8 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda

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Overview of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

This 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda or 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour is a Uganda and Rwanda tour in 8 days. Arriving in Uganda and departing from Rwanda, these 8 days tour in Uganda and Rwanda features an equator experience, gorilla trekking, bat cruise, a game drive, chimpanzee trekking and a canopy walk.

Starting with a Uganda gorilla safari, on arrival at Entebbe international airport, a driver guide welcomes you, gives a briefing on the whole safari and makes a transfer to your booked hotel or lodge in Kampala. The next morning, you are driven to Bwindi impenetrable national park with a stop at the equator for gorilla tracking the next day. On the fourth day, you are transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for a boat cruise and relaxation before transfer to Rwanda the next day. On the sixth day, you go for a morning game drive at Akagera national park then transfer to Nyungwe forest national park in the evening. The next day you go chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe and take a canopy walk in the evening before departure the next day.

Highlights of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

Day 1: Arriving at Entebbe international airport, a Uganda safari driver guide, picks you up, does briefing and then transfers you to a booked hotel in Kampala-Uganda’s capital where you spend the night.

Day 2: Following early breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up for a transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for your Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience with a stop at the equator.

Day 3: Early morning, you go for gorilla trekking at a specific gorilla trekking sector spending about 2-8 hours in the jungle.

Day 4: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to Lake Bunyonyi where you take a boat cruise to the historical punishment island and relax at the Lake shores.

Day 5: Early morning, your driver guide transfers you to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park where you spend the night at a close accommodation.

Day 6: You take a morning game drive at Akagera national park then transfer to Nyungwe

Day 7: In the morning, you are taken for chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe forest national park then take an evening canopy walk.

Day 8: After a hearty breakfast, your knowledgeable driver guide drives you to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day itinerary details of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

Day 1 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

Setting foot on the shores of Lake Victoria at Entebbe international airport, apart from the cool fresh breeze welcoming you, your professional driver guide will be there too. After meeting and greeting, you are briefed about the safari before you are driven on a 4×4 safari Land cruiser to a booked accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe where you spend the night.

Day 2 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in RwandaEarly morning, your driver guide will be at your hotel to pick you up for the great road trip to Bwindi forest national park after you have had your breakfast. The drive to south western Uganda takes the first stop at the equator line in Kayabwe about 80km from Kampala for a double hemisphere experience. You continue with the drive past various landscapes having lunch at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at a booked accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 3 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda

Following early morning breakfast, you are driven to a specific gorilla tracking sector of Bwindi according to the region booked by your tour operator for gorilla trekking. Anticipate to be at the park headquarters by 8:00am for gorilla trekking safari in Uganda experience starting with briefing from the park rangers which lasts about 30 minutes before you, park ranger and 7 other Uganda gorilla trekkers get into the jungle for a 2-8hours trek. On return to the Bwindi park sector headquarters, you receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate then after be driven by your driver guide to your hotel or lodge for rest, dinner and a night’s stay.

Accommodation options include: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in RwandaAfter breakfast, you are driven to Africa’s deepest Lake-Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation and a canoeing. Driving past beautiful landscapes, you have lunch at Lake Bunyonyi then take a boat cruise to the historical punishment island. Standing alone on the island, the only tree on this island has a lot of hidden stories of the island some of which your guide will tell you. This is a moment to relax and for those with expertise in swimming you can take the chance to dive into the water after the boat cruise. You return to your hotel or lodge for relaxation and dinner.

 

Accommodation options include: Birdnest Bunyonyi Resort (luxury), Bunyonyi rock Resort/lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

You have relaxed breakfast, the last on the Uganda tour then be driven past the Kigezi highlands and Virunga backdrop to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park. This about 5-6hours drive takes you to the big five (Rhinoceros, Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and Leopards) home in Rwanda. You spend the night at an accommodation close to the park.

Accommodation options: Ruzizi Tented Camp(luxury), Akagera Game lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

Early morning, you go for a morning game drive for a sight of the big five in Akagera national park. Sighting the early risers try to find a morning catch and targeted prey trying to find refuge is an amazing wildlife safari in Rwanda experience. After about 2-4hours, you return to your lodging facility, have lunch and embark on the drive to Nyungwe forest national park arriving in the evening.

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel (Mid-range)

 

Day 7 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

After morning breakfast, you are driven to Nyungwe park headquarters for a Rwanda wildlife safari as you for chimpanzees trekking lasting about 2-4hours. After the trek, you are driven back to your lodging facility for a meal and refreshment. In the evening, you will be driven to the Uwinka tourist reception center at the park headquarters for the start of your 2 hours memorable 50m above and 200meters long walk. In the evening, you return to your hotel/lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 8 of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven by your driver guide to Kigali international airport in Rwanda for a departure flight after your safari in Rwanda. Depending on your flight time, you can go for craft shopping within Kigali city before being dropped off at the airport for departure.

End of the 8 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi & wildlife tour in Rwanda/ 8 days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and Rwanda wildlife tour

From Uganda’s treasured mountain gorillas, adventure on Africa’s deepest lake to big five tour, chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk in Rwanda, there’s no better East Africa tour like this. All the sought-after wild species in a single trip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 19th, 2018|Safari News|