15 Days Uganda & Rwanda Tour Adventure

chimpanzee in Kibale

Chimpanzees playing in Kibale Forest

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport and Transfer to Murchison National Park. (About 7-8 Hrs Drive)
Upon arrival, you will meet our company representative-guide-driver after, you will be transferred to Murchison falls national Park. The biggest and largest national park I Uganda. Known as the most powerful waterfall in the world. With en-route lunch meal. Upon arrival, you will have Dinner and peaceful overnight in Murchison falls national park. Accommodation: Paraa Safari lodge / Sambiya River lodge / Red Chill rest Camp

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon Boat cruise on Victoria Nile.
You will wake up very early for breakfast, and embark on a morning game drive, this gives a chance to see morning risers in search for food. Animals like, Elephants, water bucks, lions, hippos etc. Later after lunch, you will go for baot cruise, this will give you a chance to see many species of birds like king fisher, skimmers, Egyptian duck, bee eater, fly catcher, African fish eagles. etc.
You will have Dinner and peaceful overnight in Murchison Falls national park. Accommodation: Paraa Safari lodge / Sambiya River lodge / Red Chill rest Camp

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale forest national park. (About 8-9 Hrs Drive)
After a healthy breakfast, you will be transfer to Kibale forsest National Park, the capital world of primates. Such as chimpanzee, baboons and monkeys. With en-route lunch meals. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.
Accommodation: Primate Luxury Tents / Primate Cottages / Chimpanzee Guest House

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Bigodi wetland tour for bird watching.
The park’s site guide will take you through this adventurous experience where you may be blessed with enormous encounters of various forest primates like the L’hoest, black faced colobus monkeys, baboons and other forest species. Later, you will drive to bigodi wetland; you may also be rewarded with wonderful sightings of forest bird species like the African broadbill, Ross’ and great blue turraco, butterflies and flora. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight in Kibale forest National Park. Accommodation: Primate Luxury Tents / Primate Cottages / Chimpanzee Guest House

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park (About 3-4 Hrs Drive)
Queen Elizabeth National park presently boosts the highest biodiversity rating of any game park in Uganda with its dense swamps, beautiful crater lakes, open savannah and rain forest, the park is gifted wit almost 100 species of mammals. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight. Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi lodge/ Mweya Hostel

Day 6: Morning game drive in the park for lions and leopard sightings and Afternoon boat cruise on the beautiful Kazinga channel.
At the park, you shall enjoy a game drive towards the Kasenyi plains which may reward you with sightings of the various animals like huge herds of the Ugandan kob, elephants, leopard, lion, buffalos, warthogs and antelope etc. Later after lunch, you will embark on a boat cruise on Kaziga channel. This is very rewarding with the aquatic animals like crocodiles, hippos and many bird species like black bee carmine bee eaters and black bee eaters, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Striated Heron among others. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight at the lodge. Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge / Enganzi lodge/ Mweya Hostel

Day 7: Transfer to Bwindi forest national park (About 3-4 Hrs Drive)
You will be transferred to Bwindi forest national park, the home of mountain gorillas. While on transfer, be keen you may take a chance to see tree climbing lions and many bird species. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.
Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge / Silver Back lodge/ Buhoma Community rest Camp

Day 8: Memorable Gorilla tracking experience, “The Humbling Ugandan experience”
After morning breakfast, you will get ready, along with your packed lunches to embark on the lifetime memorable experience in this magnificent forest for gorilla tracking. The trail you use may reward you with exciting moments of the giant mountain gorillas ‘this will be a reward of the ultimate gorilla experience’ as well as other primates that inhabit the forest. This may take you about 4-5 hrs in the jungle. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight at the lodge. Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge / Silver Back lodge/ Buhoma Community rest Camp

Day 9: Transfer from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi. “The Switzerland of Africa”. (About 4-5 Hrs Drive)
Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest Lake in Africa. The Lake is a flooded valley system, extending Northwards from Rwanda over a distance of 25km long and 7km wide. It is thought to have formed about 8000years ago as a result of a lava flow from one of the Virunga Mountains. The Lake has a total surface area of 60sq km and is surrounded with 20 small Islands encircled by steep terraced hills. You will enjoy an evening canoe ride, this will reward you with sight seeing of various bird species.
Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight. Accommodation: Bunyonyi Overland Resort / Bird Nest Bunyonyi Resort/ Bushara Island Camp

Day 10: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (PNV) Rwanda (About 4-5 Hrs Drive).
After breakfast, you will drive to PNV. This is another home for the mountain gorillas. Tracking Gorillas again is optional since you will have trekked the gorillas in Bwindi-Uganda. But other primates include, baboons, golden monkeys among others.
Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight. Accommodation: Gorilla View Lodge / Le Bambou Gorilla lodge/ Kinigi Guest House

golden-monkeyDay 11: Golden Monkey Tracking and transfer to Gisenyi beach for relaxation.
Golden Monkey tracking costs a fraction of the price of Gorilla tracking but offers a most enjoyable time to with these delightful creatures. Like Chimpanzees and mountain gorillas – the golden monkeys have been habituated – meaning that they are used to humans and will go about with their daily lives while in the jungle. Later, you will be transferred to Gisenyi beach for relaxation and boat ride.
Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight. Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serene hotel / Hotel Paradise/ Auberge Guest House

Day 12: Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park.
You will be transferred to Nyungwe forest national park. Nyungwe is Rwanda’s best ornithological site empowered with a variety of birds therefore is a great spot for committed birders. With a unique canopy which is set above the ground, this gives you eye to eye contact with birds.
Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.
Accommodation: Nyungwe Forest lodge / Nyungwe Top view hotel/ Nyungwe Guest House

Day 13: Chimpanzee tracking alongside bird viewing in the forest
After breakfast, go and track chimps in the jungle forest. Check out these beautiful cousins of ours and Colobus monkeys besides other primates and bird species including the Rwenzori Turaco among others. You will return to the lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight at the lodge. Accommodation: Nyungwe Forest lodge / Nyungwe Top view hotel/ Nyungwe Guest House

Day 14: Transfer to Kigali city-The capital city of Rwanda.
You will leave Nyungwe forest after breakfast and drive to Kigali city. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.
Accommodation: Des Mille Collines Hotel / Garr Hotel/ La Carven Hotel

Day 15: Reserved for departure.
You will wake up and have a morning breakfast at the hotel/lodge. And get prepared for your departure. If time allows, you will enjoy a supplementary city tour. Arrive in Kigali in the evening. If time allows, you will visit the cultural museum in Butare and appreciate Rwanda’s history. Finally, your driver-guide will drive you to the airport for your departure.

END of 15 Days Trip.