This nine day Rwanda Uganda Wildlife and Primate Safari takes you to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, and later cross to Uganda’s Bwindi and Volcanoes National Park. It starts in Rwanda – Kigali airport and ends in Uganda – Entebbe airport.
Day 1: Arrival – Drive to Volcanoes
Meet and greet with our driver guide on arrival. If time allows, you can do a city tour, and after transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze district. Dinner and night stay at
Budget: Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi guest house.
Mid-range: Davince Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Hotel.
Luxury: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Five Volcanoes Hotel.
Day 2: Gorilla Trek in Volcanoes.
Early in the morning, be at the park offices in Kinigi for the briefing conducted to highlight tourists about Gorilla trek.
After briefing, the amazing Journey to the Jungle starts in search of these apes. You are allowed to be in their presence for only one hour and after return to the lodge for relaxation.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes
Have morning breakfast at the lodge – after, transfer to the park headquarters in Kinigi. Travelers are first briefed about dos and don’ts while in the presence of Golden monkeys.
Then, a Journey to the Jungle starts in a group, these primates are mostly found in the mountainous bamboo forested areas. Physical fitness is a major requirement.
After locating them, you are allowed to be in their presence for some time and later return to the lodge.
Day 4: Cross to Uganda – Bwindi.
Very in the morning, rise up for your mouth watering breakfast – Prepare all your belongings and check out for the drive from Volcanoes to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Cross via Katuna border - pass through undulating hills and valleys up to the Park suburbs. Accommodation at
Budget: Buhoma Community Bandas.
Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.
Luxury: Gorilla Forest Camp.
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi – Batwa visit.
After Gorilla & Golden Monkey encounters in Volcanoes National Park, you will have a second chance of meeting with the Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Later in the evening, you can visit the Batwa people in their local communities.
Day 6: Bwindi - Drive to Queen.
Then from Bwindi, you will connect to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the southern Ishasha route.
While in Ishasha, you will sight the famous tree climbing lions – these animals like to rest up in the fig tree branches.
After continue to Queen, you will have lunch at Mweya canteen and later be part of the breathtaking boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. Accommodation at
Budget: Simba Safari Camp.
Mid-range: Enganzi Lodge/Bush Lodge.
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge.
Day 7: Game Drive & Boat ride - Transfer to Kibale National Park.
You will start with a morning game drive through the Kasenyi Peninsula, this drive lasts for about 2-3 hours awarding sights of various wild animals like Elephants, Buffalos, Antelopes, Bush bucks and more.
Have lunch, later you will have an afternoon cruise along the waters of Kazinga channel. After cruise, transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. Check in at
Budget: Kanywanchu ecological Bandas.
Mid-range: Mountains of the Moon Hotel.
Luxury: Primates lodge/Ndali Lodge.
Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale.
Early in the morning, transfer to Kanywanchu tourism Centre. At 8:00 am local time, a briefing is conducted to highlight visitors all what to do while in the Jungles or in the presence of the Chimpanzee primates.
You can do a morning session for chimp tracking, after return to the lodge for Lunch. Relax and later, you can do a walk through Bigodi Wetland.
Day 9: Kibale - Drive to Kampala.
After all preparation in the morning, check out, meet our driver guide and start the Journey back to Kampala. Lunch is provided en route.
Once you reach Kampala city, you can stopover – visit some craft shops to buy some souvenirs. After you will be dropped at the airport for return flight.
The Package Includes
- Airport Pick & Drop.
- Gorilla Permits
- Chimpanzee Permit.
- Mineral Water
- Ground Transportation
- English speaking guide
- Flight fees
- Luxury Drinks
- Tipping Fees
- Personal Insurance & Expenses.