10 Days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

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Overview of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

This10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour is a whole 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour and Rwanda wildlife safari. It features boat cruise and game drive at both Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi impenetrable national park gorilla trekking, game drive at Akagera national park and canopy walk at Nyungwe forest national park.

Arriving in Uganda, your safari starts with a pick up from Entebbe international airport by a safari driver guide who 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 Lake Mburo National Park with a stop at the equator where you undertake an evening boat cruise. Next morning, you go for a morning game drive then after transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla tracking the next day with a stop at the equator. On the fifth day, you are transferred to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you undertake an evening game drive. Still at Queen Elizabeth park the next morning you go for a morning game drive then undertake an evening boat cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel. On sixth day you bid farewell to Uganda then transfer to Rwanda. The seventh 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 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking 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: From Kampala, you are driven to Lake Mburo National Park with a stop at the equator then undertake an evening boat cruise.

Day 3: Early morning, you go for a morning game drive then after transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for your Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience.

Day 4: Early morning, you go for gorilla trekking at a specific gorilla trekking sector spending about 2-8 hours in the jungle.

Day 5: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you undertake an evening game drive.

Day 6: Following a cup of coffee in the morning, you go for a morning game drive through the savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park for about 2-4 hours then after go for an evening boat cruise.

Day 7: Early morning, your driver guide transfers you to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park where you spend the night at a close accommodation.

Day 8: You take a morning game drive at Akagera national park then transfer to Nyungwe

Day 9: In the morning, you are taken for chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe forest national park then take an evening canopy walk.

Day 10: After a hearty breakfast, your knowledgeable driver guide drives you to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day detailed itinerary details of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

Day 1 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport with a cool fresh breeze from Lake Victoria, you meet a professional safari driver guide waiting to take you through your tour. After meeting and greeting, your guide helps you with the transfer to a booked accommodation in Kampala. Driven in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser, you are briefed about the whole trip with a brief about the country. On arrival at the hotel/lodge, you check in have dinner and spend the night at the heart of Uganda’s capital.

Day 2 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour

Early morning, your driver guide will be at your hotel to pick you up for the great road trip to Lake Mburo National Park after you have had your breakfast. At the equator line in Kayabwe, you stop for a 30 minutes photography experience. Arriving in the afternoon, you check in and have lunch at a booked accommodation in lake Mburo National Park. You later on take an evening boat cruise in the only park that has a historical lake within it. In the evening, you undertake a mini evening game drive en route to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Accommodation options: Mihingo lodge (luxury), Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia lodge Mburo (Mid-range)

Day 3 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

In the morning you go for a morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park then where you spot several wild species including the Zebras, Uganda Kobs, Giraffes and many more species. After a game drive, you return to your lodging facility, refresh and check out for a drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at a booked accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

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

Day 4 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

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

 

Day 5 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

Waking up at the foothills of the gorilla land, you have a relaxed breakfast before check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Driving along the beautiful kigezi hills, you are driven to the second most popular visited safari park in Uganda. Arriving in the afternoon, you go for an evening game drive for several wildlife sightings then after retire for a night at a preferred accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tourIn the morning, expect to wake up early, have breakfast then after be driven to Queen Elizabeth Park for a morning game drive that lasts about 2-4 hours. During this time, you slowly drive through the park in an open roof 4×4 safari vehicle alongside your safari guide as you sight several species like elephants, waterbucks, lions, antelopes, kobs and many more.

After the game drive, you are returned to your lodging facility for refreshment, have a meal or have picnic lunch then after go for an evening boat cruise on the 45km long wildlife packed Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National park. Here you have the chance to sight numerous bird species, crocodiles and most of all Africa’s largest school of hippopotamuses. You are returned to your hotel/lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

This morning, 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 a close accommodation in Akagera National Park.

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

Day 8 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking 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 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 9 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking 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 10 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking 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 10 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & Rwanda wildlife tour/ 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla trekking tour

Rwanda is one of the three countries that play host to mountain gorillas and Volcanoes National park is the Rwanda gorilla trekking safari destination. On a 10 days safari, you can opt to do gorilla trekking in Rwanda or even go for a Congo gorilla safari to Virunga national park.

For a memorable trip, opt to go for gorilla trekking and have an experience like no other only in Uganda, Rwanda or Congo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 17th, 2018|Blog, budget safaris, Safari News|
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