11 DAYS UGANDA RWANDA GORILLA TRACKING TOUR

This 11 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla tracking Tour takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park; where you will have several game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Track chimpanzee at Kyambura Gorge and a nature walk in Maramagambo forest. There are also tree climbing lions found in Ishasha sector and gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Transfer to Rwanda in order to track the mountain gorillas the second time in Volcanoes national park. You will also do chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda, an optional relaxation at Lake Kivu for swimming and a recreational boat cruise. Have a city tour and visit different sites which include; Cultural museum in Batare en route and the genocide memorial site.

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This 11 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla tracking Tour takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park; where you will have several game drives and a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. Track chimpanzee at Kyambura Gorge and a nature walk in Maramagambo forest. There are also tree climbing lions found in Ishasha sector and gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Transfer to Rwanda in order to track the mountain gorillas the second time in Volcanoes national park. You will also do chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda, an optional relaxation at Lake Kivu for swimming and a recreational boat cruise. Have a city tour and visit different sites which include; Cultural museum in Batare en route and the genocide memorial site.
Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Have your breakfast and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth national, it’s about 420km via Mbarara highway and 410km via Kasese highway which is approximately 5 to 6 hours from Kampala on a surface road. On reaching, you will also be served with lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. Later it will be dinner and overnight at any lodge of your choice.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Mweya safari lodge

Midrange: Ihamba Safari lodge

Budget: Simba Safari Camp

Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise

Have your breakfast and then go for a morning game drive and return to the lodge for more breakfast which will be followed by lunch. Later on in the afternoon, embark on a splendid boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will have a chance to view many animals including; water birds, hippos, crocodiles and many more. Later retreat for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Mweya safari lodge

Midrange: Ihamba Safari lodge

Budget: Simba Safari Camp

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge and a nature walk

You will have breakfast and after head to Kyambura George and also track the chimpanzees, you will have lunch and then you will have a nature walk in Maramgambo forest and watch the primates, bat caves and the blue lake. Later, you will return to the lodge of your choice.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Mweya safari lodge

Midrange: Ihamba Safari lodge

Budget: Simba Safari Camp

Day 4: Ishasha sector tourUganda Rwanda Gorilla tracking tour

Have breakfast. Then drive to Ishasha sector and have a game drive. Here, you will view animal species like the tree climbing lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelope species, Baboons, Monkeys and birds among others. Later, you will return to the lodge for lunch and relax throughout the afternoon. Then finally have a dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Ishasha wilderness camp

Midrange: Enjojo Lodge

Budget: At the River lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Bwindi national park

Have breakfast and after drive to Bwindi and have lunch enroute. You will have dinner and check in at the lodge in the evening.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Gorilla Safari Lodge

Midrange: Bakiga Lodge

Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp

Day 6: Gorilla tracking experience

After your breakfast, you will head for a briefing and then you will proceed for gorilla trekking, this will take you some hours depending on the movement of the mountain gorillas. Later, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Gorilla Safari Lodge

Midrange: Bakiga Lodge

Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp

Day 7: Transfer to Rwanda

Breakfast early in the morning and after, head to Rwanda arriving in the time for lunch. You will proceed to volcanoes national park later having dinner at the lodge of your own choice depending on the available options.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Mountain Gorilla view lodge

Midrange: Le’ Bambou gorilla resort

Budget: Hotel Muhabura

Day 8: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Nyungwe national park

Have an early morning breakfast. Then you will proceed to the headquarters where you will be briefed about the “dos and the don’ts” of gorilla trekking. You will start searching for the mountain gorillas for between 1 to 8 hours. Later after the trek, you will transfer to Nyungwe forest. Then dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Nyungwe forest lodge

Midrange: Nyungwe hill top view lodge

Budget: Gisakura guest house

Day 9: Chimpanzee trekking encounter

Proceed for chimpanzee trekking after breakfast, you will be lucky to see more other primates like the colobus monkeys. You will also view other inhabitants of the forest which include; birds and the butterflies, you will return to the lodge for a late lunch and after relax at the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: Nyungwe forest lodge

Midrange: Nyungwe hill top view lodge

Budget: Gisakura guest house

Day 10:Have optional relaxing activities in Gisenyi, L.Kivu

Have breakfast and after drive to Gisenyi. While there, you will participate in optional relaxing and leisure activities. Such activities include; swimming and boat cruises as well as sun bathing to refresh you from the previous tiresome activities. Later will be dinner and an overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation:

Upmarket: L. Kivu Serena hotel

Midrange: Water front resort

Budget: Hotel Paladise Malahide

Day 11: Departure
Breakfast early in the morning and after, head to Kigali were you will have a city tour and visit different sites which include; cultural museum in Butareen route and the genocide memorial site. Then you will transfer to the Airport for departure.

End of Safari with Verdoro Safaris Uganda

  • Departure – Entebbe International Airport
  • Departure Time – Please arrive by 10:00 AM for a prompt departure at 10:30 AM
  • Return Time – Approximately 8:30 PM

Included

  • Round Airport Transfer
  • Ground transportation
  • All Accommodation
  • Professional Guide/Driver
  • All Meals
  • Gorilla Permits(s)

Not Included

  • Government Imposed Taxes
  • International Flights
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Accommodation before and after the safari

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