8 Day Rwanda Gorillas And Uganda Safari
Rwanda and Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari Experience
This 8 day Rwanda and Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari will take you to the Volcanoes National Park for a gorilla trekking experience and for an excursion in Kigali city, you later have an opportunity to cross into Uganda and have a day off at the Lake Bunyonyi with options to swim, canoe riding, Bird watching. This trip is climaxed with some game viewing at The Lake Mburo National Park before Ending the safari In Kampala.
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
You Africa safari experience begins on this day with a countryside road trip towards western Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most revered savanna park in the country.
Expect to meet the big Africa safari game animals like elephant herds, buffalo, massive herds of antelope, lion and leopard. On the Kazinga Channel boat safari, you’ll be able to catch sight of all the animals that come to the shores to take a sip of the fresh water and the impressive display of birdlife.
You’ll have an early morning game drive after your breakfast and after your samptious bush lunch, head onto the waters of Kazinga Channel for a boat safari.
Day 2: Explore Akagera National Park
Akagera National Park is a Savannah park located in north eastern Rwanda on the boarder with Tanzania. It is home to several big mammals not found anywhere else in Rwanda. On a morning game drive right after an early breakfast, we will look out for Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Water bucks, Bush bucks and recently introduced Lions. The game drives in Akagera national park usually take place in the the northern sector of the park. The game drives can last for almost an entire day depending on the animal sightings and your interests.
Return to lodge for lunch and take a boat trip on Lake Ihema for Hippos and Crocodiles OR you can alternatively spend the afternoon at the lodge enjoying nature as you read a good book.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
with your packed lunch and after breakfast, your Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari second day begins with another morning game drive to find some of the animals you missed the previous day.
Have your picnic lunch in the bush and after drive towards the tree climbing lions of Ishasha to find find these impressive cats at their games. Expect to see the elephants, leopard, buffalo and other wild animals.
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable NP
After breakfast, you’ll embark on another road trip southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. This park of the Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari will showcase Uganda’s raw natural countryside that the world has not yet fully explored; the rolling hills, emerald green blanket, backdrops of stunning mountain sides and myriad faces of natives dotted along the highly. Relax back and let the soft wind blow over your face, enjoy every minute of the countryside trip.
Check in tin time for lunch and take take a nature walk around the villages to see first hand, the African people and their cultures uninfluenced by modern development. You gorilla tracking experience will begin the next day.
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable NP
Take and early breakfast and join your Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari driver for a quick drive to the trail head. Of course you’l carry your packed lunches because we don’t expect a quickie on this one, right!
You’ll be briefed by the park rangers and then escorted into the misty jungles to find your nemesis. These gentle giants light up all your natural love for the wild and alter all your perceptions about wild creatures that occupy jungles across the world. It’s a moment you want to keep forever so make sure you’re ready to be rewarded your your courage to come to Africa. You will not stay with them for more than one hour, the intelligent guys think you may agitate their inner beings and maybe transfer some diseases (you know) if you stay longer.
After your encounter, you’ll be led back to the lodge but first, setup yourself a cool picknic spot in the jungle and have your packed lunch.
Day 5: Cross The Border into Rwanda, Volcanoes NP
Via Cyanika border, the Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari takes a twist traversing the Rwanda territory for the good things. Covid and boarder restrictions may apply, be prepared to follow through with the guidelines so that you don’t get delayed.
From the border, you’ll drive into Volcanoes National Park (not too far from the border) and check out the legendary Dian Fossey’s resting home. That little lady, with a massive heart, took all the guts to protect the mountain gorillas from savages and let the world know about the treasure we had buried deep in our African jungle, so a visit to her grave is warranted, take a knee!
Day 6-7: Gisenyi – Lake Kivu Resort Holiday
After breakfast, transfer to Gisenyi town which is located on the shores of Lake Kivu. On arrival, check into the hotel and later relaxing activities; swimming, sport fishing and boat cruise. The cruise will provide you with a spectacular view of Kibuye and Gisenyi towns.
Day 8: Transfer to Kigali
With careful consideration of your flight time, take a stroll around the city and experience the Kigali mixed cultures, peoples, cuisine and sounds. Your private Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari driver will be there in time to whisk you off to the airport in time for your flight back home.
End of the Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari.