7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

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7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari, Gorilla tour Rwanda

Overview of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari, Gorilla tour Rwanda

The 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari, Gorilla tour Rwanda. This Uganda Rwanda Gorilla trek trip features Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. It also incorporates the wild game viewing in Lake Mburo National Park such as Rothschild giraffes, the Elands, Burchell’s zebra, the Topis, the Impala among others and recreational encounter on Lake Bunyonyi whose 29 Islands have earned it a dub as the lake of a thousand Islands. The are 880 mountain gorillas that are apparently remaining in the world and Bwindi Impenetrable features a minimum of 400 gorillas while the rest thrive in Virunga massif. Trekking gorillas in these two habits offers you a diversified encounter with them in varied habitats.

Safari Highlight of 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

Day 1 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Arrive in Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & transfer to Kampala. If early, do Kampala City tour

Day 2 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe and Igongo Cultural Center

Day 3 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and attend to the Batwa / Bakiga Performances at the Lodge

Day 4 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park). Drive along the magical Virunga Mountain chain

Day 5 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)

Day 6 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route and do an evening game walking safari upon arrival

Day 7 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Kampala and depart through Entebbe International Airport

 

Detailed itinerary of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

Day 1 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Arrive in Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & transfer to Kampala. If early, do Kampala City tour

kampala safari Uganda

kampala safari Uganda, kampala city tour

Arrive at Entebbe international airport. You will be met by our Staff from Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours who will transfer you to your hotel. After checking depending on you arrival time, embark on the Kampala city tour and visit prominent places like: Namugongo martyrs shrine, Bahai temple, Uganda Museum, Makerere University, Kasubi tombs, Iteso cultural dance near Kasubi, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedral, Buganda Kingdom Palace plus the Kabaka’s lake, shopping arcades in town and craft shops including National theater. Dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Kampala Sheraton Hotel, Midrange / Standard: Cassia Lodge, Budget / Basic: Buziga Country Resort, Camping at Back Packers Hostel

Day 2 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe and Igongo Cultural Center

Igongo-cultural-center uganda safari

Igongo-cultural-center uganda safari

Drive early morning towards the west from Kampala and have a stopover at the equator for photographs, Proceed to Bwindi making a traditional lunch stop at the Igongo Cultural Museum where organically produced food is served freshly in a local touch not compromising the standards. You continue on the drive to arrive in Bwindi in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp, Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp, Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and attend to the Batwa / Bakiga Performances at the Lodge

7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

You will have an early morning entry into the Uganda mountain gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas trekking safari, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly Uganda gorilla safari unique experience. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. From the encounter you connect back to the lodge for relaxation and in the evening you attend to the local traditional performances including the energetic dances for the Bakiga and the songs of the Batwa detailing their heritage. Retreat for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp, Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp, Wild Camping

Day 4 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park). Drive along the magical Virunga Mountain chain

Embark on your 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari after breakfast; drive to Kisoro and cross the Rwandan Border to Ruhengeri. The views of the Kigezi Highlands combined with the Virunga Mountain chain make your drive to Volcanoes beyond the ordinary. You can undertake a boat cruise on the twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo where you interact with the local fishermen and do sight-seeing on the lake.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Camping

Day 5 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)

Canoing on Lake Bunyonyi

Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

You will be early for briefing by the guide at Kinigi Park headquarters in the Volcanoes National Park. The early arrival offers you opportunity to explore the Kinyarwanda traditional performances and also the hot cup of coffee that will enable you cope up with the coldness of the Mountains. After gorilla family allocation, you connect to the trail head to embark on the trekking encounter. The trek takes you to the Volcanoes exploring the steep mountain slopes covered with lush flora which supports not only gorillas but other fauna like buffaloes and duikers. The birds are also in existence including the Albertine endemics. The eventual encounter with the gorillas as they forage and socialize is rewarding. The views of the gigantic silverback with its impressive silver patch and frightening eyes along with the young ones preferring to play most of the time makes the trekking encounter memorable. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda) driving along the scenic Virunga massif and the views of Kigezi Highlands. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Wild Camping

Day 6 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route and do an evening game walking safari upon arrival

nature walks in Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda tour

nature walks in Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda

Your safari to Uganda resumes after an early breakfast. You will drive to Lake Mburo National Park passing through the lush green country side landscapes of south western Uganda before approaching Mbarara town – the largest in the sub region where you will proceed for 12km to make a stop at Igongo Cultural center for traditional lunch. After lunch, you proceed for 33km to Lake Mburo National Park entering through Sanga gate. Upon arrival, embark on an evening game walking safari exploring the park’s savannah landscapes dotted with acacia associated flora. The walk offers you opportunities to explore herds of zebra, Cape buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, Impala, eland, the oribi and topi before settling for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Arcadia Cottages Mburo, Budget / Basic: Eagles Nest, Wild Camping

Day 7 of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer to Kampala and depart through Entebbe International Airport

After early breakfast, head to Kampala 240km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive passing through the traditional rangelands of Banyankole pastoralists with their long horned cattle and a mixture of the exotic ones. You continue in the drive to Kampala before making another stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe for amazing photo shoots and water experiments that justify the geographical divide between the northern and southern hemisphere. Proceed for 77km to Kampala and more 40km to Entebbe International Airport for your flight departure back home.

End of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Bwindi

Gorilla Valley lodge-accommodation in bwindi

Gorilla Valley lodge is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment that is located in Rushaga region in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

More lodging options in Murchison falls

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp - accommodation in murchison falls np

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment owned and operated by an Italian family that came to Uganda in the year 1986. Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is positioned at 10km from the Tangi gate to the north of Murchison Falls National Park.

More lodging options in Murchison falls

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp - accommodation in murchison falls np

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment owned and operated by an Italian family that came to Uganda in the year 1986. Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is positioned at 10km from the Tangi gate to the north of Murchison Falls National Park.

More lodging options in Mburo

mburo safari-lodge-accommodation in mburo

Mburo Safari Lodge is a midmarket inclined to Luxury accommodation on the border of Lake Mburo National Park. The lodge is positioned on a raised hill offering a panoramic view of the park.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

Kasenyi Safari Camp - accommodation in queen elizabeth np

Kasenyi Safari Camp is positioned on Lake Bunyampaka rim the Queen Elizabeth National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation establishment within Queen Elizabeth National Park.

More lodging options in Budongo

Budongo Eco Lodge- accommodation on a uganda safari

Budongo Eco Lodge is a midrange/ standard accommodation in the Kaniyo Pabidi forest an extension of Budongo Central Forest Reserve accessed through the Kichumbayobo gate in the south of Murchison Falls National Park.

Budongo Eco Lodge also has provision for the budget rooms that caters for the low cost travellers on safaris in Uganda.

More lodging options in Kibale

Papaya Lake Lodge- accommodation in kibale np

Papaya Lake Lodge is positioned at 350km from Kampala the Uganda’s Capital City on the boundary of Kibale National Park in the Ndali Kasenda Crater Field. The region in which it is located features twenty (20) extinct volcanic crater fields that present a range of lakes coming with unique shapes, color and size. The Papaya Lake Lodge also overlooks the magical Rwenzori Mountains that is snowcapped.

More lodging options in Kampala

Imperial Resort Beach Hotel- luxury accommodation in uganda

Imperial Royale Hotel opened in 2007 offering Luxury / Upmarket accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers and other guests in Uganda.

More lodging options in Bunyonyi

Bunyonyi Safaris Resort - accommodation in bunyonyi on a uganda safari

Bunyonyi Safari Resort is a midrange / standard accommodation on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in the Kagalama village overlooking the lake.

General Safari Inclusions of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions of the 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safaris, Gorilla tour Rwanda

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)

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