welcomed by the roaring sound of the worlds 2nd most powerful falls. Along your cruise, you will be able to see a lot of wildlife species to include; buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, Nile crocodiles, bird species. After the memorable experience you will return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: game drive, boat cruise

Day 3

Transfer to Kibale national park

Early morning after breakfast, you will checkout and embark on a drive to Kibale Forest, The journey takes you through beautiful Butiaba Escarpments and Albertine Rift, you will have a brief stop at the escarpment to have the over view of Murchison falls national park and the Albert Nile connecting to lake Albert, this is a beautiful scene for a photo shoot. You will continue the journey to Buseruka landing site where you will encounter local fishing activity the main activity done at this stop. Arrive to Fort portal late afternoon to checkin at accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Midrange : Primate Lodge

Budget: Tree house

Timing: 7-8 hours

Day 4

chimpanzee trekking

Early morning after your breakfast, you will proceed to Kanyanchu for a chimpanzee trekking experience. The park also has other primate species to include; the mangabey, L’Hoest monkey, red-tailed monkey and the vervet monkeys. Enjoy 3 hours with the primates then return to Accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out to Bigodi swamp sanctuary for more primates, birds and antelopes like statungas after which you will return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: chimpanzee experience

Day 5

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth & Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. En route game drive to the park you will see herds of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs and many more, arrive in time for lunch at lodge, later proceed for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. You will be rewarded with views of the lakes Edward and George, Hippos, yawning crocodiles, several water birds like cormorants and flamingos among the rest. After the delightful experience, transfer to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mweya safari lodge/Mazike Valley Lodge/Katara lodge

Midrange:Ihamba Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge (Moderate),

Budget:Bush lodge in Tents/Mweya Hostel

Day 6

Game drive & Chimp trekking in Kyambura gorge.

13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour
13 days
Age 15+
All Months

Tour overview:

The 13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is an ultimate wildlife and Adventure Tour that starts in Uganda with a gorilla trekking experience and Chimpanzee tracking. Explore wildlife in 2 major National parks; Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Tour also takes you for a relaxation experience to Lake Bunyonyi before you transfer to Rwanda for Golden Monkey tracking, a beach experience at lake Kivu and A city Tour in Kigali City

Detailed Itinerary:

On your arrival to Entebbe international airport you will be welcomed by our guide who fill then transfer you to Kampala at your booked Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Kampala Serena Hotel

Midrange: Cassia lodge

Budget: Red chili

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls via Zziwa rhinos:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop over at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek rhinos, an activity that will take about one hour before you continue to Kabalega, another stop over for lunch. After lunch, you will proceed to Murchison falls through Budongo forest Reserve. Our guide driving at a park speed, you will be able to see baboons and monkeys by the road side as you continue to the ferry point of Murchison falls National Park. On arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation then head out for a hike to the top of the falls.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid range: Murchison River lodge

Budget: Red chili

Timing: 5-6 hours

Day 2: Game viewing and Boat cruise

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on 3 hours game drive in search for early raisers and predators moving out of their hide outs. Expect to see various wildlife species such as; Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions, Leopards, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, buffalos, oribi, and baboons among others. After the delightful experience you will Return to the accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, you will be welcomed by the roaring sound of the worlds 2nd most powerful falls. Along your cruise, you will be able to see a lot of wildlife species to include; buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, Nile crocodiles, bird species. After the memorable experience you will return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: game drive, boat cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale national park

Early morning after breakfast, you will checkout and embark on a drive to Kibale Forest, The journey takes you through beautiful Butiaba Escarpments and Albertine Rift, you will have a brief stop at the escarpment to have the over view of Murchison falls national park and the Albert Nile connecting to lake Albert, this is a beautiful scene for a photo shoot. You will continue the journey to Buseruka landing site where you will encounter local fishing activity the main activity done at this stop. Arrive to Fort portal late afternoon to checkin at accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Midrange : Primate Lodge

Budget: Tree house

Timing: 7-8 hours

Day 4: chimpanzee trekking

Early morning after your breakfast, you will proceed to Kanyanchu for a chimpanzee trekking experience. The park also has other primate species to include; the mangabey, L’Hoest monkey, red-tailed monkey and the vervet monkeys. Enjoy 3 hours with the primates then return to Accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out to Bigodi swamp sanctuary for more primates, birds and antelopes like statungas after which you will return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: chimpanzee experience

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth & Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. En route game drive to the park you will see herds of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs and many more, arrive in time for lunch at lodge, later proceed for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. You will be rewarded with views of the lakes Edward and George, Hippos, yawning crocodiles, several water birds like cormorants and flamingos among the rest. After the delightful experience, transfer to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mweya safari lodge/Mazike Valley Lodge/Katara lodge

Midrange:Ihamba Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge (Moderate),

Budget:Bush lodge in Tents/Mweya Hostel

Day 6: Game drive & Chimp trekking in Kyambura gorge.

Start off your day with breakfast then embark on a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains, another exciting adventure to kick start your day. Expect to see the dark and hairy forest giant hogs, leopards,lions, warthogs, large herds of elephants, Defassa waterbuck, and bush babies and various bird species among others. After the delightful experience, you will drive back to the lodge for lunch.After lunch, you will enjoy your afternoon you with a chimpanzee trekking experience at the gorge of Kyambura, the gorge is located in the north part of Queen Elizabeth National Park and is a home to chimpanzees and other Wildlife species. After the tracking experience, you will be driven back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel: Marafiki game Lodge for mid-range and marafiki wooden cabins for budget.

Timing: 5-6 hours game drive, 3-4 chimpanzee trekking

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Activities: game drive and chimpanzee trekking.

Day 7

Tree climbing Lions and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National park. Enjoy a drive through the park where you will encounter tree climbing lions. The Ishasha sector also boasts of scenic beauty comprised of a combination of riverine forest, Savannah plain and beautiful equatorial forests. After the memorial experience, you will have your lunch en-route before you embark on drive to transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Arriving in Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park at lodge late afternoon, you will check in for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mahogany springs/Silverback Lodge

Midrange:Lake Kitandara Camp/Bakiga Lodge

Budget:Buhoma Community Camp/Trekker’s Tavern

Day 8

Mountain gorilla trekking and Batwa community walk

Early in the morning after your breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for pre-trek briefing, you will assemble in groups of eight just before the 3hours guided trek in search for the habituated gorilla families, while trekking, you will also view various bird species and primate making your gorilla tracking experience very memorable. After the thrilling experience, you will head back to the accommodation for Lunch and later on, you may choose to visit the Batwa community to encounter live dances, stories and culture of the local forest people.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mahogany springs/Silverback Lodge

Midrange:Lake Kitandara Camp/Bakiga Lodge

Budget:Buhoma Community Camp/Trekker’s Tavern

Day 9

Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second most deepest lake that features several islands and is densely enclosed with in cultivated hillsides. You take a boat cruise to explore the 12 major islands. This guided tour to the island offers mysterious stories about all the 12 islands. After this fun filled experience you will go for lunch at booked accommodation. After lunch, you will head out for a Bird Walk in Mukoni Village to witness over 40 diverse species of birds to include the African Hobby, Swamp Flycatcher, Black Kite, Bronze, scarlet-chested and red-chested sun-birds and so many more.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Bunyonyi Overland resort/BirdsNest@Bunyonyi

Midrange: Jajama Panorama resort/Bunyonyi Safari resort

Budget: Heritage Lodge Habuharo/Bushara Island camp

Day 10

Transfer to Rwanda:

Have breakfast at the lodge then embark on a scenic drive through the rolling beautiful hills and valleys of Kigezi to Kisoro town, proceed to Rwanda’ through the Uganda-Rwanda boarder then proceed to Volcanoes National Park, arriving at accommodation late evening, you will check in for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Budget:Garden Place/ Muhabura Hotel

Midrange:Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Luxury: five volcanoes loge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 11

Golden Monkeys Tracking – Transfer to Lake Kivu

Early morning after breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off into the thick rain forest for for the Golden monkey trekking. After the delightful experience, return back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will transfer to Lake Kivu. Upon your arrival, the beach offers a relaxing opportunity where u can opt take a swim. Enjoy the relaxing evening then later checkin at lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake kivu Serena Hotel

Midrange: Palm Gardens Resort

Budget: Paradise Marahide

Day 12

Boat trip and transfer to Kigali

13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour
13 days
Age 15+
All Months

Tour overview:

The 13 Day Uganda and Rwanda Tour is an ultimate wildlife and Adventure Tour that starts in Uganda with a gorilla trekking experience and Chimpanzee tracking. Explore wildlife in 2 major National parks; Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Tour also takes you for a relaxation experience to Lake Bunyonyi before you transfer to Rwanda for Golden Monkey tracking, a beach experience at lake Kivu and A city Tour in Kigali City

Detailed Itinerary:

On your arrival to Entebbe international airport you will be welcomed by our guide who fill then transfer you to Kampala at your booked Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Kampala Serena Hotel

Midrange: Cassia lodge

Budget: Red chili

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls via Zziwa rhinos:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop over at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek rhinos, an activity that will take about one hour before you continue to Kabalega, another stop over for lunch. After lunch, you will proceed to Murchison falls through Budongo forest Reserve. Our guide driving at a park speed, you will be able to see baboons and monkeys by the road side as you continue to the ferry point of Murchison falls National Park. On arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation then head out for a hike to the top of the falls.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid range: Murchison River lodge

Budget: Red chili

Timing: 5-6 hours

Day 2: Game viewing and Boat cruise

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on 3 hours game drive in search for early raisers and predators moving out of their hide outs. Expect to see various wildlife species such as; Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions, Leopards, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, buffalos, oribi, and baboons among others. After the delightful experience you will Return to the accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, you will be welcomed by the roaring sound of the worlds 2nd most powerful falls. Along your cruise, you will be able to see a lot of wildlife species to include; buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, Nile crocodiles, bird species. After the memorable experience you will return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: game drive, boat cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale national park

Early morning after breakfast, you will checkout and embark on a drive to Kibale Forest, The journey takes you through beautiful Butiaba Escarpments and Albertine Rift, you will have a brief stop at the escarpment to have the over view of Murchison falls national park and the Albert Nile connecting to lake Albert, this is a beautiful scene for a photo shoot. You will continue the journey to Buseruka landing site where you will encounter local fishing activity the main activity done at this stop. Arrive to Fort portal late afternoon to checkin at accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Midrange : Primate Lodge

Budget: Tree house

Timing: 7-8 hours

Day 4: chimpanzee trekking

Early morning after your breakfast, you will proceed to Kanyanchu for a chimpanzee trekking experience. The park also has other primate species to include; the mangabey, L’Hoest monkey, red-tailed monkey and the vervet monkeys. Enjoy 3 hours with the primates then return to Accommodation for lunch. After lunch you will head out to Bigodi swamp sanctuary for more primates, birds and antelopes like statungas after which you will return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Activities: chimpanzee experience

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth & Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel:

Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park. En route game drive to the park you will see herds of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs and many more, arrive in time for lunch at lodge, later proceed for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. You will be rewarded with views of the lakes Edward and George, Hippos, yawning crocodiles, several water birds like cormorants and flamingos among the rest. After the delightful experience, transfer to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mweya safari lodge/Mazike Valley Lodge/Katara lodge

Midrange:Ihamba Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge (Moderate),

Budget:Bush lodge in Tents/Mweya Hostel

Day 6: Game drive & Chimp trekking in Kyambura gorge.

Start off your day with breakfast then embark on a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains, another exciting adventure to kick start your day. Expect to see the dark and hairy forest giant hogs, leopards,lions, warthogs, large herds of elephants, Defassa waterbuck, and bush babies and various bird species among others. After the delightful experience, you will drive back to the lodge for lunch.After lunch, you will enjoy your afternoon you with a chimpanzee trekking experience at the gorge of Kyambura, the gorge is located in the north part of Queen Elizabeth National Park and is a home to chimpanzees and other Wildlife species. After the tracking experience, you will be driven back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Hotel: Marafiki game Lodge for mid-range and marafiki wooden cabins for budget.

Timing: 5-6 hours game drive, 3-4 chimpanzee trekking

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Activities: game drive and chimpanzee trekking.

Day 7: Tree climbing Lions and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Early morning after your breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National park. Enjoy a drive through the park where you will encounter tree climbing lions. The Ishasha sector also boasts of scenic beauty comprised of a combination of riverine forest, Savannah plain and beautiful equatorial forests. After the memorial experience, you will have your lunch en-route before you embark on drive to transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Arriving in Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park at lodge late afternoon, you will check in for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mahogany springs/Silverback Lodge

Midrange:Lake Kitandara Camp/Bakiga Lodge

Budget:Buhoma Community Camp/Trekker’s Tavern

Day 8: Mountain gorilla trekking and Batwa community walk

Early in the morning after your breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for pre-trek briefing, you will assemble in groups of eight just before the 3hours guided trek in search for the habituated gorilla families, while trekking, you will also view various bird species and primate making your gorilla tracking experience very memorable. After the thrilling experience, you will head back to the accommodation for Lunch and later on, you may choose to visit the Batwa community to encounter live dances, stories and culture of the local forest people.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:Mahogany springs/Silverback Lodge

Midrange:Lake Kitandara Camp/Bakiga Lodge

Budget:Buhoma Community Camp/Trekker’s Tavern

Day 9: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second most deepest lake that features several islands and is densely enclosed with in cultivated hillsides. You take a boat cruise to explore the 12 major islands. This guided tour to the island offers mysterious stories about all the 12 islands. After this fun filled experience you will go for lunch at booked accommodation. After lunch, you will head out for a Bird Walk in Mukoni Village to witness over 40 diverse species of birds to include the African Hobby, Swamp Flycatcher, Black Kite, Bronze, scarlet-chested and red-chested sun-birds and so many more.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Bunyonyi Overland resort/BirdsNest@Bunyonyi

Midrange: Jajama Panorama resort/Bunyonyi Safari resort

Budget: Heritage Lodge Habuharo/Bushara Island camp

Day 10: Transfer to Rwanda:

Have breakfast at the lodge then embark on a scenic drive through the rolling beautiful hills and valleys of Kigezi to Kisoro town, proceed to Rwanda’ through the Uganda-Rwanda boarder then proceed to Volcanoes National Park, arriving at accommodation late evening, you will check in for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

Budget:Garden Place/ Muhabura Hotel

Midrange:Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Luxury: five volcanoes loge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 11: Golden Monkeys Tracking – Transfer to Lake Kivu

Early morning after breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off into the thick rain forest for for the Golden monkey trekking. After the delightful experience, return back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will transfer to Lake Kivu. Upon your arrival, the beach offers a relaxing opportunity where u can opt take a swim. Enjoy the relaxing evening then later checkin at lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake kivu Serena Hotel

Midrange: Palm Gardens Resort

Budget: Paradise Marahide

Day 12: Boat trip and transfer to Kigali

Early morning after your breakfast, you will head out for a boat cruise, the experience brings you a spectacular view of the Kibuye and Gisenyi town. From a far view you will be able to see mountain Nyiragongo, an active strato volcano in the Virunga mountains of Congo. Return for lunch shortly after which you will take a short tour around in the fishing villages. Later, you will transfer to Kigali city for dinner and overnight stay

Mid-range:Inside Africa hotel

Budget: Stip down

Day 13

Kigali City Tour and Transfer to Airport.

Early morning after breakfast, you will take a full day city tour through Kigali to visit places; The genocide Memorial, local markets, slams of Kigali and urban places for lunch and then after you will be transferred to the airport

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